Robots, Page 2 ▼

Intel Unveils Its Own Falcon 8+ Commercial Drone

10/13/2016, Intel might be known as a company that manufactures computer processors, but given the state of technology these days, sticking to one product is not really an option. This is why it isn’t surprising to see that Intel has actually branched out into...

Neural Implants Help A Paralyzed Man To Feel Again

10/13/2016, It is possible that thanks to science and the advancements in technology that people who are paralyzed can eventually start to feel something again. This is what pretty much happened thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University...

Verizon Could Soon Start Selling Drone Data Plans

10/07/2016, Nowadays with everything being connected to the internet or needing an internet connection, telcos are certainly cashing in on it, what with them selling data plans for your phones, your tablets, your smart home appliances, your cars, and now it seems...

The Bocco Family Robot Now Comes With Support For SIM Cards

10/05/2016, [CEATEC 2016] In 2015, we came across a little robot by the name of Bocco. Developed by Yukai Engineering, it looks like the company is back with a slightly upgraded model, and by slightly we do mean slightly. Essentially at its core, the Bocco is still...

Panasonic’s Motion-Sensing Unit Aims To Help Keep Robots Upright

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] As robots slowly start to become a bigger part of our daily lives, naturally improvements have to be made to the existing technology to ensure that robots are capable of doing many different tasks. At CEATEC 2016, Panasonic is showing off a...

Sharp’s RoboHon Can Now Double Up As A Waiter/Tour Guide

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] When Sharp unveiled the RoboHon, it was marketed as a cute little robot that could keep you company at home, and the ability to project images from its face, so it’s almost like you get to hang out with a friend and watch a movie. However...

CAIBA Is A Customer Service Robot That Can Be Remotely Piloted

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] The problem with using humans as customer service personnel is that sometimes people get sick, or sometimes people don’t know what you  want, or sometimes in the case of tourism, not all customer service personnel can speak/understand the...

Omron’s Ping Pong Robot Is Back, And It’s Better Than Ever

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Over the past few years, Omron has shown off a robot called the Forpheus that can play a game of table tennis against a human. The first iteration was shown off in 2014, and we saw an upgraded version in 2015. Now it’s 2016 and the company...

Fujitsu’s Robopin Will Provide A More Humanized Interaction

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Interfacing with a computer can feel rather “cold”. Unless your focus is on 100% efficiency, you know that there’s nothing that can beat the human touch when it comes to customer service. This is particularly evident in industries like...

TRNDlabs Unveils The SKEYE Nano 2 FPV Drone

09/26/2016, Drones can be used for all kinds of things, such as surveillance, taking photos, videos, reaching places that would be hard for humans, and now it seems that drones have been reduced to taking selfies as well. The folks at TRNDlabs have taken the wraps...

Dutch Police Starts Using Eagles To Take Down Drones

09/14/2016, Rogue drones can be a problem, not only because they can sometimes get in the way of search and rescue, but they can also pose a threat. Depending on where you are from, there might be different laws to deal with rogue drones, for example in Japan nets...