We want robots in the home to do our dull tasks, but not make dinner or change a diaper, new survey reveals.
Imprint Link Technology coordinates cleaning between mop, vacuum, with minimal end user input, if desired.
Companies need to realize whether humans really need robots in the home, and ease their fears as well.
Startup says the next-generation home robot will include advanced sensing, navigation, and perception, opening up more in-home applications beyond cleaning.
Integrating robots into a household environment will require a different approach to robot design than industrial automation, writes guest columnist Alexandre Colle.
Sales galore being offered for holiday shoppers on robot vacuums, aerial drones, and robot toys.
For young and old, here’s our picks for some unique gift options for enthusiasts of robots, drones, and vacuums.
European robotics research institutions are world leaders, and Martin Haegele has spent his career helping industrial and service robot innovations reach commercialization.
Straddling the line between pet robot and personal assistant, Vector wants to be helpful, entertaining, and endearing.
Food robots, from growing and processing to cooking, are expected to be in high demand. CMU and Sony have started a collaboration to develop these robots.
The latest robot vacuums include smarter navigation, sensors, advanced software, and different brushes to help keep your house clean.
The service robots category is broad, including just about all automation that isn’t industrial. A closer look reveals how suppliers and users can make the most of new technologies.
GROOVE X is teasing its LOVOT companion robots that are scheduled to be released in 2019. GROOVE X says its goal is to create companion robots that provide emotional support through AI-driven interactions.
Neato Robotics Botvac Connected Series robot vacuums can now be controlled with Google Home. Not only can you use your voice and Google’s virtual assistant to start, stop and pause robot vacuums, you can schedule cleanings, check the vacuum’s battery level and more.
Starting in Q2 2017, iRobot will include Amazon Alexa voice control on any WiFi-enabled Roomba robot vacuum in the United States. The Alexa voice control will allow users to start, stop and pause their Roomba 960 or Roomba 980 by simply speaking to an Alexa-enabled device, such as the Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Dot.
An Aspiring roboticist turned Amazon Alexa into a talking Halloween skull that tilts its head, looks around, and moves its mouth while talking back.
Amazon Echo and Google Home are reportedly looking to add the ability to make voice calls to the smart speakers, but concerns about privacy, emergency services, and regulatory hurdles are slowing down the process.
The most promising mobile and humanoid robots from this year’s crop offer more utility, consumer engagement.
LG made it clear at CES 2017 that it’s all in on robotics. The company introduced the Hub Robot, two robots for airports, a robot lawnmower and more.
The Vobot Clock uses Amazon Alexa Voice Services to improve your sleeping habits, control smart home devices, order a pizza and more.
The CES Robotics Conference will explore how robots are transforming our lives. Hear from CyPhy Works, Hanson Robotics, NVIDIA, Savioke, Softbank, Starship Technologies and more.
Amazon Alexa voice control allows you to start, stop, pause, and resume the Botvac Connected’s cleaning cycle.
Google Home will officially take on Amazon Echo on November 4, 2016 when it starts shipping. Who will win the battle of virtual assistants? Here’s a comparison of Google Home and Amazon Echo.
The Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum goes on sale in the United States on August 1, 2016 for $999. iRobot, which has dominated the robot vacuum market since 2002, isn’t worried about the stiff competition.
The battle of the virtual assistants is on! Will Amazon Echo or Google Home come out on top? How will Apple respond? We debate on The Robotics Trends Show.