ANDROIDS and ROBOTS in the NEWS
- A Japanese company has unveiled a robot which can ride a bike.
FISH - They swim like tuna, accelerate like pike and navigate like
eel -- but More
CARS - Five robots have successfully navigated desert terrain to
bring DARPA's dream of autonomous military vehicles closer.
best trained astronaut to prepare for the next space mission is
capable of working with a broad range of tools, is more flexible
than a professional gymnast and has only one leg. We are not talking
about a contestant to the Special Olympics; we are talking about a
Robonaut, a humanoid robot NASA is relying on for the future space
Kansei Gets In Touch With Its Emotions
Expressing feelings is
something not even all humans are entirely capable of.
And now a humanoid robot named Kansei is able to frown or smile
according to a flow of artificial consciousness.
company Yujin Robotics has announced several robots by now, trying
to catch-up with Japanese and American robot competition.
The iRobi is cute house and kid sitter robot.
It can be remotely controlled via the web and has a surveillance
camera. It can also tutor kids with his large integrated display.
The eyes and mouth of the iRobi can show different moods. More
details on the iRobi
Yujin Robotics Transbot is a walking toy robot. It is like a classic
transformer. It can transform to a car. The game is to shoot other
Transbot with the attached gun. Sensors detect if a Transbot got
Wakamaru robot is designed in the shape of a human being
so that it's not considered simply a machine or a terminal, but
rather an "independent personality." It's 3 feet tall and weighs
about 66 pounds.