Automation


Japanese Robot cuts Pea Pod with Sword

Japanese Robot cuts Pea Pod with Sword

This is very Japanese and very awesome. A master swordsman teaches a robot the art of sword fight. Watch the mind blowing video...

Jun 5 2015, 4:09am CDT

ThinkEco SmartAC Wi-Fi kit brings the features of Quirky+GE Aros to current A/Cs

ThinkEco SmartAC Wi-Fi kit brings the features of Quirky+GE Aros to current A/Cs

This Accessory Turns Any Air Conditioning Unit Into A Smartphone Controlled Smart Appliance...

Jul 5 2014, 11:52am CDT

Portable Air Conditioners: Are they for Real?

Portable Air Conditioners: Are they for Real?

The question to ask in reference to portable air conditioners is this: are they for real?...

Jun 19 2014, 3:19am CDT

14 Year Olds Hack ATM In Lunch Hour - This is How it Happened

14 Year Olds Hack ATM In Lunch Hour - This is How it Happened

Over my morning coffee I saw rumblings on Naked Security’s Twitter feed of a couple of teenagers hacking an ATM. Matthew H...

Jun 11 2014, 9:00am CDT

ATM ejects $37,000 to homeless man

ATM ejects $37,000 to a homeless man

He withdrew $140 from the ATM machine, and got $37,000 instead....

Apr 5 2014, 1:24am CDT

Delphi to highlight automated driving technologies at CES 2014

Delphi to highlight automated driving technologies at CES 2014

There are only a few automotive suppliers available in the market who can deliver the most extensive portfolio which is needed...

Jan 6 2014, 10:33am CST

CES 2012: Elan to Show Off VL10 Touchscreen LCD

CES 2012: Elan to Show Off VL10 Touchscreen LCD

Perfect for home automation and more...

Dec 21 2011, 2:44pm CST

Hackers Destroyed Pump at Water Utility

Hackers Destroyed Pump at Water Utility

Hackers cause damage in the real world...

Nov 21 2011, 2:28pm CST

New ATM from NCR lets you Talk to a Teller via Video Chat

New ATM from NCR lets you Talk to a Teller via Video Chat

NCR is putting the teller back in the automated teller machine....

May 17 2011, 10:32am CDT

Targus 90W Mobile Power Inverter for $7 + $6 s&h

Targus 90W Mobile Power Inverter for $7 + $6 s&h

Today only, DailyCheckout.com offers the Targus 90-watt Mobile Power Inverter, model no. PAPWR005U, for $6.99 plus $5.99 for sh...

Aug 23 2010, 1:37am CDT

Schlage LiNK Home Automation System Review

Schlage LiNK Home Automation System Review

Today I am checking out a new home automation system from Schlage, yeah the lock people. The kit I am playing with includes a w...

Sep 30 2009, 8:06am CDT

Data Center to heat a Swimming Pool

Swiss town Uitikon is apparently getting the world's first Data Center heating pool. A data center built by IBM GIB-Services...

Apr 3 2008, 11:00am CDT

Master Lock smartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener

Master Lock smartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener

A normal garage door opener is all fine and good for the car, but what about a garage door opener that remains in place outside...

Sep 10 2007, 9:25am CDT

Diebold Granted Patents for Interfacing Mobile Phones with their ATM Machines

Diebold Granted Patents for Interfacing Mobile Phones with their ATM Machines

Diebold ATM’s are some of the most common ATM’s used in banking. Over the last 18 months Diebold has been granted five U.S. Pat...

Aug 28 2007, 12:51pm CDT

U.S. Navy Students get to play with Bioloid Humanoid Robots

U.S. Navy Students get to play with Bioloid Humanoid Robots

Humanoid robot vendor KumoTek, LLC says that they have sold Bioloid humanoid robot kits to the U.S. Naval Academy. The Bioloi...

Jul 19 2007, 4:00am CDT

Nao Humaniod Robot by French Aldebaran

Nao Humaniod Robot by French Aldebaran

A French start-up wants to take on the Japanese and Koreans in the humanoid robot space with the Nao. Slated to go in product...

Jul 20 2006, 9:54am CDT

Kawada HRP-2 Promet Anime Robot Ready to Serve You

Kawada HRP-2 Promet Anime Robot Ready to Serve You

Japanese Humanoid HRP-2 Promet is apparently currently positioned as domestic helper. Sure, I am all for a 154 cm tall Anime ch...

Jan 28 2006, 1:48am EST

Video Interview: iRobot's CEO Talks about the Scooba Robot

Video Interview: iRobot's CEO Talks about the Scooba Robot

Here is another kind of interesting video report from CES 2006. Nikki Cash interviews iRobot's CEO and Co-Founder Colin M. Angl...

Jan 15 2006, 8:37am EST

Korean Yujin Robotics Offers iRobi, iClebo Q and Transbot Robots

Korean Yujin Robotics Offers iRobi, iClebo Q and Transbot Robots

Korean company Yujin Robotics has announced several robots by now, trying to catch-up with Japanese and American robot competit...

Sep 3 2005, 1:23am EST

Waffer PC Air Conditioner Review

Waffer PC Air Conditioner Review

Pimprig reviews the Waffer PC AirCon PAC 400. Yes you read right a Air condition system for PCs. The Waffer PC AirCon has th...

Jun 4 2005, 6:34am EST

Robo-One - Robot Fighting Contest

Robo-One - Robot Fighting Contest

Yahoo carries a AP story about the 6th Robo-One Contest in Japan. About 90 robots were competing. Those robots are built and...

Aug 13 2004, 3:27am EST

Japanese Comedian Zenjiro teams up with NEC Papero Robot

Japanese Comedian Zenjiro teams up with NEC Papero Robot

Japanese Comedian Zenjiro, one half of the Sushi Brothers, will be performing alongside NEC's new robot, Papero. Papero, plays...

May 3 2004, 12:20am EST