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Honda Mobility Assistance and Robotics Technology | ASIMO Innovations

Advancing Human Mobility<p>ASIMO drives more than just robotics research. Leading edge technologies developed for ASIMO provide a spingboard for other …

Robotics

This tiny robot is a real life Wall-E

For a small guy, he has a big temper.<p>Just 2.5-inches tall with a fondness for meaningful eye contact and heavy lifting, Cozmo is a robot companion designed to seem like it has a soul. And like any faux-sentient creature, he gets grumpy when he's poked or turned on his back. You can tell by the way …

Robotics

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BB-8

For other uses, see BB8.<p><b>BB-8</b> (or <b>Beebee-Ate</b>) is a droid character in the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, appearing in both the 2015 <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> …

How ASIMO Works

Want a robot to cook your dinner, do your homework, clean your house, or get your groceries? Robots already do a lot of the jobs that we humans don't …

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for June 24

Your [link url="http://www.wired.co.uk/" target="_blank"]WIRED UK[/link] daily briefing. Today, the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that a dark …

Livestreaming

Prosthetics may soon predict every move a wearer makes

The foot and knee of this prosthetic limb work together to predict how its wearer is going to move and respond to their position.<p>The limb, from the …

Prosthetics

This Pizza-Making Robot Is Mesmerizing to Watch and Will Take All Human Jobs

It’s already quite cheap to make pizza. It’s not exactly a restaurant idea that required much further innovation when it comes to cutting costs. But …

After escaping its creators a second time, Russian robot's final destination may be scrap heap

With a wide base that tapers and expands to a fat midsection, upon which is perched a tiny head, the Russian robot named Promobot IR77 is no C-3PO. It evokes nothing so much as an artificially intelligent snowman, down to the machine's white-as-fresh-powder paint job.<p>Like another famous snowman and …

Robotics

Meet Needybot, Portland's Fuzzy Robot

At ad firm Wieden+Kennedy's office in Portland, Oregon, you can meet a fuzzy, confused robot. Dubbed Needybot, it can't do much...except ask for help.<p>…

Pizzeria Uses Robot to Prepare Pies, Bakes Them on Delivery Truck

Her name is Marta. She's the next generation in pizza chefs. Marta, who is a robot, assembles pizzas, then gives them to another robot named Bruno. …

Don't Look Up: Robot Deliveries Will Roll, Not Fly Through Washington, DC

“Can you push the crosswalk button for me, please?”<p>The voice is from a human far away from the intersection at which you are standing. What is in …

The SpotMini Robot Dog Has Some Cheeky Things To Say In A Re-Dubbed Video

(NSFW audio)<p>Boston Dynamics is seemingly always introducing us to new and interesting robots, whether it’s the terrifying Big Dog or Spot or the slightly less terrifying (but still untrustworthy, <i>clearly</i>) Atlas. Every time Boston Dynamics releases new footage of one of these robots, we patiently …

Robotics

Pill-dispensing "robot" knows who you are

Imagine a pill-dispensing, health-focused version of Amazon Echo, and you'll get an idea of what Pillo is designed to be. Utilizing facial and voice …

Amazon Echo

Sony is working on a robot that can 'form an emotional bond' with people

VR may be a 'new business domain' for the company<p>Sony has announced plans to develop a robot "capable of forming an emotional bond with customers." And no, it's not talking about the Rolly. At the company's corporate strategy meeting this morning in Tokyo, CEO Kaz Hirai said that a new …

A.I. robot's blinking capability malfunctions after too much eye contact

Even robots need a day off.<p>Jia Jia, China's most famous humanoid robot, who has the ability to blink and nod, malfunctioned on Sunday after a tedious …

Watch this creepy robot salamander walk and swim

For some, an image of a creepy robot that moves, walks and swims in the same way as a salamander will be the stuff of nightmares, but this bizarre …

Robotics