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Qihan Robot Provides Legal Services at Chinese Courthouse

Chinese courts are among the users for the latest Qihan robot, which is powered by IBM Watson. AI and robotics as a service are part of Qihan's Sanbot King Kong and Xiaofa offerings, which will also be on display at CES 2018.

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Google’s Robot Auto Has New Rival in RoboCar HV

Google’s Robot Auto Has New Rival in RoboCar HV

The Robocar HV, based, according to Response JP, on the Toyota Prius, sells for $150,000 (MEV $35,000) and was developed by ZMP as a test vehicle for research and development that acquires vehicle sensor data via the vehicle?s controller area...

RobotShop The Amazon Of Robotics?

RobotShop The Amazon Of Robotics?

RobotShop was recently ranked 63rd among Profit magazine?s ?200 Fastest-Growing Companies in Canada?. The Canadian online retailer has grown 843% in the last five years, which indicates that a significant number of consumers are inviting domestic robots into their homes.

Diffbot Earns $2M Endorsement From Web Leaders

Diffbot Earns $2M Endorsement From Web Leaders

Diffbot, based in Palo Alto, CA is a young company and a promising new form of visual learning robot technology targeted at Web developers. With a fresh, $2 million injection of capital, Diffbot is poised to revolutionize the way we...

Robots Help Serve America?s 400M Daily Cups Of Coffee

Robots Help Serve America?s 400M Daily Cups Of Coffee

Entrepreneurs are taking a close look at putting robots into their business plans, especially in retail food and beverage environments. Coffee is but one?but a big one that fits well with a robot?s basic skill set.

Swamped by Demand, 3D Printers Hit the Market

Swamped by Demand, 3D Printers Hit the Market

All the buzz about 3D printing generating a rebirth of manufacturing and creativity in the U.S. is much more than just hype. It is a practical and achievable goal, one that may soon be a reality for a growing number...

Euro Project Tags $11M On Social Robots For The Elderly

Euro Project Tags $11M On Social Robots For The Elderly

The Robot-Era proposal aims to implement a fully realistic and real experimental setup in urban and domestic environments and with different kinds of citizens: the elderly users, the service providers, the municipalities, and the caregivers.

Neato Robotics Inc. Raises $12.2 Million

Neato Robotics Inc. Raises $12.2 Million

Vorwerk Direct Selling Ventures GMBH and Noventi Ventures of Menlo Park gave money in this round. Neato, led by CEO Warren Flick since last May, will spend the money on new products as well as on marketing and expanding its...

Polaris Expands Robotic Pool Cleaning Line

Polaris Expands Robotic Pool Cleaning Line

Introducing two new models, the Polaris 9400 Sport and Polaris 9100 Sport, to its Polaris advanced Sport Robotic pool cleaner line for the 2012 pool season. The two new models complement the company's popular Polaris 9300 Sport and 9300xi Sport...