You don’t stumble across this every day. Andrei Feheregyhazi is thinking about 2018 already, in fact, he’s already working on a calendar for it. He calls it ‘sexy’ robots and has a Kickstarter campaign to collect your money. I’ll let you deside whether you’re saying ‘Cwor! Look at the nuts on him!’ after the video! […]
Okay, I’ll put my hands up and admit it. I don’t need a Cozmo. I’m pretty tempted by one, though. Here’s a company that’s worked to put a basic AI into a tiny machine and built an ‘emotion engine’. Know what they did with that? They made Cozmo a smart-ass. The little fellow will cost […]
This work from 3DAR is very clever. Imagine a future with easy to access virtual reality. Okay, that future isn’t too far away. Imagine a little further ahead when the tech is cheap and people have had enough to become addicted. Why would these addicts ever want to return to a ‘normal’ life? That’s the […]
This short film from New Monday uses robots and space travel to explore the concept of loneliness. With a loud soundtrack from Three More Shallows it manages to do that and feel a bit like a music video too.
Giant Robots from Outer Space manages to be a parody, a tribute and a twist all in one. The animation is inspired by those wonderful b-movies from the 50s. Expect to see some iconic scenes re-made here. It’s also a twist. We don’t get the traditional damsel or hero here. This is a gradulation movie […]
Is the “Heart moving phone” the future of smartphones? The little robot weighs about 390g and includes a phone, camera, projector and can walk around. No mention of what OS the phone uses but there’s a quad-core 1.2Ghz CPU in Robohon. Not sure the bot really has much chances of replacing my phone but if […]
The BB-8 Droid from Sphero is a hot ticket item in the UK. Some retailers are struggling to get hold of them, Amazon is charging a premium but at the time of writing IWooT has some left and so does Zavvi. If you use the code welcome at Zavvi and its your first order then […]
By the year 2058 mankind will have created robots that look and act like us. We’ll have gone to war. After all; what else would you expect from a race that acts like us? The war will stop short of nothing but total eradication of the rival race and in this short film from the […]
The story here, according to Andy Lefton, is that opposites attract. The two characters featured are certainly opposite in many ways but both quite charming in their own right. The catch? They’re also both in dire straight in this short, 3D animated, sci-fi adventure.
Should we teach industrial robots to use katana? Machii Isao holds five Guinness World Records including the marathon 1,000 iaido sword cuts whch took just over 36 minutes. In this challenge the advanced industrial robot, the MOTOMAN-MH24, was taught Machii’s style (and we can see him help the robot) and then put against him. The […]