Take a Lesson from Robotic Pets from IBM. Over 15 years ago IBM, through it’s electronics division started offering robot dogs to customers in Asia. Consumers in Japan seemed particularity drawn to the products ( I don’t want to call then dogs) and over 150,000 units where sold since that time. The dog is called […]

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When I think of robotic exoskeletons I cannot help but flash back to the movie Alien 2 where Sigourney Weaver shows off her new found dock worker skills with one built for moving cargo. This was a very simple design that could easily be real today.

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Motorcycle Riding Robot Will Off Course Buy Yamaha Motorcycles. I have been riding motorcycles since I was old enough to get a drivers license. There is not much that compares to giving the throttle a twist on a curvy country road, leaning into the turns so far that the knees of your blue jeans has […]

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Robot Finally Walks Upright it is an Event Worth Noting. When early man finally stood on two legs for the first time there wasn’t anyone around to witness it except off course others like him ( or her). For the ones that had not yet mastered this skill, it must have seemed something akin to […]

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Bioinspired Robots in Research. In the early days of robotics, researchers endeavored to recreate human motion, control and logic into machines that one day could become useful to mankind. Today industrial robots are used in place of human workers for many assembly and process tasks. Human like robots are still in the development stages. 

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What the World Needs Now, is Flying Submarines. The idea of very small flying robots bee like machines is not the stuff of science fiction. In fact we have found research on this topic going back years. MIT has invested significant resources into development of these Robobees as they are known in the hope of someday […]

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Designing the Perfect Robotic Finger. Man has been using what he sees in nature for inspiration in design since the dawn of civilization. Scientist us bio-mimicry to solve engineering problems for all types of inventions and products. All you have to do is look at a modern airplane for example. Modern robotics has found that […]

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You Don’t Often See a Toddler Robot. Here at Tek-THinK we love to follow the latest robot technology and believe there is a lot happening in this field, finally. We see incredible progress in the area of industrial robots and home service robots or androids. This is first time we have a human baby like robot […]

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Advanced Robotic Prosthetic Limbs from DARPA. After six years of development, the Revolutionizing Prosthetics program at DARPA has developed two anthropomorphic advanced modular prototype prosthetic arm systems, including sockets, which offer increased range of motion, dexterity and control options. Recently the team put their new technology to the test.

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Robotic research and development has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years especially for industrial applications. Home robotics so far is limited to small robotic appliances such a vacuums. The age of the home android robot is still a long way off, but closer than you might think. Any android robot would need a […]

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