Robot

Worker killed by robotic arm at a Manesar factory

A 24-year-old worker was killed after a robotic arm of a machine pierced him at an auto ancillary factory in Manesar near here, police said.

Aug 13, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Robot kills a worker in Manesar auto factory

A young worker in an auto ancillary company was killed by a robot when he was trying to fix a metal sheet that had got dislocated.

Aug 13, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Robot that can manipulate its grip

A new robotic model developed by scientists, including an Indian-origin engineering student, can adjust its grip on objects.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Hitchhiking robot meets violent end in US

A hitchhiking robot that captured millions of hearts by successfully travelling across Canada and parts of Europe has met a violent end after being vandalised in the US, just two weeks into its cross-country trek.

Aug 03, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

'Bug' inspired robot that jumps on water

With the studies on water striders' ability to jump on water, scientists have now created a robot that can launch itself from the surface of water successfully.

Jul 31, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Bacteria could control robots in future

Believe it or not -- bacteria can control the behaviour of an inanimate device like a robot!

Jul 16, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Robots do check-in and check-out at cost-cutting Japan hotel

From the receptionist that does the check-in and check-out to the porter that's an automated trolley taking luggage up to the room, this hotel in southwestern Japan, aptly called Weird Hotel, is "manned" almost totally by robots to save labour costs.

Jul 15, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

3D-printed soft robot jumps like humans

The world's first 3D-printed robot has been created with a rigid core but a soft exterior that helps him take multiple jumps and adapt better with humans.

Jul 10, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Robot to be controlled by thoughts

A robot that can be controlled with your thoughts and brain signals has been developed, says new research.

Jun 24, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

New cockroach-inspired robot can traverse obstacles

Researchers have taken inspiration from the cockroach to create a robot that can use its body shape to manoeuvre through a densely cluttered environment.

Jun 23, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

The singing robot who performs on opera stage!

Watch how a small robot, the size an 8-year-old child,Myon is the star of a new opera at Berlin's Komische Oper.

Jun 22, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Meet 'Pepper', world's first robot that will 'love' you back

Falling in love with a machine is now possible as world's first robot with human emotions can now be yours.

Jun 19, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

South Koreans triumph in US robot challenge

South Korean boffins carried home the $2 million top prize Saturday after their robot triumphed in a disaster-response challenge inspired by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan.

Jun 07, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

MIT's cheetah robot can now leap over obstacles

MIT researchers have trained their cheetah robot to jump over hurdles as it runs - making it the first four-legged robot that can run and jump over obstacles autonomously.

May 31, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

'Intelligent' hand-held tools developed

British researchers have designed intelligent hand-held tools that know the task that they are supposed to perform.

May 27, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

Two-legged robot by Disney scientists acts like its 'cartoon'

Disney researchers have built a two- legged robot that mimics both the looks and movements of an animated character.

May 27, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

This robot learns things like a child

Heard of a robot that can learn things on its own, through trial and error? Well, here is one.

May 24, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Robotic waiters serve food in China's restaurant!

An newly-opened restaurant in the northeast China's city is now using robots as waiters serving meals to customers.

May 21, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

Tiny robots can pull 1800 times their own weight

Researchers have developed lightweight robots that use strong and "smart" adhesive surfaces to pull up to 1,800 times their own weight.

May 18, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Underwater robot to plan its own missions

Very soon, there would be a robot that can plan and execute its mission in deep oceans. Developed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the robot has its own "cognitive" capabilities.

May 10, 2015, 15:33 PM IST