close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds
Over 1,000 dancing robots set Guinness record in China

Over 1,000 dancing robots set Guinness record in China

A new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously has been set in China where 1,007 robots shimmied in unison, nearly double the previous record.

Robots can assemble modular telescope in space

Robots can assemble modular telescope in space

Nicolas Lee and his colleagues from California Institute of Technology and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have described a design to build the robotically assembled modular space telescope (RAMST).

Self-assemblage of robots has more appeal: Study

Self-assemblage of robots has more appeal: Study

The goal was to determine how their perception of the robot changed depending on what they were told about the robot in advance, and how much they participated in the assembly of the robot.

Robots are taking over jobs, middle class anxious: Raghuram Rajan

Robots are taking over jobs, middle class anxious: Raghuram Rajan

The emerging threat is it's not the guy in Bengaluru but the robot next door who's going to take your job, Rajan said.

DNA: Foxconn replaces '60,000 factory workers with robots'

Watch this special segment and get to know about technology replacing human employees.To know more watch this full video here.

Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

The team has designed a computer programme that lets humans teach a virtual robot that looks like a computerised pooch. 
 

Meet Jia Jia, a realistic-looking robot that can chat with humans – Watch!

Meet Jia Jia, a realistic-looking robot that can chat with humans – Watch!

The human-like robot, developed by the Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Anhui, China, can also make facial expressions and nod in response to questions.

Robots, which can dance to the tune of 'Gangnam Style', a big hit in China – Watch this incredible video

Robots, which can dance to the tune of 'Gangnam Style', a big hit in China – Watch this incredible video

The robots can recognize up to nine different songs, including "Gangnam Style", and dance in coordinated steps. 

New self-powered smart skin to give robots sense of touch

New self-powered smart skin to give robots sense of touch

Other systems require external batteries and wires to operate, which adds to their bulk.

Super elastic 'skin' for softer, mood robots

Super elastic 'skin' for softer, mood robots

This hyper-elastic light-emitting capacitor (HLEC) can endure more than twice the strain of previously tested stretchable displays.

Are robots trustworthy when your life is at stake?

Are robots trustworthy when your life is at stake?

People may trust a robot too much for their own safety in case of emergency situations, but the machine has proven itself unreliable.

New programming method can control swarm of robots

New programming method can control swarm of robots

The researchers used a graphical tool to define the tasks they wanted the robots to achieve, a machine then automatically programmed and translated this to the robots.

Watch: Google-owned Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can withstand torture!

Watch: Google-owned Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can withstand torture!

According to Boston Dynamics, the new version of Atlas robot is about 5 feet inches tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 pounds.

NASA asks people to help its humanoid robot see better

NASA asks people to help its humanoid robot see better

Existing algorithms assume that high-resolution images are always available but new algorithms are needed that can determine differences in objects based on noisy, stereo vision data.

Robots may take over most human jobs by 2045: Expert

Robots may take over most human jobs by 2045: Expert

He suggests that the pace of advancement in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing, even as existing robotic and AI technologies are eliminating a growing number of middle-class jobs and thereby driving up income inequality.

How robots can reduce drug experiments

How robots can reduce drug experiments

Biomedical scientists have invested a lot of effort in making it easier to perform numerous experiments quickly and cheaply.

Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home

Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home

Seniors do not mind having robots as companions but they worry about the potential loss of control over social order to robots.

Coming soon: World's first fully robotic farm in Japan!

Coming soon: World's first fully robotic farm in Japan!

Spread, a Kyoto-based company says it intends to start operating the farm by 2017 with an entire staff of robots and produce 30,000 heads of lettuce a day.

New lab to provide researchers remote access to robots

Aimed at boosting research in robotics, the Georgia Institute of Technology is building a new laboratory that would allow roboticists from around the US to conduct experiments remotely.

Microrobots individually controlled using 'mini force fields'

The study is detailed in a research paper appearing this month in the journal Micromachines.