This robot is going to take part in an Ironman triathlon, powered only by rechargeable AA batteries. Makes us feel a bit unfit.
Panasonic's little robot takes his three rechargeable AA batteries to Hawaii to take on the Ironman course. He'll have one week to swim, bike, and run more than 140 miles combined.
Mr. Evolta makes it to Kyoto. But Tim Hornyak wants to know when he'll go head to head with the Energizer Bunny?
Panasonic already eclipses its own top-line battery.
Eat your heart out, Energizer Bunny: Panasonic's battery-operated Mr. Evolta robot is on a 300-mile trek from Tokyo to Kyoto.
Panasonic says a robot mascot for its Evolta-brand AA batteries will ride in a three-wheeled remote-controlled car at the Le Mans endurance circuit in France.
In what organizers are calling the world's first bipedal-robot marathon, foot-high humanoids compete in endurance test to run a full 26-mile marathon.
It's that time of the week where we forgo the serious and embrace the silly.
Robots are slowly taking over the world, and a startup in Illinois called Narrative Science is targeting journalists as the next profession to go extinct. Well, maybe just the journalists covering local youth sports and number-crunching quarterly earning reports.
This week, we couldn't keep our eyes off the first images from Curiosity -- or one of the guys in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Also, a life-size Rancor? Color us scared.