Starwars – Luke arm robotic

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The 70’s was invaded by the Starwars magic. Most of those generation are still hook with the series. And man y ideas, invention have arised from it. And one of them is the luke arm. Remember that in the series Luke Skywalker lost his arm and was fitted with a robotic one.

Paro seal robot

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Japanese a really fascinated with robots. Another proof of this fascination is the Paro seal robot.

Here is a article taken from discussing what Paro is:

Recent advances in robotics have been applied to automation in industrial manufacturing with the primary purpose of optimizing practical systems in terms of such objective measures as accuracy, speed, and cost. However, the resulting robots are mostly kept away from human beings because people can be injured during their everyday functioning.

Unlike industrial robots, “Mental Commitment Robots” are developed to interact with human beings and to make them feel emotional attachment to the robots. Rather than using objective measures, these robots trigger more subjective evaluations, evoking psychological impressions such as “cuteness” and comfort. Mental Commitment Robots are designed to provide 3 types of effects: psychological, such as relaxation and motivation, physiological, such as improvement in vital signs, and social effects such as instigating communication among inpatients and caregivers. Continue reading “Paro seal robot”

Plen Robot

Plen Robot

We have seen honda’s Asimo move, walk the ladder, and interact. But have you seen him do skateboarding?

Well this is the forte of Plen, the robot that skateboards. He move swiftly and unrobot like to be exact. Movement is fast and precise.
Well, in terms of motion this robot is far the greatest.

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