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Archive for the 'ROBOTS (BUILDERS)' Category

DIY Gymnast robot finally sticks the landing

I wrote an article about Hinamitetu’s home-made gymnast robot, published at Gizmag. Read it here.

PatrolBot Mark 2 guards your patch of heaven

I wrote an article about a funny DIY robot project, published at Gizmag. Read it here.

Dr. Guero’s robot walks the tightrope

I wrote an article about Dr. Guero’s amazing robot trick, published at Gizmag. Read it here.

Watch 20 Hobby Robots Compete in 4.5 m Footrace

Iketomu, a Japanese blogger who writes Biped Robot News Japan (and is himself a hobby roboticist), has posted a fantastic video from the 21st ROBO-ONE competition.  It took place at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo on September 1st and 2nd, 2012, and the following video shows 20 of the […]

For His Latest Trick, Dr. Guero’s Biped Balances

Dr. Guero shows off some balancing skills with his latest hack of the popular Kondo KHR-3HV biped robot kit.

Videos: Meet The Creator of KURATAS & More

A selection of videos including an interview with Kogoro Kurata (the creator of the KURATAS mecha), Texas A&M University’s bipedal robot AMBER 2.0, a summary of Purdue University’s DDR Robot project, and a horrifying Panda Robot Head from Taiwan.

• Adam

A home-made humanoid robot torso with Kinect and FESTO FinGrippers.

Videos: PR2 Folds Laundry, Vintage SDR-3X, Transforming Robots

A few videos: Willow Garage’s PR2 folds a pair of jeans thanks to work by UC Berkeley researcher; a vintage video of SONY’s SDR-3X robot on display at ROBODEX 2000; and a compilation video showing Kenji Ishida’s transforming robots.