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‘Stroke Robot’ Could Help Improve Stroke Patient Treatment

11/25/2014, It is said that each year will see 800,000 Americans admitted to a hospital because of stroke, and speed is of the essence here since each minute that passes by would result in additional brain function that will be lost. With approximately 1,500 stroke...

Robot Modified To Fly Human Flight Simulator

09/23/2014, Robots these days seem to be taking on larger and more important roles at the workplace, and this time around, we have researchers over at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) working on a small, off-the-shelf robot. Various...

MIT Study: Humans Prefer Orders From Robots Than Own Boss

08/24/2014, How well do you take orders? Well, it seems that we humans are a strange lot, at least according to this particular research that hails from folks over at the MIT which confirms how within a two-human, one-robot team that are working together toward a...

HitchBOT Has Completed Half Its Mission Already

08/14/2014, Hitchhiking used to be fun back in the day when society was a whole lot more decent and less depraved, and a murder or kidnapping case would have made national headlines. These days, however, you would require a whole lot of intestinal fortitude if you...

Smart Piano Composes Tunes Based On Cloud Formations Above

08/08/2014, The hills are alive, with the sound of music! Well, so much for the hills, but what about the cities? For those who are looking for something that is slightly different, how about a smart piano that is capable of churning out tunes depending on how the...

WP5 Robot Picks Peppers

07/23/2014, I don’t know about you, but I somehow would love to have a tongue twister made out of the WP5 Robot that picks peppers. Automation in farming is not exactly in an advanced stage at the moment, since humans with years of experience on the field do a...

Animatronic Robot Makes Eye Contact With Spectator While Dancing

07/02/2014, (Female Figure) 2014, an animatronic robot from Jordan Wolfson is capable of performing a dance right in front of a full length mirror all the while looking to make eye contact with the spectator. Of course, as you can view in the video above, it does not...

Masked Animatronic Robot Dances In An Extremely Lifelike Manner

03/24/2014, The uncanny valley is not a physical place, but rather, it is the idea of a robot being so human-like in behavior, that it can get rather creepy to boot. Artist Jordan Wolfson has crossed into such a territory as you can see from the video above, where...

KEECKER Connected Robot Unveiled

01/06/2014, [CES 2014] KEECKER happens to be a Paris-based company that intends to bring the future forward, by introducing a new connected robot (which will hopefully be smart, too) at CES 2014. Boasting of a unique functionality that will hopefully alter the way we...

Polycom RealPresence in the new Anybots Q(X) Virtual Presence

12/12/2013, Last week I was invited to Polycom’s annual Holiday event where the Anybots Q(X) Virtual Presence was shown for the first time. We all remember Anybots cute QB robot that featured a very small display and 2 big “eyes” where the camera was hidden....

“Superman” Robot Lifts 80 Times Its Own Weight

09/05/2013, “Hulk is the strongest one there is!” is a catchphrase that we have heard before many times, if you happen to be an ardent fan of Marvel Comic’s jade giant. Well, another character that has proven to be nigh invulnerable would be Superman of DC...