Spotlight on CES

CES 2017

Robots of all shapes and sizes will be the talk of Las Vegas again, as consumers descend on Sin City for CES 2017 (Jan. 5-8)

Last year, everywhere you turned, drones were buzzing overhead, robot toys were dazzling attendees, and humanoid robots were giving us a little glimpse into what the future holds.

This year the Robotics Trends team is covering CES from Vegas, highlighting the latest news in the consumer electronics industry. Follow our special coverage of CES.



Latest in CES
Samsung POWERbot Turbo Robot Vacuum Maps Your Home, Has Alexa Voice Control
By Steve Crowe · 7 December, 2016 • Samsung's POWERbot Turbo VR9350 robot vacuum creates a map of your home that is stored on the smartphone app. You can then select specific areas or rooms for the vacuum to clean. The POWERbot Turbo VR9350 also features Alexa voice control for added convenience.
Honda NeuV Self-Driving Car Feels Human Emotions
By Steve Crowe · 6 December, 2016 • Honda will be showcasing at CES 2017 its NeuV autonomous car concept that uses artificial intelligence to feel human emotions and build a stronger connection between the car and human passenger. Honda will also demo a robot motorcycle at CES 2017.
Starship Delivery Robot Makes First Fast Food Run
By Steve Crowe · 2 December, 2016 • Starship and Just Eat, an online food order and delivery service, delivered a takeout meal to a London resident via robot.
Hease Retail Robot Debuting at CES 2017
By Steve Crowe · 1 December, 2016 • Hease Robotics is introducing its Hease retail robot that uses artificial intelligence to provide guidance, deliver simple and complex information, offer coupons and deals, and retrieve data.
Quanergy S3 Solid State LiDAR Wins CES Best of Innovation Award
By RT Staff · 23 November, 2016 • Quanergy's S3 solid state LiDAR won the CES 2017 Best of Innovation Award in the vehicle intelligence category. The Se is the world's first solid state LiDAR used for computer-assisted perception for autonomous cars.
Laundroid Laundry-Folding Robot Maker Raises $60M
By RT Staff · 18 November, 2016 • Seven Dreamers Laboratories, a startup specializing in the development in AI, robotics, and healthcare devices, has raised $60 million.
AImotive aiDrive Level 5 Self-Driving Car Comes to US
By Steve Crowe · 14 November, 2016 • AImotive is a full stack software company delivering AI-based software for self-driving cars.
CES Robotics Conference Looking for Demos
By RT Staff · 4 November, 2016 • The CES Robotics Conference, produced by Robotics Trends, is looking for robot demos to take place during the half-day robotics conference on January 6, 2017 at CES in Las Vegas.
CES 2017 Registration Open
By RT Staff · 6 September, 2016 • Registration opened today for CES 2017, which takes place Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas. At CES 2017, both the Robotics Marketplace and CES Robotics Conference are presented by Robotics Trends.
CES Celebrating 50th Anniversary
By RT Staff · 26 August, 2016 • Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the 50th anniversary of CES will celebrate the evolution of the industry January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
CES Robotics Conference Looking for Speakers
By RT Staff · 27 June, 2016 • The robotics conference will take place on January 6, 2017 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM with three one-hour sessions on consumer robotics. The deadline to submit a session is August 6, 2016.
Robots at CES 2016: Highlights, Takeaways, Wisdom
By Steve Crowe · 22 January, 2016 • A recap of robotics at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. Share the highlights, takeaways, and wisdom from the three expert sessions at our CES 2016 conference: take an honest look at the state of the home robotics market
Relive the CES Robotics Conference
By RT Staff · 15 January, 2016 • The CES 2016 Robotics Conference Track featured discussions about AI, cloud robotics, personal robots and more. Watch the Robotics Conference here.
The Best Robots of CES 2016
By Steve Crowe · 15 January, 2016 • You couldn't escape the robots in Las Vegas. Here are our picks for the best robots of CES 2016.
7 Best Drones of CES 2016
By Steve Crowe · 15 January, 2016 • Drones were one of the most popular technologies at CES 2016. Here's our list of the most memorable drones from CES 2016.

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