Category: robots

The Mars InSight lander is on track to launch in May

The Mars InSight lander is on track to launch in May
The InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) lander has passed its last major environmental test ahead
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Algae-based nanobots could diagnose you from the inside

Algae-based nanobots could diagnose you from the inside
Nanobots promise a breakthrough in medicine by letting doctors study and treat you without invasive surgery or relatively ineffective drugs.
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Kids judge R2-D2 droids built by Facebook, Google and Fitbit

Kids judge R2-D2 droids built by Facebook, Google and Fitbit
Last Wednesday, a group of 24 children from the ages of seven to 12 gathered at Lucasfilm headquarters in San
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Walmart is testing a self-driving, floor-scrubbing robot

Walmart is testing a self-driving, floor-scrubbing robot
Walmart has been testing autonomous floor-cleaning robots in five of its stores, LinkedIn reports. The floor scrubber, developed by Brain
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Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving car plans

Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving car plans
Apply, which has been famously tight-lipped on its self-driving vehicle research, has posted what looks like its first public research
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Toyota’s T-HR3 robot mimics your hand, arm and foot movements

Toyota's T-HR3 robot mimics your hand, arm and foot movements
While Honda's ASIMO has taken much of the attention for automaker-built robots, Toyota has been working on humanoid helpers of
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Roomba robotic vacuums now follow IFTTT instructions

Roomba robotic vacuums now follow IFTTT instructions
If Roomba vacuums are going to feel like they're truly part of your connected home, they need to do more
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Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot nail a backflip

Watch Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot nail a backflip
We've grown accustomed to seeing Boston Dynamics' impressive line-up of robots strutting about in periodic video updates, each more terrifying
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MegaBots wants to crowdfund a tournament for 2018

MegaBots wants to crowdfund a tournament for 2018
Once upon a time (in 2015), a crew of enthusiasts built the robot concept Eagle Prime and did what you
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Teenage Engineering’s ‘H’ and ‘R’ aren’t your typical smart speakers

Teenage Engineering’s 'H' and 'R' aren't your typical smart speakers
Most people still don't know who or what Teenage Engineering is. But, those that do probably think of them as
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Amazon’s Alexa and Prime Music service arrive in Canada

Amazon's Alexa and Prime Music service arrive in Canada
The absence of Amazon's Alexa and Prime Music services in Canada has been a strange oversight, given that the nation's
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