WiBotic is developing a wireless charging system that autonomously charges aerial, mobile and aquatic robots.
Xiaomi’s $250 Mi Robot Vacuum will launch soon in China, and it stacks up well against the pricier iRobot Roomba 980 and Dyson 360 Eye.
Whether your walking robot has two, four or six legs, there are lots of ways to approach building it. Here’s a roundup of DIY walking robots to get your creative juices flowing.
The process of getting robotics funding can be a major hurdle for startups, but a network of organizations in Odense, Denmark, has built a platform to make it easier.
Google’s Waze, the app that guides drivers turn by turn to their destinations, has just been given a new job: picking up riders and then driving them turn by turn to their destinations.
Simone Giertz’ latest “shitty” robot is terrible at making sandwiches.
Yuneec’s Breeze drone is the company’s first product geared toward the mass market. Here’s how the Breeze drone compares to Yuneec’s flagship Typhoon H drone.
RoboBusiness & Silicon Valley Robotics to host first-ever Venture Capitalist (VC) Office Hours.
YI Technology’s Erida tricopter drone can fly at speeds up to 75 mph and stay in the air for up to 40 minutes. Erida also is the first full carbon-fiber, tricopter drone featuring 4K video.
Continuing to break new ground, RoboBusiness is now accepting registrations from robotics startup companies interested in meeting with representatives from over 28 leading investment companies at its inaugural VC Office Hours event. Scheduled meetings will take place throughout day one of the RoboBusiness Conference and Expo running September 28 – 29 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA.
Israeli security used to be the primary concern for robotics research and development, but the country is using its expertise to undercut the competition. What influence does Israeli robotics have on its geopolitical position, and how will its neighbors react?
The long-awaited regulations for small commercial drones went into effect today. Here’s what you need to know.
Unlike countries where heavy industry is driving automation, Israel is selling its robotics expertise to global partners. What can other countries learn from Israeli robotics?
In our haste to worry ourselves senseless at the thought of robots taking jobs from humans, we sometimes overlook the fact that there are some very ugly jobs out there that humans routinely perform that are anything but healthy for carbon life forms.
A developer demos the Jibo Kitchen Assistant skill to show how the social robot can help you become a master chef.
Every robotics company should have what Seegrid (founded in 2003) has in spades: a co-founder like Hans Moravec who has a patent portfolio as thick as a telephone book; and a loyal and generous patron investor like Giant Eagle that has ponied up, according to CrunchBase, over $29 million to its favorite vision-guided vehicle (VGV)…
Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the 50th anniversary of CES will celebrate the evolution of the industry January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
How self-driving cars make life-and-death decisions is a major question that remains unanswered.
nuTonomy, founded by two researchers from MIT, began testing a free self-driving taxi service in a small business district in Singapore.
Several locations worldwide are testing airport automation, which can help travelers in multiple languages and check luggage. Where can service robots help operations at busy international airports?
Flirtey and Domino’s are developing pizza delivery drones, saying deliveries to customer homes in Auckland, New Zealand could begin later in 2016.
The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.
If Jibo fails, it won’t be because of shipping delays or cancellation of international orders. It’ll be because it didn’t live up to the hype it promised at the start.
Autonomous vehicles shouldn’t just rely on lidar, says David Bruemmer, CEO of 5D Robotics, which just acquired partner Time Domain. Can 5D’s software and sensor expertise and Time Domain’s ultrawideband modules blaze a new path for self-driving cars?
Engineers at Stanford University shed some light on what goes into programming self-driving cars to make ethical decisions.