Facebook’s New AI Allows Robots To Navigate Without The Use Of Maps
Devices like Roombas rely on maps to find their way around your home. This is done by the robot moving around and when it detects an obstacle, it marks it down, and ultimately this creates a map of the room so that it knows where it can or cannot go. However, Facebook thinks that they might have developed an AI for robots that could potentially eliminate the need for maps.

Bird-inspired Drone Bends Its Wings To Move Quickly
We’ve seen several delivery drones that take different approaches to how they work.Now, a team of researchers from Stanford University’s Lentink Lab have come up with PigeonBot- a drone which can bend, extend and simply change the shape of its wings like real birds can.They also shared more details on it in their research paper.Basically, if this tech improves, it can potentially let drones to easily make tight turns and […]

Australian Man Is First In The World To Undergo A Robotic Kidney Transplant
For hundreds of years, medical operations have been done mostly by humans. This is why it is important that surgeons are competent and aren’t sleepy or drunk or on drugs while they operate on patients. This is because a wrong move, even a small one, could potentially result in a patient losing their life.

Researchers Have Developed The World’s First Living, Self-Healing Robots
When we think of robots, we think of these huge and stiff metallic machines. However, a group of scientists are challenging the way we look at robots as they have developed what is being described as the world’s first living and self-healing robot which they made by using the stem cells of a frog.

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Samsung Introduces Ballie, A Life Companion Robot
Samsung might be known for many things, such as TVs, smartphones, display technology, and wearables, but it seems that the company is hoping that its robotic efforts will be taken more seriously because at CES 2020, the company has taken the wraps off their latest robot called Ballie.

Restaurant Cat Robot ‘BellaBot’ Has A Personality
Among other things in CES 2020, a robot cat ‘BellaBot’ was recently unveiled.Not just limited to a cat robot but a couple of robots were unveiled at CES, Las Vegas. BellaBot seems to stand out from the rest because it seems to be a robot cat with a personality.The cat robot is built by a Chinese firm PuduTech. The primary task of the robot is to serve the customers at […]

World’s First Bionic Cat ‘MarsCat’ Is A Home Robot
You might find a robot for almost everything – if not, it is highly likely that someone is developing it as you read this.We’ve seen useful robots to get things done, like a Vacuum cleaner robot – but a cute pet companion in the form of a home robot?Elephant Robotics, a Chinese tech firm has managed to develop a fully autonomous robot cat.It is not just any ordinary robot – […]

V-Coptr Falcon Drone Boasts A Flight Time Of 50 Minutes
While drones these days offer users a lot of fun and exciting new features, the problem is that for the most part, a lot of these drones do not have a particularly long flight time. For example, a quick survey on commercially available drones has revealed that the longest flight time is around 30 minutes or so.

The FAA Wants To Track All Drones Flying In The US
Several years ago, the FAA implemented a rule in which drone operators would be required to register their drones with the agency. There are several reasons for this, one of which included making sure that drone operators fly their drones responsibly and not into restricted areas or use them for illegal purposes.

YouTuber Makes A Flying Robot Vacuum Cleaner
We have seen YouTubers do crazy stuff, make or break something. But, a flying vacuum cleaner?It seems like Peter Sripol (the YouTuber) has built a vacuum cleaner that can fly.To start with the project, he purchased a cheap vacuum cleaner on Amazon for less than $100 and tweaked it further.It didn’t take a lot of electronic items to put together the robot but it was the result of a few […]

Augmented Human Soldiers In The US Military Could Be A Problem
A lot of us have imagined being a super soldier that we usually see on a sci-fi movie.Now, the U.S military seems to have a plan to turn their soldiers to sci-fi combat-ready humans by enhancing their senses, making them stronger, and wiring their brains to the computer.Technically, that sounds a lot. But, it definitely sounds like an interesting idea.As per a report on Army Times, the cyborg soldiers could […]

Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog Is Being Used By Law Enforcement
Over the years as technology improves, we’ve started to see some of that technology being utilized by law enforcement agencies, such as drones which can be used for surveillance purposes. Now it looks like Massachusetts State Police will also be turning to new technologies, and this time it comes in the form of Boston Dynamics’ robot dog.

DJI Announces Its New Lightweight Mavic Mini Drone
Drones come in all shapes and sizes, with some being bigger than others, while some being smaller. If you’re looking for a drone that you can easily bring with you outside, then you might be interested to learn that DJI has since announced their latest drone offering in the form of the DJI Mavic Mini.

Robots In Japanese Hotel Chain Found To Be Vulnerable To Hacking, Could Spy On Guests
Japan is a country that loves its robots where we’ve seen various industries take advantage of it, where it can be used as a greeter in stores or as a way to help passengers find their way around the airport. We’ve also seen how some hotel chains in the country are using robots to help guests check in.