If you've ever felt like a mindless drone at work and a robot could take your place, then you're right. Meet the Anybots QB
In a March 21 interview, CNET News.com's Zamir Haider spoke with Trevor Blackwell, founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based Anybots, and saw humanoid robots that may one day be used to perform dangerous tasks. He got close to walking robot Dexter and its pneumatic limbs.
Glaskowsky reports from a meeting of the Homebrew Robotics Society at the headquarters of Anybots, makers of teleoperated humanoid robots.
A $15,000 robot from Anybots called QB is designed to help companies with remote offices save on communications costs.
Anybots give us a vision of the robot we've all been waiting for.
I "robotted in" to Anybots, a Silicon Valley startup, and test-drove its QB telepresence robot. I particularly enjoyed trying to crash it into walls. But is it worth the $15,000 price tag?
Need to be in two places at once? Perhaps a robot can come to the rescue. Companies in Silicon Valley are developing mobile bots to connect people for teleconferencing or just keeping in touch. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Double Robotics has created a presence robot based around the iPad's interface and controls. iPads not included.
The new telepresence robot from a Willow Garage spinoff wants to be be a boon companion for you and your family, and be a bargain to boot.
Willow Garage spinoff Suitable Technologies' new remote-operated robot lets you meet with co-workers while staying at home.