Tag Archive: robot

Jul 28

A Robot That Flies Like a Bird

Oct 27

Universal Robot Gripper – Made with Coffee and a Balloon


Sometimes the simplest things work the best. Researchers at Cornell, University of Chicago and iRobot (the Roomba folks) have created a robot gripper that is made with ground coffee and a latex balloon. Basically, they vacuum air out of the coffee filled balloon and the structure inside becomes rigid. Let air in, and the structure …

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Oct 06

Rovio webcam robot

There’s a review up of the Rovio robot by WowWee (the same guys that make Robosapien). Here’s a video: