Meet Ameca, "the world's most advanced human-shaped robot," and the company building the hyper-realistic bots.
Luum is a studio in Oakland, California, that offers eyelash extensions applied by a robot that works alongside a lash artist.
San Francisco company Clockwork has built a nail-painting robot that precisely paints fingernails without leaving a mess.
Astro "will almost certainly throw itself down a flight of stairs," one source told Vice. Amazon disputes the claims.
Startups offering robot manicures have gained steam, but TikTokers and Youtubers like Simply Nailogical, say they can't replace the salon experience.
Cassie, a bipedal robot built at Oregon State University and produced by Agility Robotics, has run its first 5K outdoors, finishing in 53 minutes.
Inside American robotics giant Boston Dynamics, robots leap and dance while engineers work on the next generation.
A Hong Kong robotics firm planned to mass produce an AI robot during the pandemic, Reuters reported. Named Sophia, the robot has been appearing at conferences and speaking to journalists since 2016. “Don’t worry, if you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you,” Sophia said in 2017. Visit the […]
Samsung just demoed a robot household assistant called Bot Handy. The robot, which has one long arm, can do chores around the house. Tech companies often debut new or developing products at CES. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Samsung just showed off a robot assistant at CES that […]
Volkswagen Group Components has unveiled a prototype of its EV charging robot with eyes. The robot can autonomously charge multiple electric vehicles by connecting the EVs to mobile power units. Volkswagen is now further developing the robot for use in areas like underground parking structures. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Jamba has teamed up with Blendid, a robot smoothie maker, to unveil a Jamba by Blendid kiosk at a Walmart in Dixon, California. The menu includes Blendid smoothies, smoothies developed by the partnering companies that were “inspired” by Jamba flavours, and Jamba Boosts. The Blendid kiosk uses an artificial intelligence […]
Japan has seen an unusually high number of bear attacks this year. In response, the town of Takikawa has drafted two robotic wolves. The machines, called “Monster Wolf,” are equipped with motion sensors and lights. If the robot’s motion sensors are tripped, it moves around, flashes its lights, and makes […]
Disney Research unveiled a lifelike robot with eerily similar gazing abilities as humans. The robot can mimic human actions like head tilts, blinking, breathing, and rapid eye movement. This new development is a part of Disney’s goal to create robots that can interact with people in a human-like manner by […]
Sam’s Club will start deploying autonomous floor-scrubbing robots with shelf scanning accessories to all of its almost 600 US stores this fall. This shelf scanning add-on – which is “cloud-connected” – checks pricing, planograms, and the products’ inventory. The Tennant T7AMR with the “Shelf Analytics Accessory” is being developed by […]
Neuralink held a live demo showing off its ability to read the brain activity of a pig with a surgically implanted chip that transmits data wirelessly. Musk founded the neural tech company in 2016, and says the chip will enable a “symbiosis” between the human brain and AI. Engineers built […]
An Egyptian mechanical engineer created a robot that can test patients for COVID-19. The robot is remote-controlled by a health professional, reducing the risk of transmission. Robots have been used in fighting the coronavirus around the world. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A robot that looks straight out […]
Farmbot is an open-source, 3D printed robotic farm machine. Users plan out a farm digitally, almost like a video game. It can be used for small-scale home gardens, education, or larger projects. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. FarmBot is a way for people to grow vegetables in almost […]