Wednesday, July 10, 2024
This post is syndicated with permission from Gadgetoholic.com Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today that it was developing what it calls a Personal Transport Assistance Robot known as Winglet. TMC says that it is still in the process of refining...

By David Ponce Probably due to the upcoming movie, we're starting to see a fair share of Transformer paraphernalia going around these days. The latest is a partnership between Nike and Takara Tomy, which has produced the awesome figuring...

By David Ponce We usually hide videos after the fold, but this is special. See, a lot of people got weak at the knees, back in December of last year, when news that Japan's Asahi Breweries were giving away...

This one comes from Sweeden, where newly formed company Rotundus has an interesting prototype of a ball-shaped roving robot. Originally desgined with planet (as in, not ours) exploration in mind, there are plans now to market the robot...
By David Ponce You'd think that the impetus behind our slow walk towards complete robotic annihilation would be fueled by our desire to have stuff done for us more cheaply, and more efficiently. And, of course, you'd be right....
By Shane McGlaun Transformers were some of my favorite toys when I was a kid. I had lots of them, though my brother tended to break them because he was a goober and couldn't transform them correctly. With the new...

By Evan Ackerman These helium blimps, nicknamed "Blubber Bots," are fully autonomous robots that gracefully float from place to place, searching for food ( represented as LED lights) and companionship. Created by Jed Berk, the fat and happy form factors...
By Ryan Nill Subaru, (aka Fuji Heavy Industries) and Sumitomo have teamed up and created a robo-janitor! His name is Tondon and he currently resides in the the outdoor hallways of a new 14-story Bali-themed luxury apartment complex in Tokyo....

By Evan Ackerman Ever wish that your wireless network could follow you wherever you went? Yeah, so does the US Army. DARPA's LANdroid is a palm-sized, totally autonomous network router on cute little tank treads. It's designed to be used...
Ok, so maybe calling these little buggers robots is a little stretch on the meaning of that word. Nevertheless, they're robot-sy by virtue of being somewhat programmable. And, I hate to admit it, also pretty darn cool. See,...