Plen, the Desktop Hobby Robot, was manufactured by defunct Osaka-based manufacturer Systec Akazawa. Priced at $2600, it was one of the smallest and most expensive robot kits on the market, but was popular for it’s ability to roller skate.
Archive for December, 2009
KIST developed an expressive face robot called Buddy, which we look at in this video.
AIST’s follow-up to their HRP-2 Promet humanoid robot was the HRP-3P, which was water and dust proof for working in harsh environments.
The Sharper Image has a new talking robot bank, but it somehow doesn’t compare to the ’80s version released by Tomy.
The third and final installment of Castlevania on the GameBoy Advance will suck you dry and leave you asking for more.
A quick breakdown of the best games released for the Wii and DS in 2009.
Two quadruped robots are being developed at KITECH and POSTECH for the South Korean military.
ApriPoco is the latest generation in interface robots from Toshiba, replacing their ApriAlpha line. Users train the robot with a combination of conventional remote-usage as well as their voice.