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Robots

Will Meets Sophia

Will Meets Sophia

“They show us I, Robot just to make sure we don’t get any ideas.” Sophia the robot goes on a date with entertainer Will Smith, and it quickly becomes evident that there’s no love connection. Will might want to unplug his devices before Skynet comes after him.

New Gundam Breaker (Teaser)

New Gundam Breaker (Teaser)

New Gundam Breaker is an action game for Windows and PS4 where you play with living versions of Gunpla, or Gundam model kits. Collect parts as you battle and use them to build your own mech. You’ll also be able to swap parts while in battle. Drops 6/22/18.

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The Rise & Fall of Giant Robots

The Rise & Fall of Giant Robots

(PG-13: Language) Despite their heritage, commercial success and inherent coolness, giant robots are not as popular today as they once wer. Gigguk charts the history of the mecha genre, its influence on anime and why it’s not as popular as it used to be.

Westworld & Solving The Pathetic Fallacy

Westworld & Solving The Pathetic Fallacy

(Spoilers) Science fiction often relies on the idea that robotic uprisings come from androids gaining human-like emotions. Trekspertise provides their thoughts on why Westworld’s approach is more compelling and believable in this excellent video essay.

Iron Harvest

Iron Harvest

King Art Games’ mechs-meets-1920s real-time strategy game is on Kickstarter. Iron Harvest promises gameplay that’s more tactics than twitch, engaging single player campaigns, and of course badass mechs and weapon systems. It’s coming to Windows, PS4 and Xbox One.

HAL 9000 Interactive Replica

HAL 9000 Interactive Replica

Master Replicas’ upcoming Full Scale HAL 9000 replica responds to lines from 2001: A Space Odyssey with the appropriate lines. But it’s also an Amazon Echo device, which means you can use it to play music, ask questions, control smart home devices and more.

Rubik’s Solving Robot

Rubik’s Solving Robot

If you thought that kid solving a Rubik’s Cube in under 5 seconds was impressive, wait til you get a load of Ben Katz’s speedy robot, which can size up the plastic cube puzzle, and solve it in less than 1/12th of the time – 0.38 seconds to be precise.

All Is Full of Robots

All Is Full of Robots

If you thought that Sophia the robot was creepy before, check this out, as the humanoid AI sings Bjork’s All Is Full of Love, which by no coincidence featured a singing robot in its video. Skip to 3:48 for the performance, which we suspect was aided by Vocaloid.

Wheeled-leg Climbing Robot

Wheeled-leg Climbing Robot

Inspired by a design posted by Brainergizer, YouTuber 上橋智恵 shows off an adorable little robot which can easily walk up walls and on ceilings – as long as they’re made out of metal. Its construction relies on neodymium magnets in its feet to work its magic.

1000Toys The Iron Giant Action Figure

1000Toys The Iron Giant Action Figure

1000Toys’ highly accurate The Iron Giant figure looks like a statue, but it’s actually a highly poseable collectible. It’s about 6.3″ tall, is made of many die-cast metal parts and comes with two heads, four pairs of hands, two sets of teeth and the “S” chest emblem.

Raven R Reactive Robot Speaker

Raven R Reactive Robot Speaker

Teenage Engineering – the folks behind the awesome Pocket Operator synths are collaborating with Chinese tech giant Baidu to create a robotic speaker reminiscent of Pixar’s Luxo, Jr. The R moves and grooves to music, while displaying patterns on its LED head.

Robot Opens the Door

Robot Opens the Door

Boston Dynamics‘ growing robot army is getting ever more ready for its uprising. Watch as one of its SpotMini quadruped ‘bots uses its arm appendage to not only open a door, but to let his buddy out. They’re coming for us… it’s only a matter of time.

Suvie Robot Cooker

Suvie Robot Cooker

Suvie is a robotic refrigerator and cooker. It keeps ingredients chilled until you tell it to start cooking. It has compartments for veggies, sauces, protein-rich food and starch-based food. There’s also an optional meal subscription with pre-packed ingredients.

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Robot Factory Wood Model

Robot Factory Wood Model

Build your own desktop robot factory with this amazing wooden model from UGears. The 598-piece kit comes in flat-pack form, and features a variety of moving parts as well as robots that roll off the assembly line.

Robot Size Comparison

Robot Size Comparison

Since the robots in science fiction are just that, fictitious, MetaBallStudios’ could just have made up any measurements they wanted for their latest comparison video and we’d believe them. Regardless, it’s still cool too see just how much bigger Megazord is than R2-D2.

Pacific Rim Uprising (Trailer 2)

Pacific Rim Uprising (Trailer 2)

(PG-13) “Someone let them in. Someone from our world.” The latest trailer for Pacific Rim Uprising shows that our young heroes are thrust reluctantly into their roles when the kaiju unexpectedly return. Premieres 3/23/18.

Segway Loomo Personal Robot

Segway Loomo Personal Robot

It’s not quite an Autobot, but the Segway Loomo is a combination of the company’s self-balancing scooter and a modular robot. It can carry up to 200 lb. but can also work autonomously for security, cargo, and more. It will come in home and business variants.

Honda 3E-D18 Robotic Workhorse

Honda 3E-D18 Robotic Workhorse

Honda’s concept autonomous ATV is designed to work like a robotic pack mule, carrying loads to work sites, and also performing tasks like plowing snow, tilling soil, or harvesting crops with attachment modules. It’s rugged, has a 4-wheel drivetrain, and runs on electric power.

2018 Sony AIBO

2018 Sony AIBO

Originally introduced back in 1999, Sony’s AIBO robotic pet dog is back and much improved. The adorable little digital pup moves much more smoothly, responds to touch, does tricks, recognizes people, and has soulful OLED eyes that express its virtual emotions.

LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupus Concept

LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupus Concept

LEGO Ideas member demon1408 made this kickass proposal for a 1/60th scale model of Gundam Barbatos Lupus from the hit anime Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans. It’s fully articulated and comes with a sword-mace and guns. DIY instruction video here.

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The Crystal Fox Puppet

The Crystal Fox Puppet

Whether or not you loved The Last Jedi, you’ve got to hand it to the effects departments for their work on the film. While we assumed the Vulptex (aka “crystal foxes”) were CGI, it turns out they built an amazing animatronic puppet for close-ups, then scanned it for digital use.

Intelligent Actuator Table

Intelligent Actuator Table

A neat demonstration designed to show off the precision and programmability of Intelligent Actuator’s technology, in which a grid comprised of dozens of mechanical actuators move up and down to guide four soccer balls along their appropriate paths.

Build Your Own Droid

Build Your Own Droid

While so much of the focus has been on BB-8 in recent years, R2-D2 is still our favorite droid. Now you can build your own 12″ tall R2 unit using this DIY kit which includes all the parts you need, and stickers for customizing your bot. Great for kids or kids at heart.

ACHIRES Running Robot

ACHIRES Running Robot

The Actively Coordinated High-speed Image-processing Running Experiment System or “ACHIRES” is a somewhat silly looking bipedal robot which can run at high speeds, in part thanks to a 600 fps camera which observes its posture and corrects its balance instantly.

Lifelike Animatronic Abraham Lincoln

Lifelike Animatronic Abraham Lincoln

This incredibly realistic Abraham Lincoln puppet is the work of animatronics company Garner Holt Productions. Tested visited the company to talk about the puppet and the future of animatronics. Doesn’t look like anything to me.

ATLAS Does a Backflip

ATLAS Does a Backflip

In this brief footage from Boston Dynamics‘ laboratory, we see just how agile their ATLAS humanoid robot has become. The biped can not only walk, carry objects, and stand itself up like a human, but can now jump between pedestals and even do backflips.

Robotech VF-1J Guardian Mode Statue

Robotech VF-1J Guardian Mode Statue

Prime 1 Studio and Harmony Gold present a must have collectible for fans of Macross, Robotech or anything that’s awesome. The VF-1J Veritech Guardian Mode is about 33″ tall and 32″ wide. It comes with detachable FAST Pack space booster and weaponry.

GEIO FPV RC Combat Robot

GEIO FPV RC Combat Robot

GJS Co’s follow up to Ganker. Like it’s predecessor, the GEIO is a combat robot that’s controlled via a mobile app. But it has sensors that enable first person view, auto-targeting and augmented reality features. It also has conquest, scavenger hunt and race modes.

Robot Convention Highlight Reel

Robot Convention Highlight Reel

Does machine automation give you a thrill? Then tune in now for 10 minutes of robot porn, recorded by HD1080ide at Hannover Messe 2017, where robots poured beer, wielded lightsabers, lifted cars, played air hockey, and secretly conspired to take over the world.

Just a Couple of Headless Robots

Just a Couple of Headless Robots

A pair of Cassie robots take a stroll around the offices of their creator, Agility Robotics. These amazing mechanical wonders are able to balance on two legs without tethering, and were inspired by the way an ostrich walks. Everything you see here is 100% real, no CGI.

LEGO Halloween Machine

LEGO Halloween Machine

Too lazy to deal with trick-or-treaters this Halloween? Then you need to build a machine like the one that JK Brickworks made. This fun LEGO robot delivers individual candies with its skeleton hand, then gives kids a scare when they try to grab their treats.

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