Robots can now hold a pen to make handwritten notes for more personal notes. In case penmanship is a difficult issue to get over, robots are able to write those notes.
Robotics February 15, 2018
Boston Dynamics' robots are advancing at a rapid pace as the Spotmini can now open doors. A reality in which we become like the world of 'Terminator' is getting closer.
Robotics February 13, 2018
The e-skin mimics some of the properties of real human skin. It can measure pressure, temperature, humidity, and airflow, which can help improve the prosthetic limbs used by amputees.
Robotics February 10, 2018
During CES 2018, we sat down with Tim Enwall CEO of Misty Robotics to chat about the Misty 1 developer robot. Enwall discussed how programmers and developers can build skills for the second-generation robot, the Misty II.
Robotics January 21, 2018
A neural network run by an artificial intelligence answered a 100,000-question reading test and scored better than its human competitor. This milestone shows that machines can soon recreate natural human language.
Robotics January 16, 2018
Robotic muscles called HASEL actuators that can heal from electrical damage hold potential in revolutionizing prosthetics. What are its properties that make it comparable to human muscles and nerves?
Robotics January 12, 2018
A team of researchers created an artificial muscle that is strong, versatile, and cheap to make. It could help create soft robots in the future but also has practical implications in the food and medical industry.
Robotics January 5, 2018
A popular Prague nightclub has enlisted a robot as resident DJ, reframing an age-old question: can smart machines emulate humans in creative, emotional capacities, such as curating music to get a live dancefloor popping. Machine learning was used to make a robotic DJ.
Robotics January 2, 2018
Boston Dynamics has unveiled the new SpotMini, which is a less terrifying version of its predecessor. The robot dog now has more fluid motions, and it's covered in bright yellow plates to make it easier on the eyes.
Robotics November 13, 2017
British physicist Stephen Hawking stressed his warning: mankind may become obsolete as a result of advancements in artificial intelligence. He encouraged everyone to take an active participation in regulating AIs.
Robotics November 7, 2017
Artificial intelligence offers a new kind of help in identifying benign and high-risk breast lesions. Researchers believe that a machine learning model could be used in the future to eliminate unnecessary surgery and improve the treatment of breast cancer patients.
Robotics October 19, 2017
Artificial intelligence may have greatly improved in the near future. Nanomachines implanted into the body may allow humans to have superhuman strengths. The technology may also allow humans to control things in their environment using only their mind.
Robotics October 16, 2017
Researchers have developed a stretchable material that mimics the ability of octopuses to inflate their papillae for camouflage. The technology could one day be used to develop sophisticated 'soft robots'.
Robotics October 15, 2017
The long-awaited giant robot battle between United States-based MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries can finally be watched on Oct. 17. Who won between the Eagle Prime and the Kuratas?
Robotics October 13, 2017
This artificial muscle is not just incredibly strong, but it also comes cheap at just three cents per gram. Are we one step closer to seeing more lifelike robots?
Robotics September 22, 2017
Elon Musk has grown more fearful of artificial intelligence thanks to Vladimir Putin, who said the nation with the most advanced AI will rule the world. Musk now thinks AI can start World War 3.
Robotics September 5, 2017
Researchers develop a flexible robot that can grow to 1,000 times its size, move fast, inflate or deflate, and manage complicated obstacles. Meet the Vinebot.
Robotics July 22, 2017
Attending the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in Rhode Island, Elon Musk has warned governors about the dangers of artificial intelligence or AI, saying that 'it's the biggest risk we face as a civilization.'
Robotics July 17, 2017
Space rover deployed by the German Aerospace Center on Mount Etna tests equipment and measures seismic activity in hypothetical mission simulations for future space exploration on the moon and Mars.
Robotics July 6, 2017
NASA researchers are developing a software for safe drone crash-landing. After all, drone emergencies can potentially become more common as the unmanned aerial vehicles increase in numbers.
Robotics May 30, 2017
A robot called R2D2 was able to perform a successful eye surgery as part of an experimental trial involving robot-aided medical procedures. Here’s what doctors think R2D2 can pave the way for.
Robotics May 11, 2017
The U.S. Marine Corps has started testing machine gun-wielding robots called Multi-Utility Tactical Transports, which are remotely controlled with a tablet and a joystick. In the future, the Marine Corps plans to make MUTTs fully autonomous.
Robotics May 5, 2017
MIT researchers constructed and developed a robotic system, which used 3D printing to construct primary architectural structures. The MIT 3D Printer successfully constructed a dome within 14 hours.
Robotics April 30, 2017
Elon Musk has confirmed that he's now the CEO of Neuralink, which may well be his most ambitious project. Neuralink aims to connect human brains and computers, making AI an extension of the brain as seamless to access as an extra faculty.
Robotics April 21, 2017
Russia's humanoid robot Fedor, which will be sent to the International Space Station in 2021, is learning how to shoot guns using both hands. Are the Russians creating Terminator-like machines?
Robotics April 15, 2017
Toyota launched a robotic leg brace named Welwalk WW-1000. This innovative device would help partially paralyzed people rehabilitate faster by letting them walk on specially-designed treadmills.
Robotics April 12, 2017
NASA Curiosity rover has shown signs of aging after almost five years of exploring the Red Planet. The harsh and rugged Martian terrain has taken a toll on the rover's raised treads as shown in the image released by NASA on March 19.
Robotics March 22, 2017
Here’s what you need to know about NASA’s Valkyrie R5. How will these humanoid robots be of help to the human quest to colonize the Red Planet?
Robotics March 19, 2017
Physicist Stephen Hawking warns of robot apocalypse that 'may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war.' The call for humanity's protection from the potential technological agression reverberates stronger now more than ever, but the question is how.
Robotics March 9, 2017
Researchers from MIT’s CSAIL and Boston University have created a system which will enhance the usage of robots. Electroencephalography caps are being used to control machines with the help of the human mind.
Robotics March 7, 2017
Unmanned aircrafts find its new use in pulling out water from sky. Flying unmanned and at an altitude of 400 feet above icy mountains and dangerous terrains, it eliminates the risk of manned aircraft in conducting cloud seeding operation.
Robotics February 28, 2017
As fears of robots replacing human labor grow, Bill Gates has expressed that like their human counterparts, bots should also be liable to pay income tax. Gates believes that companies should be ready to face repercussions of such moves.
Robotics February 18, 2017
It's no Europa but Mt. Erebus’s ice caves do good work simulating the frozen environments that could be present in alien worlds in the outer solar system, providing NASA with suitable conditions to test its tools in.
Robotics February 15, 2017
The first entry into the Fukushima nuclear reactor was aborted after a robot sent to clear grime expired because of severe radiation. It endured 650 sieverts of radiation for two hours, a level that could kill humans in seconds.
Robotics February 13, 2017
A new study on the role of the brain in the improvement of motor learning has said appropriate improvements in brain-machine interfaces can help paralyzed patients to control robotic arms using their mind power.
Robotics February 11, 2017
London's Science Museum exhibits 500 years’ worth of human ingenuity in the field of robotics. Learn about the evolution of robots, from simple mechanical contraptions to humanoid androids.
Robotics February 11, 2017
Planning algorithms are on a level all their own when it comes to solving problems but MIT researchers have discovered that there’s still room for improvement when human intuition is added to the equation.
Robotics February 9, 2017
Bats have sophisticated flight mechanisms that are difficult to incorporate into robotics. In a new study, however, researchers create a robot design that can mimic how these mammals fly.
Robotics February 6, 2017
MIT scientists have developed an invisible robot that can swim and snatch fish effectively. It is made of interlocking hydrogel cubes that can inflate themselves when pumped up with water.
Robotics February 2, 2017
Boston Dynamics has just showcased a wheel-legged robot named Handle. On the stage at Abundance360, company CEO Marc Raibert introduced it as a 'nightmare-inducing robot.'
Robotics February 2, 2017
Elon Musk sees potential in neural nets growing inside the human brain in the future. What does this mean for human and artificial intelligence development?
Robotics January 28, 2017
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are trying to help robots acquire learning skills easily. They are using a novel method whereby bots are taught using adversarial learning techniques, similar to human babies.
Robotics January 27, 2017
Liberatus, the AI developed by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University is beating the world's best poker players. The AI has already accumulated winnings of nearly $800,000.
Robotics January 25, 2017
Kristen Stewart has co-authored an AI scientific paper documenting the machine learning technique employed by her and her two collaborators in the first short film she directed.
Robotics January 20, 2017