Robotics

High-tech neuroprosthetic ‘Luke’ arm lets amputee touch and feel again

“When I went to grab something, I could feel myself grabbing it. When I thought about moving this or that finger, it would move almost right away,” …

Robots

Anki’s adorable Cozmo robot gets a rare price to $150 shipped

Amazon offers the Anki Comzo iPhone-controlled Robot for <b>$149.99 shipped</b>. Also at Best Buy. We rarely see this popular toy get a discount with today’s being the best that we’ve seen outside of Prime Day. With over 1,300 reviewers leaving a 4.4/5 star rating, we know this hit robot won’t be around …

Robots

Lockheed Martin's Iron Man-style exoskeleton could soon help soldiers carry heavy equipment over rough terrain

The device works on Dermoskeleton technology, which uses advanced sensors to reduce the amount of stress on the knees and lower back.<p>Lockheed …

Robots

Watch 'Slaughterbots,' a Terrifying New Film Warning About the Real Danger of Killer Robots

The Future of Life Institute, an AI watchdog organization supported by the likes of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, has released quite a terrifying …

Stephen Hawking

A robotic revolution? Newcastle City Council frees up staff days by swapping humans for machines

Robotic software has saved a cash-strapped council more than £1m and freed up hundreds of staff days as human jobs are carried out by machines, it …

Robots

Huawei signs research agreement with the university to investigate robotic systems operating over 5G networks

Chinese technology giant <b>Huawei</b> and the <b>University of Edinburgh</b>, UK, have signed a research cooperation agreement to investigate the potential of …

Robots

Eatsa's robot-assisted tech for restaurants heads to Chicago

Eatsa, the San Francisco-based company that recently shuttered most of its robot-assisted restaurants, is beginning to make its technology available …

Technology

The United Nations Met to Discuss a Possible Ban on "Killer Robots"

Still in Charge<p>Representatives from countries around the world met on Nov. 18 to discuss weapons systems at the United Nations’ Convention on …

Ray Kurzweil

UC Berkeley professor's eerie 'Slaughterbots' video goes viral

UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have created an eerie viral video titled "Slaughterbots" that depicts a future in which humans develop small, hand-sized drones that are programmed to identify and eliminate designated targets.<p>In the video above, the technology …

Singularity

Robot Does Backflip, Looks Like Faceless Humanoid — Atlas Robot From Boston Dynamics Stuns The Masses

There is really no way to describe the humanoid Atlas robot that was created by the technology experts from Boston Dynamics. It is hard to believe …

Robots

New Video Shows a Creepily Human-Like Robot Doing a Backflip

A new video shows a robot performing amazing acrobatic feats, from backflips to half-turn jumps.<p>The eerily humanoid robot, called Atlas, is 4.9 feet …

Robots

UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate on ‘killer robots”

A UN panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, as human …

Technology (India)

Why 'sex robots' will make the world more dangerous for women

OPEN TO OPINION<p>The sex-tech market reinforces stereotypes that a female body serves to gratify the desires of its male counterpart.<p>SCI-TECH<p>| 4-minute …

Robots

Disturbing simulation shows power, terror of killer robots

<b>WARNING: The full video above is a simulation but is graphic and may be disturbing to some viewers.</b><p>What would you do if an army of drones opened fire …

Robots

3D printed Octinion strawberry picking robot can pick one berry every three seconds

Nov 18, 2017 | By David<p>A Belgian engineering company is looking to digitize the way we harvest produce, one strawberry at a time. Heverlee-based …

Determine

Save over £35 on a build-your-own programmable Meccano Max robot

<b>Upgrade your kid’s toy game with this awesome Meccano robot, now price-slashed over at Amazon UK.</b><p>Amazon is peddling the Meccano Max for a lowly price …

Shopping

Chinese university develops robots that can interact with humans

A researcher (L) and robot Xiang Xiang conduct synchronous interaction at Hefei University of Technology in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui …

News (China)

"Sustainable Robots" Face Off at the World Robotic Olympiad

GUÁCIMA, ALAJUELA, Costa Rica—Hundreds of robots—some designed to play 3D Tetris or soccer, others to tackle some of Earth’s dire sustainability …

Robots

Industrial Robot Cell Market New Report: Share, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends & Forecasts by 2021

<b>Industrial Robot Cell</b> <b>Market</b> new global report offers <i>key vendor landscape, CAGR</i> with <i>market dynamics</i> and forecast. The leading companies include: <b>ABB,</b> …

Robots

Watch This Robot Nail A Backflip And Ensure Humanity's Eventual Downfall

Boston Dynamics fans the flames of the machine uprising. But it looks pretty sweet.<p>When robots one day rise up against their human oppressors and enslave the fleshy mammals of this planet, we hope they’ll remember how nice some of us were their kind ― the Teddy Ruxpins, the Furbys, the Tickle Me …

Robots

Watch: This flying drone folds its wings and dives into the sea, then relaunches itself

There's some cool science happening around multidomain robots, which are built to traverse multiple environments<p>I'm a sucker for bio-inspired …

Drones

Humanoid Robot From Boston Dynamics Can Now Do a Backflip And OMG

They're just bragging now.<p>Every time one of the leading robotics companies releases a new video showing off their hard work, humans on the internet …

Robots

Boston Dynamics unveils stunning robot that can run, jump and execute the perfect backflip

Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot can execute a perfect backflip.<p>Atlas, which can also keep its balance when it’s pushed and get back up if it falls …

Robots

One small backflip for a robot is one giant leaping backflip for humankind

Something that often bothers me about sci-fi is the loner inventor trope. A guy in a garage builds a robot, or AI, or frequently <i>both</i> that are somehow decades beyond the technology of his day, and all the wild implications of his vast technological leap are the fuel for the next two and a half hours …

Robots

Cute Baby Hangs Onto a Roomba to Take a Ride Around the Kitchen

There have been plenty of cats riding around on Roomba vacuums, but now we have a super cute little baby hanging onto a Roomba to take a ride around …

Cute

Watch Boston Robotics' Atlas robot nail a backflip

Lucky for us they don't allow robots in the Olympics.<p>If you're the sort of person who worries that robots are about to take over the world, you won't get much reassurance from a new YouTube video. It shows Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot deftly performing a series of box jumps before pausing briefly …

Robots

Robot restaurants put a new spin on fast casual

They're not our overlords just yet. At these restaurants, the robots are happy just to take your order.<p>When someone says the words "robot restaurant," my first thoughts usually turn to the LED and laser show of the establishment in downtown Tokyo where remote-controlled robots dance with …

Restaurants

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot’s new skills are freaking terrifying

Boston Dynamics‘ Atlas robot is one of the most advanced robots on the planet, and it has some amazing new moves. Atlas can now jump and flip with …

Robots

I Can’t Cope With The New Boston Dynamics Robot – It’s Basically Human

You might have tried to outrun the police that one time, through the windy streets of Clar...<p>Oh dear, someone has already picked up on a flaw in the …

Robots

VIDEO: Boston Dynamics’ Backflipping Robot Is an Astounding Advance - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>VIDEO: Boston Dynamics’ Backflipping Robot Is an Astounding Advance<p>What a difference two years …

Robots