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The Federal Aviation Administration Is Looking Into Pilotless Commercial Flights [Aviation]

by on Jun.10, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, artic, Ati, Av, Aviation, Bes, Boeing, Bp, Brin, bus, business, cat, Cia, clear, color, Commercial, day, de, Display, Drones, Ds, Dust, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, Faa, Feeds, ff, Flight, Flights, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Industry, Insitu, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Lane, Les, Light, lights, MER, mid, mini, Mod, Ms, Nes, Nexten, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, Plane, Planes, Play, Port, Q, quant, Rc, Research, Roboaviation, Robots, RSS, Rv, ScanEagle, sea, search, serve, sight, Sport, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, thefuture, TI, transport, Transportation, TV, Us, V, Via, what, X1

The FAA wants to bring the aviation industry into the 21st century, and one particularly terrifying area of their research, announced today, is the possibility of commercial planes that fly themselves. What could go wrong, besides just about everything? More

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R2-D2 Disguised as Iron Man [Imagecache]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 787, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Av, Bp, Bt, C-3PO, cat, cc, clear, color, dash, de, disguise, Display, dna, droid, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, game, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, iron man, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Led, mid, Ming, Mod, movies, Mug, NK, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Programming, Q, quant, R2-d2, r2d2, Ram, Rc, Red, Rf, rip, Robotics, Robots, RSS, Rv, serve, storm, stormtroopers, Style, sub, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, X1

Before it occurred to anyone to just have Obi-Wan use The Force to smuggle C-3PO and R2-D2 past those nosy stormtroopers, the script called for a much more conventional means of subterfuge: a disguise! [ Mike Verta — Thanks William! ] More

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Robotic Fish Being Built To Control Mortal Fishy Schools [Robots]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 360, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Bots, Bp, C6, cat, clear, Clones, color, Companies, D3, Danger, de, design, Display, Ds, Dust, E, Ea, EC, Et, Event, F2, ff, fish, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Industrial, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, OTS, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Research, Robot, robotic fish, Robotics, Robots, rom, RSS, Rv, school, Schools, Science, Sd, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, what, X1

Robotic clones are being built as we speak, designed to take over schools of fish and lead them away from danger. You know what this means, right? The human race will eventually cease to exist. More

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20-Foot Shears May Be Used To Cut Leaking Oil Pipe After Robot Saw Got Stuck [Bp]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, artic, Bp, broken, bus, business, cat, clear, color, de, Disaster, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, emp, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gq, Gulf, gulf of mexico, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, kin, La, Labels, late, Leak, Make, materials, Men, Mexico, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, nex, next, NK, Of, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, Oildisaster, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Pad, Padd, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Robot, Robots, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, spill, Spills, Style, Tag, tech, Test, things, TI, Tip, TV, Up, Us, V, X1

BP’s latest attempt to fix the oil disaster in the Gulf involves cutting the tip off the broken oil riser pipe and shoving on a containment dome . One of the problems? The robot saw cutting the pipe got stuck. More

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BMW 6 Series Transformer Helps Man Grieve His Wrecked BMW 6 Series [Companionship]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Ati, Auto, Autos, Av, bd, Bmw, Bp, Bt, C5, Cars, cat, clear, color, Companionship, convert, Convertible, D3, de, dev, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Help, Home Automation, HumanInterest, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Isp, La, Labels, Lde, life, LPs, Make, MER, Metal, mid, Mod, Model, Models, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Projects, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Robotics, Robots, RSS, Rv, scrap, series, serve, ship, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, Transformers, TV, V, what, X1

Crashing your BMW convertible is going to be devastating no matter what, but it helps to have a shoulder to lean on. This guy couldn’t find a shoulder to lean on, so he made one…out of his crashed BMW convertible. More

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Watch This Autonomous Mecha Fish Navigate a Kiddie Pool [Robots]

by on May.23, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Animation, Anime, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Arms, Art, Ati, Auto, automatons, Av, Bluetooth, Bots, Bp, cat, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, Dts, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fear, ff, fish, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, J3, kin, La, Labels, Led, Loc, location, magic, Men, mid, Mod, Ms, Navi, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, OTS, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Poland, Pool, Q, quant, Rc, Robo Fish, Robot, Robots, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tar, tech, TI, Toot, TV, Up, Us, V, Watch, X1

Our brothers-in-arms over at Gizmodo Poland have stumbled upon something magical. Witness Mecha Fish , so named by me because it is a fearsome beast that navigates kiddie pools and cannot be tamed thanks to a kind of rudimentary Bluetooth echolocation. More

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Solar Powered Transforming Robot Teaches Your Kids the Important Stuff [Toys]

by on May.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Army, Art, Auto, Bots, Bp, cat, clear, color, cook, Cookie, Cookies, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, eco, energy, ENESS, Et, etail, ff, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, H55, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Hub, I4, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, kids, La, Labels, Les, Men, Ming, Mod, My, N1, Nab, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, OTS, P4, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, power, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Robot, Robots, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Solar, Solar Power, Solar powered, SolarPower, Style, Sun, Support, sustainable energy, T3, T3solarrobot, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, Toy, Toys, Transformers, TV, Ui, Uk, Up, Us, V, villa, web, Wes, X1

Namely: the awesomeness of robots. Secondarily: the joys of sustainable energy. The £13.00 T3 Solar Robot/Tank/Scorpion will help impart both of these lessons, guiding your child to a promising future as a sun-harnessing super-scientist (or a robot army-commanding supervillain.) [ Red5 ] More

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LittleDog Learns Several Terrifying New Tricks [Robots]

by on May.22, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, ares, BigDog, Bots, Bp, car, cat, Ces, clear, color, Companies, de, Display, Dog, Dogs, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, heck, History, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, learn, Led, littledog, machines, mid, Mod, My, nin, Of, om, One, order, OTS, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, que, Rc, Red, Robot, Robotics, Robots, RSS, Rv, Scarythings, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, trick, Tricks, TV, Ui, Up, Usc, V, vers, Vide, Video, X1

The last we checked in with LittleDog, the smaller, scrappier version of BigDog and frequent resident of my worst nightmares, we took some solace in the fact that he wasn’t quite as nimble as his predecessor. Now: terrifyingly nimble! More

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Place All Your Trust In A Sat-Nav Crab [Satnavs]

by on May.21, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Av, bd, bda, Bp, car, Cars, cat, Cia, clear, color, crab, de, directions, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Emi, Et, F2, Fan, Feature, Features, ff, Food, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, gps, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, ixs research, La, Labels, live, mind, Mod, navirobo, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pet, PI, Pioneer, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Robot, Robots, RSS, Rv, Sat navs, satnav, Satnavs, serve, soc, social, Style, Tag, tech, TI, transport, TV, Up, Us, V, Who, X1, z1

Get back to basics in the car with a crab-robot that points out directions. Who needs GO LIVE and all those fancy social features, anyway? At least the crab will remind you to pick up pet-food on the way home

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Place All Your Trust In A Sat-Nav Crab [Satnavs]

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GPS Crab Guides the Way with Highly Accurate Claw Gestures [Satnavs]

by on May.21, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Av, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, Cia, clear, color, crab, de, directions, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Emi, Et, F2, Fan, Feature, Features, ff, Food, Ge, gesture, gestures, Gizmo, gizmodo, gps, guide, Guides, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, ixs research, La, Labels, Law, live, mind, Mod, navirobo, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pet, PI, Pioneer, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Robot, Robots, RSS, Rv, Sat navs, satnav, Satnavs, serve, soc, social, Style, Tag, tech, TI, transport, TV, Ui, Up, V, Who, X1, z1

Get back to basics in the car with a crab-robot that points out directions. Who needs GO LIVE and all those fancy social features, anyway? At least the crab will remind you to pick up pet-food on the way home.

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GPS Crab Guides the Way with Highly Accurate Claw Gestures [Satnavs]

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