Archive for January 26th, 2007

Another sneak peak of the modular decks

Friday, January 26th, 2007
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We have posted another sneak peak of our modular deck solution due out this spring here.

Transbot – Transformable remote-control humanoid robot

Friday, January 26th, 2007
Transbot

Yujin, a robotics company in Korea, has a very cool humanoid robot that is also a transformer. If only we could start getting all these cool robots stateside…

Transbot

Transbot Stats:

Useful option packs
Wireless camera and LCD Monitor
PC interface via RS232
User programmable
(motion creation, edit, motion simulation)
Attachable weapons(rifle, machine gun, rocket launcher)

Walking
5cm/sec
17 D.O.F.
Various attack and defense postures for battle gameDriving
40cm/sec

video after the jump

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A Chat With the Robot Man In Redmond

Friday, January 26th, 2007
Tandy-Trower

Here’s a few questions and answers from an interview with Tandy Trower, a 25-year veteran at Microsoft who now heads the robotics division at the company. His team just launched Microsoft Robotics Studio as a tool kit for robot programmers. It’s aimed at making robot programming easier and more transportable across all robot types.

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