Robohub.org

c-Consumer-Household


BUDDY goes into final hours of crowdfunding at +500% of goal; announces new US offices

BUDDY, the world's first affordable companion robot, has reached a crowdfunding milestone. With just hours to go on the BUDDY crowdfunding project on Indiegogo, backers have contributed over $501,63...
04 September 2015, by

Fotokite Phi GoPro-carrying quadcopter: Friendly, compact, light and affordable

Zurich-based robotics company Perspective Robotics this week unveils Fotokite Phi, their first consumer targeted, affordable, accessible, tethered flying camera. The Fotokite Phi is available now for ...
19 August 2015, by

194 Chinese robot companies

In China, the robotics industry is booming. Companies are deploying thousands of robots in all types of factories, particularly in the auto industry. Chinese companies that manufacture robots and the...
18 August 2015, by

Silicon Valley’s Crowne Plaza hotel launches Savioke robot delivery service

Leading hotel operator the InterContinental Group is introducing delivery robots at its Crowne Plaza San Jose-Silicon Valley property. The robots, made by local startup Savioke, will deliver snacks, t...
05 August 2015, by

Telcos vs. big data companies: Which sector will drive consumer robotics?

NTT’s recent entry into consumer robotics suggests that it’s not just about Google vs Amazon, or Softbank vs NTT anymore, but about telcos vs big data companies. With two major and distinct sector...
30 July 2015, by and

Japanese telcos vie for share in consumer robot-as-a-service business

View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday a second Japanese telecommunication firm entered the consumer robot-as-a-service market when the state-owned Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NT...
29 July 2015, by


Robohub is supported by:






Robot as marketing strategy: Bosch takes a bet on Rotimatic’s consumer flatbread maker

First it was robot vacuum cleaners; now it's robot kitchen appliances. Robots are back in the popular imagination as household helpers, and industry seems to be taking a bet on leveraging that int...
22 July 2015, by

Robotic flatbread maker gets $11.5 million from two venture funds

Zimplistic, the Singapore and Silicon Valley startup behind the Rotimatic, a robotic home flatbread maker, sold over $5 million at their launch last year. Today, they have a backlog of $72M in orders...
22 July 2015, by

BUDDY opensource companion bot meets 100K crowdfunding goal in 1 day; now >200% funded

[tweetquote]BUDDY has something to smile about.[/tweetquote] The new open source companion robot by Blue Frog Robotics, launched an Indiegogo campaign on July 7th and sailed past its $100K crowdfu...
15 July 2015, by

Building the Jibo prototype: Interview with VP Engineering Andy Atkins

Our most recent video update comes from our VP of Engineering Andy Atkins. Take a sneak peak inside the minds of our engineers as they finish our newest Jibo P2s, to find out what kinds of challenges ...
08 July 2015, by

RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry

Over the last 20 years, robot competitions have emerged as a powerful means to foster progress in robotics research and development (R&D). RoCKIn is part a of new generation of scientific robotics...
27 June 2015, by
ep.

184

podcast

CyPhy LVL 1 Drone, with Helen Griener

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Helen Greiner, CEO and founder of CyPhy Works and co-founder of iRobot, about CyPhy Work’s LVL 1 photography drone. The LVL 1 drone has six propellers that a...
12 June 2015, by

Talking Machines: The economic impact of machine learning, with Baidu’s Andrew Ng

In episode twelve we talk with Andrew Ng, Chief Scientist at Baidu, about how speech recognition is going to explode the way we use mobile devices and his approach to working on the problem....
04 June 2015, by

Residential robotic vacuum cleaner market poised for stellar growth

Although robotic vacuum cleaners have been on the market for over a decade now, it is only recently that they have started to become pervasive. Innovations in technology have allowed manufacturers to ...
28 May 2015, by

iPetCompanion lets you play with your pets via telepresence

iPetCompanion have developed telepresence technology that allows you to manipulate toys so you can play with your pets while you're away. The team has installed the system in hospitals and animal sh...
22 May 2015, by

Shadow Robot’s Dexterous Hand can do more than cook up a storm

The Shadow Robot Company has been perfecting its robot hands for almost two decades, but it took just a short demo by the world’s first robot chef last month to propel this small, London-based start...
07 May 2015, by

Why Google’s robot personality patent isn’t what it appears to be

[tweetquote]Google’s new patent: Less about creating robot personalities than collecting yours.[/tweetquote]...
16 April 2015, by

Sensor-driven armband used to direct robots

ThalmicLabs' MYO gesture-based armband is making inroads driving robots, moving robot arms and on the arms of a Dutch trance music producer, DJ and radio personality....
21 March 2015, by

Why are JIBO, Pepper, Siri, Google Now and Cortana so important?

There's a race going on to see which AI solution providing personal assistance is welcomed by businesses, end users and consumers, and whether this will be physical or virtual....
16 March 2015, by

Jibo’s coordinated expression mechanisms: Behind the scenes

In this development video, hosted by Jesse Gray & Matt Berlin of Team Jibo and the MIT Media Lab, we’ll discuss how Jibo uses movement, sound, LEDs, and screen graphics to communicate with peopl...
11 March 2015, by

Robots to serve guests in Japanese hotel | The Telegraph

Guests checking into a new hotel close to the Japanese city of Nagasaki this summer may find themselves complaining that the service is just a little .... robotic. With due cause. In a paradigm-s...
09 February 2015, by

HoloLens: Microsoft’s Holographic Goggles | WIRED

In several months, Microsoft will unveil its most ambitious undertaking in years, a head-mounted holographic computer called Project HoloLens. But at this point, even most people at Microsoft have nev...
22 January 2015, by

Natural language: The de-facto interface convention for social robotics

Social Robotics: The UX of Natural Language A very smart and snotty journalist told me that he had spoken with Aldebaran's Pepper system when he was in Boston. Much to his chagrin, the robot didn't ...
21 January 2015, by

What do consumers want? Better batteries, not wearables | Fortune

You wouldn’t guess it wandering the endless displays of gadgets here at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, but the top tech need on the mind of most Americans isn’t sharper televisions, smar...
15 January 2015, by

SoftBank/Aldebaran Pepper robots go on sale in February

IEEE/Spectrum Senior Editor Erico Guizzo describes in a recent post (and two videos) how Aldebaran's two-year Pepper project is coming to fruition....
15 January 2015, by

Robocars at CES: BMW

Day 3 at CES started with a visit to BMW’s demo. They were mostly test driving new cars like the i3 and M series cars, but for a demo, they made the i3 deliver itself along a planned corridor. It wa...
09 January 2015, by

GraspIO – An easy way to build electronics using iPhone, iPad & Android

GraspIO is part hardware and part software, and gives everyone an easy way to build electronics projects using smartphones and tablets. It’s the world’s first DIY electronics platform with easy-to...
03 December 2014, by

25 holiday gift ideas for RoboGeeks (2014)

[tweetquote]Need some gift ideas for that special robot geek in your life?[/tweetquote] We polled the Robohub team for their favorite ideas, from stocking stuffers to once-in-a-lifetime gifts, so you'...
21 November 2014, by

Over 70,000 robotic vacuum cleaners sold on a single day

Just last month Rod Brooks chided me that robotic vacuum cleaners were already mainstream in response to what I had written: that they had just recently moved from niche to mainstream partly because ...
20 November 2014, by
ep.

169

podcast

Finding Objects Using RFID, with Travis Deyle

Full transcript below. In this episode, Sabine Hauert speaks with Travis Deyle, about his IROS-nominated work on RFID tags, his blog Hizook, and the career path that brought him from academia, to fou...
15 November 2014, by







©2021 - ROBOTS Association


 












©2021 - ROBOTS Association