Fidgebot: Robot Experience [Written by Jürgen Brandstetter] Before picking back up from the previous 2 posts Working out While Working and Fidgebot, by the Numbers here is a recap of Fidgebot. During...
Photo: Sphero Dyson sure did deliver this week. They managed to put together a fun little teaser video with just the right amount of truthiness mixed in, and followed it up with an excitingly unique consumer robot.
Ever fancied roaming an art gallery through the eyes of a robot? For the next five days, that's the opportunity that London's Tate Britain is offering the citizens of the internet. After Dark will see four telepresence 'bots roam the halls of the...
VideoBill Gates once predicted we would have a robot in every home to go with our personal computer. James Temple of is calling Jibo—a new personal robot to be sold commercially in 2015—“one of the most ambitious and affordable robots for the home that seen.” I agree. Developed by [...]
JIBO, a 2013 Boston start-up, launched an IndieGoGo campaign last week and is off to a rousing start, lots of favorable press, and, as of the time of this writing, has raised more than $700,000 over their $100,000 goal.
Our first project was to find a cheaper way to monitor orangutan populations in Sumatra. Traditionally people have to walk the forest on foot and count the nests in the forest canopy, and from those counts they estimate the population of orangutans.
A development I have being wanting to develop for a while is the combine the Raspberry Pi with a Junkbot to add some control. This the first of postings about these experiments. All the... [[ This is a content summary only.
The Gimball drone is surrounded by a spherical cage that separates its propellers from objects and people, allowing it to utilize insect-like flight methods such as bumping into things to adjust its trajectory.
Photo: N. Hall/UT Austin Pivoting acoustical sensor imitates the super-acute hearing of the parasitoid fly, Ormia ochracea Ormia ochracea is a little, yellow fly of the American south whose breeding strategy has an outsize ick factor.