Tagged: robotics

MegaBots Returns to Kickstarter to Build New Robot for USA vs. Japan Duel

On Tuesday, MegaBots launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $500,000 for a U.S. vs. Japan giant robot duel. The company shared: “We are MegaBots, Inc. We challenged Japan to a giant robot duel, and they accepted… but demanded that the fight include hand-to-hand combat. We say BRING IT ON. We’ve assembled… Read More

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit: Crowdfunders to Converge on Jerusalem for World’s Largest Equity Crowdfunding Summit

OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, will bring together 36 of its innovative portfolio companies to meet with over 600 investors and executives from 17 countries in the largest global gathering of its kind during its OurCrowd Global Investor Summit which opens… Read More

Family Robot Jibo Over $1M; Hits Indiegogo’s Top 15 Most Funded

Less than 10 days following the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Jibo, noted as the world’s first ever family robot, has raised over $1,075,00 from more than 2,300 backers. Has reached the top 15 most funded ever on Indiegogo and has been recognized… Read More

UC-Boulder Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For “Swarming” Robots

Kicking off one of its new crowdfunding campaigns, University of Colorado at Boulder announced it is seeking $10k in order to build 1,000 small robots called Droplets. The robots measure the distance and orientation of neighboring robots, allowing for complete pattern formation and self-assembly experiments…. Read More

Play-i Approaches $750K In Funding With A Week Left In Campaign

A crowdfunding campaign for the Play-i robot is approaching $750,000 in funding after seeking a goal of just $250,000. The campaign still has a week left to go and could hit $1 million before all is said and done. Play-i is creating a visual programming… Read More

The RAPIRO Is A Kickstarted Robot With A Raspberry Pi Brain

RAPIRO stands for RAspberri PI RObot, and is a low-cost robot that runs on open-source Arduino software. It’s already fully funded on Kickstarter, so manufacturing will be a go once the campaign ends. According to the campaign page, the robot makes use of 12 on-board… Read More

Remote-Controlled Flying Car Fully Funded On Kickstarter

With a little over a week left in the campaign the “B” flying car is fully funded on Kickstarter, reaching and surpassing an £86,500 goal. We first reported on the B in May and highlighted the innovative design… A patent is pending for the design… Read More

BrickPi Is A Raspberry Pi Brain For Your LEGO Cyborgs

BrickPi has a hugely successsful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The goal? To crowdfund Raspberry Pi-based brains that work with off-the-shelf LEGO® Mindstorms hardware to create your very own robots. The Raspberry Pi is a small, cheap ($25) computer that has a footprint roughly similar to… Read More

Kickstarter Campaign Launched for MAKI – A 3D Printable Humanoid Robot

Hello Robo was founded with the vision of making personal robotics more accessible and affordable for everyone. To realize this vision, they are developing open source robots which can also be replicated using a desktop 3D printer. This enables educators and enthusiasts alike, anywhere, to… Read More

Crowdfunded Robot to be Built in 2013

The Artificial Intelligence lab located in Zurich, Switzerland, is in the process of crowdfunding a humanoid robotics project.  Their revolutionary creation has been titled Roboy 2013. Currently the campaign has raised over CHF 300,000 with a goal of CHF 500,000.  The lab, located at the… Read More

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