Category: Robotics

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MIT’s Greatest Gift To The Lazy Is The BeerBot

Are you a work-shy person? Do you like just sitting on the couch and playing video games or watching movies all day without having to get up even for a drink? Well, the students from MIT have invented a great gift for you. The Beerbots! These scientific companions will fetch...

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Vortex The Robot Teaches Kids How To Program

Children 6 years and upwards can now learn programming while they play with Vortex, the robot. Designed by DFRobot, the robot plays different games, but it doesn’t just sit there. The robot comes with interactive tools for the children to learn while they play. The Vortex is an Arduino-based bot...

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Audi Set to Back Part-Time Scientists to Win The Google Lunar XPrize

German team Part-Time Scientists is all set to compete for Google sponsored Lunar XPrize competition and now they have Audi’s backing. The automobile giant announced its support for the German team on 25th of this month, claiming a potential trip to the moon. “Audi is supporting the Part-Time Scientists with...

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Check Out This Robot Suturing A Wounded Grape

The Da Vinci Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver made the waves with a video in which it is seen sewing a tiny grape close with precise action. The robot is so precise, it can create origami models smaller than a quarter. Da Vinci claims that since 2000, its systems have been...

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Meet BOCCO, The Family Robot

Communication has been made inherently easy with Wi-Fi technology, smartphones and the lot. Use of these gadgets has a downside to it, which feels unavoidable at times. Smartphones can be addictive to children, and extremely complicated to use for the elderly or disabled. Some parents may prefer not giving their children...

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GermFalcon Is A Winged Robot That Kills Germs On-board Airplanes

Kreitenbergs, a Father-son duo, joined their heads to give the world of aircrafts a new arsenal. To combat the multitude of germs that are inevitably left behind as airlines function, they have created GermFalcon – a UV germ killer! UV light is known to be an affective germ killer and is being...

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Cool Sword Fighting Robot Can Fight You To Death

Japan based Namiki Laboratory is working on specialized robots that possess advanced vision and reaction-time, Even faster than humans! So they decided to go ahead to play with one and make it a sword fighter! A pair of high speed camera give the robot stereo vision, so it can perceive depth. This...

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PancakeBot – Wait, What?

Draw Pancakes! Yes you heard that right. Here comes the Pancakebot that let’s you print pancakes right from your computer. The Pancakebot draws on a griddle – its ink: pancake batter! Delicious pancakes in ALL shapes and sizes. Literally! It started out as a passionate project by a father for his...

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Epigenetic Robot Study Concludes That Posture Helps In Speeding Up Infant’s Learning

Humanoids aren’t only the center for research regarding their mechanical functionality; they are now in the limelight for psychological research as well. A team at the Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, led by Professor Linda Smith, is using humanoid robots designed to mimic infant behaviour (epigenetic robots), to research...

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Robot Serves Up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour

A San Francisco based company called Momentum Machines has built a robot that could radically change the fast food industry and have some line cooks looking for new jobs. The company’s robot can ‘slice toppings like tomatoes and pickles immediately before placing them onto your burger, giving you the freshest...

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Grasp – Shoulder Mounted Telepresence Robot

Akarsh Sanghi, a student of the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design has created as part of his Master’s thesis a shoulder-mounted robot prototype that is able to shoot instructions to students in real time via internet connection to a remote teacher. Touted as Grasp – the telepresence robot, it is...

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