Category Archives: Animals

G-Dog By G-Robots

The G-dog robot is a robotic dog kit made by a Japanese company called HTI.  The kit costs approximately $719.00. The official website states: Due to 9 small and lightweight servos (9 joints) the G-Dog is capable of various motions … Continue reading

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K9 Wins Robotic Contest

The winners of the latest Trossen robotic contest have been announced.  The first place winner shown here is K-9 Autonomous Robot Pet by DJSures. This homage to Dr Who is completely autonomous. K-9 uses servos for the drivetrain and head, … Continue reading

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The Huggable Robot

This is probably the most expensive teddy bear ever built. The folks at MIT’s Personal Rbotics group have created a huggable robot with over 1500 sensors, mostly under it’s skin.  It also has web cameras for eyes, microphones for ears … Continue reading

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Robots Are The New Service Dogs

At Georgia Tech, assistant professor Charlie Kemp has been developing a robotic dog of sorts. This robot named El-E (pronounced “Ellie”), is designed to do everything a service dog would do like open doors, open cabinets and fetch objects. It … Continue reading

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Robotic Red Snapper

Folks at the University of Kitakyushu  have created a Sea Bream or Red Snapper robot. Hand painted scales round out this completely realistic looking fish.  The fish can be outfitted with various sensors and fit right in with other fish … Continue reading

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