Micro-Robots to be used for road work

Devices could be deployed in underground pipe networks, reducing need for roadworks The UK government is investing millions in the development of micro-robots designed to work in underground pipe networks and dangerous sites such as decommissioned nuclear...

Collaborative Robot Wants to Be Your Extra Set of Hands

This collaborative robot, or CoBot, is ready to help your team on the production floor. Aubo Robotics develops lightweight collaborative robot arms with 6 degrees of freedom for human-centric agile manufacturing. Their family of robots can carry a payload of 3, 5, 6,...

These robots want to bring you love

Japanese startup Groove X, founded by an alumni of SoftBank Group Corp's robotics unit, has unveiled its first creation, a companion robot designed to make users happy. As Ivor Bennett reports the Lovot, a mash-up of "love" and "robot", cannot help with the housework...

Combining Robots with IoT

The Internet of Things is a popular vision of objects with internet connections sending information back and forth to make our lives easier and more comfortable. It’s emerging in our homes, through everything from voice-controlled speakers to smart temperature...

Humanoid Robot can Collect Data from the Physical World

Humanoid Robots are popping up everywhere, it’s the rise of the machines, run! Ok, not really. So robots that we’ve heard of include industrial robots in warehouse shipping your online orders, service robots like that robot barista making your morning cup of joe or...

Drones in Construction Map and Survey Making Data Collection a Snap

That kind of continuous, bird’s-eye-view information is especially valuable in construction, where mistakes can end up costing contractors both time and money. "On a large construction project, one of the main causes of budget overruns and delays is when you have to...

Drones Keeping Your Home Safe

Move over, security cameras—drones are taking over the home security space. Sunflower Labs, a San Francisco-based company headed up by CEO CEO Alex Pachikov, is at the forefront of this new concept, with what they're calling the Sunflower system. The Sunflower system...

Ready to hail your self-driving car?

Waymo One, is launching fully self-driving service in Phoenix, Arizona. Waymo wants to be the world’s most experienced driver, to take the stress out of driving and allow you to enjoy the ride to do… well, whatever you want. You can hail a ride from the Waymo One app,...

Wing – X’s Moonshot Drone – Ready for Deliveries in Europe

Wing, the drone delivery project of Google's parent company Alphabet, graduated from an X program to a fully-fledged business earlier this...

Hey robot! Clean-up on isle 6

Robotic janitors could be coming to a Walmart near you. On Monday, a robotics company called Brain Corp — seriously — announced it had entered a partnership with the big box chain. By the end of January 2019, the tech company will equip 360 of the retailer’s floor...

Team of robots collaborate to throw out the trash

Robot Era is a three robot team that works together to effectively and efficiently remove trash from buildings.

Human and Machine Come Together to Create Superhuman Robot

Sarcos has developed an exoskeleton robotic suit that gives humans superhuman strength. Guardian XO wants to bring together man and machine to give humans the ability move heavy objects, making 200 lbs. feel as light as a feather, all while preventing exertion, strain and injury. It does this by combining advanced materials, actuators, sensors, and sophisticated algorithms to enhance human potential.

Brothel of Sex Robots is Opening Soon

A BROTHEL in which men pay £7,000 to take a sex robot's virginity might not sound like a step forward for womankind. Self-confessed 'pop star cult leader' Unicole Unicron is trying to raise £120,000 to open a sex doll brothel where punters have to get the consent of...

Robots and People with Disabilities Join Forces at Cafe

A trial for robots to serve customers at a café in Tokyo started on Monday (November 26). Customers were welcomed and served by OriHime-D, a robot developed by Ory Lab Inc. - a company promoting more work opportunities for those with difficulties working in public...

Sweeper robot picked a pepper, how many peppers did sweeper robot pick?

Sweeper is a sweet pepper harvesting robot and the first generation greenhouse harvesting robot in the market.

With a decreasing workforce willing to do repetitive work in harsh, greenhouse climate conditions, Sweeper wants to solve the problem of labor availability, labor costs, food safety and quality.

This robot brings the grocery store to your doorstep

  Robomart wants to revolutionize the way you buy groceries. They’re on a “mission to build the world’s most accessible grocery store”. Robomart wants to make grocery shopping as easy as Amazon and arrive at your doorstep as fast as Uber. “Only a tiny fraction of the...

Bringing toys to life with robotic skins

Scientists at Yale University have developed robotic skins that give inanimate objects the ability to move.

Fly drones with your mind

  A team from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore trained 14 people to control a multirotor drone using commercially available EEG headsets, devices that use small electrodes to test the electrical activity in your...

New mindset for autonomous vehicles

It is September 2035. You have to travel from your London home-pod to a 9.30am summit in St Andrews, the home of golf, 30 miles northeast of Edinburgh. You command your smart alarm clock, which has woken you up at 7am, to have a driverless Mercedes-Benz F105 ready to...

Nuro autonomous vehicle startup releases report on delivering safety

Nuro, the self-driving delivery startup founded by a pair of Google veterans, released its voluntary safety report on Thursday. Titled “Delivering Safety,” the 33-page document outlines the technology and procedures Nuro is using to safely deploy its fleet of...