The Active Pelvis Orthosis is a smart exoskeleton that recognizes in just 350 milliseconds a person has lost their balance. The exoskeleton then applies force to the hips to counterbalance the slip and prevent a fall.
EduExo is a 3D-printable, Arduino-powered kit for students, hobbyists and educators that teaches how to build exoskeletons.
The TurtleBot 2i, a modular ROS-based robot powered by Intel Joule, enables the development of next-gen advanced robots.
An Aspiring roboticist turned Amazon Alexa into a talking Halloween skull that tilts its head, looks around, and moves its mouth while talking back.
The CES 2017 Robotics Conference brought together delivery robot experts to discuss industry trends, the need for continued testing, and how to overcome regulatory and technical challenges. Hear from Steve Cousins, CEO & Founder, Savioke, Ahti Heinla, Co-Founder, CEO, CTO, Starship Technologies, and Helen Greiner, Founder and CTO, CyPhy Works.
2016 was a good year for delivery robots, but 2017 will be even better. From Starship Technologies’ ground robot and Savioke’s Relay robot and CyPhy Works’ drones, delivery robots are coming sooner than you think.
Pepper uses trial-and-error learning to learn how to play darts. A human initially guides Pepper’s arm to teach it how to throw, but Pepper hits a bulls-eye after just 60 throws.
Starship and Just Eat, an online food order and delivery service, delivered a takeout meal to a London resident via robot.
A new balancing algorithm created by the Institute For Human And Machine Cognition allows Boston Dynamics ATLAS humanoid robot to walk over partial footholds.
The self-driving scooter uses the same sensors and software that had been used in previous autonomous car and golf cart tests.
An Otto self-driving truck made its first delivery, driving 51,744 cans of Budweiser 120 miles through Colorado, marking the first time commercial cargo was delivered by a self-driving truck.
A roundup of drone companies making giant technological leaps as we head towards 2017.
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.
Flirtey partnered with 7-Eleven for the first FAA-approved home drone delivery. The Flirtey drone
autonomously delivered Slurpees, a chicken sandwich, donuts, hot coffee and candy to the home of the family who placed the order.
The head of Duke University’s robotics program weighs in on whether self-driving cars will overcome a fatal accident, the irresponsibility of Tesla’s Autopilot system, and when she’ll be ready to adopt an autonomous vehicle.
Honda demonstrated prototype self-driving cars at the GoMentum testing facility in Concord, California. The Japanese carmaker said it plans to release its first self-driving car in 2020.
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.
Robots are helping autistic children in ways humans can’t. Here are five social robots helping autistic children become more independent by improving their motor and social skills.
MakerGirl introduces young girls to STEM through interactive 3D printing workshops where the girls brainstorm, design and print their own projects.
A roundup of the hottest robotics projects currently raising money on Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
Steve Hogan stops by the Robotics Trends Podcast to discuss the first two months of the FAA’s drone registration system and the impact recent lawsuits will have on the future of drone registration.
Dr. Kazerooni on how to bring lightweight, affordable exoskeletons to everyone who needs one.
Look ma, no hands! Here’s how you can fly a 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone using your voice and Amazon Echo.
The suitX Phoenix exoskeleton weighs 27 pounds and costs $40,000, both of which are relatively low when compared to other exoskeletons.
Police in the Netherlands are training eagles to capture rogue drones. Tests will last a couple months to determine if the practice is safe for the eagles.