Robots: News

Researchers build robot that can walk, drive, and even fly

Scientists from Caltech have designed a unique bio-inspired robot called 'Morphobot' (or M4, short for Multi-Modal Mobility Morphobot).

Nanobots can help humans achieve immortality by 2030: Ex-Google engineer

Attaining immortality sounds like a far-fetched thing to some and perhaps impossible to others, but a former Google scientist believes the opposite.

27 Feb 2023

Kerala

Kerala launches Bandicoot, world's first robotic scavenger for manhole cleaning

Manual scavenging is a grim reality of Indian society and poses a huge health risk to those involved.

24 Feb 2023

Alphabet Inc

Google-parent Alphabet fires robots that performed everyday office chores

It isn't just humans that are affected by the layoff season. Robots have been hit too.

22 Feb 2023

Kerala

This temple in Kerala is getting a robotic elephant

Robots have entered several spheres of public life and now they have also made their way to temples in India.

09 Feb 2023

Goa

Lifeguards in Goa get AI assistance for rescue operations

The lifeguards on Goa's beaches will now receive the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI) while conducting rescue operations.

30 Jan 2023

Research

Scientists create a unique robot with shape-shifting capabilities

Scientists from China and the US have designed a liquid metal robot that can reversibly transition between liquid and solid states.

19 Jan 2023

Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics showcases robot Atlas's new skills and acrobatic moves

Atlas, the human-like robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is once again grabbing headlines. This time, the bipedal robot has wowed us by performing not-so-easy tasks with astonishing ease and speed.

These tiny AI-powered robots can prevent world's water leakage problem

Billions of liters of water are wasted daily due to leakage in pipes.

14 Dec 2022

Latest Tech News

MIT researchers are building autonomous, self-replicating robots: Here's how

A robot capable of replicating itself autonomously is a scary prospect. At least, that's what Arnold Schwarzenegger and Terminator taught us.

01 Oct 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk showcases humanoid robot at Tesla AI Day 2022

At Tesla's 2022 AI Day presentation, the company's CEO Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of "Optimus," a humanoid robot.

Bipedal robot sets 100m world record; it's not that fast

The new 100m sprint world record is 24.73 seconds. No, we haven't forgotten Usain Bolt's 9.58 seconds.

This shape-shifting robot can split into pieces, snap back together

A miniature robot that has the ability to change its shape or split into tinier bits has the potential to redefine targeted drug delivery.

iCub, a child-sized humanoid, tricks people with its 'self-awareness'

Do you remember seeing a child-sized robot performing Tai Chi moves on Italy's Got Talent in 2016? The latest version of the robot dubbed 'iCub 3' has now managed to deceive people into thinking that it has a mind of its own.

06 Jul 2022

Xiaomi

Xiaomi CyberDog now on display across India: Check price, features

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has unveiled the CyberDog four-legged robot in India. To recall, it was introduced in the company's home country last year.

02 Jul 2022

Delhi

Making Industry-ready: Delhi government engages IIT experts for school curriculum

Delhi government school will soon be taught a curriculum designed by experts from IIT Delhi.

19 Sep 2020

TechCrunch

Soon, Boston Dynamics will announce new robots for logistics

Boston Dynamics, the SoftBank-owned company that has made headlines for its mind-boggling robots, is set to unveil new machines pretty soon.

16 Sep 2020

Snapdeal

Snapdeal starts testing robots for order deliveries: Details here

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed nearly a million around the world, has made contact-less technology the need of the hour - across several sectors and roles.

25 Aug 2020

Technology

This robot can swab your nose for COVID-19 testing

In the fight against COVID-19, a number of countries have deployed robots capable of disinfecting surfaces, triaging patients, and maintaining social distance at public places.

17 Jun 2020

Tesla Model S

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog available at a whopping Rs. 57 lakh

Boston Dynamics' creepy 'Spot' robo-dog is set to become widely available.

11 May 2020

Singapore

Singapore deploys 'robo-dog' to make sure people observe social distancing

The spread of COVID-19 has made human-to-human interaction a risky affair.

28 Apr 2020

Drones

Now, you can control robots with simple hand gestures

Even with all the advancements and technologies, most of the commercially available robots are operated by joysticks and smartphones.

12 Apr 2020

3D Printing

Now, insect-like soft robots can be printed within minutes

Building a functional robot has always been a hard nut to crack, but a team of engineers, hailing from the University of California San Diego, is racing to change that into something very trivial.

04 Apr 2020

Asian Games

2022 Asian Games: Robot Triplets unveiled as mascots

Three sporty robots named Congcong, Lianlian and Chenchen were unveiled as the official mascots of the 2022 Asian Games.

5 weird robots that can creep you out

Robotics is seen as the future of humanity, but with all the new and mind-boggling innovations, one would argue that the machines have become creepy, at some level.

03 Mar 2020

Google

Google's AI is helping robots teach themselves how to walk

We all, without a doubt, see robots as the future of humanity.

11 Feb 2020

Coronavirus

China using robots to fight coronavirus outbreak: Here's how

As the outbreak of coronavirus continues to claim lives, China, the epicenter of the infection, is using robots to contain it more effectively.

15 Jan 2020

Technology

Meet Xenobots, first living robots that can self-heal

In a major development, scientists have developed living robots that can heal on their own, like humans and animals.

08 Jan 2020

Samsung

#CES2020: Weirdest gadgets seen at world's biggest tech show

This year's Consumer Electronics Show has been a real treat, thanks to leading technology companies like Samsung, OnePlus, and Intel.

02 Dec 2019

TechCrunch

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog joined a police bomb squad

Boston Dynamics' highly-capable (and scary) range of humanoids and robo-dogs have drawn a lot of attention lately.

11 Nov 2019

Boston Dynamics

Watch: MIT's 'robo-dogs' playing soccer, flipping (and tripping) excitedly

Just like Boston Dynamics, the folks at MIT have also been working on four-legged 'mini cheetah' robots.

China is selling AI-powered killer robots to the Middle East

Despite several warnings from technology moguls, the age of dangerous killer robots, AI-powered machines that require little to no oversight to kill, is here.

01 Oct 2019

Boston Dynamics

Engineers are making robo-dogs more realistic: Here's how

Robo-dogs like SpotMini have evolved significantly over the years, but even with all the advancements, they are far from their real-world counterparts.

28 Sep 2019

Boston Dynamics

Watch: Boston Dynamics Atlas humanoid turns into a ninja

Three years back, Boston Dynamics' Atlas humanoid tumbled while trying to stand on its feet; it couldn't even walk.

27 Sep 2019

eBay

A humongous 15-ton battle robot is on sale on eBay

Are you up for buying a humongous battle robot?

17 Aug 2019

IIT Madras

This IIT-Madras robot can grab things like a human

Human hands have the dexterity to grab and handle all kinds of objects- light, heavy, or delicate.

12 Aug 2019

Technology

Now, China is inducting robots into its traffic police force

After deploying cops with hi-tech facial recognition glasses, China has started inducting robots to monitor and police citizens.

08 Jul 2019

Technology

Watch: Robot nails bowling in computer-generated clip

Over the last few days, a short clip of an awesome 'bowling robot' has been doing the rounds on the internet.

18 Jun 2019

Computer Science

This robot can feel objects by simply seeing them

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have developed a robot that can simply look at an object to define how it 'feels'.

14 Jun 2019

Technology

Doctors might start prescribing sex robots to patients, says expert

Despite how you might feel about sex robots, they aren't going anywhere. From introducing features like highlighting consent to even setting up brothels exclusively for clients interested in sex robots, it seems someone really wants sexbots to become a thing.

08 Jun 2019

Boston Dynamics

Soon, this 'robot-dog' from Boston Dynamics will go on sale

Boston Dynamics' robots can do some insane stuff, including things like backflips, parkour, even warehouse jobs.

08 Jun 2019

India

Five youngest innovators in India you should know about

India is the land of innovations and there are many innovators in the country who are the brains behind some of the world's most brilliant innovations.

25 May 2019

Italy

University students develop robo-dog that can haul 3-ton plane

With all the advancements going around, it has become pretty normal to see a robot handling boxes in a warehouse or moving swiftly through a bumpy track.

04 May 2019

India

Can this 'robocop' replace traffic police?

Robots are being developed and evolved to make life easier, not to mention safer, for their human counterparts.

These living machines can grow, eat, move: Here's how

In robotics, you can make the impossible possible by leveraging the advancements in AI.

22 Apr 2019

Japan

A puppy drone as town's mascot? That's Japan for you

We all love dogs; they are cute, adorable, and are the perfect companions.

19 Apr 2019

Florida

29-year-old man in relationship with robot, plans to marry it

Love for machines is real, but sometimes it could go up to a point where things may seem hard to believe.

Want to sleep better? This robot can assist you

For all of us, sleep acts as a power source for handling day-to-day tasks, jobs.

11 Apr 2019

Engadget

MIT's new robot has a sense of touch, detects objects

Sorting waste material before recycling is a hazardous labor-intensive job.

11 Apr 2019

Abu Dhabi

Indian student in Abu-Dhabi invents robots for cleaner, greener environment

An Indian student, studying in Grade-5 in Abu Dhabi, has developed robots to protect marine life and also minimize human labor on farms, an innovation he hopes would be implemented on a bigger scale in the UAE, according to a report.

29 Mar 2019

Boston Dynamics

This dino-like robot can do warehouse jobs better than you

From Atlas to SpotMini, Boston Dynamics' 'robotic children' are known to leave a mark with their impeccable skills.

22 Mar 2019

Beijing

China's residential hub gets first-of-its-kind, high-tech 'robot watchman'

A residential community in China's capital Beijing has adopted a first-of-its-kind "robot watchman" that integrates facial recognition, man-machine communication, and infrared thermal imagery, replacing human night patrol.

14 Mar 2019

BBC

Soon, this robot will start interviewing people for actual jobs

While many fear that robots will take away our jobs, only a few realize that they might actually end the problems that have marred our society for decades.

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