Posts Tagged ‘robotics’

Amazingly Realistic Robot

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

This robot mimics the facial expressions of the person controlling it. Found at YouTube from RoboTimes via BuzzFeed.

Robot Not-So Violin Virtuoso

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

A demonstration of Toyota’s violin-playing robot. Found at YouTube from diagonaluk.

I Am Iron Man – Raytheon Sarcos Exoskeleton Demonstration

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Raytheon’s second-generation exoskeleton (XOS 2), essentially a wearable robotics suit, was unveiled for the first time recently during an event at the company’s Salt Lake City research facility. Found at YouTube from arronlee33.

Robots At Work

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

New technology is allowing robots to make telecommuting easier. Water cooler chatter, hallway bump-ins, and desk swing-bys are all made possible for telecommuters. Mobile robots are equipped with wheels, a computer monitor (for seeing someone’s face), and a computer camera. Now folks can roam the building and attend meetings while sitting at desks miles away from HQ. Found at New York Times.

Creepy Snakebots

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Uncle Sam the Snakebot was built by robotics students at Carnegie Mellon. Found at YouTube from cmurobotics via Boing Boing.

Robotics: Walking Assist Device

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Honda has developed prototype Walking Assist Devices to enable greater mobility. Found at YouTube from Honda via Future Tense.