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Researchers are developing less threatening machines that can mingle safely with humans. One, called Baxter, will be on sale in October.
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Open Source. Huge (span of nearly 6 feet) computer-controlled robot arm/camera crane. Clean up your room or take cool videos.
Ever wondered what it would look like if a robot grabbed you by the face?
There have been other cardboard robots, even robot arms but this one is the first to combine functionality with affordability. Ihara reached his relatively modest Kickstarter goal of $10,000 with days to spare.
The potential of cardboard (or polyprolene) as a construction material needs more exploration!
A police officer moves a traffic cone to accommodate a large crane arriving at the scene of the Algo Mall roof collapse in Elliot Lake, Ontario, June 26, 2012. Rescue workers waited on Tuesday for specialized equipment to arrive at a collapsed shopping mall in the northern Ontario town of Elliot Lake, anxious to restart a three-day-old search for survivors as hope faded that anyone would be found alive. REUTERS/Kenneth Armstrong
A joint venture between Meka Robotics, Willow Garage, and SRI International wants to create a robot arm that does for robotics what the Apple II did for computers (RT @IEEESpectrum: Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms: A joint...