Robots Gallery

A gallery of all kinds of robots, humanoid robots, robotic cars, industrial robots and so on.

Janken robot: Let’s play Rock-Paper-Scissors

Janken robot: Let’s play Rock-Paper-Scissors
We all have played Rock-Paper-Scissors in our childhood. It is a simple game based on luck and strategy, and none of us could win every time. However, Japanese scientists developed a robot which could win Rock-Paper-Scissors every single time! The robot is named Janken which means Rock-Paper-Scissors in Japanese. The robot is developed by University of Tokyo researchers and was unveiled in June 2012. The latest version of this robot is version 3. Janken robot is a high-speed robot which could recognize human hand gesture in 1ms. Then the robot could decide its joint angles based on the g...
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Disney’s new wall-climbing robot: VertiGo

Disney’s new wall-climbing robot: VertiGo
Disney has recently introduced a new cool robot VertiGo. VertiGo is a wall-climbing robot which is capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall.The robot has two tiltable propellers that provide thrust onto the wall, and four wheels. One pair of wheels is steerable, and each propeller has two degrees of freedom for adjusting the direction of thrust. With these design, the wall climbing robot can move on a wall agilely. The VertiGo robot is created in collaboration between Disney Research Zurich and ETH. They use two propellers to provide the thrust that is needed to keep the robot o...
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Geminoid F – the sexiest robot

Geminoid F – the sexiest robot
The humanoid robot Geminoid F caught a lot of attention at the 2015 world Robot Exhibition in Beijing. It is a life-like robot with the face of a young Asian woman and can make a variety of expressions. The  Geminoid F was developed five years ago by Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro at Osaka University. Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro is famous for creating robots look and behave like real human beings. He even created a robot replica of himself, called Geminoid HI-1. Both Geminoid F and Geminoid HI-1 are telepresence androids which means that they need to be remotely controlled by a human being in th...
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