robots

Encounter With Atlas Humanoid Robot Is Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Film

Encounter With Atlas Humanoid Robot Is Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Film

A six-foot walking robot and an entourage of scientists is probably the LAST thing you'd expect to see on your daily walk. And it's not even science fiction! The Massachusetts woman and her pet pooch who shot this grainy footage witnessed the latest real-life field test of Google-owned Boston Dynamics's Agile Anthropomorphic Robot, or, the Atlas. Until now this human-like robot has been quarantined to a safe (for the robot), easy-to-control laboratory environment. View Now
This Epic Hardware Orchestra Has Stolen Our Heart-Drives

This Epic Hardware Orchestra Has Stolen Our Heart-Drives

Computers have been making music since the age of disco. However, the Floppotron and its creative category of music composition take computer composition to an ENTIRELY new epic level. This is no single computer program but actually an orchestra of dozens of computer hard drives linked to each other and calibrated as instruments to actually play music! Best yet, you can make your own music requests! It's playing an old classic right now....Hawaii Five-O by the Ventures. View Now
Make Your World 'Smart' By Investing in New Knocki Device

Make Your World 'Smart' By Investing in New Knocki Device

Dreamed of an interconnected world where it's possible to hit your knee on the coffee table and start your car in the garage? Well, tomorrow's finally today with the Knocki, the "smart" remote control that can literally program any surface to communicate with electronic devices. This evolutionary next step in "smart tech" is completely crowd-funded. It's Kickstarter campaign is so successful that people around the world have invested 32 times more dollars than the Knocki's creators originally prepared for. View Now
Man Builds a Robot That Looks Just Like Scarlett Johansson

Man Builds a Robot That Looks Just Like Scarlett Johansson

Even though it's April Fool's Day, we have a feeling this isn't a joke. Ricky Ma, a products and graphics designer who lives in Hong Kong, built a life-like robot that looks just like Scarlett Johansson, although he stops short of confirming that's who he modeled "her" after. Take a look at what she can do.  View Now
Never Drink Alone Again, Thanks to This Robot

Never Drink Alone Again, Thanks to This Robot

Sometimes you want to get “turnt," but no one else is on your level. Thanks to a lonely inventor in South Korea, you’ll never have to drink alone again. The saucy gadget appropriately named "Drinky" isn’t afraid to throw back a cold one right along with you.  The man behind the brilliant machine also provided some backstory about his genius invention: View Now
Car Enthusiast Tests Out Tesla's Super-Smart Autopilot

Car Enthusiast Tests Out Tesla's Super-Smart Autopilot

Someday cars will drive themselves autonomously, but there must be technological baby steps before that happens. Tesla just took a big baby step with a recent software update for their Model S vehicles. The update has an advanced version of autopilot that uses the cars sensors and cameras to drive with traffic, switch lanes, and yield to traffic signals. View Now
Shampoo, Scalp Massage Robot

Shampoo, Scalp Massage Robot

You've got to see this amazing robot that was invented in China. This thing can shampoo your hair for you. It also looks like it performs an amazing scalp massage. View Now
Robot Ordering Food at the Drive Thru Prank

Robot Ordering Food at the Drive Thru Prank

This prank video will have you rolling on the floor laughing at these poor fast food workers. They open the drive-thru window to reveal that their customer is actually a robot with artificial intelligence and is pretty sassy.  View Now
Check Out This Room Service Robot Butler

Check Out This Room Service Robot Butler

Aloft Hotel features a robot butler that brings you room service. The robot is called A.L.O. Botlr, short for robot butler. The robot weighs 100 pounds and is 3 feet tall. These robots will not replace human employees; it will just free them up to handle more important tasks.   View Now
ROBOT WARS — USA VS JAPAN

ROBOT WARS — USA VS JAPAN

Japan has one year to prepare for the most epic giant robot duel ever. MegaBots has created the first fully functional giant piloted robot and has called out SUIDOBASHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES's giant robot Kuratas via social media. The gauntlet has been thrown. UPDATE: JAPAN ACCEPTS View Now
Introducing the Hardware Store Robot to Help You

Introducing the Hardware Store Robot to Help You

You've been there before: You're in a retail store of any kind and you need some sort of assistance from an employee to help answer a question or find what you're looking for. In steps (glides?) Orchard, the first robot that acts as an assistant retailer with Autonomous Retail Service Robot (ARSR) technology built in to make the in-store experience a bit better in a hardware store. View Now
Flying Robots Make Beautiful Music

Flying Robots Make Beautiful Music

We've seen robots do some amazing things, but instrument playing, flying drones might be a first. These robotic rockstars come from KMel Robotics. You might recognize the songs! View Now
College Student Becomes Collateral Damage in Robot Battle

College Student Becomes Collateral Damage in Robot Battle

Techfest in Mumbai, India ended in injury after a renegade piece of metal flew off a machine during a robot battle. The 19-year-old victim is a college student who suffered multiple fractures after the piece of metal nailed him in the face. Police believe the organizer may to be blame due to a lack of safety equipment around the robot battlefield. View Now