Get human-ish contact without the human! Roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro develops a new soft, huggable robot for more intimate phone calls.
The U.S. Navy is developing a robot that can put out a fire, with a little help from voice and gesture inputs.
Joke or legit? A new service in the San Francisco claims it will deliver (hopefully) delicious tacos to wherever you are via quadrotor helicopter.
The Corpra's Qbo robot gets a 3D motion-sensing camera that lets it map out its surroundings and go on exploring by itself.
Attendees were treated to discussions of how cockroach science applies to humans and how close society is to android interactions.
Self-driving cars aren't ready for consumers, but they are being tested on public highways -- with human passengers who can take the wheel if needed.
Cyborg moths created by DARPA may not bring about the robot apocalypse, but they're still plenty creepy.
We didn't let massive monorail lines, overly slick PR pitches, gigantic crowds, and lack of sleep prevent us from pinpointing some the worst of CES 2012. In fact, it was pretty easy. Here's what we hated about this year's tech Lollapalooza.