The Robot Roundup

robotrobotWanna know what has been going on in the world of robots in the last week? Well, if you are ready for your fix lets look at some of what is going on in the world of robots.

Robot Muscle Grows  A research team at the National University of Singapore has created a robot  that can lift 80 times its own weight. This robots strength is nothing to be balked at, and more amazingly the team estimates that the robot power could be in production for real robots in about five years.

A Home Brew Running Robot

The folks over at Dash Robotics have opened crowd funding on their Dash unit. This unit will be one of the fastest DIY robots on the market once it releases. Interested parties can get in on their own Dash for about $40, some assembly required.

Kirobo Speaks

Many of you remember the recent launch of Kirobo into space. Recently he gave his first speech from the international space station. The one line speech was "On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all" Image: Morgue File