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[Offbeat] Introducing a Friend of the Office: The Terminator

This is our friend, Bob. He’s a bit of a celebrity out in town, partly because of his amazing beatboxing skills, but also because he has a striking resemblance to a certain California governor. He really, really loves spaghetti s[...]
[Offbeat] Introducing a Friend of the Office: The Terminator
[Offbeat] Introducing a Friend of the Office: The Terminator[Offbeat] Introducing a Friend of the Office: The Terminator[Offbeat] Introducing a Friend of the Office: The Terminator

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Daiwa House’ New Crawlspace Robot

Riding on the wave of robotic devices replacing human workers in high-stress or high-danger locations, Daiwa House Industry, a famous Japanese homebuilding company, announced a new crawlspace inspection robot to be pressed into service[...]
Daiwa House’ New Crawlspace Robot
Daiwa House’ New Crawlspace RobotDaiwa House’ New Crawlspace Robot

Via Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

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Volkswagen Cars Get Valeo Auto-Park System

Good news for inexperienced drivers is news that Volkswagen’s Touran and Sharan will come with Valeo’s Park4U auto-parking system, which uses ultrasonic sensors to automatically park the car without scraping across neighbor[...]
Volkswagen Cars Get Valeo Auto-Park System
Volkswagen Cars Get Valeo Auto-Park SystemVolkswagen Cars Get Valeo Auto-Park SystemVolkswagen Cars Get Valeo Auto-Park System

Via Valeo Management Services

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Robot Succeeds at Learning Archery

This white, 41-inch-tall kid-sized robot with a Native American headdress is called iCub, and he learned how to shoot a suction cup-tipped plastic arrow all by himself at the Italian Institute of Technology. The ARCHER (Augmented Rewar[...]
Robot Succeeds at Learning Archery

Via Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia

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