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Tennibot: The World’s First Robotic Tennis Ball Collector

Do you play a lot of tennis? Tired of collecting all the balls? Then check out Tennibot, your automatic tennis ball collecting robot. Tennibot has an 80 ball capacity bucket and a 90 minute charge let’s it run for 4 … Continue reading

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Ava Robotics

Ava Robotics is a spinoff from iRobot but not a new robot.  iRobot first introduced us to Ava in 2011. Ava Robotics is being reintroduced today as it’s own company and offering up a telepresence robot that can drive itself. … Continue reading

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Crawling Robot

Using snakelike skin, this robot from Harvard researcher Ahmad Rafsanjani, has the ability to crawl. Using a technique similar to origami called kirigami, the skin is created using cutting as well as folding. The cut out skin is wrapped around … Continue reading

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Pizza Robots

Who doesn’t like pizza?  Well a company in California called Zume is adding robots into the mix. They have a robot called Doughbot that spreads the dough into a circle in only 9 seconds. A second robot spreads the sauce … Continue reading

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SpotMini From Boston Dynamics

SpotMini is at it again.  Previously SpotMini was shown to climb stairs, fetch beer and put items into a dishwasher. This time the 4 legged robot goes the extra creepy mile and shows us he can open a door and … Continue reading

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