Real life Pac-man using Roomba Robots

Real life Pac-man using Roomba Robots
  A team of developers have hacked five floor-cleaning bots to create a sort of OCD version of the game, with the Pac-Man bot sucking up little white rectangles whilst being chased by robot incarnations of Inky, Pinky, Blinky, and Clyde. The hacked robots used to recreate the 1980s arcade game are creating a lot ...

Skiing Robot

Skiing Robot
[Bojan Nemec] of the Jožef Stefan Institute in Slovenia has come up with a robot that can ski better than us without falling over. Not that skiing better than us is a hugely lofty goal. The bot is capable of skiing using standard, off the shelf skis. It has two systems, one system only does steering and balance while the ...

The Rovin Pumpkin for Halloween

The Rovin Pumpkin for Halloween
Halloween is a scary time for the little ones. The Rovin’ Pumpkin’ is a simple robotic pumpkin, and a close cousin of the Snap-O-Lantern. Silently, it sits on your porch– camouflaged amongst the humble squashes. It’s dark, they can barely see through their injection molded Spiderman masks, but it’s all worth it for the candy. The little ...

Raspberry Pi Humanoid Robot – RAPIRO

Raspberry Pi Humanoid Robot - RAPIRO
The name “RAPIRO” come from RAspberry PI RObot. RAPIRO is a cute and affordable robot kit designed to work with a Raspberry Pi. It comes with a Arduino-compatible servo controller. As its name suggests, RAPIRO can be mounted the Raspberry PI, that is the hot topic across the web as the compact computer. Cute, affordable, an easy ...

Robot that has Einstein’s face

Robot that has Einstein's face
David Hansn, the man in charge of this project built this robot’s faces look and act like yours: They recognize and respond to emotion, and make expressions of their own. Here, an “emotional” live demo of the Einstein robot offers a peek at a future where robots truly mimic humans. [David] makes a very interesting proclamation: ...

Morphing robot demonstrated at IROS

Morphing robot demonstrated at IROS
iRobot‘s soft, shape-shifting robot blob can roll around and change shape. This is by far one of the coolest and weirdest robot prototypes. It rolls around and changes shape, and it will be able to squeeze through tiny cracks in a wall when the project is finished. The just-about-to-hatch pods from Alien, or perhaps something from Doom ...