Robotic

12.09.11
Sphero shipments delayed due to high demand, won't be here-o until January
12.09.11

Sphero shipments delayed due to high demand, won't be here-o until January

Our hearts were aflutter with anticipation when the Sphero went up for pre-order last month, bu...

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11.15.11
Researchers give a robot the ability to control a person's arm (video)
11.15.11

Researchers give a robot the ability to control a person's arm (video)

Human-machine interaction just got a bit more... interesting. Researchers from France's Montpel...

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07.12.11
DARwin-OP, CHARLI-2 humanoids make history at RoboCup 2011, 'U-S-A!' chants ensue (video)
07.12.11

DARwin-OP, CHARLI-2 humanoids make history at RoboCup 2011, 'U-S-A!' chants ensue (video)

While most American sports fans were busy celebrating a World Cup victory over Brazil this weekend,...

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07.09.11
Nao robot grabs a head-mounted camera, puts your photographic skills to shame
07.09.11

Nao robot grabs a head-mounted camera, puts your photographic skills to shame

You see, herein lies the problem. At a glance, Nao looks humane. Even kind. In fact, it's bruited th...

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05.02.11
New Zealand paralympian buys first Rex Bionics exoskeleton, takes robot walking legs for a spin
05.02.11

New Zealand paralympian buys first Rex Bionics exoskeleton, takes robot walking legs for a spin

Surely we weren't the only ones to wonder aloud who would be the first come up with $150,000 for a...

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04.13.11
iPhone-controlled Sphero ball gets a chariot for roving FaceTime sessions, office races
04.13.11

iPhone-controlled Sphero ball gets a chariot for roving FaceTime sessions, office races

A tiny robotic ball able to be controlled by a smartphone doesn't exactly need any more selling poi...

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03.09.11
Robot fish get upgraded, keep schooling real-life counterparts
03.09.11

Robot fish get upgraded, keep schooling real-life counterparts

Okay, so they still look like Depression-era bath toys, but Maurizio Porfiri's robot fish have come...

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03.01.11
Prospero the robotic farmer robotically plants seeds, makes humans even more lazy (video)
03.01.11

Prospero the robotic farmer robotically plants seeds, makes humans even more lazy (video)

Let's face it -- humans are lazy, yet incredibly industrious. We've seen everything from a self-mak...

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02.24.11
Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe -- race of cyborgs still in infancy
02.24.11

Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe -- race of cyborgs still in infancy

We reported on Ossur's robotic prosthetic back in 2009, and now amputees in Europe and the United S...

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