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Saphiro: The Blue Dragon - Robot Remix #4

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Saphiro, the Blue Dragonby Anton VanhouckeMeet Saphiro, the Mighty Blue Dragon! It was built from the LEGO MINDSTORMS 31313 set and the Air Race Jet 42066 set for the # ROBOTREMIX4 contest.It all started with a small sketch submitted for the competition.The completed model is 83 cm long and 63 cm...

How Is a Drone Like a Dog? Ask a Cop

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Police see drones as key tools in law enforcement. “We are negligent if we aren’t using drones,” says one officer

ROBOTREMIX2 - BUILDING INSTRUCTIONS 4 of 4 - GRAB-EV3

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We are now presenting you with the last of the 4 building instructions of RobotRemix2! In this previous post, you can view the 4 videos of the Robot Remix series 2. Now lets learn more about this transforming robot-grabber remix.The GRAB-EV3 by Guilherme Constantino"Hello my friends!I would like ...

Cockroach Robot Grows Tail, Does Flips

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Adding a tail to a cockroach-inspired robot helps it flip itself over with ease

Sony Bringing Back Aibo Team to Develop New Robot Dog

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It's been over a decade, but Sony may be releasing a new version of one of the most sophisticated consumer robots ever made

Smartphone Cameras Peek Around Corners by Analyzing Patterns of Light

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An MIT team shows that spotting moving objects around the corner only requires a smartphone camera and an algorithm

ROBOT REMIX #4

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In 2015, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Community Partners (MCP) were challenged to imagine awesome robots using parts from only a retail MINDSTORMS set and a LEGO Technic. The #ROBOTREMIX concept was born. The first remix, in 2015 was with the Technic SeaPlane, in 2016 there was one with the TeleHandler and ...

Will the Future of AI Learning Depend More on Nature or Nurture?

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NYU's Yann LeCun and Gary Marcus debated the degree to which algorithms will need the inherent understanding of the world with which we are hardwired

Video Friday: MIT Origami Robots, Sphero Mini, and Headless Robotic Cat

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Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

Where Does IBM Research Get Ideas? Open Mikes and Interns

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At IBM’s Almaden, Calif., research center, a project can kick off like a TV game show—or start with an intern’s curiosity

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