SpotMini Wants to be a Robot Delivery Dog

Boston Dynamics sees home delivery as a practical application for its SpotMini robot dog. But Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert says SpotMini needs to be cheaper to build before it will be sent on any job interviews. SpotMini Wants to be a Robot Delivery Dog

Call for holiday robot videos 2016

That’s right! You better not run, you better not hide, you better watch out for brand new robot holiday videos on Robohub! Drop your submissions down our chimney at info@robohub.org and share the spirit of the season, like these vids-of-Christmas-past Call for holiday robot videos 2016

Chess-Playing Robot Wants to Put CES 2017 in Checkmate

Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is showcasing its chess-playing companion robot that will challenge attendees at Tech East, Westgate in booth 2015. It’s probably not as smart as IBM’s Deep Blue, but the robot can pick up chess pieces and move them around. Chess-Playing Robot Wants to Put CES 2017 in Checkmate

Robot Holiday Gift Guide 2016

We’ve rounded up 11 robots that will be great gifts for the neat freaks, techies, wannabe coders, and drone fanatics on your holiday shopping list. Robot Holiday Gift Guide 2016

QuadBot: The 3D printed crab-bot scuttling beyond its Kickstarter goal

Robotics is becoming more accessible for many people, but the complexities of legged robots mean they remain beyond the reach of most consumers. The complex mechanics, electronics and code algorithms make these robots much more difficult to simply get working. Four legged robots are especially difficult, they might seem very stable but simply lifting a … [Read more…]

Robots at your service: Empowering healthy aging at European Robotics Week, 2016

The European Robotics Week in 2016 took place from 18 to 22 November in several countries including The Netherlands, Austria, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Serbia and many more. This event has been occurring since 2011 to spread public awareness of robotics applications and brings together industry, researchers and policymakers. The central event this year was held in … [Read more…]