• Future Robotic Combat Systems

    Robots in warfare are not the stuff of science fiction and Terminator movies anymore. They are not even the stuff of the near future, as the success of the Hellfire missile-armed Predator Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) has shown in Afghanistan. The first generation of combat robots is already with us...

  • Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio

    Microsoft's Robotics Platform Have you overheard people talking about Microsoft’s Robotics Platform and perhaps you’re wondering what all the excitement is about? Maybe you’ve read a little bit about it already and you’re currently seeking more information. No problem! I’ll be more than...

  • MITRE immersive spherical vision system

    Immersive vision systems for teleoperation are a valuable tool for many applications including inspections of old buildings, pipelines and sewages, search and rescue, and military, i.e., detection and neutralization of roadside bombs. Immersive systems work by presenting a virtual representation of ...

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  • i-Fairy Officiates A Japanese Wedding i-Fairy Officiates A Japanese Wedding

    In May, a couple in Japan was wed by a robot priest named "i-Fairy". i-Fairy was first seen at the CES 2010 in Las Vegas early this year. According to the company's repre...

  • PR2 Sees, PR2 Does More PR2 Sees, PR2 Does More

    The first time I covered the story about PR2, was when he did multiple folding at a time. Last May, Willow Garage has announced PR2's Beta Program. And since it’s open sour...

  • Robot Fish Leads School Robot Fish Leads School

    A robot fish leading a school of salmon? That's absurd! There is nothing new to robot fish being let alone to swim in a pool or an ocean. But leading a school of fish is ra...

  • Qbo: Artificial Intelligence at Home Qbo: Artificial Intelligence at Home

    Another open-source platform is currently on the rise. The Corpora, is opening up its doors to robot enthusiasts and developers alike to make enhancements to their Qbo robot...

  • MABEL: A Bipedal Robot Walks Naturally With no Camera MABEL: A Bipedal Robot Walks Naturally With no Camera

    Mabel, a bipedal robot is unlike any other walking robots, ASIMO and QRIO mainly because it can walk on uneven terrain more efficiently. We know that ASIMO and QRIO are b...

  • Robocup2010: Pre-Finals Robocup2010: Pre-Finals

    Robocup 2010 willl be held in Singapore in June. But pre-qualification finals are on-going everywhere early on this year to screen hundreds of robot participants. In the ...

  • Iron Man in the Real World: Top 5 Exoskeletons Iron Man in the Real World: Top 5 Exoskeletons

    Have you watched the latest film "Iron Man"? Maybe while watching or even after watching it, you've wished you had the same super strength to overcome your weakness. Great ne...

  • U.S. Air Force X37B Space Plane has Finally been Launched! U.S. Air Force X37B Space Plane has Finally been Launched!

    Originally a NASA's project, the X37B Space Plane has made its first launch on the runway of the U.S. Air Force, as an unmanned robotic orbital test vehicle. We first hea...

  • Chinese Robot Sketch Artist At Work Chinese Robot Sketch Artist At Work

    The Science and Technology Museum in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality presented a brand new Chinese drawing robot. The museum received 20,000 visitors in just 3 da...