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Category: Robots

Drones Can Now Dodge Balls

Drones Can Now Dodge Balls
If you aren’t afraid of drone attacks on humans in the near future, you should be. And if your plan was to simply knock them out of the sky, well, forget that. Drones can now dodge balls that are thrown at them.

This Roomba Screams and Curses When It Bumps Into Things

This Roomba Screams and Curses When It Bumps Into Things
YouTuber Michael Reeves thinks that Roombas are far too calm and collected when they bump into objects. They really should be more upset. I mean it hurts when I walk into walls. Not that that happens very often.
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LEGO Star Wars BOOST Droid Commander Kit Coming This Fall

LEGO Star Wars BOOST Droid Commander Kit Coming This Fall
Back in 2017, LEGO introduced BOOST, a cool way to help kids learn to code. Now the company has announced the latest product in the lineup. The LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander kit will include R2-D2 and two other programmable droids.

UBTECH Iron Man MK50 Robot: Another of Tony Stark’s Toys

UBTECH Iron Man MK50 Robot: Another of Tony Stark’s Toys
This interactive toy for lets Iron Man fans live out their Marvel fantasies in a connected way. The UBTECH Iron Man MK50 is an officially-licensed robotic toy that can be programmed to follow your commands via a mobile app.

Water Bottle Flipping Robots Are a Thing Now

Water Bottle Flipping Robots Are a Thing Now
Me in 1988: By 2019 we are going to have flying cars. It’s gonna be so cool! Me in 2019: Looks at water bottle flipping robots in disgust. This is where we put our engineering energy?

Listen to the Sound of Our Robotic Doom

Listen to the Sound of Our Robotic Doom
What you are seeing is the end times my friends. A world where robot dogs not only hunt you down but they run in packs and they haul equipment from one place to another in a dog sled formation.

Toyota Shows off Basketball-shooting Robot

Toyota Shows off Basketball-shooting Robot
Sorry NBA players. You are on the way out. Once they perfect basketball robots that is. This guy is the first step. Check out some videos below of the Toyota Engineering Society’s CUE 3 humanoid robot, a robot designed to shoot baskets with “nearly 100 percent accuracy.”

LEGO Education Spike Prime Brings Blocky STEM Learning to Classrooms

LEGO Education Spike Prime Brings Blocky STEM Learning to Classrooms
LEGO has unveiled its latest building system aimed at classrooms. The new building kit is called LEGO Education SPIKE Prime, and it is a hands-on learning approach for the classroom aimed at STEM education. The Spike app is used for programming robotic creations that students make with the kit and uses the SCRATCH coding language.

Boston Dynamics’ Handle Robot Carries and Stacks Boxes

Boston Dynamics’ Handle Robot Carries and Stacks Boxes
We first saw Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot rolling about and balancing like a boss back in 2017. Now, the robot has been reimagined as a “mobile manipulation robot designed for logistics.” All I know is that this robot looks like trouble.

This Robot Will Park Your Car For You

This Robot Will Park Your Car For You
Today we have cars that can park themselves, but that’s not good enough. What we need are robots to park our non-autonomous cars for us. Stanley Robotics car-parking robot is basically the mechanical equivalent of a valet parker.

ActivePuzzle Turns Puzzle Pieces into Robots

ActivePuzzle Turns Puzzle Pieces into Robots
If you’re looking for a new interactive robot toy for the kids, the ActivePuzzle looks like a fun one. It lets users build their own robots that can perform simple tasks or challenges simply by snapping together puzzle pieces.

This Realistic Robot Puppy Is Here to Help the Elderly

This Realistic Robot Puppy Is Here to Help the Elderly
There are many robot puppy toys out there that are built for entertainment and companionship, but Tombot Robotics is offering something with a much more meaningful purpose – a realistic dog that will help seniors with their health.

MIT Soft Robotic Gripper Is Part Balloon Part Vacuum Cleaner

MIT Soft Robotic Gripper Is Part Balloon Part Vacuum Cleaner
One day, robots will replace humans at places like Amazon where objects need to be taken from one bin and packaged in boxes for shipment. Before that can happen, we need robot arms with grippers that can handle odd objects of all sizes.

Festo’s New Soft Robotic Arm Is Powered By Air, Bends Like a Worm

Festo’s New Soft Robotic Arm Is Powered By Air, Bends Like a Worm
Check out this amazing new bendy robot arm developed by robotics manufacturer Festo. Somewhere, the Six Million Dollar Man is eyeing his new toy. The BionicSoftArm has pneumatically powered ‘muscles’ and is more flexible and lighter than other robotic arms.

The CleanseBot is a Germ-Killing Roomba for Hotel Beds

The CleanseBot is a Germ-Killing Roomba for Hotel Beds
I don’t travel much, but when I do, I am always a bit leery of whether or not the cleaning staff really changes the sheets. I mean, all they need do is be sure that a few errant hairs are picked up and how would we ever know if the sheets were changed?

Pizza Hut is Exploring Delivery Via FedEx Robot

Pizza Hut is Exploring Delivery Via FedEx Robot
This summer should be a good one for fans of pizza and robots, as Pizza Hut is planning to test a new way of delivering pizzas. The company will be using an autonomous pizza delivery bot in select markets.
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