Towel Folding Robot

If you’ve been waiting for the day when a robot helper can tidy your house and fold towels dropped on the floor, that day has just edged a little closer.

UC Berkeley’s Pieter Abbeel has created an algorithm that allows his PR2 robot to fold towels and other rectangles. See the video after the jump to believe it.

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Thermaltake Element V NVIDIA Edition chassis

Following on from my early post regards the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 graphic cards. Thermaltake have join forces with Nvidia to create the perfect case to contain those graphic monsters, the Thermaltake Element V NVIDIA Edition chassis.

From its bottom mounted power supply to the built in thermal control system, this case is tailor made to accompany the new Nvidia graphics cards.

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Geeky Clothing : Star Wars Belt Buckles

Need the force to keep your trousers up? Well these cast metal Star Wars Belt Buckles can help.  There’s a R2-D2, Boba Fett or Stormtrooper to choose from and you will need your own belt to attach them to. Personally I think I would have to go for either R2 or the Stormtrooper.

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Un-Hackable Victorinox Secure Pro USB drive

Victorinox have updated their range of USB drive penknives to now include supposedly  “un-hackable”  systems that keep your data safe from prying eyes.

Victorinox were so confident in their device they offered a £100,000 prize to a team of “professional hackers” if one could hack the device during the companies launch event. All failed.

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The Free Time Watch

Here is another cool watch design, this one also looks like it might take quite a while to work out how to tell the time on it, the Free Time Watch.

The Free Time Watch features three circles on the watch face that move at different speeds to show the time, in a similar way to orbits of the sun, the gaps in the circles show you the current time.

The Free Time Watch

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Robovie mR2 with iTouch Heart

The Robovie R2 robot developed by ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute) Intelligent Robotics & Communications Lab now has a baby brother the Robovie mR2.

While being cuter than its older brother  the Robovie mR2 also has an iTouch for a heart. Which allows you to control it and even send updates via a supplied wireless game pad.  Check out the video after the jump

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