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Service robots are becoming a thing: K5 and OSHbot will help you keep watch, find a hammer

Service robots are becoming a thing: K5 and OSHbot will help you keep watch, find a hammer

By 18 November 2014

Robots are about to take over service work, at least in the US. Robots can be found in manufacturing plants, or even in the form of a disc-shaped vacuum cleaner that sweeps across your floor, and now a California startup is planning to kick things up... >>

Keeker is the smart robot for the home: A moving projector, speaker, security bot and more

Keeker is the smart robot for the home: A moving projector, speaker, security bot and more

By 17 November 2014

Keeker could be the first proper robot to grace homes with myriad uses. It's basically a little Star Wars style R2D2 for the real world, minus the weapons. Keeker is primarily a moving projector with surround sound. That means you can send it anywhere... >>

Meet Jimmy, Intel’s joke-telling, app controlled and customisable 3D-printed robot

Meet Jimmy, Intel’s joke-telling, app controlled and customisable 3D-printed robot

By 12 September 2014

In our job we meet a lot of different people throughout the industry. But at the Intel Developers Forum 2014 we “met” a robot for the first time: Jimmy, the customisable, programmable and 3D-printed creation from Intel and Trossen Robotics. And the... >>

Dyson teases its first robot vacuum, project N223, for 4 September unveil

Dyson teases its first robot vacuum, project N223, for 4 September unveil

By 28 August 2014

Dyson, the British vacuum specialist, has unveiled a video cryptographically showing off something called project N223. It looks like this will be the company's first robot vacuum cleaner which it plans to unveil on 4 September. Dyson used to have a section... >>

BAE smart skin will let planes 'feel' damage, cars and even homes next in line

BAE smart skin will let planes 'feel' damage, cars and even homes next in line

By 22 August 2014

BAE Systems has announced a new technology that will allow its aircraft to "feel" damage. The skin-like covering will plaster the plane in tens of thousands of micro-sensors which will be able to "feel" structural changes. They could also measure wind... >>

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... >>


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