Panasonic held a press event before sending Evolta 2.0 off to the race track.
Archive for July, 2009
Topobo are modular robotics for everyone from children to adults created at MIT’s Media Lab. Different modules do different things, from learning motions to sensing the world around them.
An mechanic has salvaged enough parts from his repair shop’s junk bins to fashion 140 unique sculptures, some of which are about to be displayed in Gwangju City Art Museum Children’s Gallery, South Korea.
Kyohritsu is selling another modification for the Wonder Kit hobby robot that allows it to hone in on your tv/dvd remote control’s IR signal.
Vstone announced that its store will offer 3d printing in ABS plastic as well as aluminum CNC milling services for hobbyists building custom-designed robots.
Cyberdyne’s robotic exoskeleton is being tested on the old and infirm.
Namco Bandai released some screenshots showing a new character, who was revealed to be a robot in slightly disturbing fashion.
The NY Times reports on the robotics slump in Japan brought on by the recession, but fail to see the broader picture.