humanoid robots

Scientists create robot which registers human emotions

July 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) In their quest for creating a human-like robot, scientists have edged closer to their goal -- they have designed one that can display several human emotions ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Can robots be blamed for killing civilians?

April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) If a robot develops a programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?Such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Table tennis playing robots debut in China

October 11th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese experts have developed two humanoid robots that can play table tennis. Wu and Kong are programmed to serve, return and score.The robots, each 1.6 meters ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New robotic hand types like its human counterpart

March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, humanoid robots that can perform hip-hop!

August 28th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 28 (ANI): Who says only Michael Jackson could do the perfect moonwalk? If scientists in Sydney are to be believed, then even robots may soon burn the dance floor.Mary-Anne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi lad hopes his robots will bend it like Beckham

July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the World Cup held people in thrall, an 18-year-old Delhi boy is hoping his home-built robots would be able to show off their football skills ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Artificial muscles made of hydrogen can make domestic robots silent

October 21st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 21 (ANI): Engineers have found a way to make domestic robots a lot quieter, by building them with artificial muscles that run on hydrogen, instead of noisy compressed-air pumps or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial skin can’t dodge the human touch

October 9th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Artificial skin covering prosthetics and humanoid robots might resemble real skin to the 'T', but when touched the difference is apparent.John-John Cabibihan at the National University of Singapore ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robot to make computing lessons more fun for Brit school kids

January 8th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Brit schools are looking into the possibility of using humanoid robots to teach their students by the end of the year, in a bid to make computing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain processes typing and scribbling activities differently

April 18th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Doodling on paper or typing on a keyboard might seem like similar activities, but according to a new motor development research, there is a significant difference in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Robotics hope to teach baby-robot to talk

February 29th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 29 (ANI): Robotics experts at the University of Plymouth are planning to work with a 1m-high (3ft) humanoid baby robot called iCub, in order to find out if it could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a humanoid robot that is no pushover

December 7th, 2007 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, December 7 (ANI): Japanese researchers have developed a humanoid robot that has the ability to rebalance itself after accidental or intentional shoves or kicks land anywhere on its body.This could become ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, humanoid robots with human gaze

November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin

Posted in Sci-Tech |