WABIAN robot from Japan steps closer to human walk
Japanese robo-suit promises superpowers for greying farmers
While Robocop and Iron Man can dodge bullets and crush villains, a new powered suit from Japan promises its elderly users more modest powers, such as pulling up radishes without getting a backache.
Robo-cook: Android restaurant boots up in China
It's more teatime than Terminator—a restaurant in China is electrifying customers by using more than a dozen robots to cook and deliver food.
Ladybird puts field robotics on award-winning level
Your next assembly lines may have Baxter robot doing pick-up (w/ Video)
High-precision robots available in kit form
(PhysOrg.com) -- A doctoral student from EPFL's Laboratory of Robotics Systems has developed a concept for modular industrial robots, based on the technology of parallel robots, whose precision is expressed ...
Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
ESA's billion-star surveyor, Gaia, has completed final preparations in Europe and is ready to depart for its launch site in French Guiana, set to embark on a five-year mission to map the stars with unprecedented ...
Robot to take starring roles in S.Korea plays
A South Korean-developed robot that played to acclaim in "Robot Princess and the Seven Dwarfs" is set for more leading theatre roles this year, a scientist said Wednesday.
Namiki Lab air hockey robot can play with strategy (w/ Video)
Rise of the Google machines: The robotics companies involved
Google recently acquired eight high profile start-up robotics companies, providing strong evidence of a strategy to create breakthrough applications for robotics over the next decade. This strategy is most ...
Robots get an artificial skin
Robots are breaking barriers: Long banished behind steel barriers, they are entering new fields of application such as the manufacturing, household and healthcare sectors. The requisite safety can be provided ...
NASA uses Leap Motion to move ATHLETE rover (w/ video)
Japan PM Abe wants to stage 2020 Robot Olympics
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to stage a "Robot Olympics" in 2020, the same year Tokyo hosts the Summer Games, local media reported Thursday.
Innovative soft robotics technology spawns new products
(Phys.org) —The robot gripper invented by researchers at the University of Chicago and Cornell University is now available commercially. Empire Robotics, the company founded to commercialize the invention, ...