BaR2D2 is a wheeled bar robot developed by Jamie Price. It roams around a party to serve liquor to guests, and has a motorized beer elevator and motorized ice/mixer drawer.
NISSAN developed a biomimetic car robot called BR23C. Nicknamed 'Bee', it uses Laser Range Finder, and decelerates and turns sharply 90 degrees when detects an obstacle.
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.
Cute yet functional, Robovie mR2 has WiFi and Bluetooth capability. This dog-eyed humanoid robot gathers information and keeps you connected while being entertaining.
The 7th annual International Conference on Social Robotics will be held in Paris, France, from October 26-30, 2105.
The IRL at Vanderbilt University works to advance state-of-the-art intelligent systems. Through their research on autonomous robots and mobile robotics, they have created such robots as scooter robot ATRV-Jr. Other areas of focus include biologically-inspired,…
USC is one of the leading robotics universities in the U.S. The USC Robotics Research Laboratory works on projects in service and humanoid robots, among others, for everything from Homeland Security to environmental cleanup. The goal of the lab is to…
At the European Robotics Forum (ERF) in Vienna, Stephen Sanders (Oxford Technologies) gave a presentation on the use of dexterous manipulators in hazardous environments
Space Robot Robonaut 2 has just received his space legs, which allow him to assist astronauts with chores inside and outside the station, freeing up time for astronauts to do more research and other tasks.
From jan 3rd till jan 5th, 2014 the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay will have it's yearly "Techfest" festival. It is Asia's largest science and technology festival and has become a great place for anyone related to robotics to find out what has…
Toshiba developed the ApriAlpha ver. 2 having improved voice detection features. It can respond to voice commands and control home appliances with centralized control.
ApriAttenda ver. 2 was developed by Toshiba as an improvement over the previous version. It has a pair of arms and can grasp objects better. It can also recognize human faces.
Arturito is a robot shrouded in mystery because of his secretive creator. However, it has made a name for itself by locating deeply-buried objects such as gold ingots.
The New Asimo Version 2 was unveiled by Honda in 2005. This version features the ability to pursue real-life environment tasks, and can also walk, run and kick a soccer ball. In 2007 researchers updated its technologies, allowing several Asimo robots…
Pivo-kun is the robotic guiding agent for Nissan's Pivo 2 electric concept car. It guides drivers using GPS, and keeps them alert by talking and nonverbal communication.
Robonaut 2 was designed to study features needed in a space-faring robot – so well-designed that it was declared ready for actual space service after just a few upgrades.
Robovie Nano is an entertainment robot created by Vstone. This small robot can walk, do cartwheels and side flips, and is fully customizable with RobovieMaker2 software
Robovie R Ver. 2 was created to be a research platform for human-robot communication. Vstone has made a newer version of this robot, and it has been discontinued.
The helping guide robot Robovie R Ver. 3, assists the disabled and elderly in moving around safely in public places. It has touch sensors, omni-wheels, and USB “eye” cameras.