Robotics

News and Articles About Robotics

Robots Will Play a Bigger Role in the Coming Years, But Not as Big as You Think
CES 2017

Robots Will Play a Bigger Role in the Coming Years, But Not as Big as You Think

Executives from Softbank Robotics and iRobot Corporation share their insights into the year's biggest trends in the field and their predictions for the immediate future.
Stephen J. Bronner
This New Robot Will Boost Your Child's Emotional and Social Skills
Robotics

This New Robot Will Boost Your Child's Emotional and Social Skills

Find out how this new smart toy could change the way children learn, play and progress.
Entrepreneur Staff
Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'
Mark Cuban

Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'

The 'Shark Tank' investor writes in a blog post that the government should spend $100 billion to create and build robots.
Stephen J. Bronner
New Zealand Passport Robot Tells Applicant of Asian Descent to Open Eyes
Robotics

New Zealand Passport Robot Tells Applicant of Asian Descent to Open Eyes

Facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.
How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries
Robotics

How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries

Protect your shoulders, back, and knees with this three-part MAX system.
British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future
Robots

British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future

A standards document offers guidelines on robot-human relationships and more.
People Will Lie to Robots to Avoid Hurting Their Feelings
Robots

People Will Lie to Robots to Avoid Hurting Their Feelings

The side effects of making machines more human.
Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones
Smartphones

Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones

An MIT design allows phone components to automatically snap together in a centrifuge.
At Last, Customer Service Agents That Customers Can't Drive Crazy.
Customer Service

At Last, Customer Service Agents That Customers Can't Drive Crazy.

Smart agents can improve customer service and increase productivity.
Jonathan Crane
Watch 1,000 Robots Dance in Unison -- and Set a World Record
Robots

Watch 1,000 Robots Dance in Unison -- and Set a World Record

These bots have moves you've never seen.
Rose Leadem
Big-I Is a Smart Home Robot That Will Stalk Your Family
Robots

Big-I Is a Smart Home Robot That Will Stalk Your Family

Be careful what you say, because the Big-I is watching. Always.
Watch This Eerie Japanese Robot Breathe Just Like a Human
Robots

Watch This Eerie Japanese Robot Breathe Just Like a Human

Japan is taking it up a notch on the creepiness scale as researchers unveil the new human-like Alter.
Rose Leadem
China's Robotics Rush Shows How Its Debt Can Get Out of Control
Robots

China's Robotics Rush Shows How Its Debt Can Get Out of Control

Down a side street bracketed by massage parlors and cheap hotels in this city on the banks of the Yangtze River, a humanoid food service robot trundles around the corner of a table in a cafe, red eyes flashing in tune with synthesized classical music.
Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?
Robots

Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?

A humanoid robot in Russia made a break for it, but people are wondering if it's all a hoax and not just human error.
Nina Zipkin