HRP-4C Fashion Model Robot Just In Time For Tokyo Fashion Week

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Just in time for Fashion Week In Tokyo, Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology has unveiled the HRP-4C fashion model robot. As you can see in this video, the robot has a series of motors situated throughout its 5-foot tall, 95-pound body that give it a rather life-like appearance.

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Small Robots Can Prepare Lunar Surface For NASA Outpost

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Small robots the size of riding mowers could prepare a safe landing site for NASA’s Moon outpost, according to a NASA-sponsored study prepared by Astrobotic Technology Inc. with technical assistance from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.

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Einstein Lives

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Its alive Its alive

Albert Einstein has not only been born again, he is even more empathetic and happier than he was when he lived. Although only his head and shoulders live, this rubberized version of the genius smiles or frowns and has eyes that follow underneath the trademark Einstein shock of white hair and above the full moustache that were so much a part of his persona. Continue reading… “Einstein Lives”

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AquaJelly and AirJelly

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TechnoJelly

Fester AG is a global company that specializes in automation technology. In December, the company won two very prestigious Good Design Awards in robotics and bionics from the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture, Art Designand Urban Studies. Fester’s award winners were the AquaJelly and the AirJelly, both bio-innovative designs. Continue reading… “AquaJelly and AirJelly”

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i-Shovel

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Didn’t I see this one on battle bots?

Here’s a dream come true for those of us lazybones who find ourselves unexpectedly snowbound more often than we care to admit. Dubbed “the world’s smartest snow shovel,” i-Shovel is so intelligently automatic, it’s able to sense when there’s snow accumulation, and then busies itself with clearing off your driveway, without you lifting a finger. Continue reading… “i-Shovel”

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