Tag: robot


Google’s Human-Shaped Robot Takes First Walk Outside

August 18, 2015

Via: Kelsey D. Atherton

Boston Dynamics makes real robots that live in the uncanny valley between cuddly cartoons and natural form. They’re strange, shambling mechanical monsters, like the horse-esque, cinderblock-throwing Big Dog, the sprinting Cheetah, or the stumbling humanoid ATLAS. Funded in part by […]


The Backed Pack: Buddy robot tends to the family, patrols the home

July 20, 2015

Via: Ross Rubin

There are a growing number of multi-function robots on crowdfunding sites. While some, such as JIBO, may strike consumers as too robotic to warm up to, others, like the Personal Robot, may be rejected as too creepy because of their […]


Buddy the companion robot connects, protects and interacts with family

July 8, 2015

Via: itCurated

A family-friendly robot that can help structure your day, monitor home security and even play with the kids could be all yours by 2016. Makers of the droid named Buddy say ‘he’ is designed to connect, protect, and interact with […]