PC in a Cat!

March 10, 2007 by J1mmy | 2 Comments

Its a pretty neat little gadget, it combines a working PC, AI and for some odd reason an air freshener? –(Probably for all those cat dumps!) The PussyCat PC is actually an enterant in Microsoft’s IDSA PC Design Competition. The PussyCat PC has two main modes:the PC mode – for all the PC related stuff, […]

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Ubiko To The Rescue!

March 2, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

Sooner or later, it seems as if fire sprinkler manufacturing companies will be out of business. Kyushu University and the Kanazawa Institute of Technology teamed up with a robot manufacturer known as tmsuk to develop a robot that can detect smoke when there is a fire. Ubiko, which is the robot that was developed, is […]

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IWARD – next generation caregivers?

February 3, 2007 by onlineexperts | 1 Comment

Visualize yourself in a hospital with a broken leg, the door to your room opens. Instead of a doctor or a nurse, you see a robot with a mop and a thermometer. What would be your first reaction, are you going to run away screaming with broken legs and all or are you going to […]

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Military Builds Insect-like Robots

January 24, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

Recently, I wrote about technology taking over the world. I had a bit of fun relating the article to Isaac Asimov’s iRobot. Well, I think we may be taking another step towards that “dream” once again. Next time, if you feel something crawling on your back or your legs, you might want to reconsider before […]

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Man developes Halo-like military suit

January 16, 2007 by poeloq | 2 Comments

Gamers will not have a hard time recognizing the suit on the left side – of course it looks like something from the computer game Halo. Troy Hurtubise, a locally well known inventor from Hamilton (Canada), has spent two years and $15,000 of his own money developing this military suit and claims that is has […]

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iRobot Create, the first programmable robot, unveiled at 2007 Consumer Electronics Show

January 10, 2007 by techbuzz | 3 Comments

iRobot Create, which is unveiled at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, can pick up clutter and create designs on the floor. Thus, it provides aspiring roboticists, students and robot developers with an affordable, pre-assembled programmable robot—iRobot Create. iRobot Create, is an affordable, programmable robot designed for aspiring roboticists, advanced high-school and college […]

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