Tag: robots

Mar 15, 2016

Watch 6 Microbots Weighing 100 Grams Work Together to Pull an 1800 kg Car

Watch 6 Microbots Weighing 100 Grams Work Together to Pull an 1800 kg Car

Inspired by ants’ ability to transport objects far larger than themselves, researchers at Stanford used 6 microbots weighing only 100 grams to pull a car

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Feb 11, 2016

Robot Makes Hole-In-One on No. 16 at TPC Scottsdale

Robot Makes Hole-In-One on No. 16 at TPC Scottsdale

In the opening round of the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open, LDRIC the golf robot gets a hole-in-one on the par-3 16th hole

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Jan 27, 2016

These Guys Just Built the World’s Fastest Rubik’s Cube Solving Robot

These Guys Just Built the World’s Fastest Rubik’s Cube Solving Robot

I, for one, welcome our new Rubik’s cube solving overlords

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Dec 14, 2015

Uncanny Valley: A Dystopian Sci-Fi Short About Virtual Reality

Uncanny Valley: A Dystopian Sci-Fi Short About Virtual Reality

Written and directed by Federico Heller. Animation and CG by 3dar.

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Nov 27, 2015

Robot Penguin-cam Meets Real Emperor Penguins for the First Time

Robot Penguin-cam Meets Real Emperor Penguins for the First Time

This is awesome.

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Jul 6, 2015

USA Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Duel

USA Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Duel

USA’s “Mark II” challenges Japan’s “Kuratas” to a duel. Japan responds accordingly

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Jun 26, 2015

Meanwhile in Japan, an Industrial Robot Takes on a Sword Master

Meanwhile in Japan, an Industrial Robot Takes on a Sword Master

The Yaskawa Bushido Project pits an industrial robot against a world champion sword master in a competition of deadly accuracy with a samurai sword.

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