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The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.
The Hub Robot links to LG smart appliances and uses Amazon Alexa voice recognition to perform tasks such as starting your robotic vacuum.
They're just experiments, but Hyundai's three wearable robots could lend a bit of superhuman power to people who need it.
Riding Assist is a prototype technology from Honda that keeps a motorbike upright. It does this by making small adjustments to the front wheel as it senses changes in the bike’s center of gravity.
The Uni-Cub is a personal mobility device, designed to transport a single person around a building or town. The device freely moves forwards, backwards, side-to-side or diagonally according to the direction its user shifts their weight.
This robot uses computer vision technology coupled with deep learning to play chess.
Use your Apple or Android smart phone or tablet to program Dash to move, dance, light up, make sounds, avoid obstacles, and even react to their voice. Designed for children 8 and up.
Drone tech really took off in 2016, from drones that can light up the sky, to ones that will deliver goods right to your location on the golf course.
We take a look back at the year's most interesting robots, from a robot that will fold your clothing to one that will prick your finger to make a point.
Before you chuck that CD ROM, soda can or plastic bottle, exercise your kids imagination with this kit from OWI that turns your recyclables into a solar-powered robot, race car, boat, or whatever you can dream up with this kit full of gears, motors, a solar panel and more.
The LRX drone by Altus Intelligence is built to be fool-proof, equipped with a number of redundant systems and a parachute when all else fails.
Aerovironment's Quantix drone can cover 400 acres of land in under an hour, gathering data which can then be analyzed using the company's cloud service.
Robotics will replace some human workers in their jobs, but technology will also create new, more interesting jobs for people, according to a report from Forrester Research.
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his sights set on building robots that can do housework, have conversations, and play games.
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.
The remote-controlled R2 unit can chill your drinks and deliver them.
The $200 sensor can help monitor PM2.5 particles, which have been linked to disease
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