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This robotic barista never needs a coffee break

Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.

Drop your bags, this personal bot will lug your groceries home for you

Piaggio, the company behind Vespa, has come up with an autonomous robot that will follow you around and help you with your luggage.

These 3-D printed, swarm drones are a surveillance tool for the DOD

The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.

LG's Hub Robot is a virtual assistant for the home

The Hub Robot links to LG smart appliances and uses Amazon Alexa voice recognition to perform tasks such as starting your robotic vacuum.

Hyundai designed these three robots for humans to wear

They're just experiments, but Hyundai's three wearable robots could lend a bit of superhuman power to people who need it.

Watch Honda's amazing self-balancing motorbike

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.

Taking a ride on Honda's fun Uni-Cub transporter

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 plays a mean game of chess

This robot uses computer vision technology coupled with deep learning to play chess.

8 drones that delighted us in 2016

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.

2016's most riveting robots

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.