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The Evolution of Jibo’s Design
Jibo's design team explored lots of forms and sizes before landing on Jibo’s final physique, one with familiarity, aesthetic longevity and appeal.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot
Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum Steers via Smartphone
Neato's Botvac Connected robot vacuum laser maps its environment and has Wi-Fi connectivity so you can control it from anywhere using a smartphone.
Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums
Watch: HoLLiE Robot Bartender Serves 280 Drinks at Party
HoLLiE, a robot bartender with two anthropomorphic, five-finger hands and arms that move independently, recently wowed attendees at a Stallwächter-Party in Berlin.
Household · Robot Appliances
How Back to the Future Influenced Jibo’s Voice
Jibo VP of Design Blade Kotelley talks about how the design team selected Jibo’s voice and how that affects human-robot interaction.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot
iRobot Robot Lawn Mower: Too Little too Late?
iRobot was granted approval by the FCC for its robot lawn mower, but the Roomba maker is up against some stiff competition looking to change how robot lawn mowers work.
Household · Robot Lawn Mowers
10 Most Funded Robots Ever on Indiegogo
More robots are launching on crowdfunding websites such as Indiegogo. We compiled the 10 most successfully funded robots on Indiegogo, including drones, 3D printers, and more.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Drones · 3D Printers · Education · Robot Kits
11 Principles of Animation Bring Jibo to Life
Jibo’s design team borrowed from the classic principles of animation to bring the family robot to life. Here's how Jibo applies those principles.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot
Savioke Dash Robot Joins Staff of Silicon Valley Hotel
The Crowne Plaza San Jose-Silicon Valley is now using a delivery robot from Savioke, called Dash, to provide quick delivery of snacks, toothbrushes and other amenities to hotel guests.
Household · Personal Robots
Win an Ecovacs DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot
Don't waste another second cooped up indoors doing boring chores. We're giving away an Ecovacs Robotics DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot - a $199.99 value.
Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums
Sota Home Robot to Care for Japan’s Elderly
NTT, Japan's largest telecommunications company, is rolling out its Sota interactive robot in elderly care facilities to talk with and help care for people.
Household · Personal Robots
WORX Landroid M Robotic Lawn Mower
Homeowners after the ideal lawn mower that cuts the lawn for them should consider the new WORX Landroid M Robotic Lawn Mower, which can be programmed to cut the lawn unsupervised all season long.
Household · Robot Lawn Mowers
Customize Your Buddy Companion Robot with this Software Development Kit
Blue Frog Robotics has launched a software development kit and developer program for its Buddy companion robot. Developers can make the open-source robot smarter by giving him new skills, content, and features.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot
DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot
The DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot features Direct Suction cleaning, without a main agitator brush to get tangled with human or pet hair.
Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums
WINBOT W730 Window Cleaning Robot
The WINBOT W730 Window Cleaning Robot is specifically designed to automatically clean the inside or outside of any sized framed or unframed glass windows, mirrors, doors or similar surfaces. It automatically determines the size of the glass to be cleaned, calculates a custom-cleaning path for speed and efficiency, then cleans the glass and returns to where it began for convenient removal.
Household · Cleaning Robots · Window Cleaning
On the Road Again: hitchBOT Hitchhikes Across America
“There’s this issue of trust in popular media where we see a lot of dystopian visions of a future with robots that have gone rogue or out of control. In this case, we’ve designed something that actually needs human empathy to accomplish its goals.”
Household · Personal Robots · Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Humanoid Robots

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