Blabdroid: From Tribeca to Bolt

Blabdroid: From Tribeca to Bolt
Alex Reben, our roboticist at large, is sharing his exciting year with us. His dissertation robot, Boxie “the needy robot” morphed into Blabdroid, the documentary film making robots. Blabdroid were the official “robots in residence” at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in April and are now touring the world’s film festivals before taking ...

Oliver Rice – Turtlebots

Oliver Rice - Turtlebots
This is a slightly late introduction to Oliver Rice, our newest ‘roboticist in residence’. Most of you have met Oliver on the weekends as he’s been working away on various robot platforms. Oliver is an Australian roboticist who is looking for work in the US and wanted to spend his spare time building robots. Scratch ...

Alex Reben – Tribeca triumph

Alex Reben - Tribeca triumph
Alex Reben, our first ‘roboticist-at-large’ has created a troupe of film making robots for the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Based on Alex’s ‘Boxie’ robot for his MIT master’s thesis, the ‘Robots in Residence’ are interviewing Tribeca attendees. Each droid carries a digital camera, a speaker that asks a series of pre-programmed questions to ...

Congratulations to Alex Rebin and BlabDoids for getting in Wired Magazine

Full article at Wired.com more articles and videos coming!

Alex Reben – roboticist in residence

Alex Reben - roboticist in residence
Robot Garden’s first ‘roboticist in residence’ is Alexander Reben, artist, engineer and human interaction designer. Alex came to our first Robot Garden open evening and gave a presentation on Boxie ‘the needy robot’. Boxie was initially created for his Masters thesis at MIT Media Lab but is evolving into a film making robot, or robots, ...