Robots for Humanity - An Incredible Story
Today he uses a telepresence robot to take the stage and speak about how a group called robotics for humanity has helped him to live something like a normal life again. In his talk, he also shows how other people can benefit from this technology, and what the future may bring.
Amazon's Next Generation Warehouse Robots!
But that little factoid is no longer true, since the shelves now come to them, carried on the back of the little Kiva robots that move them around for them. Watch these advanced warehouse assistants in action, as we look into a day in the life of a Kiva robot .
These Robots Dance Better Than I Do...
In an incredible display from the robotics company Boston Dynamics, we are treated to a video of the most sophisticated robots in the world... dancing. And oh how they dance. They probably dance better than most of us can!
10 Advanced Animal Robots That Can Change the World
Robots are cool, aren’t they? We can never tire from marveling at the advanced robots that the world of science keeps producing and wondering what tasks can they perform. While you must have seen a number of robots and humanoids over the years, have you ever come across robotic animals?
The Science of Biomimicry: Cool Robots Inspired by Nature
There’s a bat robot that flies and uses sonar to avoid obstacles, as well as a tiny robo-bee that can both fly and swim... Here is a list of our favorite animal-inspired robots, each containing a short video of the robot in action.
This Restaurant Dramatically Cuts Costs by Using Robots!
If there’s one thing that robots are good at, it’s reducing costs by performing tasks that would otherwise need to be done by human workers. This was part of the inspiration behind Spyce, a new budget-friendly fast food restaurant that uses robots in the kitchen.
Robots Are Now Carrying Out Tasks Completely Unaided!
Once the operator presses 'GO', the robot is on its own. See it in action below! If this wasn't enough technology for you, the very same company has created a robot, by the name of Atlas, that can run autonomously and jump over obstacles, in this case, a log.
You Won't Believe What These Robots Can Do!
The world of robotics has come a long way in the last few years, and in the video below you'll get to have a good look at 10 of the most awesome ones to have been released so far, including robot snakes, butterflies, and even kangaroos! 10 Awesome Robots That Actually Exist!
Wow! This Robot Acrobat Is More Mobile Than ANY Human
Atlas is the newest project of the Boston Dynamics team of robot creators famous for their quirky, but equally astonishing creations, like the Internet-famous robot dog, for example.
Meet RHex - The Parkour Robot!
RHex is a robot designed to overcome any obstacle, to jump, turn 180 degrees in the air and hold onto any ledge, pulling itself up. RHex is designed so it can go anywhere, help people stuck in collapsed buildings or in radiation infected areas where humans risk their lives walking in.
New in Robotics - The Wild Cat!
For those of you who haven't heard of Boston Dynamics, this is the number 1 company in all things robot. They have developed some amazing robots lately, including robots that will follow you like a beast of burdan, capable of walking through any terrain.
New Technology: The Robots Are Coming...
This new generation of robot, named Atlas, astounded me with its abilities. It's designed to operate both inside and outdoors, and is specialized for mobile manipulation.
Kirobo: First Robot in Space!
It was one small step for robot and another giant leap for mankind two days ago, as cutting edge communications robot Kirobo was added to a space flight headed to the International Space Station, where it will be used to experiment with human-robot communication when Commander Koichi Wakata will join
Humans Need Not Apply: A Future Dominated by Robots?
As technology improves at a faster rate than ever before thanks to recent breakthroughs in robotics and artificial intelligence, this rapid advancement raises questions as to where we, as a species, are heading. Are human beings set to become obsolete in just a few years?
The Robot that Will Paint You a Masterpiece!
Meet e-David, the painting robot that uses visual cues to create original paintings. With 5 brushes using 24 colors, e-david can decide where to add new strokes of color.
This Robot May Save Your Life...
Every week at an NIH drug-testing lab, a robotics system performs millions of experiments faster and with greater precision than any human could. The goal: to find new treatments and cures. These robots do in a week what would take human testers months and years to accomplish.
Meet ATLAS, the Mountain Climbing Robot!
The ATLAS robot gets his name from the mythological titan of Greek mythology, who balanced the entire sky on his shoulders, a living manifestation of strength, endurance and balance.
The Robot That Just Wants to Dance For You!
To be honest, this little robot dances better than quite a few of folks we know. (We're not naming names..... Terry ). The Robot That Just Wants to Dance For You! dancing, science, technology, robot This little guy sure knows how to groovy to the sounds of music!
Robot Animals - Getting Inspired by Nature
Robotics researchers are increasingly turning to nature, the original genius builder, for inspiration. Watch a robotic salamander, a water strider robot, mechanical cockroaches and more. But the MOST interesting robot is the last one - an amazing self-configuring robot!
Meet Herb: The Robot Butler
Finally a robot we can all relate to. This little guy's name is HERB , and he lives at Carnegie Mellon University, where he's been taught to separate the cookie from the creme. He might be made of servos and cameras, but clearly he loves one part of the OREO more than the other.
Scientists Have Finally Created The First Living Robot
The fact that one-day robots would walk among us has long been predicted. However, the first major step towards that has finally been taken. Scientists from America have created the world's first living, self-healing robots using stem cells from frogs.
Meet the Robot that Will Change Seniors' Lives
In comes Stevie II, a robot already used in some nursing homes, doing routine and mundane tasks that free the human staff to be... well, more human! Take a look at this incredible robot that represents a new generation of machines that make our life easier.
The Future Is Here: The First Man-Robot?
The robot you are seeing is called: PETMAN. It is used at the moment to test out special suits that protect the wearer from chemical attacks. But what is amazing is the human like movement achieved here by a machine. This is incredible and, we have to admit, maybe a bit creepy too.
Meet Boston Dynamics Newest Robot Worker
Boston Dynamics is quickly making a name for itself as the first among many robotics companies. We have featured some of their earlier robots, such as the for legged beast of burden and the helpful dog-like robots that can open doors.