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by   -   September 22, 2014

The dance between human and machine has never looked quite like this.

by   -   July 21, 2014

Entertainment users of robots include movie studios (e.g., “Gravity”), entertainers (e.g., Blue Man Group), rides (Disney Epcot Center), resorts (Wynn) and bartenders (Bicardi and Coca Cola).

by   -   June 2, 2014

 

 

A recent Business Insider article, Beyond Factory Robots: Market Forecast and Growth Trends for Consumer and Office Robots, concludes that for the period from now until 2019, consumer and office robots will grow at a 17% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) – seven times faster than the market for manufacturing robots.

by   -   January 21, 2016

CES draws huge traffic to the worlds of digital, electronics, robotics, IoT and consumer products. Everyone wants to learn about products and thematic or even paradigm changes that will affect their lives in the near future, and over 6,000 members of the media from all over the world were there to gather that information. Their observations have been -- and will be -- top news stories for months to come.

by   -   January 19, 2016

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The EU is co-funding 21 new projects in robotics totalling € 98.7 million spread over 2-5 years.

by   -   December 21, 2015

China is poised to emerge as a global technological heavyweight in the not-too-distant future as the Chinese government simultaneously pushes to improve the quality of manufactured goods, the lives of factory workers, and perhaps most importantly, the in-country control of their manufacturing industry.

by   -   December 14, 2015

We've heard of drones for good, and drones for journalism, but this is the cheekiest use of drones we've seen yet.

by   -   November 20, 2015

Check out this great little film by drone startup PRENAV, which took home the LOL WTF prize at the Flying Robot International Film Festival last night.

by ,   -   November 18, 2015

Cinemagoers have long been fascinated by fictional robots, but they’re not usually realistic — until now. Thanks to technological advancements, some of the classic movie robots are now a realistic possibility. If you make some allowances for their limited artificial intelligence, we’re pretty close to making fiction a reality. Let’s look at some of the iconic movie robots that could now be possible thanks to current robotic technologies …

by ,   -   November 6, 2015

Almost human robots; N. American robotics market sets new record; Chinese robot sets walking record; will superhuman robots be our friends and more.

by   -   October 30, 2015

starleth_quadruped_robot_bioinspiredStarlETH is a multi-purpose legged transporter robot developed at ETH Zurich’s Autonomous Systems Lab. Combining versatility, speed, robustness, and efficiency, StarlETH walks, climbs, and runs over varied terrain.

by   -   October 8, 2015

Drones, lights and nature combine in Drone Courtship, a short movie about a magical encounter between two flying robots set in a forest of centennial trees. A collaboration between Atelier D. Schlaepfer and Flyability, and filmed without special effects, the movie shows how robots can transform onscreen into living creatures.