Tag Archives: legs

The Six Million Dollar Dog

Hope is a dog born without front legs. A dog barely mobile. Gentlemen, we can rebuild her. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world’s first bionic puppy. Hope will be that puppy. Better than she was before. Better, stronger, faster. This two-legged Maltese puppy gets around by using a specially-designed device using wheels from a ...

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Honda Takes “Doing the Robot” One “Step” Too Far

In recent years, Honda’s robotics division has really taken off. After seeing ASIMO fall down a flight of stairs during CES one year, I pretty much lost all confidence in the company. That is, until I saw this experimental walking assistance device that’s set to be unveiled in Japan this week. Aimed at the elderly and people with disabilities, it ...

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Please, pull up a Paraseat

There’s no hiding the fact that I am completely and utterly useless when it comes to walking long distances. And I don’t think I’m alone. Our legs suffer atrophy from being at our desks so long, but walking is needed sometimes. The Paraseat offers a way for us lazy heads to stop every twenty seconds or so to take a ...

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Fire breathing Jumping Spider Robot does nothing but intimidate

OK, this fire-breathing jumping robot may not be the most productive of the bunch or have any true purpose, but damn it is cool looking. The spider features legs that can be controlled independently of each other with an airbag on its bottom which allows it to jump two feet in the air. If you’re looking for functionality, look somewhere ...

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