A group of Japanese mecha enthusiasts band together and build a pilotable mech that you can control using a smartphone and a Kinect-based control system.
No time to make coffee? Not in the mood to wait in line at Starbucks or Peets? The Textspesso may be the answer...
Japan builds a quick and agile robot with cat-like reflexes that won’t fall over even it is repeatedly kicked over.
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.