Tag Archives: Robot

Keepon

(Not new. Video uploaded back in 2007. Many students including me didn’t know it when I first saw it in last semester’s (awesome) Toy Design class so I thought many of this class may haven’t seen it either. Anyways doesn’t hurt at all to watch again.) Keepon is a cute smart little robot originally designed […]

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The Quadrocopter

A robot made by professor Raffaello D’Andrea from the Control of Distributed, Autonomous Systems lab of  at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), it utilizes four propellers in combination to robust motion and positioning tracking. As demonstrated through a series of controlled flight tests (found below), these robots demonstrate how precise their […]

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Anouk Wipprecht: Clever Fashion Designer

Our blog seems to be lacking some fashion flair even though there are some crazy, clever, techy innovations happening within the realm of fashion design. One of such tech-savvy fashionistas is Anouk Wipprecht. She is a Dutch designer who’s responsible for Fergie’s illuminating boots and other technologically awesome clothing designs. The two outfits that impressed […]

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Add human, to everything? Google Sloppy

Very interesting approach to something we all know and love, the Google search. Google sloppy is the brainchild grad student from Pasadena Art Center College of Design. What it does is add human characteristics to the Google search, by making it lazy. The search engine yawns as you type in your query and makes mistakes […]

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Telepresence

Very interesting article about a boy who has a very weak immune system who can now to go to school. Instead of sitting in the hospital and missing out on everything, Lyndon can go to school through a robot. They call this telepresence, the boy has the ability to participate in school as the robot […]

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