Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas: Aftermath

I just watched the Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas bout and my feelings are a bit mixed. On the one hand the first round was disappointing but the second round was very engaging. The best way to describe the fighting for those about to watch would be as follows. If you’re expecting fast paced action then…

Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas

Credit: MegaBots Inc The original gentlemanly declaration to engage in mechanized melee.    The time we have all eagerly waited for has finally arrived and the wait has been sweetened with every sneak peak and shot of vehicular carnage. Billed as the “World’s First Giant Robot Fight”, the upcoming bout (will there be rounds?) between…

Automated #2: Self-Driving Delivery

Credit: TODAY    Another job may be on its way out at Domino’s. The company collaborated with Ford to produce a self-driving car for the purposes of delivering pizzas without a driver. It’s currently being deployed in Ann Arbor, Michigan where their headquarters are located and is being tested before the program is expanded. When the…

Automation

This is a catalog of all the companies involved in the automation. They vary in their methods of ordering, preparing and delivering food. Here you will discover how the way we eat food is changing and evolving faster than you can even imagine. Each company will get a letter assigned to them based on their…

The Real Life Robots

I will be keeping a running list here of all the robots that I’ve cataloged for easy access if you’d like to see how many there are. The main difference between robotic technologies, which I have separated, is that I’m looking for fully functioning, autonomous machines capable of interacting with the world. That is the…

Real Life Robots – A Mechanical Menagerie Special Series

These are supposed to be only Real Life Robots articles but for the sake of ease these robot related articles will go here. Real Life Robots #3: Prosthesis Furrion Exo-Bionics: developed the Prosthesis mech for competitive racing Real Life Robots #2: A New Chinese Contender, FutureWise FutureWise: invented the giant robot xx21 METHOD-1 A mechanized…

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…