New Robots

Unique Stairclimbing Robot Conquers the Steps

There has been a lot of successful stairclimbing robot designs, but few are as simple and effective as this one.

Sushi Chef Robot Stirs a Crowd at the International Food Machinery and Technology Expo

Sushi Chef Robot Stirs a Crowd at the International Food Machinery and Technology Expo

A slew of robots performed delicate acts of edible showmanship this week at the International Food Machinery and Technology Expo in Tokyo, Japan. Creations perhaps destined someday to bring to life a Jetsons-style future of ubiquitous robotics demonstrated their ability to handle food. Among the crowd pleasers stood a rather beefy, industrial looking robotic arm with […]

59-foot Tall Japanese Gundam Robot Looks Menacing

59-foot Tall Japanese Gundam Robot Looks Menacing

Crazy pictures from Japan show a nearly 60ft tall life-size “Gundam” robot. Word so far is that the rocket packs are NOT operable. What a relief.

Beggar Robot Asks For Your Charity, Must Watch!

Beggar ‘Bot talks in a computerized voice, pitching to passers-by to consider helping the less fortunate. Drawing a crowd and creating a spectacle, bedazzled mall-goers take interest in the robot and after curiously watching and listening, place money in its extending hand – to which it responds, “thank you.”

Garbage Robot, ‘Dustbot’, Will Take Your Trash Away

This unique Italian grown robot has no problem taking out the trash. “Dustbot,” as the trash bot is called, provides a garbage disposal solution for older cities built with narrow streets that modern garbage trucks cannot navigate. The user calls a Dustbot over a telephone when they have trash. The robot navigates to the person’s […]