Engineers from around the globe bring their best robots to Northern California this weekend to compete at RoboGames 2011.
Hardware hackers come out to build the world's best bots.
It's the Robot Fighting League's largest contest and CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi has a look at the action. Teams from Australia, Brazil, and elsewhere around the world battle for robot glory.
The RoboGames competition, which pits bots from around the world in more than 70 challenges, hit San Francisco during the weekend of June 15. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider was on hand to speak with robot builders competing in the combat challenge.
Automate your happy little clouds with the WaterColorBot, a Kickstarter kit that hands the brush off to a robot.
Cocktail-making robots serve up tasty beverages in a very unique way at a San Francisco bar as part of a lead-up to the RoboGames being held later this spring.
Taiwanese roboticist putts around on the green.
Face-off between San Francisco 49ers field goal kicker Joe Nedney and a ferocious combat robot shows how even the most derided NFL position requires a human being.
Most robotics business conferences are in Boston or Pittsburgh, but RoboDevelopment brings the technology for creating commercial robots to San Jose.