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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
First there was the super tiny robot fish that spies on Zebrafish. Then there were the robotic fish powered by synthetic blood and a robotic fish that assimilate with the fishes. Now, Harvard University has taken robotic fish to the next level with a bunch of robot fishes called Bluebots that does what real fishes …
We are not at I, Robot age yet, but we are getting close – thanks to Samsung Next Generation Robotics. Samsung have presented two concept robots: Samsung Bot Care and Samsung Bot Handy.
If you haven’t been keeping up with Boston Dynamics’ development… Hyundai has, earlier this month, became the third owner of the company. Also, the agility of the family of robots from the robotic company, namely Atlas, Spot and Handle, is mind-blowing.
Appliances that move on their own aren’t new. There’s self-driving fridge, robot vacuum, robot photographer, robot waiter, and even robot air purifier. Now, there’s new kind of appliance that move autonomous robot and its mission? Disinfect publicly touched areas.