Don't-Miss Robot Stories
Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.
With its advanced mapping, deep cleaning, and intuitive app, the D7 is our favorite high-end robot vacuum.
This combo-cleaner recognizes the type of floor surface its on and automatically switches to the appropriate mode.
This robot vacuum will clean your floors as well as some remium models, at a fraction of the price.
One Lego Boost kit, five robots, and 60-plus in-app challenges add up to one happy family.
Neato Robotics has doubled the storage in its latest robot vacuum cleaner, the Botvac D7 Connected, and given owners new ways to interact with it.
Swift isn’t just for making apps anymore. Students can learn how to write code to control products from Lego, Parrot, Sphero, and more.
The exoskeleton can detect when the wearer's gait changes, and, using a set of motors, can help the person regain their footing.
A self-driving car test bed from Delphi has the scanners and cameras integrated into the body of the car so it's almost indistinguishable from a normal car.
The lightweight drone can be easily deployed to scope out a potentially hostile environment without putting soldiers in danger.
Roomba 960 seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your home, recharging and resuming until the job is done. Featuring the revolutionary AeroForce Cleaning System, Roomba 960 delivers up to 5x the air power and requires less maintenance. Just press clean or schedule Roomba on the go with the iRobot Home App. Roomba works on all floor types, and at just 3.6 inches tall, is specifically designed to fit under most furniture, beds and kickboards.
Grillbot is the first automated grill cleaning robot. Just sit back while it scrubs away in 10, 20 or 30 minute cleaning cycles. Grillbot has a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, removable dishwasher-safe brushes, and works with virtually all grill types.
Technology relieves mankind of yet another unpleasant task.
Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.
Sake Robotics is creating the "hands" that will help robots pick things up and put them down.
Bay area start-up, Let's Robot, is letting anyone control it's robotic fleet using commands entered in a Twitch chat room.
The robots are made from a number of rods and cables allowing them to easily adapt to moving through challenging terrains and making it much easier for them to be dropped onto the surface of planets than current rovers.
The Jimu Robot BuzzBot & MuttBot Kit is a DIY robotics building kit with Bluetooth. The Kit includes a central control unit, six digital servo motors, wiring, a rechargeable lithium battery and power adapter, 249 interlocking parts and quick links to the Jimu App that shows you how to build and program easily.
With an array of sensors, cameras, a projector, and voice interaction, Sanbot is building an impressive resume.
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.
Giant buffalo, car vending machines, and creepy handmaid sightings made South by Southwest even more bizarre than usual.
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.
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.