Spiri is a flying robotic development platform for your dreams of global domination

Spiri is a flying robotic development platform for your dreams of global domination

If your human friends are unwilling to join you on your adventures, the programmable Spiri might be right up your alley.

08/15/13

Robotic needles bust cranial blood clots, could make brain surgery less invasive

Robotic needles bust cranial blood clots, could make brain surgery less invasive

Don’t worry, no pictures: Vanderbuilt University's robotic needles could one day make certain kinds of brain surgery far less invasive.

08/09/13

Shark, attacked: Tracker robot hunts sharks to understand their behavior

Shark, attacked: Tracker robot hunts sharks to understand their behavior

If you see this strange robot lurking in coastal waters, an actual shark probably isn't far away either.

08/08/13

Yogy the robot puts the power of Arduino in the hands of kids

Yogy the robot puts the power of Arduino in the hands of kids

This Arduino robot might not clean your floors, but it's a great starting point for any aspiring makers.

08/08/13

Gasbot uses lasers to scope out climate-destroying methane

Gasbot uses lasers to scope out climate-destroying methane

Robots are taking our dirty jobs too now. The Gasbot is a methane-seeking mobile platform that sniffs for the stinky, greenhouse gas with lasers.

08/07/13

Robots attach together to fly as one, show that teamwork isn't just for humans

Robots attach together to fly as one, show that teamwork isn't just for humans

These robots can barely fly by themselves, but attach them together, and they can be difficult to knock off-balance.

08/05/13

Photo of Tokyo is 600,000 pixels wide, lets you zoom-enhance all over the place

Photo of Tokyo is 600,000 pixels wide, lets you zoom-enhance all over the place

Get ready to not believe your eyeballs. This is a 600,000-pixel-wide view of Tokyo that you can zoom and pan like a high-definition version of Google Street View.

08/01/13

Behold, the first point-and-shoot 3D scanner for under $1000

Behold, the first point-and-shoot 3D scanner for under $1000

This Kickstarter campaign hopes to launch the first handheld 3D scanner that costs the same as the desktop 3D printer you will use to print-out captured objects in.

07/31/13

Veebot the robot will suck your blood—for science!

Veebot the robot will suck your blood—for science!

The Veebot is a new medical robot that could draw your blood with better accuracy than a human nurse. Pesky humans.

07/30/13

This lens will give your photos and DSLR that 19th century look

This lens will give your photos and DSLR that 19th century look

Party like it’s the 19th century. Lomography revives a nearly two-century-old portrait lens, and makes it work with modern DSLR cameras.

07/25/13

Military robots conquer air, land without humans
video

Military robots conquer air, land without humans

Our video report looks at a pair of robots capable of carrying out military tasks in the air and on the land.

07/17/13

Here comes the drone: A quadrocopter delivered the rings at this wedding

Here comes the drone: A quadrocopter delivered the rings at this wedding

Don’t have a cute kid around to bear your rings at the wedding? Otavio Good used a quadrocopter to airdrop his matrimony bands at his ceremony.

07/17/13

This robot makes your watercolor masterpiece look like finger painting

This robot makes your watercolor masterpiece look like finger painting

Put your brushes and pencils down! The e-David robot’s monochrome art is akin to the Mona Lisa…sort of.

07/15/13

3D+2D TV lets you watch 3D and 2D movies at the same time

3D+2D TV lets you watch 3D and 2D movies at the same time

If UC Santa Cruz researchers get their way, you may one day be able to take off those annoying 3D glasses and watch a 3D movie in 2D.

07/15/13

DARPA's newest humanoid robot takes blows from wrecking balls without flinching

DARPA's newest humanoid robot takes blows from wrecking balls without flinching

This impressive hydraulic robot can balance itself and move with the same fluidity as humans.

07/12/13

Live out your anime fantasies with this giant robot exoskeleton

Live out your anime fantasies with this giant robot exoskeleton

Sagawa Electronics develops a seven foot tall robot exoskeleton; makes scenes from anime a real-life thing.

07/09/13

You too can make this 3D-printed film camera at home

You too can make this 3D-printed film camera at home

Film cameras may be obsolete as far as mainstream use goes, but that didn't stop Instructables user Bozardeux from designing and building an SLR camera. Oh, did we mention that it's 3D-printed?

07/08/13

This eerily life-like robot tarantula will give you the heebie-jeebies

This eerily life-like robot tarantula will give you the heebie-jeebies

This ultra-realistic, 3D printed robotic spider moves around like the real thing.

07/08/13

This mesmerizing time-lapse of San Francisco's fog took two years to make

This mesmerizing time-lapse of San Francisco's fog took two years to make

As a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, I'll admit that I dread seeing that infamous wall of fog that can make summers in San Francisco so chilly pass through the Golden Gate and block out the afternoon sun. Filmmaker Simon...

07/02/13

Ziphius the aquatic rover could make the swimming pool fun again

Ziphius the aquatic rover could make the swimming pool fun again

Last week was CE Week in New York, and one of the most interesting projects we got the chance to see was the Ziphius aquatic drone.

07/02/13

Load More