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NASA Shows Off Valkyrie, A 6-Foot Tall Robot

12/10/2013, The folks over at NASA must have received inspiration from the cartoon Macross which features the Valkyrie robot, after the space agency unveiled the 6-foot long Valkyrie, which they have dubbed as a “superhero robot”. It was specially designed to...

Robot Boss Lacks Pointy Hair

12/10/2013, I am quite sure that most of us in the corporate world would have read about Dilbert and his pointy haired boss who has no clue, but somehow managed to make it all the way to the top of the organization. We have seen our fair share of telepresence robots...

Robot Telemarketer Denies Being A Robot

12/10/2013, Just when you thought that humans have perfected the art of being in denial, along comes this particular robot telemarketer who actually denies being a robot. TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer received a phone call recently, with an extremely...

DHL Drone Delivery Test Proved To Be A Success

12/10/2013, Amazon has certainly raised a fair number of eyebrows recently with its Amazon Prime Air delivery system, and it does seem as though Amazon has ruffled the feathers of its competitors somewhat. Since their announcement, we have covered news concerning UPS...

Yana And Bo Are Robots Who Teach Kids How To Code

12/09/2013, Judging by the number of start-ups that are around these days, having an idea is nothing if you do not know how to code it into existence, or at least know of some people with the technical knowledge to do so. Why not start your kids young when it comes...

Camel Racing Jockeys Take The Robotic Route

12/09/2013, When it comes to races, there are many different kinds where you can choose from, although it must be said that the faster the speed is, the more thrilling it gets. Camel racing happens to be one of the most competitive sports in Dubai, and it seems that...

Andy Rubin To Head Up Google’s New Robots Division

12/04/2013, We’re sure when Android’s founder, Andy Rubin, stepped away from the mobile operating system, many were wondering what he would be up to. Well as it turns out, Rubin has been working on robots for Google. This is according to a report from The New...

Prototype Robotic “Heart” Runs Off Urine

12/01/2013, We have seen the possibility of a urine-powered robot earlier last month, but here we are with scientists from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK who claimed to have developed a prototype robotic “heart” that will successfully be able...

K5 Autonomous Data Machine Is A 300-Pound Crime Fighting Robot

12/01/2013, Now here is a robot that all criminals might want to avoid – the K5 Autonomous Data Machine which is touted to be a 300 pound crime fighting machine. In fact, it has been hailed as the next generation of digital night watchmen, coming in a 5-foot...

MOSS Robot Kit Helps You Get Started Even Without Having A Clue

11/28/2013, Modular Robotics, a company that hails from Boulder, Colorado, is all set to roll out a collection of robot-building kits to those who are interested, where it would enable you to work on just about any kind of robot that you would like – just use...

Macy Gets Robot To Launch Thanksgiving Day Parade

11/28/2013, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has somewhat received a boost from the technology side of things – where it is normally touted to be an unofficial ushering in of the holiday season. This year, a New York City official did not launch Macy’s...

U-CAT “Turtle” Robot Aids In Shipwreck Exploration

11/27/2013, The U-CAT robot, the brainchild of researchers from the Center for Biorobotics, Tallinn University of Technology, does come in the shape of a turtle, where the main purpose of its existence is not to fall into some sort of radioactive goo before being...

The Robot Girl iPhone/Android Dock Is Creepy And Expensive

11/27/2013, iPhone docks come in all shapes and sizes, but we reckon the Robot Girl iPhone dock probably takes the cake. Basically the Robot Girl iPhone/Android dock is a 46” tall robot that has been shaped and designed to look like a robotic woman, and there are...

Trash Can Robots Interact With People So You Can Pick Up Garbage

11/26/2013, We’re sure we’re not the only ones who struggle with a pile of garbage on our coffee table as we just can’t be bothered to get up to throw stuff out while we’re watching our favorite shows. We need the trash can to come to us, and since we...