November 25, 2003

Robotics

Walking Robot

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Ok, here's something else you don't see every day - a walking robot that carries a person. I wonder, does it have different speeds, like trot, gallop, and let-me-off-this-thing? Here's an excerpt from the article:

The first walking robot capable of carrying a human was unveiled on Friday in Tokyo, Japan.

Its creators at Waseda University in Tokyo and the Japanese robotics company tmsuk hope their two-legged creation will one day enable wheel-chair users to climb up and down stairs and assist the movement of heavy goods over uneven terrain.

Posted by randy at 02:26 PM

Robotics

Tiny Flying Robot

Wow, this is pretty amazing. A tiny flying robotic helicopter, developed by Epson. I want one! Here's the article. And here's the picture:

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Posted by randy at 02:18 PM