Walking and running humanoid robot which can carry and deliver items. It can run at a speed of up to of 6 km/h and slalom around obstacles.
|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.
Robots with a mind of their own are now being created which can physically join together and self-assemble to fulfill different functions.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Robotic Hands move faster than the eyes can see||
These high-speed Japanese robots can do precise operations at a blisteringly fast speed.