To begin with, here are some brief clips of the 1:1 scale Gundam exhibit, albeit in parts. It’s being rebuilt with a beam saber and should be complete in July 2010. Quite a few more videos follow after the break.
Dan Mathias of FutureBots has posted a new video of his full-sized bipedal humanoid ATOM-7xp (Advanced Technology for Optimizing Motion), wherein it does most of the talking. I can’t help but feel a little threatened by ATOM’s powerful flailing arm motions, though. Those things look like they could knock you unconscious!
[source: DanFuboco @ YouTube]
A brief NHK report on JEAP’s new baby robots:
And here’s a little video showing The Corpora’s Qbo robot’s head movements being controlled with a Wii remote via ROS code.
[source: Qbo Robot @ YouTube]
And here’s a cool kinetic sculpture by artist Nemo Gould. It’s a work in progress of a roving Narwhal – could Nemo be a redditor? :)
[source: Nemomatic @ YouTube]