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Roomba’s Playing Pac-Man!

Roombas and humans play real life Pac-Man! The Pac-Man is controlled remotely while the ghosts are autonomous. Positioning systems tell the robots whether where they are on the map and determine whether they are allowed to turn and where the pills are located.

Petman Bipedal Robot Prototype by Boston Dynamics – Video

Petman is the first anthropomorphic robot that moves dynamically like a real person. The goal is to recreate how a human walks to stress test chemical suits.

Skiing Robot Carves Up The Snowy Mountain Slope – Video

The robot is autonomous, and contains a complex sensory control system. An on-board camera identifies gates on the slope while a GPS system tracks position and velocity.

Dishwashing Robot Prototype Demonstrated By Panasonic – And Other Robot Videos!

Panasonic’s fledgling robotics department has created a dishwashing robot capable of grasping utensils and dishes with the appropriate force, and placing them into a dishwasher.

Industrial Motion Control Robots Have Fun With Fanta – Video

Introducing a THIRD robot & tightening the tolerances. The gap between the cans & pin is now only 1mm.

MIT Demos Autonomous, Navigating Robotic Helicopter – With Video!

MIT’s RANGE, “Robust Aerial Navigation in GPS-denied Environments” Quad-Rotor Helicopter was the first to complete the fifth mission of the IARC aerial robotics competition.

It features a small laser scanner as well as a color camera and other sensors.

60ft Gundam Japanese Robot Statue Update – It’s Animated

An update on the Japanese Gundam Robot in Tokyo. Video of the 60ft Gundam below shows that the robot is slightly animated with lights, steam, a moving head and sounds.

Battlebot “Ziggy” Flips and Destroys Dryer

340 lbs and gold medal winner at the RoboGames, Ziggy throws this hunk of metal several feet in the air with its high powered wedge.

Controllable BristleBot Stays Within the Lines

Remember the bristlebots? Those toothbrush and pager motor robots that buzzed around? Here’s a version that is controllable. Watch it turn around after it goes past the black line.

Quadruped Robot Walks and Fights – Video

Take a look at “Issy”, a walking, fighting, quadruped robot made by Let’s Make Robots user mikef. Issy has a wireless camera for the operator, and an airsoft gun to shoot things! Notice how well the robot walks. Issy is built out of 13 AX-12 servos using the bioloid frame kit, lynxmotion SES brackets for legs, and […]