Robot Sightings: ROVIO battles Spykee, BBC Discovers Robots, FreeTrack, Vex on Woot, and more

What's going on today in my crazy robot world?

  • 20:19 We missed it entirely and found out after the fact that a Vex robot system was the pick of the day on Woot tinyurl.com/vex-on-woot
  • 20:51 The BBC looks for the robot of the future, and finds the Stanford Stair robot fetching a stapler... htinyurl.com/bbc-stair
  • 21:00 The BBC gets HRP-3 demo, perhaps the world's most advanced humanoid, but things don't go as well as expected. tinyurl.com/bbc-hrp3
  • 23:05 The guys over at Trossen have a really good sense of humor... <but unfortunately they seem to have moved the funny sign post that was linked here...>
  • 09:55 Tilt your head, look left, right, & your robot can do the same. Checkout FreeTrack (tinyurl.com/free-track). Best of all, it's FREE!
  • 10:07 Ever want to build an 84 DOF humanoid robot but couldn't find a controller? Problem solved (tinyurl.com/84-servo-controller)
  • 10:17 Robots can be very effective in teaching AI concepts. Here's one example using the SRV-1: tinyurl.com/robot-as-ai-teaching-assistant
  • 10:43 Promo for NHK BS2 TV special on robot development in the 50 years since Atom (Astroboy) was born. tinyurl.com/astroboy-atom-special
  • 10:49 Here's the Japanese link for the NHK program just mentioned: tinyurl.com/astroboy-atom-film-info
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Lem

One thought on “Robot Sightings: ROVIO battles Spykee, BBC Discovers Robots, FreeTrack, Vex on Woot, and more

  1. The tinyurl link for the trossen funny sign link doesn’t seem to work, but other than that, Brilliant!

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