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Tinkerbot a build-your own Lego-compatible robot kit

Thu, 2014-04-10 07:57
Robot insects, phone-controlled cars and...flying drones? A first look at Tinkerbot, an Arduino-based robot toy kit even little kids can use.

We’re One Step Closer to Robots on the Battlefield

Thu, 2014-04-10 05:15
Last week, the robotics industry made a huge leap forward, with the Navy announcing that it planned to test a humanoid robot built to fight fires at sea this August.  The robot, called the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) and developed by a team of scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory, Virginia Tech, the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of ...

Honda creates bilingual robot

Wed, 2014-04-09 23:38
Honda Motor Co. has created a bilingual robot that can communicate in both English and Japanese sign language.

Google shows more love for robots with Savioke investment

Wed, 2014-04-09 23:30
Google has invested in robotics company Savioke, which plans to produce a robot that could work in places such as nursing homes and hospitals.

Google shows more love for robots with Savioke investment

Wed, 2014-04-09 23:13
Google has invested in robotics company Savioke, which plans to produce a robot that could work in places such as nursing homes and hospitals. The search engine’s funding arm, Google Ventures, invested an undisclosed sum that’s part of a $2 million seed financing package led by Morado Venture Partners, with AME Cloud Ventures and individuals also pitching in. Established in 2013, California ...

No more lonely nights: romantic robots get the look of love

Wed, 2014-04-09 22:38
Japanese inventors have created a 'female' robot that has the ability to blink, respond to eye contact and can recognize body language, opening the door for a new kind of romantic companion for humans.

Torpedo-shaped robot joins search for missing Malaysian flight

Wed, 2014-04-09 11:01
Computerworld - A ship carrying an autonomous robot that will search for the missing Malaysian airliner has detected electronic signals that could be coming from the missing plane.

'RoboClam' hits new depths as robotic digger

Wed, 2014-04-09 08:39
A digging robot inspired by the unique mechanisms employed by the Atlantic razor clam has been created by a group of researchers in the US. The robot, dubbed RoboClam, is able to dig with extreme efficiency by transforming the surrounding soil from a solid into a liquid, and could have a variety of applications from anchoring underwater robots to subsea cable installation and mine neutralization.

This robot will clean your barbecue, and other bizarre robotics at CES

Tue, 2014-04-08 23:37
The world's biggest gadget show has showcased everything from build-your-own robots, to fearless robotic surveyors for the nuclear disaster zone at Fukushima. By Samuel Gibbs in Las Vegas Samuel Gibbs

This Is How Google's New $1 Million Robot Sees The World

Tue, 2014-04-08 20:45
Atlas is built by Boston Dynamics, the robotics company bought by Google last December, and there are only eight of them in the world.

This Is How Google's New $1 Million Robot Sees The World

Tue, 2014-04-08 20:45
Atlas is built by Boston Dynamics, the robotics company bought by Google last December, and there are only eight of them in the world.

'RoboClam' hits new depths as robotic digger

Tue, 2014-04-08 19:21
( Institute of Physics ) A digging robot inspired by the unique mechanisms employed by the Atlantic razor clam has been created by a group of researchers in the US.

Robot to test military tech

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:02
A $1.8 million robotic mannequin that can run, kneel and lift his arms to sight a weapon like a soldier will help test the latest in military equipment, Britain’s government says.

PHOTOS. VIDEO. Mars: une lumière mystérieuse photographiée par le robot Curiosity

Tue, 2014-04-08 04:59
MARS - Après les "myrtilles" et le "lézard" , le nouveau mystère venu de Mars est une lumière. Un faisceau lumineux d'origine artificielle, qui semble provenir de la surface de la planète rouge, a en effet été photographié par le robot Curiosity, comme le rapporte le Houston Chronicle lundi 7 avril sur son site. Si ce cliché provient bien de la Nasa, qui l'a diffusé le 3 avril, l'agence spatiale ...

Robot sub to launch seabed search for missing MH370

Mon, 2014-04-07 23:17
The hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was set to switch to the ocean floor today using a robot submersible after suspected black box signals were detected, one month to the day since the jet vanished. After describing sonic "pings" picked up by the naval vessel Ocean Shield as the "most promising lead" so far, the head of the...

SociBot mirrors faces for uncanny teleconferences

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:35
This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.

Red Mountain students build robot to facilitate discussion about tobacco

Mon, 2014-04-07 09:10
Students at Red Mountain High School in Mesa took a shot at reemphasizing the harm caused by tobacco with a robot they designed themselves.

The Robot Restaurant: Where Tokyo meets Vegas

Mon, 2014-04-07 00:32
What’s the Japanese word for “tasteful?” Never mind -- won’t be needing it tonight.

Robot 'soldier' to help develop protective gear

Sun, 2014-04-06 20:46
A state-of-the-art robotic 'mannequin' that can run, sit and even mimic the movement of a soldier has been created by Britain's ministry of defence.        

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise Trailer

Sun, 2014-04-06 19:46
It is spring break forever, bitches on Sunday night’s Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise ! Check out the trailer below! Again, this looks like a lot of fun!!!...