For the first time have surgery on the heart using a radio-controlled robot.

Robot BallPUsing remote-controlled robots that perform complex surgical operations has some advantages, as well as for doctors and patients. This allows doctors to avoid physical exertion, fatigue and a more lengthy and complex operations. Continue reading

ApriPoko the robot universal remote Toshiba

ApriPoko Robot Toshiba #1

Researchers at the company Toshiba have developed a robot speaking, can be used as a universal remote voice, to control various appliances. This little robot weighing 2.3 kilograms and measuring 21 x 27 cm, is therefore ApriPoko, and learns to order various equipment you watching (because it is equipped with a camera to identify users) and you questioning. Since the location you are positioned, the robot ApriPoko you notes and expects that you use a remote control. When the sensors detect infrared radiation emitted by the remote control, the robot speaks and ask: “What are you doing?”. When you have answered him, saying what you did ( “I turned on the radio” or “I changed for the next TV channel 58” for example), the robot ApriPoko record in his memory this operation. Continue reading

A robot to replace your remote

ApriPoco is a robot developed by Toshiba. From white and a height of 21cm, this little robot to look very nice you will relay the cupboard all your infrared remote controls so far allowed interreges you with your electronic devices! With ApriPoco, suffice it to its owner to learn gradually actions to achieve. In its learning phase you learn a word or phrase associated with an action while conducting it so that the robot can memorize. For example, you would say it “increases the volume of music” and at the same time you do this with your remote usual. Once ApriPoco the record he will not remain more than you state your phrase or keyword so that it handles the rest by contacting your electronic equipment. Continue reading