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Volkswagen created a concept of an electric car charging robot

December 27, 2019

There are more electric cars now than ever and everyone wants one. However, they can be quite inconvenient.…
Pushy robots learn the fundamentals of object manipulation

December 18, 2019

MIT researchers have compiled a dataset that captures the detailed behavior of a robotic system physically pushing hundreds…
Handwashing robot can help children form a new habit

October 31, 2019

Do you wash your hands regularly? How regularly? Do you remember when you started doing that? When you’re…
Human reflexes keep two-legged robot upright

October 31, 2019

Imagine being trapped inside a collapsed building after a disaster, wondering if anybody will be brave enough to…
Audi is making robots to help people at PC workstations

October 31, 2019

Every big car factory has thousands of robots working in it – there is nothing new there. Robots…
Meet Trimbot – this robot in the future may help you maintaining your garden

October 27, 2019

Gardening can be a lot of fun. You can grow your own fruits and vegetable and always have…
Nissan’s robots could made parts for historic models available again

October 6, 2019

Having a vintage car is a huge joy. Taking care of it is a nice hobby to have,…
With pitchfork and drone

September 25, 2019

At the Research Station for Plant Sciences in Lindau, postdoctoral researcher Helge Aasen is piloting a large, black…
Shape-Shifting Robot Built from “Smarticles” Shows New Locomotion Strategy

September 19, 2019

Building conventional robots typically requires carefully combining components like motors, batteries, actuators, body segments, legs and wheels. Now,…
The robot is built of a layered material that bends and straightens when AC voltage is applied, causing it to spring forward in a “leapfrogging” motion. (UC Berkeley photo by Stephen McNally)
You can’t squash this roach-inspired robot

August 5, 2019

If the sight of a skittering bug makes you squirm, you may want to look away — a…
Toyota Robots Help People Experience Their Dreams of Attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

July 23, 2019

Toyota Motor Corporation, as a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, aims to provide mobility solutions…
Underwater gliders, robots improve hurricane forecasts

July 23, 2019

The models hurricane forecasters use to predict the paths of storms have become much more accurate in recent years,…
Toyota Robots at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

July 22, 2019

Dedicated to “Mobility For All,” Toyota robots augment and amplify human capabilities. Tokyo, Japan, July 22, 2019―Toyota Motor…
Robots could inspect bridges cheaper and more accurately

July 18, 2019

Safety is incredibly important when it comes to infrastructure. Even small defects can cause damages amounting to millions…
Researchers teach robots what humans want

June 25, 2019

Researchers are developing better, faster ways of providing human guidance to autonomous robots. Told to optimize for speed…
Slothbot Takes a Leisurely Approach to Environmental Monitoring

May 31, 2019

For environmental monitoring, precision agriculture, infrastructure maintenance and certain security applications, slow and energy efficient can be better…
Self-driving robot in Ford’s car factory is working hand-in-hand with people

May 27, 2019

Self-driving cars are still a few years away. Engineers have to teach them to drive safely in the…
New study programme on autonomous robots at DTU

May 27, 2019

Students at DTU have so far had the opportunity to specialize in automation and robot technology on the…
With a hop, a skip and a jump, high-flying robot leaps over obstacles with ease

May 23, 2019

Topping out at less than a foot, Salto the robot looks like a Star Wars imperial walker in…
Here’s Looking at You! Astrobee’s First Robot Completes Initial Hardware Checks in Space

May 18, 2019

NASA astronaut Anne McClain performs the first series of tests of an Astrobee robot, Bumble, during a hardware checkout. To…
New Shape-Changing Robots Take on Changing Terrains

May 13, 2019

Researchers are trying everything possible to come up with robots which are capable of adapting to morphology and…
Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly robot designed for AI

April 11, 2019

Robots may have a knack for super-human strength and precision, but they still struggle with some basic human…
Scientists designed a robot to reduce pain for premature babies

April 2, 2019

Skin to skin contact is very important for newborns, but is it not always available, especially for premature…
“Particle robot” works as a cluster of simple units

March 27, 2019

Taking a cue from biological cells, researchers from MIT, Columbia University, and elsewhere have developed computationally simple robots…
How to train your robot (to feed you dinner)

March 14, 2019

About 1 million adults in the United States need someone to help them eat, according to census data from…
Georgia Tech Researchers Ningyuan Cao, Muya Chang, Arijit Raychowdhury and Anupam Golder with a laboratory demonstration of an ultra-low power hybrid chip driving two small robotic cars. (Photo: Allison Carter, Georgia Tech)
Ultra-Low Power Chips Help Make Small Robots More Capable

March 8, 2019

An ultra-low power hybrid chip inspired by the brain could help give palm-sized robots the ability to collaborate…
New design improves firefighting robots, increases maneuverability

February 7, 2019

Purdue University researchers developed a new design technology to improve firefighting robots and equip them with an automatic…
Scientists thought of a way to make more affordable walking robots

January 17, 2019

We‘ve been promised robot assistants long time ago. These electronic butlers are going to be in every house…
New Robot Can Sense Plankton Optically and Acoustically

January 4, 2019

Oceanographers and engineers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego collaborated to modify…
‘Artificial muscle’ takes origami to the next level

December 28, 2018

Imagine an electrically-powered device as thin as paper, as powerful as human muscle, and capable of lifting 1,000…
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