According to a report by Gartner, nearly 3 million drones will be produced in 2017, which is 39 percent more than in 2016.
Intuition Robotics received investment from iRobot and OurCrowd, bringing its total funding so far to $6 million. The Israeli company’s ElliQ is designed to help older adults “age in place.”
Japanese scientists turned a $100 mini drone into a flower-pollinating droid. We’ve seen drones used for many applications, but pollination could be the most vital.
Human-robot interaction has guided the robot design of three very different products created people who worked at Willow Garage.
Hanson Robotics’ Professor Einstein is a 14.5-inch-tall, Wi-Fi-connected edutainment robot that walks, talks, and acts as your friend and personal science tutor.
With each passing CES, the robots are capable of doing so much more. One thing many of the robots at CES 2017 had in common was a love for dancing.
Kubo is an educational robot that accelerates learning in coding, mathematics, language, and music through its TagTile programming language, which helps pre-school and primary school children explore and understand new concepts in a screen-free environment.
Why do we find robot fails so amusing? Perhaps because they remind us that overpromising and under-delivering is just one more challenge in the evolution of social and service robots.
As populations age worldwide, older people are often isolated because of health and mobility problems and difficulty with using new technologies. A robot named ElliQ from Intuition Robotics aims to change that.
ElliQ is the product of tech and design innovators at Intuition Robotics who have focused their machine learning on customization and their design on serving the elder car market.
While drones in warehouses are an interesting possibility, logistics operations can improve their performance by implementing proven technologies available right here and now.
The most promising mobile and humanoid robots from this year’s crop offer more utility, consumer engagement.
Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding for robotic combat medic aid to total approximately $1 million.
Apple has joined Qualcomm, Foxconn, and Oracle in contributing to SoftBank’s Vision Fund, which is intended to help robotics startups and the Pepper robot maker take industry leadership.
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.
At CES 2017 Lego introduced a new brand of robotics kits called Lego Boost. Lego Boost is not replacing the popular Lego Mindstorms robotics kits. Boost is aimed at introducing younger kids to the basics of programming.
The robotics challenges presented in the movie ‘Passengers’ show that artificial intelligence and robotics needs to be flexible to prepare for unexpected situations and uses.
Designed for freshwater, saltwater or ice fishing, the PowerRay underwater robot can dive 98 feet underwater and help you find fish with its integrated 4K camera. PowerRay also works with VR goggles that respond to head tilting.
Mayfield Robotics unveiled its Kuri home robot at CES 2017. Kuri is a mobile robot designed to have a personality to connect with families.
Asian AI will be on display at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show, in what could be a harbinger of the region’s forthcoming leadership in machine learning, autonomous vehicles, and robotics.
At the beginning of this year, we made five predictions for 2016 robots and industry, including about drone autonomy, AI applications, and the so-called robot apocalypse. How did we fare?
Robot interfaces, particularly for machines in customer-service roles, will increasingly be identified with certain brands. Robotics makers and end user organizations should keep intellectual property protection in mind.
Think Star Wars’ droids are just science fiction? Robots are coming into our daily lives and are turning fiction into fact.
The Star Wars movies have long featured many droids. See how science fact and the business of robotics are approaching science fiction.
We’ve rounded up 11 robots that will be great gifts for the neat freaks, techies, wannabe coders, and drone fanatics on your holiday shopping list.