The 15th International Robot Olympiad is the first-ever US organized Olympiad where students compete in robotic games. It is from December 17-20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado, USA. More than 1,000 students will compete in robotic games and challenges. The…
The game of ABU Robocon 2016 is designed in order to create the awareness of efficient energy consumption and clean and renewable energy utilization.
RoboBusiness 2016 is the international gathering place for professionals who want to create business advantage with robotics and will be held september 28-29. RoboBusiness empowers thousands of end users, investors and solutions providers to understand…
Robocon India is the latest in a series of international robotics competitions sponsored and organized by the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU). The goal of the contest is to inspire innovation and improve young engineers’ creative thinking skills.…
This year, the international Robocup wil be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands., from the 24th of june till the 1st of juli. This event is to promote and stimulate robotics technology worldwide by organizing competitions like robot soccer.
RoboCup 2014 is meant to promote and stimulate robot technology worldwide. The main event will be the RoboCup Soccer competitions where teams from over 40 countries compete for the robot soccer championship. RoboCup 2014 is held in Brazil from july 21…
Held from January 22-23, the SRG 2014 brings together robot enthusiasts from around the world to compete in 16 unique games. Since it debuted in 1998, the SRG has been an exciting forum to showcase advancements in the field of robotics and automation.
Micro aerial vehicles (MAV) such as multicopters have become a popular research tool in recent years and are used in an increasing number of application domains, e.g., aerial
The VUB AI-Lab has worked with hundreds of researchers to study autonomous robots. It has a Robotics and Language Evolution Group that developed the core technologies FCG and Babel2. They are working on personalized products emerging from Tailored User…
With around 77,100 employees worldwide, Atos is a global information technology services company that aims at offering ever-evolving IT services and business solutions to its clients globally.
Cybernet Systems Corporation creates not only robotics technology solutions but also advancements in human-robot interaction. It invented the largest selling robotic consumer technology on the market; the force feedback technology which is now found…
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is a United States government agency that aims at developing technologies for national security. By making significant contributions and investments, DARPA devises new strategies to overcome future…
Being a medical rehabilitation center in Utrecht, De Hoogstraat is the research and innovation center of the UMC Utrech Hospital that aims at improving the rehabilitation treatment by performing scientific research, innovation and implementation of projects.
The Dr. Leo Kanner house is a foundation and a highly specialized facility registered as a public benefit organization. It aims at developing, offering and transferring the best treatment for ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) patients.
The ISLA works on solutions to a wide variety of robotic issues. This group carries out both teaching and research in cooperative robotics. Along with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, they created the “A Framework”, which was used to maintain a shared…
Reach Robotics was started by Bristol University student Silas Adekunle to share his passion for robotics with the world. They are currently developing Mecha Monsters, the first robot gaming system.
Rijndam specializes in complex medical rehabilitation issues. The organization has been teaching children, youth and adults about dealing with the effects of a disorder, accident or disease for more than 100 years.
The Robocup Federation is an international organisation that promotes and stimulates robot technology worldwide by organizing robot competitions and symposia.
The University of Groningen aims at providing high quality teaching and research in a wide variety of fields of study. Even though it is not a technical university, the University of Groningen invests in robotics and mechatronics.
Snoek Advies is a Dutch company that has a goal of providing solutions to medical problems. The company believes in developing new technologies, products or services to provide the right medical services at affordable costs.
ED Corporation developed a robot called CIROMI which can be used in cinemas and theaters. It has features like internet connectivity, touch screen games and imaging applications.
Georgia Tech Healthcare Robotics Lab developed a humanoid called Cody. Powered by Robot Operating System and open source code control, it can help elderly in their daily activities.
RoMeLa team at Virginia Tech developed a small humanoid called DARwIn-OP. Built on open source platform, it allows users to modify either hardware or software, or both.
The DOC-2 is a multi-functional intelligent robot that teaches and entertains. It can speak, spell English words, play chess, and serve tea. It also has facial recognition.
Doka Harumi is a helper robot that resembles a young Japanese girl. This humanoid robot can walk, dance, and bring you a glass of water. It can also play “rock, paper, scissors.”
Robot guide Eliza is a humanoid robot used to entertain people. It has been used in many Wal-Mart stores and shopping malls. Besides dancing for shoppers, Eliza has speech recognition and can have simple Chinese conversations. It is fully controllable…
Joebot is WowWee's first humanoid robot that responds to voice command. It cracks jokes and makes hilarious comments. This advanced robot has joystick hands to program and control it. It has six different modes of operation and LED eyes and mouth.
University of Hertfordshire created the child-sized humanoid robot called KASPAR. Its aim is to study the interaction between humans and robots, and assist kids with autism.
Humanoid robot Kiro was developed by Korea’s Robot Research Institute and can be an excellent educational aid for teachers. Kiro is able to play interactive games and show educational videos to children and keep their attention better than a lecture.…
The KT-X is an entertainment robot designed by KumoTek and Vstone in 2010. The KT-X offers hours of entertainment through walking, running, flipping and somersaulting.
Together with Beijing Smart Technology, Peking University created Mary: a female service robot. This robot has infrared sensors and can detect nearby people, greet them, and shake hands. Mary can index more than 100 people in its camera, play games,…
YUKAI-Engineering created an eyeball-shaped robot called Miruko Eyeball Robot. This gaming extension has a wireless CMOS camera, and can search and locate objects in a virtual game.
Robowatch created a security robot called MOSRO 1. It can guard large areas for a long time, and can be used as personal security, to protect from theft and crimes, and warn against fire and smoke.
Synpet developed an intelligent humanoid called Newton which can help people in schools, homes and offices. It can walk, talk, play games, handle calls, teach and play music.
The German company RoboWatch developed a wheeled security robot called OFRO. It can protect people, products, and facilities, and can take decisions after evaluating the situations.
Tiger Electronics developed an interactive robot called Ottobot. It has few motions but can explore its surroundings, avoid falling and interact with humans and other robots.
The Penbo pink penguin robot is a great robot for girls. It can play games, dance, show emotion, and has its own baby robot in an egg that fits inside its stomach. This robot even knows when it's being patted on the head. Penbo listens, talks, and plays…
Post Guide Robot 01 by Robotech/Kitech helps post office customers with everything from forms to addresses. It also measures health information and provides entertainment.
Post Guide Robot 03 makes taking trips and commuting easy and fun. This helpful robot provides trip information and weather details and has games to pass the time.
Personal Robot 2 (PR2) is a mobile manipulation platform that is developed by Willow Garage. PR2 is the size of a person and it is built to make it easy to develop as well as test robotic technologies and applications.
Takara Tomy of Japan developed a bipedal called ROBO-Q. It is the world's smallest walking humanoid, and can be programmed to solve mazes and play soccer with other robots.
Mechatrax developed Robocatcher which is the world’s first two-legged robot amusement machine. Operated with a special game console, it can catch an object with its graspers.
WowWee’s Robopanda is an interactive delight. This robot can tell jokes and stories, crawl and sit, and responds to touch and sound. It can even be taught new tricks.
Newgy Industries developed a table tennis playing robot called Robopong. Used by professionals and disabled people, it can shoot balls at different speed, power and frequency.
WowWee’s Roboraptor is an exciting way for kids ages 8 and above to have some interactive dinosaur fun. This animated robot can easily switch from friendly to hunter mode.
WowWee’s Roborover is an interactive robot buddy children and collectors will love. It can explore with you day or night, and has more personality the more you play with it.
Matt Bauer developed a humanoid called Rook’s Pawn III. This autonomous entertainment robot has a resin skull, Delfrin skeleton, titanium gears and can move in all directions.
National University of Singapore developed a soccer playing robot called RoPE II. This autonomous bipedal humanoid can kick a ball and modify its motion depending on situations.
The Rovio telepresence robot allows you to interact with friends as it wanders around. It has a Wi-Fi enabled webcam for easy, fun communication and is fully controllable.
The RQ-Huno robot is tiny, but very adaptable. It can store 21 motions and 10 independent behaviors. It has an Infrared remote control and can sense its environment.
The RQ-TITAN is the world’s first real-size humanoid robot. It has a USB camera and can be controlled thorough a Windows-based PC, smartphone, or Xbox 360 console.
The RS Media entertainment robot interacts with humans through multiple sensors. It can respond to speech, sit, and walk. It can also play movies on its LCD screen.
WowWee’s RS Tribot is a humanoid robot. It tells stories, makes faces, and has preprogrammed driving games. It has lighted eyes and poseable arms and keeps you entertained.
Atsuo Takanishi’s Laboratory and Tmsuk developed a humanoid called Shinpo. It is the first to walk with straight knees, and can play Janken, move wrists and climb stairs.
Sil-bot is a carebot developed by KIST to be a companion to elderly people. This penguin-like robot can speak and has facial recognition. Sil-bot can remind its user when to take medications and engage in conversation. Its has games to help elderly people…
WowWee’s Spyball is a rolling telepresence robot perfect for playful spying on friends and family. The Wi-Fi enabled ball quietly takes photos and streams video & audio.
Yujin Robots developed a transforming humanoid robot called Transbot. It can transform into a car within 12 seconds and race with other Transbots. It can also fight with other robots using weapons. In car form, Transbot can travel up to 40cm per second.
Wappy dog is an interactive toy robot by Sega. This canine pet can be played with both inside and outside a Nintendo DS console. In the console, the simulated version sings, does tricks and plays mini games. The physical version of Wappy Dog can be trained,…
The Wever R1 wheeled robot functions as a home networking system. It recognizes faces and expressions. It also has speech recognition but it does work reliably. The Wever R1 is capable of position tracking and can play rock-paper-scissors with humans.