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Honda's Asimo Humanoid

ASIMO is a humanoid robot created by Honda. Standing at 130 centimeters (4 feet 3 inches) and weighing 54 kilograms (119 pounds), the robot resembles a small astronaut wearing a backpack and can walk or run on two feet at speeds up to 6 km/h (3.7 mph), matching Hitachi's EMIEW.

da Vinci Robotic Surgery

This video demonstrates use of the da Vinci Robot to conduct minimal-invasive surgery.

Swumanoid as a Tool to Help Enhance Speed of Swimming

The Swumanoid project has be developed by the Nakashima Group at Tokyo Institute of Technology. It is hoped that the Swumanoid will help understand how humans can swim at a faster pace and to make this technology a good tool for helping athletes enhance their speed at swimming.

Australia's University of Newcastle NUbots RoboCup 2011

The name NUbots stand for Newcastle University robots and is the name of the robot soccer competition team of the Newcastle Robotics Lab., Australia, since 2002.

TU Dortmund's Nao-Devils RoboCup 2011

The Nao Devils Dortmund are a RoboCup team by the Robotics Research Institute of TU Dortmund University participating in the Standard Platform League as the successor of team BreDoBrothers, which was a cooperation of the University of Bremen and the TU Dortmund University.

Joggobot: Flying Robot As Friendly Jogging Companion

Dr. Florain ‘Floyd’ Mueller at the Exertion Games Lab RMIT University is currently developing the Joggobot, a flying robot that will work to interact with the human body, play (i.e., sports exercise), and technology.

Unmanned Autonomous Tractor

Research at the University of New South Wales, Australia is aiming to provide control mechanisms that can manipulate the agricultural tractor with precision.

The Arrival of Kuratas - A Japanese Engineered Gun-Wielding Robot

Gun-wielding robots are only ever seen in action films, until now. Suidobashi Heavy Industry, A Japanese electronics company in Tokyo, have revealed a $1.2 million gun-wielding robot manipulated using smartphone technology. This robot is powered by diesel, is four meters in height, weighs 4.5 tonnes and can move at 10 km/h.

R2 Humanoid Robot

In the current iteration of Robonaut, Robonaut 2 or R2, NASA and General Motors are working together with assistance from Oceaneering Space Systems engineers to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries.

ETH Zurich present quadrocopters cooperatively tossing and catching a ball

Recent developments by researchers at ETH Zurich present three quadrocopters working in co-operation to toss and catch a ball using an elastic net.