Geoffrey Lillemon sez:
This summer Neil Mendoza, Claudia Crobatia, Mo Schalkx, Maikel van Lingen and I spent a day making a robotic wig pretty up Marian Mudder for
[adult swim] Off the Air.
Showa Hanaka 2 – a realistic silicon-faced dental training robot at Showa University in Japan can ‘autonomously turn its head, eyes, sneeze, cough, blink, and simulate choking. The robot has speech recognition capability and can hold conversations with students’.
C.G.P. Grey talks about the rise of the workplace machines.
Baxter, who’s already sucking up to the boss behind your back.
LS3, the successor to Big Dog, a quadruped robot developed by Boston Dynamics, gets a first taste of military action at RIMPAC2014 - the multinational maritme war games in Hawaii.
A prototype baby robo-dinosaur developed by designer Never Ben at
Self-balancing, motion tracking , responsive to voice commands, cute as the Dickens and
probably available to buy later this year for around €80.
A cautionary tale of opportunistic charging and battery drain by
Supinfocom animation student Francois Heysen.