Robot Sightings: iSOBOT Jedi Wars, Canadian Robot Sumo, Battlebot Photos, and more….
What's going on today in my crazy robot world?
- 20:23 Reading an Instructables on gutting a toy piano. Great way to add sound to a robot. tinyurl.com/6889m2
- 23:18 The 2008 Japan Robot of the Year award events are coming up the 19th to 21st at TEPA. www.robotaward.jp/for_general/
- 23:37 ETRI in Korea is promoting a robotics open platform: tinyurl.com/5cge2u
- 07:38 The iSOBOT Jedi Wars continues tinyurl.com/6mylgd Paxshikai is so creative!
- 07:47 Setup Karen's Power Tools Replicator with the Drobo - automatic, painless backups! www.karenware.com/powertools/powertools.asp
- 08:00 Robots7 built a pretty large hexapod tinyurl.com/5qdgb8 but, no link to their website. Drat! I'd like to know more.
- 08:05 The Canadians (www.robotgames.ca/) are also into robot sumo (tinyurl.com/59524m) Who would have guessed?
- 08:10 Pretty funny, but creative motor application tinyurl.com/5cd2vg . Might be useful to give a robot some personality.
- 10:22 Found an awesome collection of Battlebot photos going back a few years - flickr.com/photos/anniecatblue/tags/battlebots/
- 10:26 California Insect Bots (www.calbugs.com/). Remember to connect with them at Robogames 2009.
- 10:33 Robot Fighting League put together a 2009 Wall Calendar (share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=0UctXDNs0ZORg) if you're into that scene.
- 10:35 Sorry - the full RFL Calendar link should be tinyurl.com/67lrrn
- 11:38 This brings a whole new meaning to the word "mooning" www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/space/12/12/full.moon/
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