Robotic News:

11:45 - 2017/04/21

Sii Robot: Social Robot

Sii uses LCD screens for its eyes and mouth to display eight different emotions, including anger, disgust and surprise. Sii has three degrees of freedom in its neck that allow it to move forward and back, left to right, and shrug side to side.
14:37 - 2017/04/20

Obi Robot: The Robotic Dining Companion

The first product out of consumer robotics company Desin, Obi looks like a clean, modern kitchen appliance that could improve the quality of life for sufferers of conditions such as ALS, cerebral palsy, MS, Parkinson's and brain or spinal injuries.
09:19 - 2017/04/20

TORU Robot: Inventory-Grabbing Robot

If you work in any kind of storage facility or warehouse, there’s a better chance every day that you’re going to be working alongside robots. Magazino’s TORU is a good example of the latest generation: navigating by sight, safe around humans, and simple to put to work.
08:34 - 2017/04/20

Kubo Robot: The Educational Robot for Kids

KUBO is an educational robot that accelerates learning in coding, mathematics, language, and music through its TagTile programming language, which helps pre-school and primary school children explore and understand new concepts in a screenless, tangible environment.
11:12 - 2017/04/19

Yumi Robot: First Robot Powered by Amazon Alexa

As Amazon's Alexa voice assistant becomes smarter each day, it's also showing up in more form factors, with the latest being a small home robot courtesy of, well, a smartwatch brand. Omate's Yumi is, in many ways, a mini version of the ASUS Zenbo: Its head features a 5-inch 720p touchscreen, it runs on wheels, it's powered by Android and it even shares a similar appearance in white.
09:21 - 2017/04/19

Kobi Robot: All-Season Robot Landscaper

The base unit stays the same and you swap out attachments based on whether you need Kobi to mow the lawn, mulch leaves, or snow blow your driveway. Waelbers says you teach Kobi where to blow the snow and dump the leaves using the app. Kobi can throw the snow up to 40 feet, depending on the condition of the snow.
07:46 - 2017/04/19

GrowBot Robot: Garden Robot

Meet the GrowBot: a garden robot with AI and plant recognition to help you grow fresh food in your yard. This solar-powered solution uses 95% less water. It relies on plant recognition and artificial intelligence to grow your garden faster. The GrowBot features WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.
12:39 - 2017/04/18

Hortum Machina Robot: The Robot Garden

it’s no science fiction, two architects at Interactive Architecture Lab have joined forces to make this possibility very real: William Vector Camiller and Danilo Sampan have engineered an autonomous robotic self-gardening garden. They explain that, through the study of plant electro-physiology, the inventors have wired their primitive ‘intelligence’ into the control-loop of an autonomous robotic ecosystem. “Half garden, half machine – a new cybernetic lifeform we’ve named Hortum machina, B.”
09:26 - 2017/04/18

DURUS Robot: Human-Like Gait

One of the biggest steps in realizing the sci-fi robotic future we’ve all been dreaming of (or dreading as the case may be) is getting them to walk like humans. And that’s not just because we’re a narcissistic species (though we are). There’s a lot of important developments that we need to make to bring bipedal robots out of fiction and into the real world that are critical to understand.
08:10 - 2017/04/18

FarmBot Robot: Open Source Agriculture Robot

Precision farming has been hailed as the future of agriculture, sustainability, and the food industry. That’s why a company called FarmBot is working to bring precision agriculture technology to environmentally conscious individuals for the first time. The company’s first product — the FarmBot Genesis — is a do-it-yourself precision farming solution, that (theoretically) anyone can figure out. The system is already up to its ninth iteration, and the open source robot improves in each version thanks to input from the FarmBot community.