Category: Tech

Offical name Land Walker, my name Gundam 1.0 ^o^

Japanese machinery and robotics manufacturer Sakakibara-Kikai has released the first genuine bi-pedal exoskeleton at a landmark event and one which is certain to attract a lot of attention for the company. Mechanatrons and BattleMechs have long been the subject of scifi books, comics and movies...

More

Robot Menagerie – pictures on bbc.com

The “in pictures” section has once again been updated with something of interest to me so I decided to share. Japan is at the forefront of robotics research. Engineers in the country have created hundreds of robots for everything from entertainment to mine clearance. One...

More

Summer 2007 must have tech item – Apple iPhone

I’ve always thought of myself as a “techie” and i think I am fairly knowledgeable of all the latest tech and gadgets that interest me. Todays all my tech related feeds are brimming with information about the bombshell that apple intents to drop on the...

More

Robot serves as temp worker in Japan

It can greet people, show DVDs and hand out balloons. “Ubiko,” a robot-on-wheels with a catlike face, is joining the crew of temporary workers supplied by a Japanese job-referral company to stores, events and even weddings. Next month, the 44-inch tall robot will be selling...

More

University Of Tokyo student creates cloak of invisibility

Harry Potter and Capt. Kirk would be proud. A team of American and British researchers has developed its own cloak of invisibility. Well, OK, it’s not perfect yet. But it is a start, and it did a pretty good job of hiding a copper cylinder....

More

Talk to me Via Instant Messaging

Anyone who visits my blog and finds it interesting and would like to talk can now do so by me adding to to Windows Live Messenger or Google Talk. I mostly use these two IM softwares because I like the simplicity of google talk and...

More