These little cubes from Modular Robotics make programming so easy, even an eight-year-old can do it.
Robots Get Their Own App Store
Starting soon, people will be able to download apps for their personal robots just like they download apps for their iPhone or iPad.
Where’s Our Rosie? Why We Don’t Have Domestic Robots Yet
What it will take to develop a multitasking, humanoid domestic robot—and whether we even really need one.
7 Real, Functional Robots You Can Buy Right Now
You don’t need top military clearance or a degree from MIT to use some of today’s most advanced robots. From machines that clean your house to kits that transform your iPhone into a spybot, we take a look at some of the coolest …
Squishy, Soft Robots Crawl Their Way to the Cutting Edge of Science
A new breed of robots based on spineless creatures such as starfish and caterpillars could change the way humans interact with machines.
The Next Step in Robotic Neurosurgery
Millions of dollars of EU research money have yielded a robot that will one day be able to perform procedures that have never been done before.
10 Robots Inspired by Animals and Insects
All the research in the world can’t beat millions of years of evolution. Today’s roboticists are increasingly looking to nature for inspiration, creating robots that move and behave with uncanny similarity to living animals. …
How Honda’s ASIMO Became the Running, Drink-Serving, Autonomous Robot It Is Today
In 1986, Honda developed a robot that could barely move its legs. Last week, it revealed one of the most advanced robots in the world.
How Foxconn’s Million-Machine ‘Robot Kingdom’ Will Change the Face of Manufacturing
Foxconn, pressured by the stresses of rising labor costs and negative media attention over employee suicides, could be reshaping the landscape of manufacturing forever. How?
According to Focus Taiwan, the company recently …