Random Robot Roundup

Posted 16 Dec 2007 at 18:52 UTC by steve Share This

In the mailbox this week, we find links to a TFOT story on the OmniTread snake robot, as well as photos and video of KITT, the robot car used in a remake of the Knight Rider show from the 1980s. The Swirling Brain noticed a NetworkWorld article about CMU's $14 million grant to improve their robot tank, known as Crusher and a Gizmodo story on the new-and-improved Honda Asimo. Dave Wojcik sent us some nifty video of a Sarco exoskeleton. Need a moth brained robot? Chris Bruner sent a Computer World article on a robot guided by a moth brain. Roland Piquepaille let us know about his latest blog posts on a robot seaplane, a robot that helps stroke victims, and medical nanobots. Sergey Popov tells us about Skilligent's proprietary Robot Learning and Behavior Control software. The Trossen Robotics folks sent us a link to their latest tutorial on controlling DC motors from a computer. Trossen also announced the winners of their latest project contest, which Otto, an interesting-looking robot. Paul Foster has written another intersting tutorial over at IBM Developerworks, this making robots solving mazes using subsumption architecture developed in Java. Fiona Gatt of VIA sent us a link to an enclosure for Pico-ITX motherboards that fits in a 5.25" drive bay. Davide Faconti sent new video of REEM-B, a humanoid robot being developed in the UAE. Finally, roschler sent us video of his latest mad scientist effort: an i-SOBOT Humanoid Robot Controlled by Nintendo WiiMote. Know any other robot news, gossip, or amazing facts we should report? Send 'em our way please.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

30 Sep 2017 evilrobots (Observer)
10 Jun 2017 wedesoft (Master)
9 Jun 2017 mwaibel (Master)
25 May 2017 AI4U (Observer)
25 Feb 2017 steve (Master)
16 Aug 2016 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
27 Jun 2016 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
2 May 2016 motters (Master)
10 Sep 2015 svo (Master)
14 Nov 2014 Sergey Popov (Apprentice)
Share this page