Robot Sightings: More MANOI, Old Combat Robot Videos, Bioloid Library, and more…
What's going on today in my crazy robot world?
- 22:01 If combat robots are your thing, then get over to YouTube and check out TeamVeloicity's videos! (www.youtube.com/user/TeamVelocity)
- 22:15 The "Uncanny Valley" robot problem gets extended to other everyday objects... (tinyurl.com/other-uncanny-valley-objects) Spooky? Yes!
- 22:33 RoboBuilder has posted a module to support the Microsoft Robot Development System 2008 (tinyurl.com/robobuilder-MSRDS)
- 23:27 Trying to develop C programs to use with the Bioloid CM5? Check out this thread & new C library - tinyurl.com/bioloid-cm5-c-library
- 23:36 Good report covering the Western Japan Welfare Equipment show featuring many assistance robots. tinyurl.com/welfare-equipment-report
- 23:44 You gotta love a competition that automatically disqualifies robots if they serve any useful purpose. tinyurl.com/bakarobot-report
- 23:51 Day 2 report from the Kyosho Humanoid Cup with "Concours de elegance", sprints, and the Hall of Fame- tinyurl.com/kyosho-manoi-day2
- 01:26 Piperoids - the cute 21st century robots made out of paper pipes/straws - piperoid.jp/index.html
- 08:43 Curtis at EngineeringTV shared the best video of the Aldebaran NAO robot we have seen so far: tinyurl.com/engineeringtv-nao-robot
- 08:57 Thanks to Eloise - Hallmark has a very cool Wall-E Christmas ornament (tinyurl.com/walle-christmas). Now, if we only had a tree...
- 10:17 SketchUp has a physics plug-in (tinyurl.com/sketchup-physics) Must model humanoid robots now! (tinyurl.com/sketchup-robot)
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