The progress of robotics has reached such an extent that it seems that there was no profession, role or prototype in a living world that was not reflected in the form of a robot
A whole group called Compressorhead has been composed of robots. The team founded in 2013 is based in Berlin and includes six participants. The guitarist with the “artistic pseudonym” Fingers (“fingers”, English.) 78 fingers, and the drummer has four hands. Robots are made of redesigned scrap metal, which predetermined the style of the group-Hevi-Metal.
The human -like Atlas robot Boston Dynamics has become famous for a series of videos, where it performs breathtaking tricks: performs a somersault, runs along the inclined surfaces, somersaults, overcomes a strip of obstacles for the Parru – and all this with the preservation of coordination and naturalness of movements, almost irrepressible in plasticity from human. The creators say that Atlas is a research, not a commercial project.
Development of the Institute of Biological Engineering of Vissa at the US Harvard University is called Robobee, that is, “Robopchela”, but focuses on flying a fly as a sample. The microcorobot has a wingspan of 3 cm and a weight of 80 milligrams, while it is able to move autonomously through the air. It is assumed that in the future such devices united in a swarm will be able to play the role of plant pollinators.
Chinese robot Smart Doctor Assistant – the joint brainchild of the University of Qinghua and Iflytek. It implements artificial intelligence technologies that allow you to conduct the initial diagnosis of patients. In 2017, the robot passed the national medical exam, gaining 456 points. This is 100 points larger than the minimum threshold for a positive result.
A two-meter creation with embossed plastic “muscles” and the harsh expression of the “face” looks threatening, but in reality it is just a mechanical sparring partner for table tennis. The TOSY Vietnamese company showed the Topio robot at several exhibitions, where he earned the nickname Terminator, but did not manage to win a single batch of rival people.
The development of Festo is called Bionicflyingfox, that is, the “bio -bio -bio -tower”, and actually copies the manner of movement in the air of these mammals. The robot has a wingspan of 228 cm, but at the same time weighs only 580 grams. Equipped with cameras of an artificial flying fox is a semi -autonomous flight in a given space.
With the help of artificial intelligence, the British robes Ai-da draw abstract paintings. In several large museums, exhibitions of her works were held. AI-DA named in honor of the Mathematics of the 19th century ADA Lavelis, the daughter of the poet Byron, whom many consider the first programmer in history. In addition to artistic paintings, AI-DA creates sculptures, is removed in musical clips and makes lectures.
Robots with remote control replaced real Zhokayev in several Arab countries, where camel jumps are popular. In traditional sports for Bedouins, riders were usually performed by children. They were often forced to participate in competitions, buying from families. During the races, young asses were threatened with serious injuries. For the first time, camel robots went to the start in 2005 in Qatar.
Like living ants, Festo Bionicant robots use collective action strategies to solve a common problem: they independently coordinate joint work in the most effective way. Bionicant, made using 3D printing, differ in durability and small energy consumption thanks to piezo-ceramic actuators.
Human -like Sofia from Hong Kong company Hanson Robotics uses the most advanced achievements in robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. It was designed in such a way as to study and adapt to the behavior of people, that is, “work in a team”. Sofia is able to maintain a conversation, express emotions, joke, write on social networks, perform in television shows. In 2017, Sofia became the first robot to receive citizenship of any country: Saudi Arabia issued her passport.
The first generation of Murata Boy robots released by Murata Manoufacturging Corporation appeared in 1991. One of the last models moves on a bicycle (including backwards), preserving balance, notes and overcomes obstacles on the path using sensitive sensors that emit ultrasound waves, and does not fall, even if it stands in place, thanks to the built -in gyroscope.
Xiaomi, which produces gadgets, brought the Cyberdog robot with an open source of $ 1540 to the Robot-Sobaka market. Cybersobaka performs various tricks (including the reverse somersault) at a speed of up to 3.2 m/s. The installation batch of 1000 copies is intended for fans of Xiaomi, engineers and enthusiasts of robotics.
Festo Aquajelly robots imitate the appearance of the jellyfish and programmed on flock behavior, although they can act completely autonomously – depending on the conditions of the external environment. You can manage them in real time using a smartph1. A promising scope of artificial jellyfish is environmental monitoring and control over the composition of wastewater.