robotWanna 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
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
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.
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