Don't-Miss Robot Stories

In an emergency, this drone will sail to the ground on a parachute

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.

Quantix is a data driven drone

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.

These three robotic ladies are your friendly airport guides

Mineta San José International Airport makes history as the first U.S. airport to utilize robotic assistants.

Intel's Falcon 8+ commercial drone takes off

Intel's first one-branded drone, the Falcon 8+, is targeted at commercial users planning photography from the air.

This Navy-funded drone is at home in sea and sky

Researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey have developed a drone that's capable of seamlessly transitioning from flying through the air to navigating in the water.

A tiny robot is uncovering the secrets of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor

Explorers are using Deep Trekker's underwater robot to uncover the USS Arizona, 75 years after it was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

This disinfection robot zaps away bacteria with radiation

The robot, made by Blue Ocean Robotics, uses UV-C light to destroy the nucleic acids within bacteria and disrupt their DNA.

These pedestrian robots could deliver your next package

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.

Roboden is cable that can stretch

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.

This table tennis robot now has artificial intelligence smarts

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.