Posts in Robotics

HRP-4C Miim female robot walks like a human being – similar to ASIMO but prettier

// October 11th, 2012 // No Comments » // General Science News, Robotics

Advanced Industrial Science Technology (AIST) has created HRP-4C Miim, a female robot that walks like a human being (similar to ASIMO but prettier). Her knees are stretched by up/down motion of the waist, the single-toe supporting realizes longer strides, and she mimics the swing motion of human legs.

Wheelchairs be damned – Tankchair will take you anywhere!

// September 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hardware, Robotics

Wheelchairs be damned. With Tankchair you can reach places you never thought you could traverse at speeds that’ll blow your hair back. TC Mobility (High Performance Mobility Products) began from one Phoenix man’s frustration watching his children go on hikes while their disabled mother was stuck at camp.

Video of record breaking cheetah-robot hitting 28.3 mph (VIDEO)

// September 12th, 2012 // No Comments » // Robotics

A new land speed record for a robot was set this month and it’s official, robots can now run master than men.  The cheetah inspired robot was developed by U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  We shudder to think what purpose a super fast running robot could be for the United States Defense Department […]