Engineering Newswire 74: Human-Piloted Anti-Robot Walks

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:43am
Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re expanding the Internet of Things with the Wunder Bar, getting mustache rides from robots, and piloting robots to fight the Kaiju, in the future. This episode features:

Wunder Bar: European start-up Relayr’s Wunder Bar, is a sensor board that makes it easy for consumers to create Internet of Things connected apps using nothing more than pure imagination.

The Anti-Robot: Jonathan Tippett is creating what he has dubbed the Anti-Robot, a human-interfaced, 5-meter tall robotic exoskeleton. Support the IndieGogo campaign.

Read: Anti-Robot Runs on Custom Power Plant

You Give a Robot a Whisker: Berkeley Lab researchers have created tactile sensors from composite films of carbon nanotubes and silver nanoparticles just like the highly sensitive whiskers of cats.

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