Ever wanted a little R2D2-like robot that could follow you around the house and play movies and music wherever you go? Well good news -- Keecker does exactly that, and it's just launched on Kickstarter
Art-loving tech enthusiasts can enjoy a night at the museum this week as four camera-equipped robots gear up to live stream tours of the London's Tate Britain art gallery. Time your visit right and you can even take control of one of the bots.
The UK appears to have woken up to the fact that the robotics industry is set to expand massively in the coming years. With this in mind, the government is launching a strategy to help it better exploit the industry's commercial opportunities globally.
Want to hasten your robot's journey to self awareness? Crowdsourcing can help. Computer scientists have shown that robots can learn new skills faster by asking for additional input from the online community.
Step aside Agilus, there's a new (robotic) Ping-Pong player on the block. As Kuka Robotics prepares to pit Agilus against table tennis champ Timo Boll on Tuesday, another very impressive bat-wielding bot has shown up on YouTube.
The engineer in Africa thinks drivers obey the robots because unlike humans, they can't be reasoned with, bribed or distracted. Run the light and you might get a ticket in the mail. Or arrested. So how far would humans let robots push them?
Though you may not have seen it coming, the idea that Google and Foxconn are reportedly in talks about helping each other out with the development of robotics-related technologies obviously makes a certain amount of sense.