Sunday, November 19, 2017

Leading Edge Robotic News

AIBO ERS-7

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . SONY www.aibo.com Sony was showing the …

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Bioloid Android

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . ROBOTIS www.robotis.com Robotis was showing their …

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CES Robotics TechZone

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . ROBOTICS TRENDS www.roboticstrends.com  For the first …

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Rise of the Floorbots

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . iROBOT www.irobot.com METAPO INC. www.metapo.com MICROROBOT …

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ASIMO Advances

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . HONDA MOTOR CO. www.asimo.honda.com American Honda …

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Clocky will Open Your Eyes!

CLOCKY www.clocky.net Clocky is a robot alarm clock for people who have trouble getting out of bed. If you hit the snooze button, Clocky rolls off your nightstand, falls on the floor and runs around the room searching for a place to hide. Minutes later, Clocky …

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Trinity’s Alvin VI

INTELLIGENT GROUND VEHICLE COMPETITION www.igvc.org Trinity College in Hartford, CT is a relatively small liberal arts school yet it has a renowned engineering program known for attracting some of the best and the brightest students globally. Trinity’s students are involved in a variety of robot challenges …

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Fleet-of-foot Kyosho “MANOI”

KYOSHO CORPORATION www.kyosho.com (800) 682-8948 At the 2005 iHobbyExpo held in October at the LA Convention Center, Kyosho introduced the new “MANOI” android. MANOI is the product of a partnership between well known hobby robot manufacturer KONDO and Kyosho, a leading manufacturer of radio control models of …

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Nuvo Housebot

ZMP, INV. http://nuvo.jp/nuvo www.zmp.co.jp Want to purchase a robot that will watch your kids or walk the halls to keep an eye on things—all based on voice commands? Want to see what it sees, on your PC via an internet connection? ZMP is taking orders on …

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Packbot Explorer

IROBOT www.irobot.com (781) 418-3135 The iRobot PackBot® Explorer is a new addition to iRobot’s combat-proven line of PackBot robots. It includes three cameras and greater flexibility to customize its abilities with a variety of sensors and other tools. iRobot’s PackBot robots are used on dozens of …

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Leading to the Terminator?

HOD LIPSON, EVOLUTIONARY ROBOTICIST www.mae.cornell.edu/lipson Hod Lipson, Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Computing & Information Science at Cornell University, is deeply involved in a variety of robot research programs that use biological models in the quest for robots that are self-designing and capable …

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Aerial Search and Rescue Robot

LIKE90 www.like90.com (321) 779-8398 Chandler Griffin is known among RC modelers as the owner of Like90, a company that markets high-quality micro helicopter accessories and rotor blades. Like90 is also heavily invested in development work for commercial and military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Chandler’s latest effort …

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Phillp K Dick Memorial Android

HANSON ROBOTICS www.hansonrobotics.com The late Philip K Dick wrote a number of science fiction stories, one of which became the basis for the popular movie Blade Runner, that touched upon the ironies of robot self-awareness. Hanson Robotics has collaborated with the Automation and Robotics Research Institute …

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