Life-Like Humanoid Robots
Japanese researchers continue quest to build life-like humanoid robots.
The Finest Bird Song of 1890
A mechanical singing bird mechanism. Made around 120 years ago in Paris, probably by Bontems. In the film I hope you can identify all the major parts and see them working together to make the sound. The mechanism was in a rusted and seized state and has been restored. Surpisingly the bellows are in good original condition.
Department store robotic mannequins.
Ping-Pong-Ball-Sized Robots Created
‘Liquid That Thinks:’ Swarm of Ping-Pong-Ball-Sized Robots Created.
“They showed us this video in my college philosophy class (the one class I actually passed) and I thought the image of a man bending over and holding a toy robot out to Asimo was very poignant and symbolic of where we’re headed.”
Source: Boston Dynamics
Asimo by Honda
From our Dec/Jan Salon pages: Anne Zahalka, Robosaurus (detail) 1999, colour print. National Library of Australia (ACT). Things: Photographing the Constructed World.
A Surfing Robot That Tells You Where The Sharks Are
The Bible Scribe
Vijay Kumar and his team build flying quadrotors, small, agile robots that swarm, sense each other, and form ad hoc teams — for construction, surveying disasters and far more.
The Robotic Wheel Chair
This is a wheelchair that recognizes terrain and can climb up stairs! This is truly magnificent!
The Little Drummer Bot
Yellow Drum Machine from letsmakerobots.com
Playing Catch and Juggling with a Humanoid Robot
By Disney Research Pittsburgh: Jens Kober, Matthew Glisson and Michael Mistry
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