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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Valtra Ants Tractor for Future Farming Needs

Valtra Ants tractor is an enhanced version of our traditional tractor. This concept tractor has been designed for Valtra, a company that specializes in delivering customized tractor for its customers. Following the same principles from Valtra, Ants tractor delivers innovation tractor design which offers you customized power source, flexibility, environmentally friendly system, optimum versatility. The design of Valtra Ants tractor allows you to operate this tractor on wider range of future farmi...
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Futuristic Exclamation Marky Flying Robot

Exclamation Marky Flying Robot was the first creative work of young office “Form & Drang” in Leipzig, Germany. It is actually a mascot to symbolize futuristic, quickness, youthful energy, enthusiasm, and action. The client demanded the mascot represents all that symbols in exclamation point!. That’s why the robot looks like flying exclamation mark. During the design process, the team was inspired by the actual design of computers, mp3 players, and many gadgets, because the intention wa...
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Nanophea Robot Vacuum Cleaner by Zaier Jihed

Nanophea Robot vacuum cleaner is a domestic floor cleaning robot, futuristic, autonomous and very intelligent. It’s not like the other existing robotic cleaners because it works only on nano surfaces covering with a very little amount of water. This unit uses nano-technology (Nano Lotus Effect) to make cleaning easier in the future. The Nanophea design itself was inspired from the lotus leaf. Designer : Zaier Jihed (more…)...
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FitBots Robotic Mannequins Revolutionize New Way in Buying Clothes Online

FitBots – The robotic mannequins are all set to reform buying clothes over the internet. Shoppers have an exclusive option of trying out garments prior to buying using the measurements entered by them. A special device has been designed purely to mimic the measurements entered and change shape, allowing customers to opt for a perfect one. FitBots were available only for men’s styles earlier. Now that the robot mannequins is set to unveil at British Heikki Haldre as well as Curtis, swear to t...
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REEM-C Humanoid Robot Design For PAL Robotics’ Contest

When it comes to designing humanoid robot, your robot should look consistent from head to bottom. There are some dos and don'ts rules as well as various styles and approaches. Plasticpals tried to apply those rules for PAL Robotics’ contest to design their forthcoming humanoid robot, REEM-C. REEM-C has a beautiful helmet that can be used to conceal the microphones. The face has been designed to be minimalist since not any of PAL Robotics’ earlier robot designs have integrated eyelids, bro...
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Small Puppy Robotic Vacuum Cleaner : Adorable Robotic Pets To Clean Your House

The Puppy Robotic vacuum cleaner is unlike other vacuum cleaners, consisting of tow key parts such as a mom unit and 4 puppy units. While the mom unit works as the base part, the 4 puppy unit serves as the working part. The mom unit features a charging battery whose sole purpose is to feed the puppy units and collect compost from puppy units and updates novel information. Although the key role of puppy units is to clean, they do play music and pursue remote controller based on the mode. Hence, i...
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