robot design

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...

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New approach brings robot pets closer to reality

September 18th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The day is not far when you would be able to keep a robot pet that can mimic the behaviour of real ones, for researchers in Taiwan have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Caterpillars’ gut movements inspire soft-body robot design

July 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): "Weird movements" in the guts of freely crawling caterpillars could improve the design and development of soft material robots, according to researchers at Virginia Tech.The interdisciplinary research team, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |