Bieber showed up to promote Tosy's new entertainment robot, mRobo. It's a little fella with a speaker in its belly and dance moves to go along with the tunes it plays.
LAS VEGAS--OK, maybe they dance and draw better than I do, but the SketRobo and DiscoRobo are some seriously skilled robots.
Showcased at the Digital Experience press event on Monday, the pair of bots are from Vietnamese robotics company Tosy. The SketRobo was the more impressive of the two. Just give the humanoid a piece of paper and a pen, and it will start drawing intricate images right before your eyes.
Tosy representatives told me that the SketRobo is currently limited to sketching objects that are already programmed into its systems. However, the plan is to equip the robot with … Read more
If one was ever in two minds about getting on a plane tomorrow to fly to the fleshpots and fleapits of Vegas, those doubts are gone.
For the Consumer Electronics Show, the ultimate exhibition of everything that is tomorrow, will be graced by the ultimate exhibition of everything that is now. Yes, Justin Bieber.
My eyes have just descended on a press release that declares he will be there Wednesday between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to promote the Vietnamese robotics company TOSY, famous for its Topio robot.
Sadly, the press release declares that Bieber will not be … Read more
Here's a perfect Father's Day gift if your dad's a fan of unicycles and other single-wheeled vehicles: a remote-controlled tire.
That's right, just the tire--no vehicle whatsoever. The creation of TOSY, a Vietnam-based toy and robot maker, the "R-Tyre" is billed as the "the first radio controlled tire in the world," according to Dvice. And as dubious as we are of "world's first" claims, we're inclined to believe this one.
Endless questions come to mind about this gadget--not the least of which is "Why?"--but there'… Read more