Tag Archives: Robot

Robot bellhop!

“Beep”, chirps a slim, R2-D2-esque robot, dancing as it receives yet another good review from a satisfied customer. In a hotel just across from Apple’s corporate campus in Cupertino, California is the new robot bellhop/butler, aptly named “Botlr”. Standing at a menacing 3 feet tall, and racing around at break-neck speeds of up to 4 […]

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Foldable robot

While folding robots may not be anything out of the ordinary these days, researchers at MIT and Harvard have come up with a new type of folding robot.  The robot, made of paper and polystyrene plastic (aka Shrinky Dink material), can assemble itself and walk away to do whatever it needs with with no human interaction/input. Now, […]

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A printer that can fit in your pocket

Most of us have been there; struggling to finish that paper right before class just to realize that you have nowhere to print it. Fortunately, PocketPrinter can change all that. Designed by ZUtA Labs, based in Jerusalem, Isreal, the PocketPrinter can be plugged into any device (smartphone, tablet, or laptop), and can print on any-sized […]

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Robot Parks your Car

With the future bearing gifts: swarms of automated cars, that is, it’s only right that you have a way to park your self-driving car. Serva Transport Systems has now given us just that.  Debuting at Düsseldorf Airport in Germany, the robot valet, dubbed Ray is equipped with forklifts to help move the cars in and out of the airport […]

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Robot News Anchors!

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Some news anchors already can’t help but act and look robotic when giving us the news. But that isn’t enough for Japan. They want actual robots giving us the news. Dubbed Kodomoroid and Otonaroid, the two robots developed by Professor Hirosho Ishiguro of Osaka University look scarily human, yet have decent anchoring skills. The robots, […]

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Walking Lanterns

You know what’s missing from your garden or lawn right now? Of course, robots! Your garden is absolutely missing robots. Especially the sort with lots of legs and big lights on their heads. People often have to get down on all fours to move lamps and lanterns from one spot on their garden to another. The […]

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Robot cleans windows

Just unveiled at CES 2014, Ecovac Robotics’ Winbot can wash all windows of any thickness and size. Winner of an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award, Winbot 7 can scan and calculate the size of your window, calculating a customized path to clean them with its microfiber pads, not unlike the iRobot on […]

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