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: ...

Draw 8×8 bit text with Ultra Violet Leds

Draw 8x8 bit text with Ultra Violet Leds
Introducing a Hacked S2 Parallax Propeller robotic turtle. Gareth over at Parallax forum built this UV LED drawing Parallax robot This is not your traditional “Pencil on Paper” drawing turtle. This one uses 8 Ultra Violet Leds beaming in this case an the propeller ROM based characters are extracted and fired onto a Phosphorescent vinyl sheet. The programming routine ...

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 ...

The Robotic Cockroach controlled from smartphone – RoboRoach

The Robotic Cockroach controlled from smartphone - RoboRoach
This roboroach is one of the most incredible kickstarter campaign ever. The users can  Control a living insect from your smartphone! by Backyard Brains, the movements of a live cockroach from their own mobile device! This is the world’s first commercially available cyborg! This product is not a toy, but a tool to learn about how ...