Robots

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See video Autonomous Quadrotor Helicopter - Aggressive Maneuvers

A very impressive demonstration of a small autonomous helicopter performing precise aggressive maneuvers - flips, flight through windows, and quadrotor perching.

2377 7 years 17 weeks ago
See video Towel-folding robot created by US researchers

Watching a robot fold towels is surprisingly fascinating. Such a simple task for a human is actually very complex for a robot.

714 7 years 26 weeks ago
See video Roomba Pac-Man

An ingenious recreation of Pac-Man with Roombas - autonomous robot vacuum cleaners.

651 7 years 45 weeks ago
See video Mind-controlled Robotic Hand which can Feel

Scientists from Italy and Sweden developed a new artificial hand that can actually feel, as it is directly linked to the brain. The brain picks up the sensors in the hand, and the hand picks up signals from the brain.

206 7 years 47 weeks ago
See video Smallest ever free-flying aircraft invented

A short demonstration of a new flying robot aircraft which is the size of a small bird. It is capable of hanging in the air like an insect and can move in any direction.

36 8 years 2 weeks ago
See video Robotic Hands move faster than the eyes can see

These high-speed Japanese robots can do precise operations at a blisteringly fast speed.

794 8 years 7 weeks ago
See video Einstein robot with realistic facial expressions

A highly realistic Einstein robot developed at the University of California, San Diego. The robot can learn how to smile through self-guided learning.

166 8 years 10 weeks ago
See video Tweenbots - Adorable Robot Experiment

The tweenbot has a flag stating its intended destination and depends on passersby to help it get there, because it can only move forward.

143 8 years 22 weeks ago
See video Juan Enriquez: Tech evolution will eclipse the financial crisis (TEDTalks)

A humorous, inspiring and eye-opening presentation about the financial crisis and the potential of technology to reboot the economy.

171 8 years 30 weeks ago
See video Humanoid robot plays the Violin

This 1.5 m. (5 foot) tall robot can play the violin thanks to its human like dexterity. It is one of a number of robots Toyota is developing to assist humans in Japan's greying society.

4398 8 years 44 weeks ago
See video Mythbusters - Mona Lisa drawn in 80 milliseconds

This video shows the difference between a CPU (robot) and a GPU by demonstrating their painting capacities.

2587 9 years 2 weeks ago
See video Rat-brain controlled robot

Scientists at Reading University have created a robot that is controlled by living rat brain cells grown in a lab.

1095 9 years 5 weeks ago
See video Amphibious Robot Snake

The ACM-R5 robot snake can glide through water elegantly. It was developed by the Hirose-Fukushima Robotics Lab in Japan.

229 9 years 8 weeks ago
See video New Zealand's All Robot Music Band - The Trons

The Trons is a self-playing robot band consisting of four robots - two guitar players (one of whom also does the vocals), a keyboard player and a drummer.

837 9 years 14 weeks ago
See video Big Dog - an ultra stable quadruped robot

BigDog is a dynamically stable robot using four legs for movement. This video demonstrates how it handles being kicked, balancing on slippery ice and overcoming obstacles.

7979 9 years 26 weeks ago
See video Self-organizing robots

Robots with a mind of their own are now being created which can physically join together and self-assemble to fulfill different functions.

1244 9 years 26 weeks ago
See video Remote-controlled robot insects

Not even the most sophisticated of today's robots come close to mimicking the flight aerobatics of insects. However, researchers have found a way around that: by programming and taking control of real insects.

962 9 years 27 weeks ago
See video Tilted Twister - Robot Rubik's Cube Solver

An ingenious lego robot solves a Rubik's Cube in just a few minutes.

760 9 years 29 weeks ago
See video Puppy vs Robot

"When I brought home a Roboquad robot the other day and started playing with it, our resident guardian K9 was none too pleased.

3324 9 years 33 weeks ago
See video Robots inspired by Animals

Robotics researchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration. Watch a robotic salamander, a water strider robot, mechanical cockroaches and some cool self-configuring robots.

729 9 years 43 weeks ago
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