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Origami Inspired Robot Wears Different Outfits

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created a  robot called Primer. The robot is a small cube that transforms by moving onto flat sheets of material.  The material is then heated to bend into specific … Continue reading

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Envirobot Senses Out Water Pollution

An eel like robot from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne sniffs out water pollution. The robot is designed to be light, portable and autonomous. The idea is to have empty modules you can fill with different sensors.  Envirobot will then seek … Continue reading

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A Safe Drone For Last Mile Delivery

The clever people at École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne or EPFL have created a a drone for delivering packages weighing up to 500 g. The drone features a carbon fiber safety cage around it to protect people from the spinning … Continue reading

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Seeed Studio Introduces New Robots for The DIY Crowd

Seeed Studio in Shenzen has now introduced the new AlphaBot2.  There are 2 version of AlphaBot, the older basic model and the new AlphaBot2. The basic model is longer and AlphaBot2 comes in the popular round shape for robots like … Continue reading

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Aquarius Your Watering Robot

Although this robot cropped up a few years ago, recent other farming type robots like the Tertill The Weed Whacker got us wanting to revisit Aquarius. Aquarius is a greenhouse plant watering robot from Dorhout R&D.  Utilizing a 30 gallon … Continue reading

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