An astronaut aboard the International Space Station used an extraterrestrial remote control system on Friday to maneuver a robot rover at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.
A small, humanoid robot will fly to the International Space Station this summer to take part in the first experiment on conversation in space between a human and a robot.
Ashutosh Saxena bought an Xbox to play computer games at home, but discovered that the Kinect motion-detection technology it includes provides a rich tool for his robotics lab where he's trying to create robots that learn what humans are up to and try to help out.
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.