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.
You don’t need to dream about a future where you make robots do your bidding. You can start with the DJI RoboMaster EP Tank Drone, or at least you will soon be able to in China. Following the DJI RoboMaster S1 launched last year, DJI has announced a second RoboMaster educational robot.
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.
Not a fan of a hairless robot cat, or creep out by a headless robotic cat? Well, if you are Japan, there is a new alternative robot companion called Neko-chan. From Digirect, Neko-chan is a cat (and Neko-chan is Japanese for “kitty”) is part of the companion robot seller’s Amaenbo series.
Since the development and subsequently the commercial availability of Boston Dynamics’ robotic dog, Spot, the question has been” “what can it really can do?” Well, today (or more correctly, February 13) the question has been answered by maker extraordinaire/TV personality Adam Savage.
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.
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.