Japan’s Robotic Fish

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Robotic sea bream from the University of Kitakyushu 

Engineers at the University of Kitakyushu have developed an underwater survey robot that looks good enough to eat. “Tai-robot-kun,” a 7-kilogram (15.4 lb) robotic sea bream (red snapper) with a silicone body covered in realistically hand-painted scales, features a unique propulsion system that allows it to move its tail and drift silently through the water like a real fish. Second video after the jump.

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Humanoid Robot That Distinguishes 3 Separate Voices Unveiled By Hitachi

Humanoid Robot That Distinguishes 3 Separate Voices Unveiled By Hitachi 

 Humanoid Robot – EMIEW2

It seems that with each passing day man is getting closer and closer to making a humanoid that would pretty much be everything that he is except being organic in nature. Not to say that we are getting close that at a rapid pace, but it might be not too far off from today. In a step forward Hitachi Ltd exhibited its second humanoid robot, “EMIEW2,” at Hitachi uValue Convention 2008, the company’s private show that took place from July 17 to 18, 2008, at Tokyo International Forum.

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Giant Robotic Egg Announces Breakfast Daily At McDonalds

Gigantic Robotic Egg Announces Breakfast Daily At McDonalds 

How do you know whether or not McDonalds is still serving breakfast? Well, usually you just check your watch. If it’s earlier than 10:30 am, they are. If it’s later, they aren’t. Pretty simple. But what if you don’t have a watch? Don’t worry – one Chicago McDonald’s has you covered.

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Self Playing Robot Band

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 Kinda takes the emotion out of the music…

The technical and music worlds were taken by surprise when they heard about the robotic band from New Zealand a few months ago. The Trons consist of robots that are programmed to make and perform music. They were built using recycled and salvaged material. These humanoid robots are electrically powered and make use of computer parts and electronic circuits to make music.

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