Robots and Robotics

Super Cute Little Robot Designed To Help Kids With Autism

As of December of 2013, the CDC released the estimate that approximately one out of every 68 children in the United States currently has autism, and boys are four to five times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with it. Aisoy1 V5 hopes to help them.

Eerily Human Robot 'Alter' Is A Veritable Creep Show

The future is finally here, and it's downright scary. Japan has come out with a humanoid robot that will either thrill you or have you assuming the fetal position while repeating "mommy" over and over again. (VIDEO)

Tattoo Robot Created By French Designers Makes Its Internet Debut

Robots are inching their way into our lives. Now there's a machine with a robotic arm that applies simplistic tattoo designs to humans. Find out who's behind it and what the plans are for this futuristic machine and its application as far as commercial use. (VIMEO)

The Invention Of The Dallas Robot Bomb

In the 21st Century, robots have become ever omnipresent in many areas of human endeavor. From IBM Watson’s ability to beat top-ranked contestants on the popular TV quiz show Jeopardy to drones utilized as remote bombers to artificial intelligence taking on a myriad number of human tasks, robots are widely used in such diverse fields as academia as well as on the battlefield. But the robot bomb used in Dallas on July 7 marks the first-time robotic technology has ever been considered for weaponry by a U.S. police force.

Zenbo, The Cute Little Family Robot With The Touchscreen Face

New, inexpensive home robot just unveiled can do everything Siri and her imitators can do and a whole lot more. Find out who makes this personal assistant/home companion, what it's capable of and how much it costs right here.

'PHIRO' Teaching Kids The Basics Of Robotics And Coding

Robotics and coding are the future. What is coding? Find out about it here and about the toy that can give your kids a head start in the field while providing hours of educational entertainment in the meantime.

What Do You Get When You Put A Worm's Brain Into a Robot?

When I wrote the title for this article, my mind immediately went to an image of a bizarre, snake-like metal machine that would slither across the floor in a quite disturbing manner.  Of course reality is quite different from my Sci-Fi addled brain.

Top 20 Coolest Star Wars Gifts For Christmas: Part 2

 There are only a few days left until Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes out--and boy, did they put out a lot of cool things for fans like me (us) to drool over as we head into the Christmas season.  With that in mind, we present Part 2 of of the awesome Star Wars gifts available for the holidays.

Top 20 Coolest Star Wars Gifts For Christmas: Part 1

We are right around the corner from one of the most anticipated movies in years: Star Wars--The Force Awakens.  As such, the marketing campaign is ramping up to light speed and with Christmas coming up, that means a ton of new toys and merchandise coming to us from a galaxy far, far away.

Brain-Controlled Interface Gives the Disabled Reason To Smile

Meet the telepresence robot, a brain-controlled interface that helps to lift the spirits of the disabled by translating their mental intentions into commands.

May Your Thanksgiving Be Free Of Giant Robots!

We've all had those days when a giant robot's hand wanders around during dinner.  Well... at least Hogarth Hughes has had this happen...

Stanford University's Artificial Skin: Sensational Advance For Prosthetics

Read on for more about a new and exciting product that may one day in the near future may allow prosthetic wearers to feel sensation in their limbs.

Robotic Prosthetic Hand Wired Into Brain: Once More, With Feeling

An innovative robotic hand wired directly into the motor cortex of his brain has given a 28 year old man who has been paralyzed for more than ten years due to a spinal chord injury a new lease on life. Read on to learn more about this amazing  robotic prosthesis developed  at the Applied Physics Labortatory (APL) at John Hopkin's University.

New High-Tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech

Like something straight out of a sci-fi flick, a new high-tech glove is being introduced that is about to change everything for individuals dependent on sign language as their main source of communication.

Marines Send Google's Robotic Dog To Training Camp

Spot, the newest Marine Corps trainee, may not be the first robotic dog to be deployed overseas, but if it (he?) gets that far, it will be the first dog robot to do the job that real dogs could be doing for the military without risking their lives.  But do you think quadra-pet robots could eventually become pals with their Marine trainers?