Category: ROBOTICS

Watch a tiny robot fly an aircraft nearly as well as a real pilot 0

Watch a tiny robot fly an aircraft nearly as well as a real pilot

Interesting project that shows how a South Korean team have created a robot to actually fly a plane using human controls. For now of course it is flying a simulator but I find it fascinating...

MIT’s electric Cheetah robot silently bounds across campus 0

MIT’s electric Cheetah robot silently bounds across campus

MIT back at it again! I had a great time when I visited MIT this summer. I was inside their legendary CSAIL lab and all around campus :)))) http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/e1c3b98df2c03b78d34eb7861c439d40/200757363/MIT-Cheetah-05.jpg Check the video 😉 http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/15/mit-darpa-cheetah-robot/

Watch MIT’s Atlas humanoid robot drag a metal pillar like it’s nothing 0

Watch MIT’s Atlas humanoid robot drag a metal pillar like it’s nothing

The folks at MIT have been refining their ATLAS humanoid (Boston Dynamics/DARPA) to be able to drag around a metal pillar. Exciting, amazing and scary at the same time! Oh boy, we live in...

This tiny, bipedal robot can somersault and run faster than a toddler 0

This tiny, bipedal robot can somersault and run faster than a toddler

These guys have found a different approach to the walking/running of robot legs. It can do some impressive tricks and doesn’t require high computational resources. http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/02/achires/    

The Most Awesome Robots (until 2014) 0

The Most Awesome Robots (until 2014)

I came across this video that shows some of the bleeding edge Robotics and it is quite fascinating. If you have some time to spare, I recommend you bring some popcorn and watch it...