Kubo Robot Uses Puzzle Pieces to Teach Kids to Code
Kubo is an educational robot that accelerates learning in coding, mathematics, language, and music through its TagTile programming language, which helps pre-school and primary school children explore and understand new concepts in a screen-free environment. Education · Robot KitsDrone Delivery Tests Expand in Canada
Drone Delivery Canada, which wants to commercialize drone deliveries by late 2017 or early 2018 at the latest, has expanding its current testing to include Transport Canada’s first approved drone test range. Robot Fun · DronesSophia the Robot Rides in a Self-Driving Car
Sophia, the incredibly life-like humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics, took a ride in an Audi A7 self-driving car. Watch the ride and hear Sophia's opinion on autonomous driving. Future Tech · Driverless Transportation · Humanoid Robots10 Best Robots & Drones of CES 2017
Here are the best robots and drones from CES 2017. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Drones · Education · Robot Kits · Future Tech · Driverless TransportationStarship Technologies Raises $17.2M for Delivery Robots
German automaker Daimler AG invests $17.2 million in Starship Technologies, which has been testing its delivery robots in nearly 60 cities worldwide. Starship and Mercedes-Benz, a business unit of Daimler, partnered in September 2016 on a van that will carry Starship robots to pre-agreed locations to load and unload goods and then dispatch the .delivery robots in the final step for on-demand delivery.Humanoid Robots Becoming More Agile
ams AG's magnetic position sensors are enabling robots to become more agile with human-like movements.New $27M Initiative Focuses on AI Ethics & Governance
The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund’s mission is to catalyze global research that advances AI for the public interest, with an emphasis on applied research and education.ElliQ Robot Wants to Ease Aging in Place
As populations age worldwide, older people are often isolated because of health and mobility problems and difficulty with using new technologies. A robot named ElliQ from Intuition Robotics aims to change that. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotTop 10 Robotics Startups Seen at CES 2017’s Eureka Park
Hundreds of startups vied for attention at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Which robotics products caught our eye? Robots that tend to the young and old, tackle odious chores, and advance the market could be found in the crowded aisles. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Drones · Education · Mobile Robots · Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsJibo, Ling Bringing Social Robot to China
Jibo has partnered with Ling Technology to bring a localized version of the social robot to China in 2017. Jibo will supply the hardware and Ling will handle the software to ensure the robot aligns with Chinese culture. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotHave $30,000? MoRo the Robot Assistant Can Help Around Your House
Ewaybot Technology's MoRo robot assistant can grasp and handle objects around your home to help simplify your life. However, it costs $30,000 so it'll likely start as a robot for academic research. Household · Personal RobotsToyota Research Institute: Fully Autonomous Cars “Not Even Close”
Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute, said the industry is "not even close" launching fully autonomous Level 5 cars. He added that it "will take decades to have a significant portion of US cars operate at Level 4 autonomy or higher." Future Tech · Driverless TransportationAlarm.com Security Drones Want to Protect Your Home
Alarm.com has announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drones for smart home and business security that will use the company's new Insights Engine multi-sensor learning capability. Robot Fun · DronesLG Bets Big on Robots at CES
LG made it clear at CES 2017 that it's all in on robotics. The company introduced the Hub Robot, two robots for airports, a robot lawnmower and more. Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums · Robot Lawn Mowers · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot AppliancesLego Boost Robotics Kit Teaches Kids How to Code
At CES 2017 Lego introduced a new brand of robotics kits called Lego Boost. Lego Boost is not replacing the popular Lego Mindstorms robotics kits. Boost is aimed at introducing younger kids to the basics of programming. Education · Robot Kits
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