Robotic News:

11:51 - 2017/05/03

Tapia Robot: Communication Robot

Whether you are looking for a digital assistant or friend, Tapia AI Robot Companion is a welcome addition to your home with his adorable eyes. Tapia recognizes human voices and actions, along with names and personal details such as birthdays, and loves to chat and learn new things.
09:20 - 2017/05/03

RoboThespian: Humanoid Robot

It's a life sized humanoid robot designed for human interaction in a public environment. It is fully interactive, multilingual, and user-friendly, making it a perfect device with which to communicate and entertain.
07:25 - 2017/05/03

Socibot Robot: A Spooky Robot That Wears Any Face

It's a very sociable robot,primarily designed for human-robot interaction with the ability to detect faces, features, emotions, speech and gestures. It also makes use of projective technology coupled with facial generation via parametric meshes to bring any character or image to life, in full 3D form.
16:58 - 2017/05/02

FlexShapeGripper Robot: Inspired By a Gecko's Tongue

There have actually been grippers that function similar to Festo's FlexShapeGripper before, but they use a soft material filled with small granular particles to change shape. Festo's silicon gripper instead features a pressurized double-chambered designed filled with water and air. As varying amounts of liquid and gas are pumped into those chambers using pneumatics, the gripper changes shape allowing it to grasp, pick up, and hold onto objects.
13:52 - 2017/05/02

TAF20 Robot: Firefighting Robot

The TAF 20—short for Turbine Aided Firefighting—is a robot built in partnership by the Italian engineering firm EmiControls and the German firefighting firm Magirus. The fire-fighting robot can shoot out mists of water or foam from 60 meters (197 feet) or jets of water from 90 meters (295 feet) away.
09:55 - 2017/05/02

Bearbot Robot: Unbearably Cute Bear Bot

Home automation has never been so cute. Bearbot, an emotive universal control, is not only sleek and tiny but also shaped like a bear! Created by Mu Design in Luxembourg, the motion control device can be taught to control numerous household devices such as air conditioning, TV, connected light bulbs, thermostat, alarm and more!
07:27 - 2017/05/02

Puffer Robot: Origami-inspired Robot

The Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) in development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, was inspired by origami. Its lightweight design is capable of flattening itself, tucking in its wheels and crawling into places rovers can't fit.
14:27 - 2017/05/01

Gemini-Scout Robot: Mine Rescue Robot

Mine rescue robots are designed to replace humans in the most dangerous, early stages of rescue planning and response during a mining accident. When mines collapse, speed in reaching those affected is important. Search and rescue teams need information, and that’s where robotic rescue offers key capabilities.
08:58 - 2017/05/01

Deebot M85 Robot: Vacuum Cleaning Robot

The Ecovacs Deebot DM85 Automatic Floor Cleaning Robot is a smart vacuum cleaning robot with many of the features of the original Deebot family plus the ability to clean even deeper with its advanced mopping system. This robot is able to adjust to the surfaces it cleans and is equipped with a wide range of accessories for a thorough 3D cleaning.
07:30 - 2017/05/01

Deebot Slim Robot: Floor Cleaning Robot

Deebot Slim is - as its name already promises – designed very slim, offering a thorough cleaning under low furniture. It is easy to operate and offers a dry mop function. The robot vacuum cleans carpets and hard floors (hardwood floors, tiles and so on). It masters surfaces of up to 150 m2. Ecovacs Deebot scores especially in households with pets thanks to its direct suction inlet (brushless).