With advances in sensors and control systems, humanoid robots, like DARPA's Atlas, are soon to be working side by side with us in everything from industry to entertainment.
Roboy is a tendon-driven robot designed to emulate humans, right down to the gestation period.
Kenji Ishida wants to build a full-scale Autobot. It all starts with this RC toy.
Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.
Toshiba has unveiled Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can communicate using sign language.
A doll-sized humanoid robot has learned how to use a cockpit simulator to fly a light aircraft designed for humans.
This year's Grand Prize winners were a trio of bright young women from Ireland who presented a project that uses soil bacteria to speed up cereal seed germination. But that's not the only incredible project at Google's annual science fair, and we discuss a few of our favorites on today's show.
Florida roboticist builds Kate (Kids Avatar Teacher and Entertainer) to keep children of military personnel company while their parents are away. She can play, chat, and even smell smoke.
The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!
The creators of Canviz say they've finally created what many of us have been dying to own: digital frames that support animated images like GIFs, cinemagraphs, and more. Eat your heart out, Haunted Mansion!