Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?
This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.
According to research conducted by the Ars Electronica Futurelab museum in Austria, people are much more receptive to the Telenoid R1 when told it's from outer space.
Video conferencing helps connect people around the world, but it can also seem distant and cold. Can moving computers solve that problem?
Mark Chiappetta demos iRobot's test platform for experimenting with human/robot interaction technologies.
The first Geminoid robot to leave Japan is bound for Europe. We suspect it will form a band of international terrorists.
Researchers in Japan are developing a wheelchair whose camera and laser sensor enable it to track--and follow--the person next to it.
The first robot with the capacity to convey emotions and form bonds with humans has been developed by a team at the University of Hertfordshire
Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman stops in on the maker of the hit robotic vacuum cleaner and learns what the company has in store for the future of military and home robotics.
Developed by an MIT researcher, MeBot is a small robot avatar for telepresence applications that can gesture to help convey the user's emotional state.