A British student has created a telepresence robot that recognizes when a human is addressing it and mimics human behavior.
Tech enthusiasts at South by Southwest Interactive exploring the exhibit hall's gizmos and apps on Sunday were greeted a little differently at one booth -- the figure approaching them was not a person but a television-sized monitor mounted to a sleek base on wheels.
Mark Setrakian uses his unmatched robotic-engineering knowledge, advanced puppeteering skills, and artistic vision to build some of Hollywood's best mechanical creatures.
Tosy's mRobo robot can dance like no other, and brings his own speakers too.
Do androids dream of dirty windows? This one might.
Already a hit in the United Kingdom, the English-company Wow! Stuff is bringing the Combat Creatures robots to North America and Australia this fall.
While we don't yet have flying cars with bubble gas transporting people around, robots that walk and talk and so-called "roadable aircraft" do exist.
Robotic hands are getting increasingly smart, as this self-repairing, bomb-disarming one demonstrates.