Vstone Robovie-PC Is a Real PC and a Real Robot

Programming hobby robots from a computer is far from new, but what if the robot was the computer? Powered by a 1.6GHz Atom Z530 processor, Robovie-PC runs Windows or Linux, and comes pre-assembled with 20 degrees of super-expensive programmable maneuverability. » 10/05/09 10:20am 10/05/09 10:20am

OmniZero.9 Robot: A Real-Life, 3.5 Foot Transformer

OmniZero.9 transforms from a two-wheel scooter into bipedal humanoid form to carry its creator. And as you'll see in these videos, it also robo-bitch slaps smaller robots. Bully! » 9/28/09 1:00pm 9/28/09 1:00pm

Japan's Akihabara Vstone Robot Center Sells Robots and Robot Kits

Akiba's Vstone Robot Center is the nerd-friendly destination's first robot store, selling robots as well as robot kits and parts for robots. If it's as otaku as other parts of Akiba, expect a lotta dudes. [Dvice] » 5/07/09 7:00pm 5/07/09 7:00pm

Beauto, the DIY Japanese Robot

Although it's not a Roomba in the sense that it can clean up your junk, this Japanese Beauto robot can be programmed just like a Roomba. It comes as a DIY kit from Japanese robot maker VStone, which includes the connectors and software to design the robot's behavior. The Beauto is similar to Lego Mindstorms in that… » 10/30/07 4:00pm 10/30/07 4:00pm