Real Life Robots – A Mechanical Menagerie Special Series

Real Life Robots #1: More Than Meets The Eye – A Mechanical Menagerie Special Issue Letrons: manufacturing cars that can transform into large humanoid robots  Russian Military: created a robot that can use guns Great Metal: manufactured a large robot to duel other large robots MegaBots: manufactured a large robot to duel other large robots GJS: created small robots to…

Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #1: New Technology

Voodoo Manufacturing Voodoo Manufacturing is an automated 3-D printing factory. Few humans needed. Imagine shelves and shelves filled with 3-D printing machines. Their website presents the process in the following order: Submit a design or have one made for you 1-10,000 parts will be manufactured within 24 hours Let’s all wait for the inevitable armies…

Voodoo Manufacturing

Voodoo Manufacturing is an automated 3-D printing factory. Few humans needed. Imagine shelves and shelves filled with 3-D printing machines. Their website presents the process in the following order: Submit a design or have one made for you 1-10,000 parts will be manufactured within 24 hours Let’s all wait for the inevitable armies of warrior…

METHOD-1

I’ve already mentioned MegaBots here and their dream of creating giant robots. Here we see yet another innovation comes to life in competition. A company called Korea Future Technology has developed a new bipedal robot called METHOD-1 partly using concept art provided by Vitaly Bulgarov, who has also designed concept art for StarCraft II, Warcraft…

MegaBots Mk. III

nesacera / 123RF Stock Photo Did anyone actually forget about MegaBots by the way? I didn’t think so. Well they are back with a brand new design, the Mk. III. This design was outfitted with arms strong enough to lift an average car and not like a forklift either. It uses its hands, which resemble…