Robotics

06.01.15
Oregon State's robo-ostrich blindly clambers over obstacles
06.01.15

Oregon State's robo-ostrich blindly clambers over obstacles

So what if some mechanical cheetah can hop curbs in stride? The ATRIAS bipedal robot from Oregon S...

By A. Tarantola,   06.01.15
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05.25.15
Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do
05.25.15

Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do

As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming...

By J. Fingas,   05.25.15
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05.14.15
2001 DARPA movie predicts the state of today's technology
05.14.15

2001 DARPA movie predicts the state of today's technology

Does DARPA employ psychics or something? I mean they must, or how else can you explain this precog...

By A. Tarantola,   05.14.15
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05.14.15
Octopus-inspired surgical tool will dig deep into your guts
05.14.15

Octopus-inspired surgical tool will dig deep into your guts

Telecommuting surgeons are becomingly increasingly adept at working on humans but there are still...

By A. Tarantola,   05.14.15
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05.08.15
Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash
05.08.15

Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash

Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation announced Friday that it will provide Hybrid Assistive...

By A. Tarantola,   05.08.15
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05.07.15
Oregon State University's ATRIAS robot takes a walk in the park
05.07.15

Oregon State University's ATRIAS robot takes a walk in the park

We've seen Oregon State University's ATRIAS robot prove its mettle in a controlled environment, su...

By T. Seppala,   05.07.15
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05.06.15
Google will use robot-crane hybrids to build new Mountain View HQ
05.06.15

Google will use robot-crane hybrids to build new Mountain View HQ

"Crabots" will help build Google's sprawling Mountain View campus. According to Architects Journal...

By M. Lalwani,   05.06.15
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04.28.15
Yes, these tiny robots can (autonomously) move a car
04.28.15

Yes, these tiny robots can (autonomously) move a car

A swarm of small robots developed by a team of European scientists can carefully extract and trans...

By M. Moon,   04.28.15
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04.14.15
Robot arms will cook your meals like a 'MasterChef'
04.14.15

Robot arms will cook your meals like a 'MasterChef'

You could swap hands with the Robot Devil and still not be as good a chef as this prototype from M...

By A. Tarantola,   04.14.15
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