Don't-Miss Robot Stories
The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th day in orbit, but we still don't know much about what it's doing up there.
It's been a year since the U.S. Army began researching the use of a British-built hoverbike as an autonomous delivery drone for battlefields, and it recently showed off its progress.
The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese start-up, Nio, and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.
Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.
Piaggio, the company behind Vespa, has come up with an autonomous robot that will follow you around and help you with your luggage.
The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.
The Hub Robot links to LG smart appliances and uses Amazon Alexa voice recognition to perform tasks such as starting your robotic vacuum.
They're just experiments, but Hyundai's three wearable robots could lend a bit of superhuman power to people who need it.
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.
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.
Use your Apple or Android smart phone or tablet to program Dash to move, dance, light up, make sounds, avoid obstacles, and even react to their voice. Designed for children 8 and up.
We rehash the most intriguing robots of the year, from a robot that can imitate over 60 facial expressions, to one that will set you on a philosophical journey.
Before you chuck that CD ROM, soda can or plastic bottle, exercise your kids imagination with this kit from OWI that turns your recyclables into a solar-powered robot, race car, boat, or whatever you can dream up with this kit full of gears, motors, a solar panel and more.
With everyone from Microsoft to Facebook to Slack singing the praises of bots, it's time you see what all the fuss is about.
The highly rated Roomba 880 cleaning robot is currently discounted $105 and can be purchased via Amazon for $594.99.
New iPhone-recycling robot, Liam, is one of Apple's coolest inventions. Here's exactly how it works.
If data science can be used to craft a brand-new beer, why shouldn't an autonomous droid deliver the accompanying pizza?
Hanson Robotics' latest prototype may one day deliver super-intelligence with a smile, but right now she's just kind of rude.
Picking up where Roomba leaves off, the Braava has three different cleaning modes to tackle challenges that just aren't appropriate for a robot vacuum cleaner.
Two of the Star Wars droids were pitted against each other, and the result was hilarious.
The most advanced camera drone from DJI is now available to purchase exclusively at Apple.com and DJI.
The Jimu promises to be an easier to use—and more powerful—toy robotics kit compared to the popular Lego Mindstorms sets.
The new Double 2 is steadier and faster.
The Alpha 2 from UBTech might cost $1,300, but you have to pay to play in the pricey world of service droids.
Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.