PAL Technology & Icarus Technology are creating humanoid bipedal robots for the United Arab Emirates. Reem-B is the 2nd generation in their line of robots.
Archive for December, 2009
A robotic ankle that replaces traditional prosthetics with a motor and spring-driven mechanical lower leg that feels smooth and natural.
Neato Robotics’ new robotic vacuum cleaner, the XV-11, comes with a cheap laser range finder that could bring better SLAM capabilities to hobby robot builders everywhere.
Toshiba’s ApriAttenda was intended to be a robotic nanny capable of looking after the very young and very old.
A rant against io9′s (and others) take on Avatar.