ZenBo – ASUS’ Cute New Creation Offers a Lot of Promising Features

Homes and gadgets seem to be getting along really well because all of a sudden the robotics industry has started taking keen interest in homes more than any other place. Our latest addition to the list of robots who can now be welcomed to your home is ZenBo created by ASUS. ZenBo was unveiled this Monday at the Computex stage by Asus chairman Jonney Shih. The chairman announced that the robot has been created with the goals of “assistance, entertainment ...

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Pepper the Robot

Who is Pepper?

Pepper is a kind-hearted humanoid robot which is a joint effort of a French robotics company Aldebaran Robotics and SoftBank Mobile. Pepper has been designed and programmed to understand and respond to human emotions, the bot adapts itself according to the behavior of his speaker.

The partnership of the two companies began in 2012 when SoftBank wanted an emotionally intellectual and a sweet robot to intermingle with their customers. It took two years to build Pepper and finally Pepper ...

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Robot Stitches up Tissues on Living Pigs – Surgeons May Have Help in Form of Robots Soon

STAR, short for Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot has been stitching up tissues in living animals with precision that is, at times, better than real doctors. This seems to be a big deal for the robotics and medical fields. We have already been applying robotics technology in many industries where robots have been able to do the work successfully that may be tough for humans to perform. The field of medical sciences is a vast world, and robotics has been continuously ...

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Liam Robot – An Apple Inc. Robot that Works to Accomplish Company’s Go-Green Objectives

In one of the Cupertino warehouses, a massive robot works relentlessly to address a mounting problem for the consumer electronics industry – Handling electronic waste effectively. Liam is a robot owned by Apple Inc. and it has been under creation for almost three years. Apple ensured that the robot remained a secret until now when Apple finally decided to pull the sheets off Liam in their spring product launch event.

While we have been focusing really hard on bringing robots ...

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Jibo – Your Robotic Companion

Dr.Cynthia Breazeal has worked relentlessly for the past 20 years to create emotionally engaging machines. Her creations include robots that have had more charisma than the usual robotic technology that we have seen. Her creations include Huggable which is a robot teddy bear and pointy-eared Kismet which has big eyes and red lips. Nexi is also created by Breazeal and it has a cute baby-face with beautiful blue eyes. Breazeal has spent a lot of time and effort in creating ...

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