All posts tagged Robots

Hinokio, the robot

Is this the new Pinocchio? The Japanese movie Hinokio will be released in early 2005. The director, Takahiko Akiyama, was involved in such films as 1996’s science-fiction movie “Acri” and the 2001 “Final Fantasy: the movie”. In this latest movie, the main character, a boy who refuses to go to school after his mother dies, […]

Octopus, a climbing robot

[ASL-EPFL] The function of a mobile robot is to move from place to place autonomously, i.e. without human intervention. Building mobile robots able to deal autonomously with obstacles in rough terrain is a very complex task because the nature of the terrain isn’t known in advance and may change in time. The role of the […]

robotic spray painting machine

Updated [k10k] John Weir pointed us to this ultra cool ‘robotic spray painting machine‘ called Hektor, made by mysterious Jürg Lehni and Uli Franke. Update= I first lifted this link from K10K more than 6 months ago. I decided to post it to my blog in October 03. In December 03, I bumped it to […]

robots expo

My pics & details from the International Robots exhibition in Tokyo 2 weeks ago got some press around the web. Thanks for spreading the joint grease. Robots.net Gizmodo.com Roland Piquepaille’s Technology Trends BoingBoing.net Roboticspot.com

Robot wrestling

my dream studies/job: invention & fun with radio-controlled robots. Don’t miss the multiple videos over 6 pages and the 2 other websites linked to with more videos to discover.

Rowing robot

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Robot insect walks on waterah, so that’s how they do it then.

Robotic Art

Robots have feelings too…

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