Ever fancied roaming an art gallery through the eyes of a robot? For the next five days, that's the opportunity that London's Tate Britain is offering the citizens of the internet. After Dark will see four telepresence 'bots roam the halls of the...
VideoBill Gates once predicted we would have a robot in every home to go with our personal computer. James Temple of is calling Jibo—a new personal robot to be sold commercially in 2015—“one of the most ambitious and affordable robots for the home that seen.” I agree. Developed by [...]
JIBO, a 2013 Boston start-up, launched an IndieGoGo campaign last week and is off to a rousing start, lots of favorable press, and, as of the time of this writing, has raised more than $700,000 over their $100,000 goal.
A development I have being wanting to develop for a while is the combine the Raspberry Pi with a Junkbot to add some control. This the first of postings about these experiments. All the... [[ This is a content summary only.
The Gimball drone is surrounded by a spherical cage that separates its propellers from objects and people, allowing it to utilize insect-like flight methods such as bumping into things to adjust its trajectory.
Photo: N. Hall/UT Austin Pivoting acoustical sensor imitates the super-acute hearing of the parasitoid fly, Ormia ochracea Ormia ochracea is a little, yellow fly of the American south whose breeding strategy has an outsize ick factor.
Building a robot company is difficult, very difficult. It requires unwavering belief in yourself, in your idea, in your team and ultimately in your product. But it is also one of the most thrilling experiences anyone could imagine.