Fedor – Russia’s Robot Astronoaut

Fedor – Russia’s Robot Astronoaut

Fedor is a humanoid robot in development in Russia, which is designed to help astronauts in space. It can turn valves, drive car, use drill, do pushups and a lot more useful tasks such as lifting up to 20 kg, walk, crawl, get into the car all by itself, turn door keys, and use various […]

Robots Learning To Pick Things Up As Babies Do

Robots Learning To Pick Things Up As Babies Do Carnegie Mellon Unleashing Lots of Robots to Push, Poke, Grab Objects                Babies learn about their world by pushing and poking objects, putting them in their mouths and throwing them. Carnegie Mellon University scientists are taking a similar approach to teach robots how to recognize […]

“Kibiro” Personal Robot

UBIC and Vstone to Co-Develop “Kibiro” Personal Robot Capable of Understanding Human Preferences and Sense TOKYO, Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UBIC, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBIC) (TSE:2158) (“UBIC” or “the Company”), a leading provider of Asian-language eDiscovery solutions and services; Rappa, Inc. (“Rappa”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of UBIC engaged in digital marketing; and Vstone Co., Ltd., […]

Advanced robot hand able to sense

Advanced robot hand able to sense

Almost every year, we see and publish new advancements to robotic prostheses, and this year is no exception. In the video below by darpa, the robot hand is not only controlled by brain, but it is also able to sense things.   Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/DARPAtv/videos

3D printed custom made robotic hand

We see more and more 3D printed robotic components everyday. The best advantage of 3D printing are the cost and time savings. The post below is a good example, which is about a 3D printed robotic hand: http://www.roboticstrends.com/article/superhero_inspired_robot_hand_wins_james_dyson_award

One step closer to Luke’s arm in Star Wars

One step closer to Luke’s arm in Star Wars

It has been a while since we have not posted a robotic body part, and it looks like with each year there are considerable improvements. Soon, we will be able to make body parts, of at least equal, or even better abilities than the natural ones. View the videos below: Video Credit: Popular Science See […]

DARPA Robotics Challenge trials starts in a few days

DARPA Robotics Challenge trials starts in a few days

I would like to call this “the most advanced robotics competition we will witness”. It is called DRC (DARPA Robotics Challenge) organized by DARPA, the initiator of internet, the organization which helped advance the use of autonomous cars, and many more cool technologies. It is an ambitious competition that only the most advanced robotics teams […]

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