Facebook and Internet.org Want to Connect The World From The Sky With Free Space Optical Communication

Connecting the whole world to the internet using Free space optical communication, or FSO. It’s an ambitious project of Facebook and Internet.org to bring affordable basic internet services to everyone in the world. Let’s face it, at this moment, there are still many places without any phone connection, let alone internet connection. We all have enjoyed easy access to information to find jobs, connect with friends and families, start businesses, and many more, thanks to internet connection. ...
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COMB Dump Truck Features Smart Tray-Changing Technique and Autonomous GPS Control System

COMB dump truck has been designed to revolutionize construction industry with its modern design and high tech system. It incorporates an autonomous GPS control system and smart tray-changing technique for more efficient work progress. This new vehicle architecture will set a new standard for a dump truck. The idea was based on how inefficient operational procedure of conventional dump truck. It takes a lot of time for the excavator to load while the truck sits idle, then when the truck loads ...
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Recycle Bot by Furio Tedeschi

Recycle Bot is a robotic cleaner that keeps your parks and streets clean. It works during the night, cleaning up the trash and litter. Furio Tedeschi is the designer behind this concept robot, he said that he wanted to come up with something more realistic and avoiding military war genre. The result is actually pretty cool, the smaller robot is actually the redeveloped version, it’s lighter and quicker to move around. Unfortunately, there are no further specifications about this concept. De...
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Ekso Bionic Suit Helps People with Lower Extreme Paralysis to Stand and Walk

Robotic exoskeletons have been designed to enhance human strength, endurance, and mobility. We’ve seen many great designs such as ReWalk or Honda Walking Assist Device, now, Ekso Bionic Suit is another project that helps people with paralysis to stand up and walk over ground. We really appreciate companies that try to make a difference in people’s live in magical way, even though so far it can only be used in supervised medical environment, we cross our fingers and hope that someday it can b...
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BIO-Cleaner : Oil Spill Cleaning System That Utilizes Bacteria to Break Down the Pollutants

Oil spills always creates problems all over the world, the impact on the ecosystem area could be severe. BIO-CLEANER is a device with unique mechanism that prevents deterioration of our ocean environment from these issues. It functions as oil biodegradation, biosensor, and acoustic wave. The features of BIO-CLEANER are analyzed as follows: 1. First, the oil spills are inhaled into the bacteria tank, and then utilize the bacteria to break down the pollutants. This process can prevent the ocea...
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ERO Concrete Recycling Robot by Omer Haciomeroglu

Concrete structures are usually destroyed using demolition techniques but this action usually leave you with waste, dust, and wasting a lot of water to prevent the dust blooms during the process. Keeping that in mind, Omer Haciomeroglu has come up with ERO Concrete Recycling Robot to address the issues we have to deal during demolition process. The robot has been designed to help you disassemble concrete structures efficiently, no waste or dust, and you can easily reclaim any building materials ...
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BionicOpter Robotic Dragonfly Was Inspired by Complex Flight Characteristics of A Dragonfly

Dragonfly has complex flight characteristics, and Festo has managed to incorporate these sophisticated mechanisms into BionicOpter robotic dragonfly. Just like a real dragonfly, this robot is extremely light, can fly in all directions, hover in mid-air and glide without beating its wings. In order to control flapping frequency and twisting of each wing, there’s amplitude controller incorporated in it, tilting the wings can determine the direction of thrust. By combining all those aspects, this...
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Flexible X-Cav Street Sweeper for Big Cities

X-Cav Street Sweeper concept tries to eliminate the assumption that street sweeping process is dirty and should be condemned from visible public space. This belief should be reversed since the cleaning job needs to be respected to raise public awareness about litter and cleanliness. This device features stylish and minimalist design with effective and intelligent functionality. X-Cav is a concept street sweeper that has been designed to address the issue of cleaning streets in big cities. The...
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Casabella Cleaning Robot Concept by Elliot Cohen

Casabella cleaning robot concept has been designed to celebrate Casabella 25th anniversary, it was shown at the International Housewares Show 2013, Chicago. Since the company is in cleaning and kitchen gadgets industry, this industrial designer has come up with innovative concept robot to inspire future design. The robot itself uses a process called Microbial Electrolysis, which is a proven process that uses bacteria as a power source. The robot vacuums up waste, then harnesses the energy wit...
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7Miles Robotic Ortheses That Also Works As City Personal Commuting Device

7Miles is a concept of an active robotic ortheses, designed to fit physically limited as well as active and healthy people. It captures leg movements and supports gluteal, femoral and calf muscles. This concept doesn't limit your movements and it's really light. Thank you to innovative and flexible design, it is possible to extend the height to fit 1,5-2m tall figure. 7Miles serves well as a city personal commuting device. Designed with compact and powerful linear electromotors, this robot al...
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Silverback Robot : An Ape-Like Robot by Jason Falconer

Silverback robot is a conceptual robot designed by Jason Falconer for Icarus Technology's bid to enter DARPA's Robotics Challenge. The challenge (slated for 2014) will require a robot to drive a vehicle, open doors, climb ladders, and use power tools (among other tasks). While most of the robots entering the challenge will likely be humanoid in design, Icarus Technology felt that an ape-like robot would work best. It is able to stand up like a person, but can also walk on all fours for better st...
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Scorio Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Adds Fun to Cleaning Process

Cleaning up a mess should be fun, perhaps this was what in this industrial designer’s mind when he came up with Scorio robotic vacuum cleaner. Cleaning can be so boring, especially when you hate this activity, so it would be great when cleaning activity as fun as playing a game. Inspired by scorpion, this concept robotic vacuum cleaner adds gaming factor in its mechanism, in fact, long term use of this unit can help release your stress. Powered by lithium ion battery, Scorio is a remote ope...
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Gymbot Personal Trainer Robot Promotes Healthy Lifestyle and Healthier Weight

Presented at ICSR 2011 design award, Gymbot Personal Trainer Robot drew attention from many practitioners. Massimo Battaglia has come up with interesting scenario for the year of 2020 where obesity in developed countries would still be a big issue. Adults and young people do not maintain good balance between their body and food, they don’t actually care about their well being regardless they are aware of the problem. They don’t have the willpower to at least try to regain control of their li...
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Robotic Blocks Improve Children Logical Thinking Skill

Robotic Blocks are not just ordinary robotic toys for children, this robotic toy teaches children about logical thinking. This robotic toy consists of several blocks or modules where children are free to arrange in a way to create simple commands for the robot to do. Ethan Huber, a Chicago based industrial designer, identified the gap in our educational toy market. Yes, there are so many educational toys that teach children to develop logical thinking by programming but there are not many of the...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Games and Toys, Robotic

Marauder Dozer by Jon Pope

Marauder Dozer was inspired by Marauder ants that can kill prey multiple times their own size. Jon Pope, an industrial designer that has been known for his remarkable vehicle design with visually amazing details, designed Marauder Dozer to offer you a futuristic bulldozer version with superior all terrain capabilities. You can read Jon Pope explanations below. Designer : Jon Pope (more…)...
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