Flippy, the world's first burger-flipping robot, has started work at a CaliBurger in Pasadena, California. The robot can deal with up to 300 burgers an hour, and could find itself at 50 more outlets before long.
A new video from Boston Dynamics highlights SpotMini's ability to stay focused on a task despite someone trying to push it around. The robot is seen maintaining its balance and opening the door before walking off. By itself.
The first robot skiing contest took place on the fringes of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. To be frank, it wasn't the greatest display of robot technology, with teams blaming freezing temperatures.
Boston Dynamics is at it again. The team this week unveiled another version of its versatile dog-like SpotMini robot, which once again features a mechanical arm that gives it a whole new set of skills.
Pepper recently started work in a grocery store as part of a trial to see how a robot might benefit customers. While popular with some shoppers, Pepper's apparent limitations showed it still has some way to go.
Researchers at Harvard University developed a miniature robot designed like the popular Delta robot, which is used for things like food packaging or welding thanks to their exceptional speed and precision.
The miniature robot is designed to lengthen tubular organs with stunted growth, offering a solution for rare birth defects affecting the esophagus and bowel, which can be debilitating to children and challenging to address.
A new wheel-based delivery robot called YAPE uses facial recognition technology to enable the customer to get at the goodies. YAPE uses all the usual self-driving tech to get around, and has a top speed of 12.4 mph.