Sphero Is the Gift for Mobile Gamers Who Have Everything

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Mashable’s Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list. If you’re stumped shopping for the smartphone-touting gamer in your life, Sphero may be the perfect gaming accessory he or she never considered. Sphero is a robotic ball remotely controlled by apps on your smartphone. […]

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Real Working Wall-E Robot

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Using the EZ-B Robot Controller and the EZ-Builder Robot Control Software from www.ez-robot.com, aliencurv modified a U-Command Wall-E toy to make it more like the real robot. Now Wall-E can understand voice commands, follow his face, and much more. Now this guy is a real hacker.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/07/27/real-working-wall-e-robot/

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Cake Decorating Robots Are Here

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Baking a cake is simple compared to frosting and decorating right. One slip up and the entire cake can be ruined. Thankfully, we’re in the 21st century, and cake decorating robots are here. This video by food industry company unifiller is a year old, but is trending now. Their high tech robots can frost and decorate a […]

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Giant Robot Snake

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Canadian scientists in East Vancouver, BC, created this gigantic, working, slithering robot snake. They named the bot Titanoboa as a metal reincarnation of the ancient 50ft long serpent rendered extinct so many years ago. The video is shared on YouTubeTrends.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/11/18/giant-robot-snake/

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Honda UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Trailer

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Honda‘s UNI-CUB robotic Segway-unicycle hybrid of sorts has been in the working for years. Now, Honda has done enough R&D to release this futuristic trailer for their new innovative mobility device which is sure to be helpful in Japan as the median age rises. Read more on MotorTrend, Wired, and UberGizmo.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/05/17/honda-uni-cub-personal-mobility-device-trailer/

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Weed-Killing Robot Reduces Need for Herbicides

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Scientists at Blue River Technology will commercialize a weed-killing robot after landing $3.1 million in Series A funding from Khosla Ventures. The agricultural invention uses algorithms to differentiate between good and bad plants, injecting the bad with enough fertilizer to kill it. If you’ve ever tried to grow your own garden, you know how impossible […]

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Robotic Octopus Created

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Rather than reinventing the wheel, or perhaps the leg, robotics engineers have sought to copy the modes of transportation seen in the animal kingdom. Now to add to robotic dogs, fish and ants, we have a robot that moves like an octopus. Cephalopods, including octopodes, have developed multiple ways of getting around. Their tentacles can be used to both swim […]

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Robot With Swagger Walks To Stayin’ Alive

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Remember the DARPA and Boston Dynamics made bipedal robot that walked on a treadmill in a now famous viral video? Well after seeing the cool ‘bot walk, timtrusler realized it was walking with some serious swagger. He added Stayin’ Alive which fits the walking machine perfectly, and now this video from April is starting to trend.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/08/17/robot-with-swagger-walks-to-stayin-alive/

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Robotic Arm Can Catch Objects

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EPFL researchers have debuted a new robotic arm that is able to catch incoming objects of various sizes and shapes. The arm can react in less than five hundredths of a second. This new video explaining and demonstrating the arms abilities is now trending.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/05/12/robotic-arm-can-catch-objects/

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