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Advanced Technology : Wearable Computers

Xybernaut.com Wearable PCs - Xybernaut's product line of wearable PCs represents the latest development in computer technology and a giant advance beyond laptop and palm-held. pop (Added: 21-Oct-2000 Hits: 5175 Rating: 7.71 Votes: 10 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Building Robots

Home Brew Robotics Club Builders Book - A robot builders guide by Chuck McManis of the San Jose Home Brew Robotics Club. Covers motors, batteries, sensors, platforms, printed circuit boards, controllers, etc. pop (Added: 29-Oct-2000 Hits: 7391 Rating: 2.78 Votes: 9 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Bob Blick's Assorted Electronics Projects - Ex-Teacher, Bob Blick, has put together a great site explaining various electronics projects with lots of photos and diagrams and schematics. Projects include: Servo pulse to PWM converter, H-bridge, Audio Preamp, Mechanically Scanned LED Clock, Converting microwave oven to 2.45GHz CW Amateur Radio transceiver, Moving LED Sign, PIC Chip Programmer, etc. pop (Added: 8-Mar-2001 Hits: 5887 Rating: 9.40 Votes: 5 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Easybot Robot Chassis - Easybot™ is a pre-built robot chassis designed for educators, researchers, and hobbyists. Easybot™ is the easiest way to get your robot mobile. pop (Added: 4-Dec-2001 Hits: 6634 Rating: 4.00 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
The Robot MarketPlace
The Robot MarketPlace - Buy (and sell!) robot-related supplies. From fighting robots to educational kits, this is the source for everything robotic. pop (Added: 12-Apr-2003 Hits: 10387 Rating: 5.50 Votes: 2 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Building Robots : Kits and Components

Rogue Robotics
Rogue Robotics - Robot chassis kits for Parallax Boe-Bot style robots. Supplier of Simmstick products and the Rogue Blue base kits. pop (Added: 27-Jul-2002 Hits: 7472 Rating: 5.82 Votes: 11 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Hobbytron - Hobbytron - The largest selection of fun electronics and toys! Robot kits include BEAM Robots, Battlebots, Robotic Arms, Programable Robots, Cybug. pop (Added: 4-Aug-2002 Hits: 6160 Rating: 5.25 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Evolution Robotics
Evolution Robotics - The ER1* is the first-ever personal robot system that can be trained to do useful and fun things around your home or office. The ER1 features a flexible design with all the hardware you need to create the ultimate robot. pop (Added: 21-Sep-2002 Hits: 4617 Rating: 6.30 Votes: 10 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Amateur Robotics - Hobby robotics site with lots of robotic projects as well as several mobile robot kits on sale. pop (Added: 10-Feb-2003 Hits: 5977 Rating: 10.00 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Building Robots : Projects

Nuts & Volts Robotics Supplement - August 2002
Nuts & Volts Robotics Supplement - August 2002 - Looking for some helpful information on robotics? Check out this months supplement  "Amateur Robotics" packed full of great articles designed to interest robotics fans of all levels. pop (Added: 3-Aug-2002 Hits: 5660 Rating: 6.50 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Fighting Robots

RobotCombat.com - The place to find out everything about combat robotics. Buy your parts here, learn about the events, the history, the news and more. pop (Added: 12-Apr-2003 Hits: 6527 Rating: 5.50 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Fighting Robots : Battlebots

Battlebots Official Site
Battlebots Official Site - The future of robotic sports. Get the latest info on who's kicking robo butt! pop (Added: 20-Sep-2000 Hits: 11873 Rating: 9.00 Votes: 11 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Biohazard Combat Robot - BioHazard won the heavyweight one-on-one competition at the Long Beach BattleBots in August 1999, and the Robot Rumble at the Las Vegas BattleBots competition in November 1999. In 1996 and 1997, BioHazard won the Robot Wars one-on-one competition. pop (Added: 28-Sep-2000 Hits: 4413 Rating: 9.75 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Fighting Robots : Military Robots

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies - A US Army program to develop high tech applications for soldiers to increase their strength and fighting ability as well as improve survivability. pop (Added: 20-Mar-2002 Hits: 5949 Rating: 6.00 Votes: 3 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Autonomous Weapons - An analysis of the history and use of autonomous weapons. pop (Added: 15-Jul-2002 Hits: 6792 Rating: 7.20 Votes: 5 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
ARMS (Autonomous Robots for Military Systems) - A Survey of Collaborative Robotics Core Technologies and Their Military Applications pop (Added: 15-Jul-2002 Hits: 8060 Rating: 7.20 Votes: 5 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle Award
Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle Award - DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has awarded Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Consortium and teammate Boeing $5.5 million to build and test a prototype robotic unmanned ground combat vehicle or UGCV. The vehicle will be the first attempt at an autonomous ground combat vehicle that can operate on all types of terrain. pop (Added: 23-Jul-2002 Hits: 13526 Rating: 6.23 Votes: 22 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

General Robotics

MIT Leg Laboratory - The Leg Lab at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab is dedicated to studying legged locomotion and building dynamic legged robots. We are specialists in exploring the roles of balance and dynamic control. pop (Added: 10-Nov-2000 Hits: 6537 Rating: 5.00 Votes: 1 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

General Robotics : Animatronics

Animatronic Skeleton by Chuck Rice - Build your own Animatronic. Project details for building an animantronic skeleton using a common Halloween plastic skeleton, Hobbie Servos and and a Servo Controller Chip. pop (Added: 29-Oct-2000 Hits: 9032 Rating: 6.50 Votes: 2 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Animatronic Eyes - Give your android dual color video cameras for eyes. These are human-sized eyes with pan and tilt capabilities and also with moveable eyelids. The eyes pan separately so that they can be crossed if desired. Eyelids move separately too. Standard NTSC video output. pop (Added: 3-Jan-2001 Hits: 4692 Rating: 9.00 Votes: 1 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
The Robot Factory - Manufacturer of animatronic robot figures for advertising, promotion, education and entertainment. pop (Added: 3-Jan-2001 Hits: 6317 Rating: 3.50 Votes: 2 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
The Monster Makers - The Monster Makers is a complete one-stop shop for Do-It-Yourself Monster Makers ranging from amateur hobbyists to professional SPFX artists. They carry a full line of supplies for use in Film, TV, and Haunted House productions. pop (Added: 7-Jan-2001 Hits: 6772 Rating: 4.25 Votes: 4 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

General Robotics : Humanoid Robotics

Honda P3 Humanoid Robot - The official web site of the Honda P3 walking robot. pop (Added: 21-Sep-2000 Hits: 11994 Rating: 10.00 Votes: 1 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Android World - This site is devoted to androids. An android is an anthropomorphic robot - i.e. a robot that looks like a human. Many android developers call their creations "humanoids" rather than androids. pop (Added: 27-Sep-2000 Hits: 8724 Rating: 8.50 Votes: 2 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Anthrobot - Ross-Hime Designs, Inc. - Mark Rosheim's company that focuses on Anthromorphic Robotics, a new generation of dexterous robots. pop (Added: 15-Jan-2001 Hits: 4584 Rating: 9.50 Votes: 2 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Sony Dream Robot - Video of Dancing - Video clips of Sony's humanoid robots dancing. pop (Added: 28-Mar-2001 Hits: 6501 Rating: 8.33 Votes: 6 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Fujitsu Introduces Miniature Humanoid Robot, HOAP-1
Fujitsu Introduces Miniature Humanoid Robot, HOAP-1 - Tokyo, September 10, 2001--- Fujitsu Automation Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that they have jointly developed a new miniature humanoid robot, named HOAP-1, designed for wide application in research and development of robotic technologies. pop (Added: 12-Sep-2001 Hits: 8627 Rating: 6.33 Votes: 6 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

General Robotics : Medical Robots

Integrated Surgical Systems, Inc. (ISS) - Surgical Robot - ROBODOC - Integrated Surgical Systems, Inc. (ISS) made medical history when it unveiled the ROBODOC® Surgical Assistant System. This active robotic device could perform an invasive surgical procedure with unrivaled precision, pop (Added: 3-Oct-2000 Hits: 5322 Rating: 7.20 Votes: 5 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Forceps! Scalpel! Robot! - The first FDA-approved robotic bypass operation promises a faster recovery--with no ugly scar. (Time, June 4, 2001) pop (Added: 30-May-2001 Hits: 5779 Rating: 4.50 Votes: 6 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Lego Mindstorm

LEGO MINDSTORMS - Official LEGO MINDSTORMS web site. pop (Added: 23-Jan-2001 Hits: 8839 Rating: 5.50 Votes: 2 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Robot Competition : FIRST

FIRST Organization - FIRST is an acronym which stands for "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology". The mission is to generate an interest in science and engineering among today's youth. FIRST sponsors annual robot competitions. pop (Added: 15-Jan-2001 Hits: 5287 Rating: 10.00 Votes: 1 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

Robotics Reference : Message Boards

MachineBrain.com Robotics Discussion Forum - Discussion Forum for Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Other Cool Technologies. pop (Added: 8-Apr-2001 Hits: 5204 Rating: 0 Votes: 0 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]
Yahoo BEAM Robotics club message board. - Yahoo Beam Robotics club message board. pop (Added: 19-May-2001 Hits: 5092 Rating: 10.00 Votes: 1 ) [Rate It] [Broken Link]

 

 
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