Robot BallP, balancing on the ball, it is impossible to blame.

Robot BallPJapanese researchers from the University of Tohoku Gakuin University published a new video, which provided them a new development, the robot BallP, Ball Inverted Pendulu, move around, balancing on a basketball ball. Thanks to accurate and fast control system the robot can carry a glass of water filled to the brim without spilling a drop of water. Continue reading

Twendy One helps people with mobility redite

Twendy One is a robot that was created by Waseda University in Tokyo and Professor Shigeki Sugano.
Although it seems quite small in the illustration, it still measure 1.50 meters and weighs 111kg.You might ask what is its purpose? Its mission is to help people with reduced mobility (disabled, elderly people …) at home. Indeed, it can be used to help a person get out of bed, getting up from a chair or out of a wheelchair.

It can even prepare breakfast since, with two hands, it is able to grasp an object as a sandwich, a drink or a plate without exerting too much pressure on this subject which is in contact with the sensors on the robot . Continue reading

Robots conducts Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Asimo Hondas Vorführ-Roboter For many would-Maestro has from time to suspect in the case of Honda’s Asimo robot Hitech certainty: This is the Detroit Symphony Orchestra conduct – without really knowing what he does. The appearance of the humanoid robot, whose acronym for “Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility”, before the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will help, a program for young musicians of the orchestra better known. Continue reading

Asimo robot is really human

http://www.cnet.co.uk/i/c/blg/cat/gadgets/asimo/asimo04.jpgThe humanoid robot Asimo from Honda now works independently and operates independently with its environment.
The new technology developed by Honda puts the robot now in the situation in an environment with other people and Asimo robots to interact. Asimo has learned and is now in a position to be harmonious. The robot can now dodge oncoming people. It covers the persons eyes with his camera, calculates its direction of motion and speed, calculated their expected movements and then selects independently the fairest way to the person not to hinder. Is not enough space occurs Asimo back and lets the people the priority. Even in the everyday work of a human being, the small robots now perform tasks such as wearing a trays and pushing a wagon. Another feature is that when Asimo below a certain battery now stand independently its battery charges. The comprehensive system allows that several Asimo robot work together for editing. Continue reading

HONDA – progress as a challenge

Technology and motor sports since the company was founded by Soichiro Honda essential elements, not only in the products again, but also part of the Honda philosophy. The world’s largest engine manufacturer developed pioneering technology, the driving pleasure and everyday practicality combined. In the special exhibition at the Museum of Technology in Spryer Honda shows exhibits, which not only brand history, but also milestones of mobility on land and at sea represent. The highlight of the exhibition is the racing version of the Civic Hybrid, directly from this 24-hour race at the Unbarring for the exhibition. Continue reading