Have you ever wonder why dog is a commonly mimicked animal when it comes to robotic animals? While there are robotic cats (including a headless one), dogs seem like a more popular choice. That’s just a thought there.
Everyone knows former Mythbusters Host Grant Imahara has the knack for building things. Recently, the robot builder, model maker, and familiar face of Discovery’s Mythbusters revealed that he had built an animatronic Baby Yoda (officially, ‘The Child’ as he is not Yoda) from The Mandalorian.
Asia’s handset makers are getting very creative when it comes to showing off the power of 5G connectivity. Oppo had a 5G hotel, ZTE has a 5G robotic dog while Sony and Docomo has a 5G driverless concept vehicle. Meanwhile, OnePlus has taken a less serious approach with Snowbots.
At last year’s China Mobile Global Partner Conference, China communication company and handset maker ZTE Corporation had a so-called “5G+ Industry Applications” area where it demoed 5G applications.
Sarcos Robotics is perhaps better known for its exoskeleton suit, but do you know it also makes some really useful robots too? The Sarcos Guardian S is one of them. Sarcos Guardian S is what the company called “remote visual inspection platform,” which is pretty much self-explanatory.
This is NeoMano by Neofect. It is a robotic glove that enables people with paralysis or weak hands to regain some hand functionality so they can complete simply daily tasks. It is really a brilliant invention.
You guys remember the imposing, beast-like exo-bionic mech PROSTHESIS from 2018? Well, as it turns out, it got recognized by Guinness World Records as the Largest Tetrapod Exo-skeleton in the same year.
This is a drivable spider robot built by special effect bloke Matt Denton. Technically, it is a hexapod, or an insect if you will, because it has six legs and not legs which spiders has.
Talked about crazy concept cars. This concept called Elevate might just be the craziest concept car even in 2020 and perhaps, for many years to come. Elevate was born out of Hyundai’s hub for start-up collaboration, venture capital, and technical and conceptual innovation and development, CRADLE.
We may not have a BB-8 here on Earth, but there’s Samsung Ballie. In many ways, Ballie is similar to BB-8. For starter, it rolls like BB-8 and it is also a life companion to you. But those are where the similarities stop.