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The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th day in orbit, but we still don't know much about what it's doing up there.
It's been a year since the U.S. Army began researching the use of a British-built hoverbike as an autonomous delivery drone for battlefields, and it recently showed off its progress.
The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese start-up, Nio, and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.
Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.
Piaggio, the company behind Vespa, has come up with an autonomous robot that will follow you around and help you with your luggage.
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.