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First Autonomous Ornithopter Flight

The first (and second) flights of an autonomous ornithopter (robotic bird), built and programmed by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab’s Robot Locomotion Group. For more info: groups.csail.mit.edu Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted content is moderated, RealityPod does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided

iRobot’s Soft Morphing Blob ‘Bot Takes Its First Steps

iRobot’s soft, shape-shifting robot blob can roll around and change shape, and it will be able to squeeze through tiny cracks in a wall when the project is finished. Video presented at IEEE IROS 2009. Read more robot news at spectrum.ieee.org Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted

Top 10 iPhone First Person Games

Continuing our extensive coverage of the iPhone and its apps and games, today we have rounded up the 10 best first person games available on the iPhone. No 10. Duke Nukem 3D For those waiting for Duke Nukem Forever, this might be good thing to do; play Duke Nukem 3D on your iPhone. This game

First Solar Powered Night Flight a Reality

It may sound as useful as a solar-powered torch, but an aircraft fuelled by the sun has accomplished its first ever manned night flight. The aircraft, built by Swiss company Solar Impulse, also broke the records for highest altitude and longest duration for a piloted solar flight. The craft took off at 6:51 local time yesterday

Remote Robotic Surgery Successful in First Human Heart Surgery

Robotic surgery has proven successful in its first human trial! Dr. Andre Ng, a consulting electrophysiologist and cardiologist at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital, used a remote robot to correct an atrial heart flutter in a 70-year-old man in Britain this week.

Goliath: World’s First Anti-Tank Robot

The Goliath tracked mine was an unmanned German-engineered demolition vehicle. Employed by the Wehrmacht during World War Two, this caterpillar-tracked vehicle was approximately four feet long, two wide, and one tall.

World’s First Airborne Luxury Hotel to Inaugurate in 2015

London designers Seymourpowell have brought to life a fanciful concept that could, in the very near future, allow passengers to enjoy leisurely, luxurious air journeys. The concept centers around a luxury zeppelin held aloft by hydrogen and powered by the sun.