A team led by Prof. Paul Newman at Oxford University, UK has demonstrated their Self Driving RobotCar on the private roads of Begbroke Science Park. It proves to be a great achievement as it can take over the driving once you accept the offer from the car’s computer. Getting back the driving control is also made simple by just tapping the brakes. It is not the end, there are lots more features to know about this exciting RobotCar.
UC develops a Firefighting Robot for helping Firefighters
As the use of firefighting robots has started to increase, many related improvements are taken so often to make it powerful. One of the latest inventions is the Segway-like Firefighting Robot developed by the Engineers at the University of California, San Diego. This firefighting robot helps in providing the happenings at a burning building to […]
Strong Limbed SCHAFT Robot gets displayed
Is it possible to develop a robot with superhuman strength? Most of them will say yes, but it is not that much easy as we see in Hollywood films. To create a high-powered robot requires powerful electric motors, which are lacking for long years. Even Honda’s ASIMO is capable of picking up a few kilograms. […]
Neato Unveils XV Signature Series with High Vacuum Power
Neato Robotics, a Silicon Valley company founded on an idea to create robots to free people from household chores. Their first robot was released in 2010, and today, the intelligent laser guidance system acts as the heart of all Neato robotic vacuums.
A new Self Driving RobotCar gets revealed
A team led by Prof. Paul Newman at Oxford University, UK has demonstrated their Self Driving RobotCar on the private roads of Begbroke Science Park. It proves to be a great achievement as it can take over the driving once you accept the offer from the car’s computer. Getting back the driving control is also […]
Autonomous Quadrotor MeCam streams video to your Smartphone
Always Innovating, a well known company for its Touch Book and Smart Book has come up with a new flying video camera called as MeCam. It is a palm-sized autonomous quadrotor that has four spinning rotors to keep them aloft. It is capable of following you by itself to stream live video to your smartphone. […]
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Always Innovating, a well known company for its Touch Book and Smart Book has come up with a new flying video camera called as MeCam. It is a palm-sized autonomous quadrotor that has four spinning rotors to keep them aloft. It is capable of following you by itself to stream live video to your smartphone. It also packs several exciting features with it, and let us have a short look at it:
Recently, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada from January 8th to 11th. Over 3000 exhibitors displayed their innovative products under various categories like Automotive Electronics, Wireless Devices, Accessories, Embedded Technology, etc. Among them, several newly developed robots have also dominated the show floor, and an overview of such impressive robots is described below:
The above video displays the working of a WheeMe robot. WheeMe is a massage robot that navigates smoothly on your body to offer the most genuine massaging experience. It was developed by DreamBots, and recently displayed at CES 2013.
Mirra 530 is a pool cleaning robot which is capable of cleaning your pool surface and water thoroughly with its iAdapt Nautiq Responsive Cleaning Technology. iRobot has announced this brand new robot on January 4, 2013. It is the third pool cleaning robot developed after the introduction of Verro 300 and the Verro 500.
It is always fun to talk about robots. As we are nearing the end of 2012, we have seen many remarkable robots developed this year. A small recap of this years’ extraordinary robots (with video) are brought together for your information:
DARPA has recently revealed a video of Legged Squad Support System (LS3) with new exciting features. The main purpose of LS3 is to carry a high payload from one place to another in a battle field. Besides, the researchers have added more value to it with numerous stuffs like high carrying capacity up to 400 pounds for 20 miles over a day. It sounds great but it still gets new updates as the days go by. A quick overview of its newly added features is listed below:
The above video brings you three-stage cleaning system of iRobot Scooba 230. It could help you to gain some knowledge on how this kind of robots generally works. Besides, I personally feel that it will be a worthy gift to be presented on this years’ Christmas Eve.