Technology Archive

Ekso’s wearable robots help people walk again

Imagine a device that lets paralyzed people walk. Ekso Bionics is working to fulfill that dream. In fact, many of their stakeholders already are

IBM’s Watson gives this robot brains

Meet Kito, possibly the world’s smartest robot. Whether he is or isn’t, though, it’s not a status Kito achieved on his own. (If his is

New “Invest in Innovation” challenge deemed a winner by VC panel

Fostering technical innovation is a key goal of the annual Robotics Alley Conference & Expo, hosted most recently this past December in Minneapolis. In that spirit,

3D sensor market to grow rapidly over next decade

The global 3D sensor market is set to experience very profitable growth in the next ten years, according to a report from Future Market

Software-based virtual robots help businesses add efficiency

Since the 1960s, robots have been used to automate tedious manufacturing tasks, but they have largely stayed out of the backrooms of white collar

New system aims to make robot mind control simple

It sounds funny to say it, but mind control is nothing new in the world of robotics. Researchers have been working on brain-controlled prosthetics

New single-board computer built specifically for DIY robots

A lot of cool robots have been built using Raspberry Pi, the credit card-sized computer that was originally developed to help teach computer science.

Intel introduces new computer the size, shape of an SD card

Raspberry Pi has proven the value of a credit-card sized computer to both the robotics and maker communities, and now Intel is going even

Follow-me robot Budgee gets its own Kickstarter campaign

Start-up company Five Elements Robotics yesterday launched a Kickstarter campaign for its flagship product, the Budgee follow-me robot. The robot, which was first shown

AUVSI president reacts to Amazon’s UAS delivery service

Last night on “60 Minutes,” Amazon founder Jeff Bezos shared his vision for a future where unmanned octocopters deliver the company’s packages — a notion