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Robotic Vacuum Paths Mapped and Compared with Long Exposure Photography

When the Roomba first hit the market, everyone was like “Hey, now THIS is a gimmick I can buy into!” Roomba isn’t the only robovac on the market anymore though. In fact, quite a crowd has gathered. These photos compare three of the most popular robotic vacuums on the market, showing their paths through the power of long exposure photography. ...

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An Exoskeleton for Kids

Every exoskeleton concept we’ve seen has been made for adults. What about the children? What about their fragile bones and muscles? Hell, if we had exokeletons for kids we could get them into the workforce by the age of 6. The 5.25 foot tall Kid’s Walker is a snack-sized bipedal robot suit for kiddos. At first glance it might seem ...

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Robotic Wheelchair Follows Around Unsuspecting “Companions”

The Robotic Wheelchair designed by Saitama Universitys Human-Robot Interaction Center is programmed to automatically follow a human companion, using a built-in sensor and camera system which automatically detects the companions shoulders. The Wheelchair is also capable of avoiding obstacles, such as other oncoming humans. Until the day it is legal to harvest humans for personal slavery, this Robotic Wheelchair will ...

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Horrifying Robotic Child

This just confirms my theory that all robotic children are the things of nightmares. Have you ever seen a robotic being built to look young that didn’t cause you to instantly fear it? And to top it all off, this might even be the scariest of the bunch! Where does the madness end? This leg-humping robotic child centaur thing pretty ...

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Lightdrawing Robot Overexposes Itself

Sort of like peeing in the snow after being exposed to a strong dose of radiation, these lined “lightdrawings” really glow. But unlike urine, these drawings don’t smell like last night’s asparagus. At least, we assume they don’t. The Lightdrawing Robot by German designer Nils Voelker creates lit photo designs by moving colored LED lights as a camera shoots a ...

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Robotic Bees Can Pollinate Your Garden, Save the World

So most of us would be all like “yippee” over the fact that bee populations have been steadily declining. Hooray! No more pretending to ignore them so they just leave us alone! No more running like a little girl! But see, losing bees could be bad… very bad. Pollination is crucial for the survival of all of our yummy crops. ...

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Living Through Hardcore Design

I’ve never heard of the firm Hardcore Design before but I’m surprised the Wachowski brothers didn’t hire them to design props for the original Matrix flick. Using pipes, aluminum, steel and other industrial products, Hardcore manages to create some of the most beautiful and unique sculptures and furniture. Hit the jump and let the pictures do all the talking.

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An ASIMO of Our Own: 1/8 Scale Action Figure For The Masses

Sure, you could argue that this 6″ tall ASIMO action figure is only 1/8 the bot that the real ASIMO is, but mini-ASIMO would beg to differ. It’s the heart and soul of a robot that really matter! Everything else is just scrap metal. The time for usto have a real ASIMO bot in our home will eventually come, but ...

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