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6 Awesome Robots at World Maker Faire
By Jeremy S. Cook · 6 October, 2016 • If you’re interested in the intersection of robotics and DIY pursuits, World Maker Faire is a great show to attend. Here are just a few of the amazing robots from World Maker Faire.
Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which Personal Assistant is Better?
By RT Staff · 4 October, 2016 • Google Home will officially take on Amazon Echo on November 4, 2016 when it starts shipping. Who will win the battle of virtual assistants? Here's a comparison of Google Home and Amazon Echo.
3 Robots with Incredible Balance
By Jeremy S. Cook · 4 October, 2016 • Not all robots easily tip over. Here are three robots that display incredible levels of balance.
Shock-Absorbing Skins Protect 3D-Printed Robots
By Steve Crowe · 3 October, 2016 • By "programming" customized soft materials, a team of researchers from MIT CSAIL can 3D print more durable robots.
Meet Kobi, Your New All-Season Robot Landscaper
By Steve Crowe · 29 September, 2016 • Kobi unanimously wins Pitchfire at RoboBusiness 2016 with its 3-in-1 robot landscaper that mows lawns, collects leaves, and snow blows driveways.
15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016
By Steve Crowe · 28 September, 2016 • Pitchfire, the "Shark Tank" of robotics, gives 15 robotics startups two minutes to tell a live panel of judges and attendees how their product will be a disruptive technology. Here's a sneak peek at each finalist.
DIYer Builds Arduino-based Dustbuster Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 27 September, 2016 • A DIYer uses four motors for locomotion, an Arduino Uno, IR and ultrasonic sensors and a dusbuster to create a robot vacuum that avoids obstacles and cleans floors.
Watch Pepper Master ‘Ball in a Cup’ Game
By Steve Crowe · 23 September, 2016 • Pepper the humanoid robot masters the game "Ball in a Cup" in 100 attempts through trial-and-error learning. Are you impressed?
UPS Tests Drone Delivery with CyPhy Works
By Steve Crowe · 23 September, 2016 • CyPhy Works and UPS tested a delivery drone on a three-mile trip from Beverly, Mass. to a YMCA camp at Children's Island. It took about eight minutes for the drone to deliver an asthma inhaler to a child on the island.
Minitaur Quadruped Robot Walks, Climbs Fences, Opens Doors
By Jeremy S. Cook · 23 September, 2016 • You’ve probably seen robots that walk, roll, climb and open doors. The Ghost Minitaur robot, however, does all of this in one package
3 Unique Approaches to Robot Locomotion
By Jeremy S. Cook · 22 September, 2016 • Robots that are free to move around their environment generally use wheels, tracks, or multiple legs to get around. But those aren't the only methods. Just like animals, some robots have very unconventional ways of moving.
Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars: Everything You Need to Know
By Steve Crowe · 20 September, 2016 • The Department of Transportation has published its federal guidelines on how to safely integrate and regulate self-driving cars onto our roads. And the guidelines clearly show the federal government is in favor of self-driving cars.
GoPro Karma Drone Goes on Sale October 23 for $799
By Steve Crowe · 19 September, 2016 • The GoPro Karma drone was officially introduced, and it's easy to fly thanks to a simple controller, easy-to-use interface, and foldable design.
Robot Lawn Mower Keeps Golf Fairways Pristine
By Steve Crowe · 16 September, 2016 • The Turflynx F315 driverless fairway mower autonomously cuts up to seven fairways on a single charge, following pre-programmed routes to keep golf course fairways looking pristine.
MegaBots Still Hyping Giant Fighting Robots
By Steve Crowe · 16 September, 2016 • MegaBots has released a trailer for season one of its web series, but says it still doesn't know when the giant robot fight against Japan will actually happen.

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