RISE Robot: Six-Legged BIODYNOTICS Runaway
RISE robots from DARPA come uncomfortably close to the killer-spider-robots from a 1986 movie.
Cylogic Smart Avenger Runaway Project
Just don't let Gene Simmons of KISS get one of these planned smart missiles - you saw what he did with smart bullets in Runaway.
SPOT-NOSED Nanobiosensors For Doctors
The electronic nose doesn't quite know, but soon will, based on this research.
N.S.E.C.T. Robotic Attack Insect From Tyco
This so-called toy is a terrifying realization of the deadly insect robots in Crichton's Runaway; Gene Simmons, beware!
SPIKE Fire-And-Forget Missile World's Smallest
If this tiny missile gets any smaller, you're going to have to see reruns of Crichton's Runaway to find out more.
HortiBot - Autonomous Weed 'n Feed AgBot
This robot has handy, yet deadly, attachments to fight our weed enemies.
Micro Air Vehicle In Use In Iraq
This waste-basket-sized vehicle lets you see what's happening just ahead - maybe even on Hoth.
Robotic Flying Saucer Drones
This company also has big plans for this little unmanned aerial vehicle.
Honeywell Micro Air Vehicle Tested By Miami Police
Tested extensively in Iraq, the Honeywell MAV is on its way to your neighborhood as part of police surveillance.
Aeryon Scout UAV Like In Crichton's Runaway
Didn't I see this same device in the 1985 Michael Crichton movie Runaway?
Wall-Climbing Robots Use Compliant Electroadhesion
These robots have a unique way of sticking to just about any surface.
Mii Avatar Wanted Poster For Non-Virtual Manhunt
This story could go in either of two ways - not surprisingly, I like them both. With a surprise reference to Michael Crichton's Runaway.
A-Pod Robot Hexapod Video
Is there an uncanny valley for insectile robots? If so, this one is wiggling right on through it.
Surveillance By Flying Saucer
UPDATED with new sf reference and video. Very well-behaved saucer-shaped surveillance drone certainly looks more cool than other hovering drones.
SIL06 Robot Land Mine Detector
This hexapod robot uses an alternating tripod-style gait and a sensor head to locate dangerous land mines.
Dancing DIY Hexapod Robot Video
Take a look at this learning robot and enjoy the soundtrack on the video, which sets a new standard for robotic presentation.
Quadrotor UAV Makes First Arrest In UK
Looks like a UAV has assisted in its first arrest in the UK.
DreamROBO Climbing Robots
Climbing the walls like dedicated salarymen.
Police Sketch Artist Database Software
Bringing a new technological twist to difficult human art.
KMR-M6 Hexapod Robot
Take a look at the video to see how quick this six-legged robot really is.
Bioelectronic Nose To Have Biomimetic Chemical Sensors
How many uses can you think of for a bioelectronic nose?
Switchblade Surveillance Missile
'You've heard of a bullet that has your name on it.'
Self-Guided Bullet Accurate Over One Mile
'The back half is all solid propellant. Valves for directional control ... look, it's all electronic.'
Laser-Guided Smart Bullet Prototype
'Look, it's all electronic...'
Lettuce-Bot Weed-Killing Robot Funded
A new alternative to labor-intensive farming techniques.
Nanotech Electronic Nose Sniffs Explosives Like Dogs
'It's picking up diphenyl compounds and tetrahydrocarbons...'- Michael Crichton, 1985.
Robot Fabrication In Architecture RobArch 2012
Robots will build the future -starting with the buildings.
Laser-Armed Robots To Do Weed Control
"Got yourself a runaway pest controller.' ... 'Any armament?'- Michael Crichton, 1985.
Robots Race Ahead - On Cockroach Legs
Robots will one day keep their balance as well (or better) than you and I.