Taking consumer drones to the next level, 3DR's latest quadcopter can follow you toting a stabilized GoPro camera to record your every move and does it for less than $1,000.
An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.
On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.
Robots aim to entertain by singing and acting, but are they as talented as humans? RoboThespians aren't exactly Replicants, but they probably kill at karaoke.
This robot has a unique set of skills. That set of skills is not like Liam Neeson's in "Taken," though; thanks to AI, this particular robot learns how to cook by watching humans create culinary delights on YouTube.
On today's show, we debate the future of HoloLens, Microsoft's newest augmented reality device. We also check out a robot who learned to cook by watching humans on YouTube and a stunning interactive art installation in Japan.
Vladimir Putin looked less than thrilled when watching a slow-moving military robot riding a four-wheeler. Hey, not all cyborg bikers look like the Terminator.
When it comes to learning how to cook, it turns out that robots may not be so different from humans after all... or are they?
Technically Incorrect: In Japan, Kodomoroid and Otonaroid convene a public chat ... with a pair of mini-droids. Might this be a fine prognosticator of news conferences to come?
Drones in all shapes and sizes and a host of toys from smash-hit TV shows are on show at this year's Toy Fair in London.