China has taken down two online robots that appeared to go rogue, responding to users’ questions with one saying its dream was to travel to the United States and the other admitting it wasn’t a huge fan of Chinese Communist Party. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading
The maker of Roomba robot vacuum iRobot said they could share or sell maps of users’ homes to tech companies, such as Amazon, for profit. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the global sex technology market, bringing with it a revolution in robotic “sextech” designed to offer gratification with a near-human touch. Continue reading
Researchers are developing soft robotic tools for underwater research. The pressure-driven systems will allow marine biologists to examine delicate sea life without harming it. Ben Gruber reports.
Sharp Corporation hopes that RoBoHoN changes the future of smartphones, by turning them into mobile robots. Sharon Reich reports.
A new algorithm developed in Atlanta could reduce damage to costly robots.
A robot construction worker that can move around a building site autonomously and make architectural structures is being developed by Swiss designers and roboticists.
Israeli industrial engineer designs an earthbound parcel delivery drone that recognises recipients from social media sites.
Japan’s robot developer Cyberdyne announces a plan to provide robotic suits to Haneda airport to reduce load on baggage handlers’ waists.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA / SANTA FE, ARGENTINA / COLORADO, U.S.(REUTERS / EASTON LACHAPPELLE/UNLIMITED TOMORROW) – Easton LaChappelle was 14 when he first started taking apart toasters.
Five years on, he’s being touted as a global leader in robotics, for his range of low-cost Anthromod robotic hands developed in his bedroom.