Arpeggio is an impressive self-driven robotic player piano system developed by Nick Morris of Majestic Pianoworks. This robot performs at a virtuoso level and it actually does so while sitting at the piano, just like a human does.
So this is happening. Biochemical researchers Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and Andrew Carr at The University Of Oxford in England want to start growing skin and muscle tissues onto robots before transplanting them to humans. What could possibly go wrong?
Everyone knows that Donald Trump has a powerful handshake. But have you ever asked yourself how you would deal with such a handshake if you encountered the President? Useless Duck Company has and they came up with a cool solution.
Hey look. Robots are playing that claw game – and fish are the prize. Yes, MIT engineers have developed transparent hydrogel robots that are fast and strong enough to capture living fish. It’s cool, but also kind of creepy.
Emulating a bat’s complex flight patterns has been a hard task for scientists, but now they are getting somewhere. With over 40 joints in their wings, bats offer a challenge. By simplifying that wing structure into just nine key joints covered by a flexible membrane, scientists have created Bat Bot B2.
This is strange and wrong on so many levels. This fish is driving around in and controlling its own aquarium. Has it caught on to what is happening? And if so, will it eventually want a mech suit so it can destroy us all?
Are you tired of tossing your own salad? Sorry if that sounded too personal. I’m just trying to introduce you to the Useless Salad Robot. It is a 3D-printed machine that tosses, mixes, and warms salads, but maybe not in the most practical way.
In-home assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home are big right now. They can be pretty handy, but they are also limited: They can tell you where to find a can of beer, maybe how to make beer even, but they can’t bring you one from the fridge.
This robot named Kuri resembles a Weeble or an oversize salt and pepper shaker, but even if the design is not very imaginative, it’s a helpful home robot. The interactive ‘bot wants to be your new robot best friend, and can play, entertain, and do other useful things.
Looking like a giant and uncomfortable mouse, this household robot wants to help eliminate the need of performing one of life’s unpleasant tasks: mopping floors. The Everybot RS500 robot will take care of this laborious task for you with the touch of a button.
Are you away from someone that you love during the holidays? That can be tough, but now sending them a kiss is easier than ever. The Kissenger is a new smartphone peripheral that allows anyone to send a virtual kiss live via video chat.
ASUS just held an event in Taiwan announcing the availability of its Zenbo robot. Starting on January 1st, customers in the country can get their own Zenbo robot for between $620 and $780(USD). At the launch event, ASUS did something that is simultaneously cute and terrifying.
Ford introduced the all-new 2018 Ford Fiesta in style. The event took place in a big warehouse that they disguised as a club in Germany, so they did what anyone would have done. They had a production-line robot named YuMi act as DJ for the launch party.
Researchers at the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have programmed Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot to walk over partial footholds thanks to a new balancing algorithm. Essentially this means that it can handle rougher terrain as it chases humans down to put them in human zoos a few years from now.
Build your own robot. Not the evil killer kind that scientists like building, but a cool robot buddy for your desk. You can assemble this DIY robot from a kit from laser-cut wood pieces. He looks super cool.
When robots attack, people get hurt. It is a sad glimpse into our doomed future. The latest incident involves a robot that is marketed as an educational tool. Educational? More like Dead-ucational. Am I right?
The Chubby Robot was being shown off at the 18th China International Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen when it smashed a glass booth, injuring a man.