Budget smartphones are available dime a dozen in India. And there are a lot of choices as, over the last few years, the quality of these phones has improved, leaps and bounds. Only a couple of months ago I had reviewed the Xiaomi Redmi
In factories, many simple, repetitive tasks have already been taken over by machines. But as we bring industrial robots into unpredictable, interactive environments, we're going to need better ways to communicate with them.
That's why engineer and designer Madeline Gannon developed
The scourge of puppies, babies, and robotic vacuums is no longer a problem for robotic cockroaches. Researchers at UC Berkeley have taught this pair of VelociRoACHes
to cooperate and help each other tackle stairs using a tiny magnetic winch and old-fashioned teamwork.
It's inevitable that one day drones will be tasked with handling deliveries, but instead of sending an expensive autonomous robot out into the world with a package in tow, Festo suggests a helium-filled blimp might be a safer and cheaper way to go.
The most threatening letter of the alphabet is now the new name of Google's quasi-secret moonshot lab: Google X is now just "X." Hear that? That's the sound of paranoid civilians boarding up windows and prepping drone-downing canons
Re/code reports that Google's arm for awesomely
A Switzerland based company is trying to herald a new era of robots. It is working on a robot that can work collaboratively with humans at their workplace. And guess what, it seems to have succeeded a bit. It has built YuMi, a robot
With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or care provider for the elderly.
The 1.7-metre tall Nadine was created in the