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This 'smart mask' can amplify your voice, make calls

28 Jun 2020

This 'smart mask' can amplify your voice, make calls

The COVID-19 crisis has brought a "new normal" upon us, a world where people prefer to remain socially distant and protected with masks and face shields.

Now, you can control robots with simple hand gestures

28 Apr 2020

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.

How Boston Dynamics' robot-dog is helping COVID-19 patients

25 Apr 2020

How Boston Dynamics' robot-dog is helping COVID-19 patients

When COVID-19 proliferated in China, we all saw how the country deployed its fleet of robots and drones to test, treat, and inform people more aggressively.

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

12 Apr 2020

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.

5 weird robots that can creep you out

14 Mar 2020

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.

Watch: These robots handle warehouse jobs like real pros

05 Mar 2020

Watch: These robots handle warehouse jobs like real pros

From Apple to Tesla, most tech giants use robots to automate internal activities like product assembly/disassembly.

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

03 Mar 2020

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

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

Now, robots can walk on walls, beat gravity: Here's how

22 Jan 2020

Now, robots can walk on walls, beat gravity: Here's how

After learning the way to open doors, move boxes, and nail backflips, robots are inching closer to another super-cool ability - walking on the walls.

Meet Xenobots, first living robots that can self-heal

15 Jan 2020

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.

Apple could share its 'Daisy' robot to boost electronics' recycling

11 Jan 2020

Apple could share its 'Daisy' robot to boost electronics' recycling

In a bid to reduce reliance on minerals extracted from mines, Apple is pushing the use of Daisy, the robot it deploys to disassemble devices and reclaim valuable materials for reuse in electronics.

#CES2020: Samsung to showcase robots capable of reading facial expressions

04 Jan 2020

#CES2020: Samsung to showcase robots capable of reading facial expressions

In a matter of days, Samsung plans to host an event at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog joined a police bomb squad

02 Dec 2019

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.

This man developed 'Iron Man' suit to help Indian Army

19 Nov 2019

This man developed 'Iron Man' suit to help Indian Army

If you love Iron Man, you will surely appreciate the efforts of this Varanasi-based man who has designed an Iron Man suit of his own.

Stanford's new 'smart hospital' has robots, automated guided vehicles

18 Nov 2019

Stanford's new 'smart hospital' has robots, automated guided vehicles

As hospitals around the world continue to incorporate smart technologies and robots, Stanford University is building a tech-powered health care center from ground up.

This US-based brothel is offering AI sex robots to clients

12 Nov 2019

This US-based brothel is offering AI sex robots to clients

Alien Cathouse, a brothel in Nevada, US, has started offering AI sex robots to meet the desires of its clientele.

MIT's new 'transformer' robots can self-assemble into different structures

02 Nov 2019

MIT's new 'transformer' robots can self-assemble into different structures

The idea of a real-world 'transformer' might sound a little crazy, but the fact is, the technology is actually coming to life.

Mysterious start-up paying $125,000 to BUY your face for robots

22 Oct 2019

Mysterious start-up paying $125,000 to BUY your face for robots

Often, companies shell out huge sums to acquire novel technologies relevant to their businesses.

This robot can solve Rubik's cube with just one hand

16 Oct 2019

This robot can solve Rubik's cube with just one hand

After beating professional DOTA2 players, Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is using its artificial intelligence software for developing self-learning, general-purpose machines.

AI robots can start global wars, former Google engineer warns

17 Sep 2019

AI robots can start global wars, former Google engineer warns

While discussing AI and its development, we all worry about the 'doomsday' scenario, where intelligent machines could go rogue and turn against humanity.

DARPA wants to send robots underground: Here's why

09 Sep 2019

DARPA wants to send robots underground: Here's why

The United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants to send highly-functional smart robots under the ground.

Soon, this 3D-printed autonomous shuttle could revolutionize your commute

01 Sep 2019

Soon, this 3D-printed autonomous shuttle could revolutionize your commute

Technology has advanced way beyond our imagination, giving us stuff we never thought would be possible to see in our entire lifetimes.

Robot, developed by IIT engineers, teaches in a Bengaluru school

30 Aug 2019

Robot, developed by IIT engineers, teaches in a Bengaluru school

Robotics and AI are two core things that will define the future of technology and humanity.

Meet Astro, 'robo-dog' that trains, behaves like a real dog

20 Aug 2019

Meet Astro, 'robo-dog' that trains, behaves like a real dog

After Boston Dynamics' creepy SpotMini and Sony's sweet Aibo, we have another four-legged robo-dog on the block - Astro.

Love coffee? This robot makes 100 cups in an hour

15 Aug 2019

Love coffee? This robot makes 100 cups in an hour

From preparing meals to actually delivering them, robots are taking charge of every major task in the food-tech industry.

IIT Madras students develop sewer-cleaning robot to end manual scavenging

31 Jul 2019

IIT Madras students develop sewer-cleaning robot to end manual scavenging

The problem of manual scavenging, which requires unskilled labor to walk down toxic manholes, has been plaguing India for decades.

Now, contact lenses can let you zoom in on objects

29 Jul 2019

Now, contact lenses can let you zoom in on objects

In Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, we all saw how Jeremy Renner's character photocopied documents by simply looking and blinking multiple times.

MIT's robot just nailed the famous Bottle Cap Challenge

14 Jul 2019

MIT's robot just nailed the famous Bottle Cap Challenge

From Yuvraj Singh to Akshay Kumar, a number of celebrities have nailed the famous Bottle Cap Challenge over the last few days.

MIT researchers just created a 'walking' motor: Details here

04 Jul 2019

MIT researchers just created a 'walking' motor: Details here

In a major development, a group of researchers at MIT has created a unique 'walking motor'.

NASA's Bumble 'space robot' flies on International Space Station

24 Jun 2019

NASA's Bumble 'space robot' flies on International Space Station

In a major development, a NASA-built robot called Bumble has flown on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time.

This robotic arm can be controlled with mind: Here's how

23 Jun 2019

This robotic arm can be controlled with mind: Here's how

For years, scientists have been developing brain-computer interfaces aimed at converting neural signals (brain activity) into understandable information or actions.

These Mumbai-based teenagers built an Amazon-like delivery robot

21 Jun 2019

These Mumbai-based teenagers built an Amazon-like delivery robot

People often raise alarms over the possibility of machines taking over the world.

Now, an AI robot can do dishes for you

19 Jun 2019

Now, an AI robot can do dishes for you

Doing dishes at home may be annoying but we all can take out time for scrubbing a few plates, cups, and bowls.

Five youngest innovators in India you should know about

08 Jun 2019

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.

Hit this robot in VR, it will fight in real

17 May 2019

Hit this robot in VR, it will fight in real

Can you imagine a person building a robot just for the sake of adding a touch of reality into a fighting game?

Now, a robot serves food at this Karnataka restaurant

10 May 2019

Now, a robot serves food at this Karnataka restaurant

The robotic revolution is yet to begin in India, but we can surely say that people are loving the idea of using machines to complement human efforts.

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

19 Apr 2019

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.

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

15 Apr 2019

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

Today, women are having a bigger impact on the world than ever before.

Soon, this robot will start interviewing people for actual jobs

14 Mar 2019

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.

'Black Mirror': A reflection of technology and human emotions

02 Oct 2018

'Black Mirror': A reflection of technology and human emotions

I am an emotional geek. I love technology and I find music in it. That's why, 'Black Mirror' is a perfect amalgamation of technology and human emotions, for me.

This robot can play with children and help them learn!

28 Nov 2017

This robot can play with children and help them learn!

Robots have already disrupted industries like manufacturing (automotive/electronics/consumer goods), medical/pharmaceutical, space, etc. but are hardly being used domestically.