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Gearless Omni-directional Robot Leg

Carnegie Mellon PhD student Simon Kalouche has created the  Gearless Omni-directional Acceleration-vectoring Topology or GOAT. Using a custom motor controller and 3 DC Tiger U10 quadcopter motors, Simon has created a unique leg that is able to hop over 32 … Continue reading

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Moorebot, Your Personal Assistant

Pilot Labs from China has started an Indiegogo campaign to bring the personal assistant Moorebot to life.  Similar to Jibo in fuction as well as looks, Moorebot is like a giant eye that sits on your desk. Moorebot can tell … Continue reading

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Creepy Robot Called Alter

The Japan National Science Museum in Tokyo is hosting a new robot called Alter. Alter is a humanoid robot governed by a neural network.  A variety of sensors such as a temperature sensor and proximity sensor also influence Alter’s movements. … Continue reading

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Obi, The Robot That Helps You Eat

Desi LLC, makers of Obi, have created a robot that helps feed people with disabilities. A care giver sets the robot up and fills the bowls with food.  The robot is then taught where to move to by simply moving … Continue reading

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Sea Slug Biohybrid Robot

In robot news this week, researchers from Case Western Reserve University have created a robotic sea slug. Using 3D print to make a shell and muscles from the sea slug’s mouth. A sea slug was chosen as it is very … Continue reading

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