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Ghost Minitaur Can Scale Fences

A new dog like robot called Ghost Minitaur from Ghost Robotics in Philadelphia appears to be able to scale fences.  The excitable little robot can also climb stairs. Ghost Minitaur weighs about 13 lbs, has a running speed of about … Continue reading

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CellRobot

CellRobot is a modular robot that you can configure into many different shapes. First, you start with the Heart and then add other cells that easily twist on and lock into place.  The Heart contains the CellRobot’s brain and Bluetooth … Continue reading

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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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