Archive for Servos

  • 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 latest “RoboCup Japan Open 2010″, we saw several enthusiastic robot owners all wanting to win a place for the finals. ...

  • 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 news! The Iron Man does exist in the real world but of course you have to cash in hundreds or thousands of dollars to get one...

  • 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...

  • Robot Wall AWE Transforms Itself To Your Interests Robot Wall AWE Transforms Itself To Your Interests

    Last January, the annual IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems was filled with new innovations and intelligent systems that promises to deliver pleasure to the makers and clients alike. Among the video presentations, one that caught the eyes of the media researchers ...

  • DARPA Wants A Bigger BigDog DARPA Wants A Bigger BigDog

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or DARPA has just awarded a $32 million dollar contract to Boston Dynamics to create a bigger Bigdog. Last year, we met Boston Dynamics BigDog and he was quite efficient as an army companion. However, DARPA announced this year that they wanted a bigge...

  • Goodbye Spirit. Go Opportunity! Goodbye Spirit. Go Opportunity!

    Just recently, NASA made their official announcement to leave NASA's Mars Rover Spirit, after painstakingly doing everything to pull her up from the sand. Remember Spirit? no, not the horse, but NASA's mobile Mars Rover which after six long years of unprecedented exploration of the Red Planet, co...

  • Bioloid, An Autonomous Climbing Robot Bioloid, An Autonomous Climbing Robot

    If you think this is another kid's toy robot, think again and watch the videos below to see how a student assembled this kind of robot that accurately finds its way to climb up a freely configurable wall. This one is a bioloid. A Bioloid is a very powerful system from Robotis. It is basically an ...

  • Japanese Fish Robots Teach Children About Marine Life Japanese Fish Robots Teach Children About Marine Life

    A marine biologist and ecologist came up with the idea of creating miniature marine life robots in order to broaden the learning of school children about sea life. Japan is famous for its diverse selection of tropical fish. In fact they are the first ones to breed several kinds of aquarium fish l...

  • Israeli Unmanned Medevac Vehicle- AirMule, Test Successful Israeli Unmanned Medevac Vehicle- AirMule, Test Successful

    Urban Aeronautics, an Israeli company has successfully hover tested AirMule, an Unmanned Medevac Vehicle, a highly potential war vehicles in future wars. I've never seen like this. And it feels like we are becoming one with the Star Wars saga! Urban's AirMule is just one of those fiction movie...

  • International Robot Exhibit 2009 in Tokyo, Japan International Robot Exhibit 2009 in Tokyo, Japan

    The 2009 International Robot Exhibit or IREX was a huge success. The annual event was held last November 25-28, 2009 at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center or popularly known as the Tokyo Big Sight. IREX 2009 was participated by various robot manufacturers, engineers, scientists and even e...