Category: Robots

Maliang Learning Robot, Quran Player, and Smart Pens

Posted by – December 17, 2014

Maliang makes the Marbo learning robot which is a toy robot controlled by a android device. The learning robot uses voice control for its operation and responds when you talk to it. Maliang also makes pens that interact with reading books. Maliang also makes a portable device which has contains to Quran on it. Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2014

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Demonstrations in Hong Kong

Posted by – October 19, 2014

The only demonstration I’ve seen thus far in the last 8 days I’ve spent here in Hong Kong.

Maxevis Robots for Kids

Posted by – October 19, 2014

Karaoke robots, poem reciting, singing, sensing the end of the table to not fall over and break. They also have a big elephant with the kid elephant remote controlling each other.

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Savino Robots, remote controlled cars, helicopters, quad-copters and more

Posted by – October 11, 2014

Savino makes a car that can be controlled by an iPhone that has camera functionality built in. Savino robots have a limited battery of 8 minutes and sells for 40 Euro. Savino also makes a dedicated remote control robot without smartphone connectivity that sells 149 Euros.

Murata Cheerleader Robots on inverted pendulum showcase sensors

Posted by – October 11, 2014

Self-balancing on a ball by inverted pendulum, they dance synchronized, using sensors, cameras and perfect precision in the remote coordination, they demonstrate some of Murata’s sensor components and innovation ability. You can watch the rest of the video to see some of Murata’s sensors, energy harvesting demonstrations and more.

Skeletonics Exarobot at CEATEC 2014

Posted by – October 10, 2014

You stand in the middle of the Exarobot and it immitates your moves, next function is walking, running and jumping extra high.

Caiba.net Telepresence Robot in Oculus Rift

Posted by – October 10, 2014

Using Arduino, a small Windows PC, the user wears the Oculus Rift to see from both eyes of the telepresence robot, motors, battery life is about 3 hours, you see what it sees and it moves its head as you move your head and you move it around using a gamepad. The price may be about $500 (not sure if with or without the oculus rift type remote vision head-mounted display device)

Ping Pong Robot at Omron Automation Lab

Posted by – October 10, 2014

Is this seriously cool or what? You can play ping pong against this robot, with it’s dual vision systems, anticipation algorithms, self balancing algorithms, it’s able to play back the ping pong ball to you no matter where you play it on the table. Perhaps with training, with some tuning of the anticipation of effects slicing and lifting in the ball, soon enough this robot may be able to beat even the best ping pong players in the world?

Read more: http://www.omron.com/media/press/2014/10/c1002.html

Toshiba Booth Tour at CEATEC 2014

Posted by – October 9, 2014

Crazy humanoid robot, Toshiba Smart Glass, Smart Plants (grown in lab), Smart Washing Machine, Smart Fridge, Toshiba Ene-Farm Fuel Cell, 4K TVs, Smart Home solutions, NFC, Video-conferencing Android app for old people, Smart band and more.

Robot imitates your moves with Kinect

Posted by – September 30, 2014

Student from the Hong Kong city university uses Kinect together with the NAO Robot to immitate the movements of a user who moves in front of the robot. Also see my interview with Bruno Maisonnier Founder of Aldebaran Robotics, creator of the NAO robot

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2014