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Japan plans giant Gundam robot

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:12

A team of Japanese animators and engineers today unveiled plans to build a moving 18-metre tall Gundam robot, in a nod to millions of science fiction fans.

Now, robot that makes parking an easy affair

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:13

Parking has always been cumbersome, but a new technology has made it easy with a robot that will conveniently park your car at your desired location.

India, Australia experiment man-robot tasks on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:52

Indian and Australian space scientists and students are carrying out experiments to compare how well human astronauts and robotic vehicles can work together and perform tasks on Mars.

First solar-powered farmbot unveiled in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:47

A new solar-powered robot has been designed for farms to collect data on pests and plant disease, pick weeds, and even harvest crops in future.

Japan PM Abe wants to stage 2020 Robot Olympics

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 16:09

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to stage a "Robot Olympics" in 2020, the same year Tokyo hosts the Summer Games, local media reported Thursday.

`Emotional` robot can be your salesman

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 23:57

Beware salespersons! An "emotional" robot designed to converse with shoppers has been brought to life.

Human-like robot `Pepper` can analyze gestures, expressions and voice tones

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 12:54

Japanese telecommunications and Internet Corporation, Softbank has unveiled a human-like robot called Pepper that can analyze gestures, expressions and voice tones.

Japan`s SoftBank unveils `family member` robot

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:46

Japan`s SoftBank today unveiled what it billed as an "emotional" humanoid robot that will entertain customers at the mobile carrier`s phone outlets -- and maybe become a member of their family.

This Korean sprinter robot can beat Usain Bolt!

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 16:38

South Korean scientists have taken inspiration from the prehistoric Velociraptor dinosaur to create one of the world`s simplest and fastest robots - the Raptor.

Intel readies 3D-printed robots for handy consumers

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 04:48

Intel Corp introduced a walking, talking robot on Wednesday made from 3D-printed parts that will be available to consumers later this year, if they are willing to assemble it with a kit that costs around $1,600.

World`s fastest robot can reach up to 45 mph

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 14:45

Florida-based Robotics Unlimited has built OutRunner, a six-legged robot that can reach speeds up to 45 miles per hour on a treadmill and 25 miles per hour outdoors.

Now, robot that cares for you round the clock

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:53

A woman in Rome is enjoying 24-hour care courtesy her live-in android.