It's only Day 2, but the Republican National Convention already seems to have solidified its position as the most dramatic political event in recent memory. And at both the Washington Post and Buzzfeed, coverage is coming from robots.
Technologies don’t come more potentially transformative than Obi, a robotic arm which allows people with physical disabilities to feed themselves: restoring an important sense of dignity that otherwise risks being lost.
Anki's artificially intelligent robot, the Cozmo, will ship with a powerful development kit that will allow developers to tap into its advanced features. Cozmo is available for pre-order now at the discounted price of $160.
The newest king of the jungle? It's not a big cat. It's a robot. Scientists at the Institute of Neuroinformatics at the University of Zurich in Switzerland are teaching robots how to behave like predators.
“What we’ve created is a simulator which combines robotics and haptics technology to create a physical model, alongside virtual reality where 3D rendering is used to replicate the internal anatomy,” Dr. Fernando Bello tells Digital…
Robotics researchers have built a 3D-printed robotic salamander capable of both swimming and crawling -- and perhaps one day saving lives, too. The robot features 27 motors and 11 spinal segments, making it significantly simpler…
Anki has created the robotic companion of your dreams: Cozmo, an AI-powered companion that's capable of conveying realistic emotions. It can play games, too, and entertain itself with dice-sized blocks.