Donald and Eric break out of the Crave podcast studio and visit to Marek Michalowski, co-creator of the Keepon Pro research robot and its toy spinoff, My Keepon.
This week, Donald and Eric are joined by the My Keepon robot's co-creator Marek Michalowski, who explains the dancing bot's origins and its road to commercial viability.
It was only a matter of time before the Crave podcast was invaded by robots. Fortunately, this week's robot overlord is the insanely adorable, soon-to-be-available My Keepon robot by BeatBots. The pint-sized dance bot is joined by its co-creator Marek Michalowski, who explains the robots origins and its road to commercial viability.
Priced at $49 and due out in fall of 2011, the My Keepon robot uses an advanced form of audio analysis to dance in perfect time with music. It's also ridiculously adorable.
Keepon, that robotic stack of tennis balls that loves to get down, will be released as a toy. What else are you gonna do with $40?
A man's dream toy, a weapon-wielding remote-controlled toy spider, nets nearly half a million hits on YouTube in one day. Will it live up to the hype once it's released?
Today's topics include Rowdy Roddy Piper, tiny printers, giant Keepons, LSD, and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. If that's not enough to get you to watch, I don't think there's anything more we can do.
Giant robots that are technically aliens, tiny robots that are really just toys, emoticon keypads, and Nestle's gigantic stomach. All that and more, in this week's Crave podcast.
The Robot Film Festival July 16-17 in New York will feature shorts about robots, robot entertainers, and the Botskers red-carpet awards ceremony.
Justin Bieber will join robotics company Tosy at CES 2012 on Wednesday, but we got a look at some of the company's other robots and they're pretty awesome.