Archive for Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • 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 representative, the robot can be “programmed with the user’s voice and accompanying body gestures that give the I-FAIRY a mo...

  • 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 source you can expect that PR2 will become more and more useful and functional in many ways, at work, play or rest. Now, PR...

  • 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. Qbo, is an artificial intelligent robot purposely built for home use. Initially, the creator (name not revealed yet) p...

  • 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 built with flexible and strong material and motors to walk and run. However, what makes MABEL different from these two other...

  • 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 heard the news about this old spacecraft way back in October 2009. And after many years of engineering works, X-37B space plan...

  • Tele-operated Android “Geminoid F” Tele-operated Android “Geminoid F”

    Have you seen the first Geminoid robot (the HI-1) which was developed to look like its creator, Hiroshi Ishiguro? Probably you were not that interested to learn more about that robot because he does not, well, looked very pleasing to the eyes. But the second creation of Mr Hiroshi Ishiguro will ...

  • Berkeley's PR2 Robot Performs Simple Folding Berkeley’s PR2 Robot Performs Simple Folding

    UC Berkeley's own Assistant Professor, Pieter Abbeel has developed a household robot that will definitely offer a great help at home. What it does? Simple folding of towels. To us humans, it may seem easy, but mind you when you several clothes or towels to fold, it may be tiresome or may not lik...

  • Kompaï – The First Generation Humanoid Robot Kompaï – The First Generation Humanoid Robot

    Kompaï, thanks to the ingenuity of the French company Robosoft, is a robot designed to assist dependent persons at home. This amazing robot can speak, understand what it is said to it, find its way all around the house and can even access all internet services with just a word. With Kompaï�...

  • World’s Foremost Artificial Intelligence Sex Robot World’s Foremost Artificial Intelligence Sex Robot

    Roxxxy is the first Artificial sex robot engineered by Douglas Hines of TrueCompanion Company and is possibly the most classy sex toy on the market today. Hines who is a computer scientist state the plan for the sex robot came when he was looking for a profitable application for his Artificial I...

  • Where Is The Future Of Robotics Heading? Where Is The Future Of Robotics Heading?

    Creating a humanoid robot has ever since captured the human imagination and will have a promising future in the world of robotics. Humanoid robot was created by the engineers. Their visions are to create a robot that can easily move around and inside that house that means that they have to per...

  • Care-O-bot 3 Software Platform on ROS.org Care-O-bot 3 Software Platform on ROS.org

    For more than ten years, the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart as the partner for contract research which develop and optimize solutions for a wide range of different tasks in science and engineering, is working on the development of a mobile robot as...