Tag Archive for robotics

DARPA Cheetah Sets Speed Record for Legged Robots

Developed by Boston Dynamics, the Cheetah Robot can run at speeds of up to 18MPH, which means that if one ever decides to chase you, you’re screwed. This video shows a demonstration of the “Cheetah” robot galloping at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour (mph), setting a new land speed record for legged [...]

Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme

We’ve featured the Robot Quadrotors for the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania, flying in formation before but never doing anything as cool as playing the theme music to James Bond. Flying robot quadrotors perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted [...]

Bipedal Cycling Robot Can Balance, Steer and Correct Itself

If this bipedal bike riding robot built by Masahiko Yamaguchi is any indication then the T800 should have no problem chasing after John Connor on a Harley.

Honda Unveils “All-new ASIMO”

Honda unveiled “All-new ASIMO”, a new version of their humanoid robot. It has a rather creepy, I’ve got to go to the toilet style run at up to 9kph and hop on one or both legs, and appears to have a lot more dexterity that previous models. How long before you have an ASIMO in [...]