Tag Archives: robotic

Friday, July 26th, 2013

rhex the parkour robot

This is RHex the Parkour robot and one day it will be used to climb on rubble in a rescue mission or cross extreme environments with sensors. Go RHex go! [VIA]

Friday, June 14th, 2013

puppy vs robot

This puppy is not happy about the robot that keeps trying to talk to it. The puppy might be totally bummed that the robot is wearing the same outfit.

Friday, March 1st, 2013

bigdog dynamic robot manipulation

The Boston Dynamics crew has been busy making their BigDog even scarier by having it handle heavy objects.

Monday, December 10th, 2012

clockwork jerk – phone

This is a little animated short about a robot that is looking for a little companionship and talks in retro modem sounds. [VIA]

Friday, December 7th, 2012

bird buggy

This guy decided to make a custom vehicle for his parrot Pepper. Pepper maneuvers it with his beak but the vehicle also has some fancy sensors so it doesn’t run into things. Pepper is one lucky parrot. [VIA]

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

mechbass covers muse

This is a robotic bass called the MechBass and it was created by Engineering students at the University of Wellington. Here it is performing a cover of Muse’s “Hysteria.” [VIA]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

mr-808 mechanic drum robot

Moritz Simon Geist has been playing electronic music for years, got bored, and decided to combine binary logic with the process. So, he created a drum robot machine that replicates the TR-808 sound. [VIA]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

robotic fish

Here are some robotic fish swimming in an aquarium. They must be low maintenance pets! [VIA]

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

dubstep dispute

How do these robots settle a dispute? By making dubstep music, obviously.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

paper rock scissors robot

This is Janken, and he is a Paper, Rock, Scissors robot. He has a 100% success rate of winning, so you better not bet against him. [VIA]