Push any mechanical button from afar, and on a schedule, with this app-controlled "robot finger."
This robot's magnetized wheels allow it to roll up a hull so it can find out what's going on aboard a seized ship.
A plan to develop swarms of micro-robots that can build things all on their own, including other robots, might signal that the end is nigh.
Nanobot developed by researchers at University of Waterloo, Ontario, can "fly" using magnetic levitation.
From CES 2008, Tom Merritt takes a look at the Microbot Herey, an educational robot using Microsoft's Robotics Studio.