Tag: robots

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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Jun 1, 2015

This Tiny Self-Folding Origami Robot can Walk, Swim and Degrade

This Tiny Self-Folding Origami Robot can Walk, Swim and Degrade

A miniature robotic device that can fold-up on the spot, accomplish tasks and disappear by degradation into the environment promises a range of medical applications.

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Jun 1, 2015

Autonomous MIT Cheetah Robot Lands First-Ever Running Jump

Autonomous MIT Cheetah Robot Lands First-Ever Running Jump

In a leap for robotic development, the MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs — making this the first four-legged robot to run and jump over obstacles autonomously.

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May 11, 2015

Doctor Uses Robot to Stitch a Grape Back Together

Doctor Uses Robot to Stitch a Grape Back Together

Watch a doctor use the da Vinci Surgical System to stitch a grape back together. The robotic technology is designed to help surgeons perform delicate, minimally invasive surgeries.

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Mar 16, 2015

Robotic Progression Set to Awesome Montage Music

Robotic Progression Set to Awesome Montage Music

Witness the amazing progression of the robotics programs at Boston Dynamics, set to the exhilarating montage music of Paul Engemann, whose song “Push it to the limit” was used in the popular gangster flick, Scarface. I embedded the original montage below for reference 🙂

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