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Clawed quadrocoptor grabs objects on the fly just like an eagle. Um, run.
It turns out being a Twitter user can be messy if you have access to a paintball gun and Arduino.
An automaton that can sketch out a photo of you on your next coffee? Sure!
Why separate Oreo cookies by hand when you can have a sophisticated robot do it for you on command?
Created by five undergraduates at the Franklin W.Olin College of Engineering, this is an automated pen that writes calligraphy better than you. Like, really.
Robot computing goes to the cloud, allows robots to communicate with each other and learn together.
Tech enthusiasts at South by Southwest Interactive exploring the exhibit hall's gizmos and apps on Sunday were greeted a little differently at one booth -- the figure approaching them was not a person but a television-sized monitor mounted to a sleek base on wheels.
Mark Setrakian uses his unmatched robotic-engineering knowledge, advanced puppeteering skills, and artistic vision to build some of Hollywood's best mechanical creatures.
We keep talking about how the end is inevitably going to come in the shape of giant, autonomous mechas with a hatred for mankind. As such, it can be easy to forget that machines can be friendly—so friendly, in fact, that they'll make you the perfect white Russian every time and not even ask for your number.
If you have a grudge, let BigDog protect you with its block-hurling ability.
UPenn professors Vijay Kumar and Mark Yim have teamed up with researchers at DARPA to design and build a team of robotic boats that can swarm and work together to complete various tasks.
Boom! It’s your mid-week GeekBytes round-up, providing a respite from the massive phone news (literally) coming out of Mobile World Congress.
Okay, so Legonardo is nowhere as good as Da Vinci but it's still an automaton made out of Lego blocks that draws. Eee.
Robot Combat League, Syfy’s new series that starts Feb. 26, should appeal to tech geeks and action fans alike.
Maxim Integrated's MAX21000 gyroscope features a silicon MEMS sensor that is ultra-sensitive to location, as demoed this week by a robot at Mobile World Congress.