The SONY AIBO began development in 1992. Following the formation of the Digital Creatures Laboratory, the first prototypes began to emerge, including a 6-legged robot called Mutant and two 4-legged versions shown to the public.
Archive for July, 2009
BIRDY NAM NAM – THE PARACHUTE ENDING by Steve Scott
KAIST has developed rehabilitation robots for use in hospitals, which have been donated to National Rehab in South Korea.
See Tokyo like you’ve never seen it before in this beautiful time-lapse video by Samuel Cockedey.
Sam Bell is the sole supervisor of a mining operation on the far side of the Moon. He’s been there for 3 grueling years, and is two weeks away from returning home, when something unexpected and unsettling occurs…
Chroino is a diminutive humanoid robot designed by Tomotaka Takahashi of Kyoto University’s ROBO-GARAGE. A beautiful exterior body gives this robot much of its character.
Iowa State University has developed their own custom humanoid robot from a pair of Barrett Whole Arm Manipulators and an expressive head developed in 3DStudio Max.
Skip’s innovative exploration / adventure title starring the adorable Chibi-Robo is one of the Gamecube’s quirkiest titles, and it’s being re-released for the Wii (with new play control). Take control of Chibi-Robo and help solve the problems facing the Sanderson family!