AI-enabled Pet Door Stops Cat From Bringing In Dead Animals

Amazon engineer Ben Hamm is a cat owner with a very typical cat owner problem. His cat, named Metric, likes to bring home dead or half dead game home. Metric is like every other cats; he loves to hunt even though he is well fed. You can’t blame Metric. He’s merely a cat doing what […]

Scientists Developed Insect-sized Robot Powered By Solar

Once upon a time, Harvard University wowed the world with a micro autonomous flying robot called RoboBee. Then, USC School of Engineering one up it with a 4-winged robotic insect called Bee+ and now, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory came back at Bee+ with its under-a-gram 4-winged robotic flying insect that can fly tether-free – thanks to […]

Toyota AI Basketball Robot Set World Record For Consecutive Free Throws

These days, anything can be logged as a world record, including basketball free-throwing by an AI basketball robot. Before we get to the story, pro basketball players can rest easy because, Toyota CUE3 AI basketball robot only knows how to aim at the hoop. It is not about to takeover the sport, yet. Though so, […]

Scientists Developed Robotic Fish That Is Powered By Synthetic Blood

It looks like the future of robots is headed towards the ‘organic’ route. In a new research published in Nature by scientists from Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania, it details the development of a soft robotic fish, a lion fish of sort, that is powered by what could only be describe as “artificial […]

Ultra-realistic Humanoid AI Robot Artist Held Its First Solo Exhibition

If you think the headline sounds absurd, wait till you learn that this artificially-intelligent art-making robot, named Ai-Da, has, as of June 7, made over $1.2 million in sales of art. Believe it. This is not quite a dystopia future now like the teaser video’s overall ambience may have implied, though. It just makes us […]

Star Trek’s Starfleet Emblem Found On The Surface Of Mars?

Well, what do we know? Several chevron shape marks like the one you see above were discovered on Mars in an area known as Hellas Planitia. These chevron shapes bear an uncanny resemblance to United Federation of Planets’ Starfleet emblem from the Star Trek series.

Youbionic Drone For Handy Actually Has Functional Bionic Hands

People can be rather unimaginative sometimes. All we think we can use a drone for are delivery and imaging-related operations. Nobody actually look at a quadcopter or multicopter and go like, “you know what? I think it should be able to pick up things.” Well, nobody except for Japanese drone maker, ProDrone, who’s PD6B-AW-ARM actually […]

Watch Amazon’s New Pegasus Drive Robots Sort Out Packages

You have been awed by the sight of Chinese company STO Express Xuzhou’s robots sorting out packages and also saw Amazon’s army of warehouse robots. Now meet the latter’s latest robots, Pegasus drive, at its sortation center in Denver, Colorado. These 2 feet high and 3 feet wide (61 x 91 centimeters) orange robots roll […]

GM To Test Michelin Airless Tires In Preparation For Real-World Use In 2024

Airless tires. You have seen them applied on bicycles and ATV, but never on automobiles. Well, that will soon change when General Motors begin testing Michelin-developed Unique Puncture-proof Tire System (UPTIS) on the automaker’s fleet of Chevrolet Bolts. The U.S. automaker and the French tire maker jointly presented the airless wheel technology at the Movin’On […]

Researchers Taught Bipedal Robot To Travel On Hovershoes

If history has taught us anything about locomotive is that bipedal is the most versatile form of locomotive for going places. With this in mind, it is only logical that mankind would develop robots that mimic our legs so it (a robot) could go where humans go. However, it is not without its caveat. Like […]