This Speedy Robot Can Finish a Game of Checkers Before Your First Move

It's no wonder that factories around the world want to replace humans with robots when it comes to menial, repetitive jobs. Just look at this thing in action. Now granted, you don't come across a lot of job postings looking for skilled Chinese Checkers board shufflers, but Adept's Cobra SCARA can probably be… » 9/06/13 4:40pm 9/06/13 4:40pm

Watch a Robot Really Go Nuts on an iPhone Game

At this time last year, the Adept Quattro was the world's fastest pick and place robot. I don't know if it still holds the title. It does, however, have a new distinction: world's fastest "1to50" player. Here it is playing the game—it requires you to tap all the numbers, 1 through 50, in rapid succession—like only a… » 3/11/11 5:20pm 3/11/11 5:20pm

Man Is No Match For World's Fastest Pick-and-Place Robot

Even armed with a Wiimote, the BotJunkie junkies couldn't shake the 300-cycle-per-minute Adept Quattro, the world's fastest-pick and-place robot. Watch this video and imagine how quickly it could fill up one of those state quarter maps. [BotJunkie via PopSci] » 4/20/10 9:00pm 4/20/10 9:00pm