Category Archives: aibo

Robotic Pets and Children: A Developmental Study

From ISAZ Newsletter, Number 29 [pdf]: Robotic Pets and Children: A Developmental Study Gail F. Melson, Alan M. Beck, Peter Kahn, and Batya Friedman (University of Washington) All data has now been collected for our study of children across three … Continue reading

Video Gallery: Dogs vs. Robots

Consider the Fourth Law: A robot must confuse, agitate and/or do battle with all canines, unless such action conflicts with the First, Second and Third Laws. After the jump, videos in which robotic dogs, raptors, humanoids, vacuums and other bots … Continue reading

Cult of Aibo worships Rolly

[via Geekologie]

NEW4LR Robot: Teach a New Dog New Tricks

MAKE points out this new “New4LR,” or “New Four-Legged Robot,” an “open”—but possibly not open source—successor to Sony’s now defunct AIBO robot dog project. The Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt, Germany has developed a new four-legged robo-critter they’re hoping will be a … Continue reading