Best Robot Photos of the Week

Posted 13 Feb 2013 at 20:33 UTC by steve Share This

Today's edition of best robot photos of the week includes a photo of the recently a restored Elektro Robot, a curvy female R2D2, a 48-wheeled rover, a Russian robot lamp, a group of way-finding bots in Dallas, a graffiti robot in Miami, and other interesting robotic curiosities. Every week we post a collection of the best robot photos submitted by our readers to our flickr group. Why? Because everyone likes to see cool new robots! Want to see your robot here? Post it to flickr and add it to the flickr group. It's easy! If you're not already a flickr member, it's free and easy to sign up. Read on to see the best robot photos of the week!

robot - photo by flickr user R3dm4X

OH Mansfield - Elektro Robot
OH Mansfield - Elektro Robot - photo by flickr user scottamus
Elektro the Robot at the Mansfield Memorial Museum in Mansfield, Ohio.

48-wheeled Rover 5
48-wheeled Rover 5 - photo by flickr user nand_
my Mechanum Wheel test platform.

robot lamp Borislav
robot lamp Borislav - photo by flickr user gille monte ruici
Russian Robot lamp composed by siphon of washbasin, a gourd with two flexible hoses lamps and thread stalks.

Beginner Robots
Beginner Robots - photo by flickr user barberryrose
This is for anyone who would like to make robots, but think they can't. Last Christmas my husband gave me a tin can robot kit as a joke gift. I deviated from the instructions a bit:) This year I got a Green Science kit, meaning I had to use as much of the cardboard and packaging material as possible. Instead of the illustration, I made a bunnybot. The kits come with a motor. The legs are unevenly shaped so they walk kind of wonky and waddling. Very funny. Start with a simple kit and you'll think of all kinds of ideas. Gather the parts and build!!

Artoo 2.0
Artoo 2.0 - photo by flickr user Porphyria Poppins

Docomo Robot
Docomo Robot - photo by flickr user helloroxy

DPRG Robots - photo by flickr user steevithak
Dallas Personal Robotics Group robots ready to start an outdoor way-finding contest.

Miami, FL
Miami, FL - photo by flickr user Minno Ramirez

Bite my shiny metal ass
Bite my shiny metal ass - photo by flickr user A Different Perspective

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