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Archive for August, 2012

Videos: Walking Paper, Bionic Ankles, & Swiss Quadruped

Three robot-related videos, including a walking paper model, a bionic ankle for amputees, and a quadruped robot developed in Switzerland.

Taipei Int’l Robot Show 2012

Photos and video from TIROS 2012.

For His Latest Trick, Dr. Guero’s Biped Balances

Dr. Guero shows off some balancing skills with his latest hack of the popular Kondo KHR-3HV biped robot kit.

Monday Mobile Suit Madness

A work-in-progress 4 meter tall humanoid robot was unveiled on Saturday, August 25th.

Videos: Meet The Creator of KURATAS & More

A selection of videos including an interview with Kogoro Kurata (the creator of the KURATAS mecha), Texas A&M University’s bipedal robot AMBER 2.0, a summary of Purdue University’s DDR Robot project, and a horrifying Panda Robot Head from Taiwan.

Honda Launching Robotic Lawn Mowers In Europe Next Year

Honda announces a line of robotic lawn mowers which will go on sale in Europe sometime in 2013.

• pMA Gorilla “Lucy”

An ape-like robot that uses pneumatic muscle actuators.

• Nico

Nico, a humanoid upper-torso robot, developed at Yale University.