Don't-Miss Robot Stories
The robot, made by Blue Ocean Robotics, uses UV-C light to destroy the nucleic acids within bacteria and disrupt their DNA.
Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.
This cable does something others don’t. It stretches. Developed by Asahi Kasei, the cable was originally intended for use on robots, where cabling often has to snake around joints that pivot or extend.
Forpheus, the mighty table tennis robot developed by Japan’s Omron, is getting smarter. An updated version on show at the Ceatec electronics show this week has artificial intelligence to become a tougher opponent.
Sharp has developed a new version of its Cocorobo robot vacuum cleaner that plays J-Pop as it sweeps.
We are live for day two of CEATEC, Japan's largest IT and electronics conference, to check out some of the hottest new products that will be hitting the market.
Kirobo Mini is small and light enough to be carried around but is probably most at home in the car. There’s a snug holder to keep it safe in a cup holder, and yes, even Kirobo wears a seat belt.
Soon, you may never have to sort and fold laundry again. Laundroid, a futuristic laundry robot, is being launched in 2017.
The Cirris XR pipeline repair robot can work on live gas pipelines, reducing the risk of injury to maintenance workers and providing uninterrupted service to customers.
The Navy has given researchers at Florida Atlantic University a $258,008 grant to study the movement of fish in order to enhance the motion of underwater vehicles.
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his sights set on building robots that can do housework, have conversations, and play games.
Meet BB-8 - the app-enabled Droid that's as authentic as it is advanced. Right now you can buy him on Amazon for 17% off his regular list price.
The highly rated Roomba 880 cleaning robot is currently discounted $105 and can be purchased via Amazon for $594.99.
If data science can be used to craft a brand-new beer, why shouldn't an autonomous droid deliver the accompanying pizza?
Hanson Robotics' latest prototype may one day deliver super-intelligence with a smile, but right now she's just kind of rude.
Picking up where Roomba leaves off, the Braava has three different cleaning modes to tackle challenges that just aren't appropriate for a robot vacuum cleaner.
With a firmware update and an app for your Apple Watch or Android Wear device, you'll be able to manage the Botvac from your wrist.
The Alpha 2 from UBTech might cost $1,300, but you have to pay to play in the pricey world of service droids.
Anyone who has ever watched a political debate has probably wished they could influence the words coming out of candidates' mouths. Now, machine learning is making that possible -- at least to some extent.
Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.
Don’t set your expectations of its capabilities too high.