Cassie The Bipedal Robot Made History By Running 5 Km Untethered

I think I have less or same “battery capacity” as a bipedal robot. The last time I ran 5.4 km in a Star Wars run, I was all beat up. Cassie, a bipedal robot invented at Oregon State University (OSU) and produced by OSU spinout company, Agility Robotics, made almost the same distance as I …

Envision To Put Its Mochi Electric Vehicle Charging Robot Into Service In June

While Volkswagen is still working on its mobile charging robot, Chinese clean energy company Envision has launched a green charging robot which it said will put into service in June this year.

Walt Disney Imagineering Demonstrates Prototype Free-roaming Robotic Actor

You would think the future of the movie industry is CGI. Not quite in Disney’s books. We use to think CGI will take over many roles in movie making, including stuntman and some characters that are not convenient to be played by human actors. Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development team begs to differ.

Boston Dynamics Show Off Prototype Warehouse Robot Called Stretch

Boston Dynamics has not been making real sales until recently (and only after it has changed a couple of owners). We have not hit up their website for awhile and now that we did, we noticed something. It has moved in-development robot to research and laid to rest, so-to-speak, a bunch of previous endeavors.

Boston Dynamics’ Robotic Dog, Spot, Can Finally Lend You A Hand

When Boston Dynamics finally put up its robotic dog, Spot, on sale, it is relegated for inspection and patrol duties. The ability to manipulate objects, including opening of doors, seen in 2018 was never introduced. Well, that was until last week.

Gas Refueling Robot Is Real, But Its Future May Be Short-live

While the auto industry is betting their money on new energy vehicles, one company in Netherlands had developed a robot to fuel up gas-powered cars. Rotec Engineering is the company behind a robotic fueling for passenger cars called Tank Pitstop System.

Hyundai Motor Group Customer Service Robot Will Also Remind Customers To Wear A Mask

You know what? The pandemic may have opened up more opportunities for robots. You know, because, it minimizes human-to-human interactions. While the DAL-e AI-powered custom service robot revealed by Hyundai Motor Group is not born out of the pandemic, it may prove to be a great help in this unprecedented time.