Category Archives: Robot News

RoboBee

Harvard’s Microbiotics Lab has been working on a robotic bee for a decade. Now, thanks to electrostatic adhesion, the robotic bee can perch and take off again.   Electrostatic adhesion is similar to rubbing a balloon on your head and sticking … Continue reading

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ANYmal

Marco Hutter is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems and a fellow of the Society in Science. Marco and his team have created a robot called ANYmal. The robot is a a potential platform for search … Continue reading

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TAUB, The Locust Inspired Robot

A researcher from Tel Aviv University has developed a locust inspired robot called TAUB that can jump up to 11 feet high and go forward 4.5 feet. Using 3d printing for the plastic parts, carbon rods, tension springs and a … Continue reading

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Starship Technologies

Starship Technologies has announced it will start  trial programs in various UK cities this year, starting with a pilot program in Greenwich England later this year.  Their robot is designed to make deliveries for under £1 per delivery. The robot … Continue reading

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Puma’s BeatBot Robot

Puma has a new robot to help runners go faster called BeatBot. BeatBot is a rectangular robot about the size of a shoe box with wheels.  You punch in a time and distance and then race the robot.  The robot … Continue reading

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