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Hands on and wheels up with the souped-up, tube-shaped, fun-to-drive Ollie, the little brother to Sphero.
It can still teach your kid a little about robotics, but Ollie is mostly about driving as fast as you can.
Not every drone flying above is a privacy-invading lethal weapon. We found five ways that drones are actually helping make the world a better place
Intel showed off a wealth of future technology this week, from laptops with integrated depth cameras, (hackable) connected cars, and even solar-power solutions.
Meet Pepper the robot. It’s in stores now, and will be in homes soon in Japan.
Critics are raising questions about news that a conversation bot passed an AI test.
This $1,900 robot is powered by love, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son says
Intel shows off a robot that will be based on its Edison processor and available to buy by the end of the year. Is this another OnCue?
This week we go hands on with Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 and visit a start up that makes industrial robots that work alongside humans. Also, Fujitsu is putting its clean rooms to an interesting use.
Autonomous robots would lack proper judgment to use lethal force, according to Human Rights Watch
Roboy's 3D-printed humanoid skeleton and springy electromechanical muscles could help simulate the effects of health problems
The springs give Roboy's movements fluidity, which is different than the sometimes stiff movements in other robots.
In this video report, we meet NAO, a nearly two-foot tall humanoid robot currently used for research, but destined for the consumer market -- if its maker can resolve privacy concerns.
NAO is a nearly two-foot tall humanoid robot made by Paris-based Aldebaran Robotics currently used for research, but destined for the consumer market. While companion robots are seen as easing the lives of humans, they also raise privacy concerns.