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Honda Robotics released a new version of ASIMO which is much faster and much more agile than its predecessors. The new ASIMO, is capable of running much faster, has dexterous hands and can even jump on one foot. This robot is clearly the most advanced humanoid there is. Here are the specs of the new ASIMO and a summary […]

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PETMAN has to be the most physically capable humanoid robot in terms of flexibility, range of motion and robustness. It has been developed by Boston Dynamics, the same people who created BigDog, and is intended to tryout military equipment. Check out this video in order to see the robot, walk, move and get kicked. Kicking […]

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The August issue of National Geographic magazine features a fascinating article on robots, find it on newsstands July 26th 2011. In “Making Robots Human,” the author Chris Carroll explores the world of robotics, and the advances in technology that allow robots to speak, blink, smile and perform such tasks as folding clothes and cooking. From childcare provider to chef, roboticists […]

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The Fit Bot by fits.me started as a human male-shaped robot that would adjust to a man’s body size in order to test fit clothes when buying at on-line retailers. Now, they developed a female version of the robot that can don ladies’ clothes in a “prettier”way. As shown in the video, the robot can adapt to take pretty much […]

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Thomas Nierhoff, a masters student at the Technische Universität München (TUM) programmed a humanoid robot to play pool. Of course we have seen PR2 play pool in the past but this robot does not need any special accessories to hold the pool cue. As shown in the video below, the robot can be very accurate […]

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As we reported in the past, DLR is the proud creator of Justin a very advanced humanoid robot. Lately they have been working in a very robust robotic arm and hand system. The videos below show how they punish their robots with hammers and baseball bats in order to demonstrate how well they endure the impact while retaining accuracy and calibration. Also notice how the hand […]

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This is an incredible promotion from RobotShop and Aldebaran. If you purchase a Nao H25 by June 15th 2011, you can get a second one at half price. This represents savings of almost 8000$. As you may already know, Nao is an awesome humanoid robot that can be used as a very versatile development platform for serious […]

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It becomes more and more obvious that robots outperform humans in tasks that require speed, precision and complex computations. The video below featuring Rollin’ Justin, a mobile version of the well known Justin humanoid robot from DLR, catching two balls that are thrown at it. An interesting fact is that all the complex computations, that lead to predicting the ball trajectory […]

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