Category Archives: Animals

Is Pleo Back?

Is everyone’s favorite robotic dinosaur Pleo coming back? Jetta Company Limited is the company that originally produced all of the parts for Pleo.  They recently bought all of the intellectual property rights to Pleo when Ugobe had it’s bankruptcy sale. … Continue reading

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RiSE V3 Pole Climbing Robot

Like some robotic Squeezel, Boston Dynamics and the University of Pennsylvania have created version 3 of RiSE. This robot can climb at almost the rate of one foot per second and now sports 4 legs instead of the previous 6. … Continue reading

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Robotic Animals Catch Poachers

US Fish and Wildlife officials are now using robotic animals to catch poachers. They have previously caught people shooting at turkeys from a car.  Shooting at animals from a car is a $500 fine in the US. The robotic animals … Continue reading

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Robotic AquaPenguin

Festo has done it again.  First they had the impressive Aquajelly and Airjelly robots and now they have the AquaPenguin. The penguin, along with the Bionic Tripod, Fin Gripper and other items are part of Festo’s Bionic Learning Network. The … Continue reading

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Robo Fish School

Spain is set to unleash a school of robotic fish in the port of Gijon. The fish were developed by the University of Essex in England and the BMT Group. The fish will be outfitted with tiny chemical sensors in … Continue reading

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