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Archive for August, 2009

Book review: ROBOCON Magazine No.28

I rolled the dice and imported ROBOCON’s 28th issue, which advertises coverage of ROBODEX 2003 on the cover.

Evolta @ Le Mans 24 hours (video)

Network World TV has posted a video showing Evolta setting its record at Le Mans 24 hours.

Tokyo University presents novel book-scanning system

Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory has put their high speed computer vision technology to use by scanning books.

The Big Picture takes a look at robots

The Big Picture focuses their lens on the state of robotics around the world.

A Girl & Her Robot (Vogue Girl pictorial)

A pictorial story about a lonesome girl and her Giant Robot (modeled after Tetsujin 28, no doubt).

• Tiro

Tiro, developed by Hanool Robotics, was the first robot to perform a marriage ceremony.

• AIBO ERS-7

SONY’s last AIBO was the ERS-7 which came to market in late 2003. It boasted a variety of new and improved functionality, making it the most advanced commercially available entertainment robot to date.

Book Review: Robot Journal No. 02

A review of the ill-fated Robot Journal magazine, issue #2 (the second, and last issue ever published).