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Built to look like a real fish, this robotic replica swims effortlessly in its London Aquarium tank thanks to sensor-based controls used to navigate through water to avoid obstacles. The hope of its designers is that the robo-fish could be used to explore seabeds or detect oil leaks in pipelines.
An experimental rat robot, designed to survive in an unknown or threatening environment, on display at the European Research & Innovation Exhibition in Paris.
Unlike in most sci-fi horror flicks, Tokyo’s denizens actually want to see two giant robotic spiders plod through their city streets. The spiders, which weigh in at 37 tons and top out at 40-feet tall, may or may not take over the world.
A seemingly glum bunny robot named “Patata” on display at the annual Tokyo Toy Show can make human-like faces and react to human voices.
A huge robotic elephant that also doubles as an outdoor theater entertains the crowds in central London.
A puppy plays with remote-controlled toy robot dogs at a hotel in Seoul, Korea.
In Japan, 12-inch tall robots called “Dream-Parrots” show off their ability to recognize and imitate human voices at the Tokyo Toy Show.
For just $145, a solar-powered robotic jellyfish could be yours.
A friendly looking dino-robot named “Pleo” has 14 actuators and 38 sensors on its body, allowing it to grow as the owner takes care of it.
A robot pet resembling a pug shows off its ability to respond via a Bluetooth wireless device at a show in Tokyo.
A robot dog in Tokyo, which runs on hydrogen batteries, shakes hands during the International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo.