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Worx Landroid robot lawnmower review
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Worx Landroid robot lawnmower review

By 13 August 2014

There are some household chores that never get done. In a world where we're becoming time poor, stepping out to cut the grass might be one such chore. All is not lost, however, because there are robots that want to do it for you. The cutely named Landroid... >>

Exoskeleton gives superhuman strength to its wearer, lifts 100kg

Exoskeleton gives superhuman strength to its wearer, lifts 100kg

By 4 August 2014

Finally the robotic exoskeleton suits imagined in films like Alien are a proper reality – making humans super strong. The Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering company tested out the suits previously and has now announced it wants to bring them... >>

If Pixar made a real home-helper robot it would be Jibo, coming soon

If Pixar made a real home-helper robot it would be Jibo, coming soon

By 21 July 2014

Meet Jibo, the smart personal assistant, cameraman, video portal and educator. Created from the brains at MIT this might be the most human robot yet, and it's coming to your home soon. Currently on Indiegogo, Jibo has already smashed its $100,000 goal... >>

ASIMO up close: The friendly robot visits Europe, we say hello

ASIMO up close: The friendly robot visits Europe, we say hello

By 17 July 2014

There's a hush of anticipation as we wait for the all-new ASIMO to walk onto a makeshift stage inside a warehouse in an industrial estate just outside Brussels. It's understandable. It is the first time ASIMO (Advanced Step In Innovative Mobility) has... >>

Honda's latest ASIMO robot can now run 5.6 mph and even predict your behaviour

Honda's latest ASIMO robot can now run 5.6 mph and even predict your behaviour

By 16 July 2014

A world where we all own robot personal assistants, which act kind of like Rosie from the Jetsons, is slightly more realistic today, thanks to the latest version of ASIMO from Honda. Honda has introduced in Belgium a new-and-improved ASIMO. It's a humanoid... >>

Google’s BigDog LS3 robot 'pack mule' gets military testing, carrying 180kg for 20 miles

Google’s BigDog LS3 robot 'pack mule' gets military testing, carrying 180kg for 20 miles

By 15 July 2014

BigDog is a robot "pack mule" that was developed by Boston Dynamics and is now owned by Google. It's had it's first military outing carrying kit across mixed terrain and the marines are impressed. BigDog, now being called LS3 or Legged Squad Support System,... >>

Solar-powered robot farmers are almost ready to take over from puny humans

Solar-powered robot farmers are almost ready to take over from puny humans

By 2 July 2014

Human tilling of the land is a distant memory for most developed countries that now use machines to farm. Those man-operated machine could soon also be a thing of the past as a solar-powered farming machine called Ladybird aims to do a better job than... >>

3D print your own ‘Jimmy’ walking, face recognising bot from Intel, the Rasberry Pi of robots

3D print your own ‘Jimmy’ walking, face recognising bot from Intel, the Rasberry Pi of robots

By 26 June 2014

The day has come where 3D printer owners can now print their own robot slaves to do their bidding. Intel has released the details for its "Jimmy" robot which is due out this September. The 45cm tall robot will cost $1,500 which is a smaller version of... >>

Emotion reading robot, Pepper, is here to help humanity

Emotion reading robot, Pepper, is here to help humanity

By 5 June 2014

A robot that reads emotions could be a scary prospect, but Pepper is here to help. The heart-felt bot was unveiled in Japan as an alternative to human care workers. Pepper was developed by Japanese firm Softbank using an "emotional engine" and cloud-based... >>

Zuta Labs Mini Mobile Robotic Printer moves on paper to print anything, anywhere

Zuta Labs Mini Mobile Robotic Printer moves on paper to print anything, anywhere

By 10 April 2014

Printing that doesn't have a 3D in front of it might seem dated, but it's still needed by many people. So why not make it mobile? That's exactly what Zuta Labs thought and has taken the initiative to implement. The Zuta Mini Mobile Robotic Printer has... >>