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.
Technology has indeed progressed rapidly. Just not too long ago, we were posting about stationary pet care products that dispense treats, lets you monitor your furry friends and play with them remotely using laser pointer. Today, we have almost the same thing, but this time, it is mobile, by the way of a robot.
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.
The last you expect to see at CES is a toilet paper manufacturer and yet, here we are, seeing P&G’s Charmin at CES. But no, the company is not showing new toilet paper technology. In fact, Charmin is with Charmin GoLab to show three developments that are very much tech-related.
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.
Sony’s Aibo is a brilliant robot dog, but lets get real. Not everyone is a dog person, never mind if it is a real dog or a robotic dog. But thanks to Elephant Robotics, cat person will soon get his or her own pet robotic cat.
In Real Steel (DreamWorks, 2011), it depicted a future (2020) where human boxers are replaced by robots. As it turns out, not only that future is real, it came earlier. Meet the GJS Robot Ganker EX Battle Robot, the real-life Real Steel, well, kind of because, it is a lot smaller, or toy-size to be […]
Remember the Mini Cheetah, the dog-like robot that made back flips? Well, Biomimetic Robotics Lab at MIT did not stop at one unit. It now has at least 9 units which were tested together recently.
Remember the “Boston Dynamic” robot parody by the FX folks from Corridor Digital? Well, it has a brilliant follow up. This time, the robot underwent a tactical shooting training while, you guessed it, subjected to barrage of abuses by its “trainers.”
World domination is not possible with the Sphero RVR Programmable Robot, but you sure can learn coding with this little guy. RVR is the most advanced programmable robot from Sphero to date.