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Archive for the 'ROBOTS' Category

Exoskeletons, Robot Companions, & More Italian Robots

The Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa’s ARTS Lab (Advanced Robotics Technology and Systems) recently demonstrated some of their robot projects for the media.

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.

• SAMI

SAMI is an odd looking humanoid robot on wheels that may just be a quick cash-in for its developers.

Hanson Robotics: Smaller, More Affordable Zeno In 2013

Hanson Robotics has posted a video showing the new body and face for their Robokind robot.

Videos: Justin Dances, NAO Descends A Ramp, & MIT’s Cheetah Runs

The researchers at the German Aerospace Center love their robot Justin so much they even spend some of their free time playing with it.  Take this video, for example, of Justin performing the iconic dance moves seen in the diner scene from Pulp Fiction.  Now if they would just connect Justin’s torso to that pair […]

Android Baby “Affetto” Gets Its Upper Body

A baby android called Affetto is beginning to take shape at Osaka University’s Asada Lab.

86 Year Old “Living National Treasure” Gets Android Duplicate

An android based on rakugo storyteller Katsura Beicho (86) was unveiled at a theatre in Osaka Japan, where it will perform in ten minute intervals for audiences from August 1st.  “Looking at the various parts, there are certain similarities,” he said as he watched it perform, but was quick to add it made him feel […]

AILA ISS Trains For Work Aboard The Space Station

AILA is being programmed for a trip into space.