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Pentagon Shows Off Atlas Robot

04/23/2014, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was treated to a firsthand look at a life-size robot known as Atlas earlier this week, where it has been deemed to be the most recent experiment by the Pentagon’s high-tech researchers. We first talked about Atlas last...

Sony Patents Self-Washing Robot

04/20/2014, I would suppose that Sony’s most famous robot release would be their beloved Aibo, which happens to be a robotic pooch that was the bomb back in the day, although the $1,900 price tag back then would make any potential customer think more than just...

New Honda ASIMO Displays More Human-like Movement

04/17/2014, Honda’s ASIMO robot has certainly wowed viewers for a few years now, but is there really a day when we can actually purchase an ASIMO to help us out around the home? You know, like those robots in I, Robot, which are supposed to help us humans with...

‘Dalek’ Machine Patches Potholes In 2 Minutes

04/17/2014, This particular machine that you see here will no doubt be referred to as a ’Dalek’ by Dr. Who fans, as this £200,000 amalgamation of steel that make up a machine is capable of blasting potholes in a matter of two minutes, which could very well be...

$250 Wheelchair Transformed Into Johnny Five Geo-Positioning Robot

04/16/2014, A bunch of student employees at The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Systems Management and Production Center (SMAP) have come together and worked using both inspiration with innovation in order to roll out a $250 motorized wheelchair that will...

Drones That Recharge Themselves On Power Lines

04/11/2014, Drones have been in the limelight recently, where at least one of the stories do not actually bring any kind of comfort to us ordinary folk. After all, who would want a drone to actually crash into you while you are outdoors? Those things aren’t exactly...

Drone Crashes Into Athlete, Investigation Launched

04/07/2014, Drones, for the most part, can be operated by anyone who knows what they’re doing and you don’t really need a license for it, although it seems that licenses could be considered, not just for commerical use, in the future, especially when a recent...

DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Drone With 3-Axis Stabilization Unveiled

04/07/2014, One of the uses of drones, at least for regular folks, is that it can be used to record video and shoot photos from heights and angles that we normally wouldn’t be able to reach. Sure, you could hire a helicopter to take you around, but it’s not as...

Threes Playing Robot Outdoes Human Opponents

04/06/2014, The tables have been turned – once in a legend, there was a man known as John Henry, who wanted to prove that humans are better than machines by besting a steam powered hammer. This time around, we have a machine that intends to prove it is better...

Robot Exoskeleton Allows 4-Year Old Girl Work Her Arms

04/04/2014, Exoskeletons used to be the stuff of dreams, where my first exposure to an exoskeleton was when Ellen Ripley went mano a mano with the Alien Queen. Over the years, however, technology has advanced to such a degree that it might feature in our day-to-day...

Robo-roo Can Hop Around Forever Theoretically

04/03/2014, No, the Robo-roo is not a bionic version of Manchester United’s best paid player in history, Wayne Rooney, but rather, is an affectionate name for this bizarre looking bionic kangaroo which boasts of self-recharging legs, virtually allowing it to hop...

Ecoppia E4 Robots Clean Solar Panels Without Using Water

04/02/2014, Israel is a hotbed of technology and research, being an oasis of sorts in the desert, too. Still, water is a precious commodity, and all effort must be made to conserve as much water as possible. Ketura Sun, a large commercial solar field in Israel, has a...

Crabster Robot Could Change The Way We Explore Underwater Sites

03/28/2014, This looks like one of those headcrabs from Half-Life, albeit it being a mechanized one. Known as the Crabster, this is a robotic wonder which has the ability to revolutionize underwater exploration, thanks to the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and...

SociBot Mini Predicts Emotions, “Wears” Human Faces

03/27/2014, It goes without saying that the modern day computer interface has come a long way from the humble days of the typewriter, and a possible area to explore in the future could be social hardware – the software’s already in place with the likes of...