Behold: the Zibo Tea Brewing Machine – a dual armed robot created by US/Chinese company AUBO Robotics capable of preparing, steeping, pouring and serving four perfect cups of Chinese tea.
Before slicing you into cubes with its built in laser.
An ingenious creation by amateur engineer Human Controller – a robotised Rubik’s Cube that can solve itself in minutes, whether held in the hand or tumbling over a flat surface.
Geek off on the internal gubbins here.
A tiny pogo-jumping bot created by UC Berkeley’s Biomimetic Millisystems Lab.
Salto 1-P (an acronym for saltatorial locomotion on terrain obstacles) is designed to mimic the saltatorial (jumping) locomotion of animals like kangaroos and rabbits.
MIT’s new and improved Cheetah 3 quadruped robot gallops across rough terrain, climbs debris laden stairs, recovers from impact and leaps onto a desk – all without the aid of any visual sensors.
Cassie, an ‘ostrich-inspired’ bipedal robot created by Agility Robotics has a playdate with Spot – Boston Dynamics robo-quadruped.
Aren’t they adorable?
This is probably how they’ll cavort when they’ve killed all humans.
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Yours for €1800 – the 3D-printed Doublehand from Youbionic – a glove with two finger controlled robotic hands.
A hundred and one uses, surely.
Taiwanese choreographer, inventor and video artist Huang Yi dances a duet with KUKA — a robot he programmed — set to the cello stylings of Joshua Roman.