I've dreamed of the day I never have to stand up ever again and that dream is slowly becoming a reality. The HUBO-FX1 is a robot designed to walk passengers around up to 220 lbs. It's controlled via an attached joystick and can go forward, backward, and sideways. Plus how awesome would it be to walk down the sidewalk in a giant robot when all your friends are using their puny little human feet. It would be glorious!
Keepon is a robot project by Marek Michalowski of Carnegie Mellon to create a socially rhythmic robot that detects beats and dances to them. Sadly, this little dude dances better than I ever will in my entire life. Usually I just get on my back and spin like a Ninja Turtle. The... / Continue →
I'm down with the concept of a robotic power assist suit, but I'd really wish somebody would have the smarts to attach some weaponry to one. Or at least have more wires coming out the back. ... / Continue →
A University of Bridgeport student has won the 2006 Fashion in Motion contest with his design for the Triple Watch. The Triple Watch concept is a cell phone that folds conveniently into a watch-size factor for storage on a wrist band. Calls can be received either when the phone... / Continue →