A three-piece robot rock band has taken to the stage in Tokyo, Japan to perform with pop group Amoyamo. The bionic guitarist, drummer and keyboardist were joined by pop group Amoyamo for the performace.
Researchers at the UPM have developed a robot prototype by using an unconventional motion mode to conduct missions on wild environments.
A new research project out of Japan has air hockey champions shaking in their sneakers. Researchers have developed a robotic arm that dominates the air hockey table with a killer combination of precise moves and long-term strategy.
Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro's robotic avatar on stage at Alice Tully Hall. Global Future 2045 Congress. The robot gave a nice spoken introduction to the real Dr. Ishiguro. While Ishiguro speaks, the robot sits on stage, making slight movements of its head.
As a novelist, Daniel Suarez spins dystopian tales of the future. But on the TEDGlobal stage, he talks us through a real-life scenario we all need to know more about: the rise of autonomous robotic weapons of war.
A project currently on Kickstarter would give supporters the tools to remote-control a cockroach using their smartphones.
In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D'Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D'Andrea show drones that play catch........
Silk Pavilion by MIT Media Lab poses some interesting questions about how what it calls "biological fabrication" might fit into the future of making things alongside 3D printing and similar computer-aided cleverness.
Last month's Bay Area Maker Faire delivered its usual collection of inspiring inventions from a number of independent hardware tinkerers and software developers pushing the boundaries of technology.
Recent headlines regarding autonomous robots suggest that smart machines have a license to kill.
Hawks and other birds of prey are famous for their keen eyesight.
Eleven robots faced off in a Massachusetts field on Wednesday, showing off their ability to independently track down objects in a hunt for $1.5 million in prize money at a NASA-sponsored contest aimed at speeding technological development.
You may have had remote controlled airplanes growing up, but they probably weren't as cool as the quadcopter.
Motorized Legos fight under human or computer command.
What's worse than a super fast, almost too-realistic robot spider hopping around in real-life?
A new material controlled by light may help scientists build better soft-bodied robots.
IT MAY be a robot, and it may not have a body – but it definitely has feeling.
The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has quietly passed the five-month mark on its latest secret mission in Earth orbit.
They wanted to show me origami robots: electronic creatures built by simply folding paper (in this case laser-cut cardboard) and adding simple electronics and engineering on top.
What does it take to build and command a vehicle capable of exploring Mars? Ninety students from around the world are about to find out.
These robotic bartenders can do everything from mix drinks to evaluate the quality of your wine
The eugenicists at The Royal Society, in conjunction with Academy of Medical Sciences, British Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering came together this month to discuss the potentials, opportunities and challenges of the melding of man with machin
Meet the machines that might rescue you after a future disaster.
Robots are simply more efficient than humans at certain tasks.
Though it hasn't explained exactly how, the Russian government says it is building robots that will minimize casualties during terrorist attacks and engage terrorists directly.
The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab will use the most advanced commercially available quantum computer, the D-Wave Two.
The robot can course at 22 kilometers per hour.
How will a mass influx of robots affect human employment?
The march of robotic progress is something of an unstoppable force. And while some people out there consider this interesting, others among us view things a little differently. Especially when the marching progress is of a literal sort.
There’s a theory that human intelligence stems from a single algorithm.