PLEO robo-dino

PLEO the robo-dino was designed to emulate the appearance and behavior of a week-old baby Camarasaurus. It was designed by Caleb Chung, the co-creator of the Furby, and manufactured by Ugobe.

Indeed it’s promising but can it really replace your cat/dog pet?

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iRobot Roomba Model 4220

The loyal and faithful iRobot Roomba Discovery SE – Model 4220 will clean your house without ever asking for anything but a plug and maybe a little backup if it runs into the cat. Roomba senses and finds dirt. Once dirtier areas are detected, Roomba automatically increases the intensity and focus of its cleaning.

It’s generally not Woot’s policy to link to outside sites, just like it’s not the iRobot Roomba Discovery SE – Model 4220’s policy to leave any dirt behind. It has two Virtual Walls that can be programmed to keep your Roomba out of off-limit areas. Roomba has the built-in intelligence to automatically return to its self-charging home base when its battery is low or it has completed a cleaning cycle. This means your Roomba will always be charged and ready for its next cleaning mission. Not bad for a household appliance ayt?

robot news

NASA’s Spirit and Opportunity have gotten a two year funding extension to continue their mission across Mars. MedGadget are keeping us up to date on robots in the medical field including the NeuroArm robot that performs MRI-guided neurosurgery, and the zero-gravity surgical robot software developed by SRI. Woot continues to appeal to robot lovers everywhere by offering Wowwee Roboquads for $50. South Korea to Build Robot Theme Parks by 2013 according to MSNBC.

TRANSFORMER

HIS BUMBLEBEE With PAPER

I bumped into this in the net while searching for something. A transformer model prototype made from paper, though it don’t transform into a bumble bee car, it is a small replica of bumble bee from the movies. This is his story, a document of how and why he built this awesome piece of art. There are about more than 60 movable joints, 36 cm in height. He used AO paperboard, boxes of egg-pie, bottle of Tai-zi milk, snap fastener, moon cake box, white paperboard, chopsticks, popsicle sticks, the core of ball-point pen, plastic spring to make this excellent work and it took him just a month to complete this jaw-dropping wonder, from July 15 to August 11.

People can achieve everything he wants in case of his courage.

Chairman Mao