Japan's robotics research collective Bravo Robotics unveiled a preview of its latest prototype model for a remote-controlled sports car that transforms into a bipedal robot, which will be presented during the upcoming Maker Faire in Tokyo. The 1/12 scale model is operated by a modified PS3 controller and comes equipped with a missile launcher on each arm and a wireless camera that feeds into mobile devices like iPad.
Eat your heart out, ADT! Steve Norris of Norris Labs created a robot which patrols his yard, honking a horn and squirting water at intruders. I'm just glad it's a horn and water bottle, and not an AK-47.
And no, Russian kludgers, that is not a challenge offer.