iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures)
Salamandra robotica II, the only robot able to swim, crawl and walk (w/ video)
Salamandra robotica II is a last generation amphibious robot developed by the Biorobotics Laboratory at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). It is the guest of honor at the booth of Syrobo, ...
PETMAN stress-tests clothes for hazardous environments (w/ video)
Exaggerated gait allows limbless R2G2 robot to move quickly in confined spaces, rough terrain (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Snakes usually travel by bending their bodies in the familiar S-pattern. But when they're stalking prey, snakes can move in a straight line by expanding and contracting their bodies. This "rectilinear ...
Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada
He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow. A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a hitchhiking ...
Robotic Hand That Senses Touch (w/ Video)
Robots to help elderly or paint nails at Tokyo expo (Update)
Pneumatic muscle suits and a walking stick that behaves like a guide dog competed for attention with an industrial robot that can paint fingernails at a huge expo in Tokyo Thursday.
Designing robots that can keep secrets
Humanoid robots are not just the stuff of science fiction: these computing devices are likely to be walking around our streets in the next decade.
Robots, hands-free wizardry wows at high-tech fair
A "toddler" robot that sees red, a digital master chef and a suitcase that never gets lost—new technology at the world's biggest high-tech fair has the potential to change lives.
Kinshasa co-op hopes to conquer the world with traffic robots
Can giant robots with a deep voice and massive arms be the answer to easing traffic chaos in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
Pentagon scientists show off life-size Atlas robot
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers.
DARPA's two-armed robot handles tools at less cost
The human touch makes robots defter
Cornell engineers are helping humans and robots work together to find the best way to do a job, an approach called "coactive learning."
Humans feel empathy for robots: fMRI scans show similar brain function when robots are treated the same as humans
From the T-101 to Data from Star Trek, humans have been presented with the fictional dilemma of how we empathize with robots. Robots now infiltrate our lives, toys like Furbies or robot vacuum cleaners bring ...