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 […]


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 […]


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 […]