A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.
The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.
Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.
Road Trip 2010: For years, iRobot has helped soldiers and homemakers alike and is now planning for the future of both.
"The line needs to be drawn now on fully autonomous weapons," the NGO says. How close are we to letting robots off the leash?
Australia's Uppercut Games has released the sequel to its hit debut title, third-person shooter Epoch.
The Army-funded humanoid can locate victims in a mine shaft, battlefield, toxic spill, or quake-damaged structure and carry them over long distances to safety.
Want to fulfill your dream of having robots in your home? Start with a robot that uses the cloud and smartphone voice commands to play music.
Ready to hold hands with a robot arm? Lighter than a laptop, this articulated mechanical limb "is not just another robot for roboticists," says Robai.
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron offers some entertaining action, lots of explosions, and few surprises.