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Now, self-organising `smart` robots

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 17:29

Scientists have created a swarm of over 1,000 coin-sized robots that can assemble themselves into two-dimensional (2D) shapes by communicating with their neighbours.

Robots can now see through solid walls using Wi-Fi

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 20:55

Researchers have created a new technology that allows robots to look through solid walls using Wi-Fi signals.

New algorithm allows robots to walk with broken legs

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 18:51

Researchers have developed an algorithm that allows a robot to teach itself to walk with a broken or damaged leg.

NASA astronauts test free-flying smartphone robots in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:57

Yes, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have been working with the small free-flying robots since 2011. Now, they believe that these small spherical robots, which are being upgraded with the smartphones, will be able to perform the housekeeping jobs for them.

Terminator-style shape changing robots, soon a reality

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 16:18

If you are a robo-fan, here is some good new for you.

NASA to send 3D Google smartphones for robots to space station

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:50

The phones, part of Google`s Project Tango augmented reality initiative, will be aboard a cargo spacecraft scheduled to launch on July 11.

Robots learn better with online assistance!

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:40

Crowd sourcing can be a quick and effective way to teach a robot how to complete tasks, says a study.

Intelligent drones to communicate with humans

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:03

You may have seen in films flying robots seamlessly communicating and cooperating with humans working in labs on the Earth while negotiating danger zones effortlessly, this may soon be a reality.

Google I/O conference interrupted by 2 protesters over `killing robots`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 13:33

Google`s I/O conference 2014 was reportedly interrupted twice by two protesters with messages of `killer robots` and `develop a conscience`.

Japan unveils world's first android newscaster

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:04

The adolescent-looking "Kodomoroid" delivered news of an earthquake and an FBI raid to amazed reporters in Tokyo.

Robots can be `casually` programmed to carry out instructions

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:26

Robots, who need specific instructions to conduct a task, can also be programmed by casually talking to them, according to a new research.

`Soft machines` to power new-age robots

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 18:53

Researchers have developed a technique that might be used to produce "soft machines" made of elastic materials and liquid metals for potential applications in robotics, medical devices and consumer electronics.