Posts Tagged ‘robot’

Israel Has Built A Robot Army — and It Should Scare The Sh*t Out of You

As Israel prepares for yet another war directly on its border, the truth about Israel’s vast military capabilities has been largely absent in the corporate media. However, if one were to be fortunate (or unfortunate) enough to be able to travel to Israel’s border with Syria in the north and the Gaza strip in the south, […]

Robot sex & the city: An affair heading for disaster

In hindsight, we shouldn’t be surprised by humans getting a rise out of robots. Hollywood has been pumping and priming us for the big nuptials between man and android for many decades now. Consider, for example, James Cameron’s 1991 box office hit ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day.’ Aside from being the highest-grossing film of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s […]

WATCH small doglike Italian robot tow 3-ton aircraft across airfield

A video shared by the Dynamic Legged Systems lab (which is run by the Genoa-based Italian Institute of Technology), starts with scientists carefully attaching a rope to the doglike robot’s backside. The other part of the rope was attached to the aircraft’s chassis. The plane did not seem to budge at first. Yet, as the […]

Swedish feminists up in arms over ‘dangerous’ sex robot brothels

Sex robot gets 92 Tinder matches in 2 hours Writing in the Expressen newspaper on Wednesday, the heads of three Swedish feminist organizations argued that the appearance and attributes of today’s sex robots bore the same “objectifying, sexualized and degrading attitude” that was found in mainstream pornography. The organizations behind the letter were the Sweden’s Women’s Lobby, the National […]

First Iranian surgeon robot showcased in ‘Made in Iran’ exhibition

IRNA – Sina Surgery Robotic System (Flex model) was unveiled on Tuesday for the first time in the venue of Tehran’s permanent International exhibitions. [First Iranian surgeon robot showcased in ‘Made in Iran’ exhibitionThe robot, which is the result of a 15-year effort of Tehran University of Medical Sciences’ specialists at the Biomedical and Robotics […]

Amazon warehouse robot pepper sprays 24 employees, sends them all to the hospital, one in critical condition

(Natural News) An unfortunate “robot mishap” was behind a bear repellant spray incident at an Amazon warehouse that sent dozens of workers to the hospital. The accident comes at a time when many Amazon warehouse workers are already on edge as they see robots increasingly taking over their tasks and threatening their […]

24 Amazon Workers Hospitalized After Robot Punctures Bear Spray In Warehouse

Twenty-four workers in an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey were hospitalized on Wednesday morning after a robot punctured a can of bear spray. One worker was in critical condition, ABC News reported, and 30 more were sickened and treated on the scene. The primary cause for hospitalization was difficulty breathing, according to NBC New […]

Robot Janitors Are Coming to Mop Floors at a Walmart Near You

Robot Janitors Are Coming to Mop Floors at a Walmart Near You December 3rd, 2018 Via: MSN: Robots are coming to a Walmart Inc. near you, and not just as a gimmick. The world’s largest retailer is rolling out 360 autonomous floor-scrubbing robots in […]

Japan has made child robot faces more realistic and it’s weird AF (VIDEOS)

Researchers from Osaka University have come up with a way to identify and evaluate facial movements in their robot child head, named Affetto. In doing so, they have created a version of Affetto that’s far more expressive than the first generation model which was created in 2011. So much so that it’s a little bit […]

Surgical robot BOTCHES surgery, kills man on operating table while doctors sipped lattes

(Natural News) In the name of scientific “progress,” Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital in the United Kingdom recently tried to pioneer the use of a surgical robot that it tasked with repairing a patient’s damaged heart valve, only to have the machine go completely bonkers and ultimately kill the man on the operating table. […]

Sophia The Robot That Wanted To “Kill All Humans” First Machine Granted Visa

By Aaron Kesel The robot named Sophia that once creepily responded it wanted to “destroy all humans,” will take its place as the first robot to be granted a Visa, Yahoo reported. Sophia traveled to Azerbaijan as part of a world tour promoting robotics and met the country’s president, Ilham Aliyev, who greeted the droid. Sophia’s […]

Boston Dynamics Tries To Calm Fears Over Robot Uprising With Twerking Robo-Dog

Nobody will expect the robot uprising when it happens, especially after Japanese-owned Boston Dynamics dazzles us with twerking, moonwalking robo-dogs of death designed to win us over with their dance routines. In fact, if you see one dancing it might be best to just run… And while we’re all distracted […]

Jumping Robot Salto-1P

Jumping Robot Salto-1P October 5th, 2018 Via: IEEE: <!– –> <!– AD CAN GO HERE END: AD CAN GO […]

Humanoid Construction Robot Installs Drywall by Itself

Humanoid Construction Robot Installs Drywall by Itself October 2nd, 2018 Via: The Verge: If Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, construction workers might be a thing of the past. Researchers have built HRP-5P, a humanoid bot that can handle a […]

Edible Robot Caterpillar Designed to Deliver Drugs Inside Human Body

September 27, 2018 By Nicholas West High-tech drug delivery systems continue to be researched. I’ve extensively covered the move toward nanorobotics that can do everything from deliver drugs to laying down labels for genetic marking that could one day connect the human brain to computers or rewire it completely. The latest offering is a bit […]

Watch a Space Robot Capture a Runaway Satellite With its Net

What to do about a drifting satellite? When their missions are done, satellites are supposed to trash themselves—either burning up in the atmosphere, or flying into a parking orbit out of everyone else’s way. But older or malfunctioning satellites aren’t always able to take care of themselves. These can become dangerous obstacles to […]

Robot Boat Sails Into History by Finishing Atlantic Crossing

Robot Boat Sails Into History by Finishing Atlantic Crossing September 4th, 2018 Via: ABC: All summer, the small boat drifted steadily eastward across the churning North Atlantic until it neared the Irish coast, where it made history by becoming the first unmanned sailboat to […]

Russian Weapons Company Unveils 13-Foot “Killer Robot”

August 22, 2018 By Mac Slavo A well-known Russian weapons company has just unveiled its newest deadly weapon: a golden 13-foot tall killer robot. Kalashnikov Concern presented the large bulletproof robot that’s currently in development at the Army 2018 fair near Moscow. About 1,200 Russian defense companies and weapon manufacturers take part in the […]

Walker robot concept among Kalashnikov’s latest project revelations

The new hardware is among the 700-odd items on display at the Army-2018 international forum near Moscow. Kalashnikov, known worldwide for its dependable and powerful assault rifles, is also showing off utility vehicles intended for military use. One is the OV-2 hybrid buggy, a compact four-seater capable of going up to 100 km/h (92mph). It […]

Flying Dragon Robot Transforms Itself to Squeeze Through Gaps

Flying Dragon Robot Transforms Itself to Squeeze Through Gaps June 23rd, 2018 Via: IEEE: It’s a modular flying robot powered by ducted fans that can transform literally on the fly, from a square to a snake to anything in between, allowing it to stretch […]

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