Need a new robot in your life? Build and program your own bot with this educational kit from electronics manufacturer Parallax.
Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.
If you've ever wanted your very own mech suit, you may now be able to snap one up for just 120 million yen -- if you live in the Kanto region of Japan. Oh, and there are other caveats too.
Slicing blades, repurposed power drills and crashes aplenty -- engineers and electronics hobbyists are stepping out of their sheds with machines designed to fight, and the crowds are loving it.
Developers can prototype their devices, simulate a full release, then keep the finished products updated through an open source app store.
The holographic headgear stole the show, thanks to a number of head-turning demonstrations and the unveiling of the Windows Holographic platform.
Some of the biggest names in tech are throwing their headsets into the virtual-reality ring: here's what's coming over the next year.
Skiers stationed in Austria, Greece and Germany all raced down the same run at the same time thanks to VR and gaming technology.
PiBot is a 15-inch tall robot that has successfully learned to navigate takeoffs and landings in a flight simulation. His next goal is piloting a full sized plane, but we're not sure if we're on board for that.
Robot insects, phone-controlled cars and...flying drones? A first look at Tinkerbot, an Arduino-based robot toy kit even little kids can use.