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Archive for August, 2009

• The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

The classic 1950s sci-fi film that spawned an unnecessary remake in 2008. Its cult status is unquestionable, so where does it succeed where it’s remake failed?

• HOAP-1

HOAP-1 was Fujitsu’s first humanoid robot developed specifically as a research platform for businesses and universities.

Take-G’s Wonderful Woodbots

Takeji Nakagawa creates incredible robots, characters, and objects out of wood using a time-honored traditional process.

• Genibo

Dasatech’s Genibo is a robotic dog similar to SONY’s Aibo, though it costs around half as much.

Plastic Pals featured on G4′s Attack of the Show

G4 featured an update from Plastic Pals about Carnegie Mellon University’s research on ASIMO and the HRP-2 Promet humanoid robots.