Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters.
Home robots held centre stages at Europe's biggest tech trade show, IFA, in Berlin. The message: put your feet up and let the robot do the work.
A new palm-sized robot looks set to become a favorite toy, equipped with a cheeky personality and hopes for a possible future entertainment franchise.
Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.
The world’s purportedly biggest robot has been constructed in a research centre near Zaragoza, Spain. Engineers have used lasers to make a
Picture the scene, you order your favourite take away food for delivery.
Robotics technology is getting faster, smarter and more talkative, but just how useful can robots be?
Autonomous robots should never be used for combat missions because they would undermine the fundamental rules of war, a report has warned.
A robot named “Little Casper” has been designed to help children in hospital suffering from cancer. It is currently being tested at this hospital in
Little Casper has been designed to make sick children smile. He sees and talks; he walks and plays -avoiding obstacles. He is currently under test
The Starship Enterprise, Starship Troopers now Starship Technologies, the company launched by the co-founders of Skype, is hosting trials of its self-driving delivery robots in Greenwich, London.
Visitors to Paris' Quai Branly museum of indigenous art will encounter a little robot in a bowler hat which is programmed to record their reactions and then use the data to develop its own taste.
Humanoid robots were among the highlights of the World Robot Exhibition, which is taking place in Beijing from November 23-25. They included Android
In Hong Kong, a new robot built by Insight Robotics, is packed with all the latest technology to detect fires. Last year it won the makers
Underwater archaeology is an exciting, but sometimes risky field of studies. To eliminate those risks a European research project, ARROWS, is working
We’re taking photos of Pluto and landing spacecraft on comets – surely, by now we know everything about the seas on our own planet? Maarja Kruusmaa
Moscow's 'Robostation' exhibition showcases more than 30 internationally-developed robots from rubik's cube-solving droids to all-singing, all-dancing thespian machines.
Boston Dynamics , one of Google’s parent company Alphabet’s hi-tech arms, has released video of its latest baby, the Atlas robot. In the video the
It’s a puzzle that has had Egyptologists scratching their heads for decades. What look like air shafts in the Great Pyramid of Giza are blocked from
A new hotel in southern Japan is about to open and its robot staff are ready. There is one at the reception to welcome and check guests in, another
A small robot, the size as an 8-year-old child, is the unlikely star of the opera ‘My Square Lady’ at Berlin’s Komische Oper. The opera tells the
In this episode of Target Special Japan we discover a unique amphibious search and rescue plane. The ShinMaywa, used by the Japanese Navy, is the
Building your own personal robot is the stuff of costly dreams for most people. But soon the know-how will be available to download for anyone keen
Researchers at South Korea’s Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have built a humanoid robot pilot called Pibot to fly planes and
Japan’s Murata Electronics unveiled its latest robot invention on September 25, a group of 10 tiny robot cheerleaders. Synchronized to their own