Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.
Faster processing and better speech recognition make this humanoid robot out of France suited to work with autistic children.
With a little help from Kinect, Wii, and a treadmill, Aldebaran's Nao humanoid robot finds a new role as a telepresence cat groomer.
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
Copying a standard sci-fi film plot, humanoid robot Nao is becoming more human by developing emotions. The RoboCup star might be able to fake it like the best human soccer players.
Humanoid robot Nao shows off its movement, interaction, and balance skills in a new video from developer Aldebaran Robotics, which plans a release in late 2010.
Nao the humanoid robot really, really wants us nerds to like him. That's why he's performing a scene from "Star Wars."
The pint-size humanoid bot Nao, created by Paris-based Aldebaran Robotics, exhibits its dexterity, object-tracking, interaction, and balance skills. Already used in the RoboCup soccer competition, Nao is set to start selling in the mass market in late 2010.
A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.
Beware, humans! German researchers figure out how to teach humanoid robots to autonomously climb stairs and descend ramps.