Amazon Astro Household Robot: Amazon Alexa Finally Has A Physical Form?

Folks. It is true! Our future will be one foretold by I, Robot (2004, 20th Century Fox) where robots will be rubbing shoulders with us in our homes. Granted this household robot by Amazon, called Amazon Astro, is not bipedal and does not have arms like Sonny. However, it is as close as we will …

Gita Cargo-carrying Following Robot Now Has A Little Brother Called Gitamini

Remember the “Squad Mission Support System” for civilians, Gita by Piaggio Fast Forward? While Gita is cool, it is expensive and heavy to handle when it needs to be lifted. Well, the good news is, for those who do not need a full 40 lbs (18 kg) of payload, there is now a smaller, nifty …

Atoun Koma 1.5 Small Powered Suit: Load Bearing Suit That Rolls And Climbs Stairs

There is no question that wheels are better than legs. Even the creator of Evangelion has given one EVA unit wheels (Provisional Unit-05). But wheels have its limitation, such as when encountering uneven surfaces like a flight of stairs. ATOUN, Panasonic’s in-house venture system specializing in Exo suits has overcome this by combining the best …

Mini Pupper Open-Source ROS Robot Dog: It’s Like Spot, But Very Much Affordable!

Thanks to Xiaomi’s Cyberdog, robot dogs don’t need to cost an arm or a leg, or as much as a small car. Still, a grand and a half is still a lot for some aspiring roboticists and hobbyists.

After Warning Us About The Dangers Of AI, Tesla Now Wants To Build An AI-powered Humanoid Robot

Tesla’s Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla wants to develop AI-powered humanoid robots after the billionaire tech entrepreneur has been warning us about the dangers of artificial intelligence and how it will one day overtake humans.

Xiaomi Is Getting Into Robotics, Starting With Xiaomi Cyberdog Bionic Quadruped Robot

Ever wish you could own a robotic pet dog that you can take it out for a walk and without having to clean up after it? Technically, you already can – if you have US$74,000 to drop. There are cheaper options, but Aibo is not quite as intelligent as Spot and some robotic dogs are …

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 …