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weight-loss robot


Trying to lose weight? Breathe into this gadget

Breezing on Indiegogo is a portable metabolism tracker that guides you toward your weight loss goal by telling you how many calories you need.

By February 4, 2013


Can't stop eating? Pump will suck your stomach contents

Segway inventor Dean Kamen's AspireAssist has helped obese people lose half their excess weight.

By January 14, 2013


iPhone 5 honeymoon over already?

week in review Owners of the new smartphone find a litany of fault with the new device, while Apple grapples with map miscues. Also: CNET goes to Foxconn.

By September 28, 2012


Can this robot coach help you lose weight?

Intuitive Automata's robot diet coach is now available for preorder. But are dieters ready to pay $80 per month for assistance shedding pounds?

By September 23, 2011


Ep. 59: Stop judging me

Japan is killing it this week with a working demo of touchable 3D, subway rail lightsabers, and a pregnancy simulation vest that's a little too realistic. Plus, a $900 robot that will shame you into weight loss, and Eric's take on the upcoming Star Wars game The Old Republic.

By September 27, 2011


Crave 59: Stop judging me (podcast)

Thank goodness for Japan. Without it, who would give us a working demo of touchable 3D, subway rail lightsabers, or a pregnancy simulation vest that's a little too realistic?

By September 27, 2011


Can't stick to that diet? Get a robot coach

Hong Kong start-up Intuitive Automata is preparing to launch a robot that helps you stick to your diet. Autom is being billed as a more effective way of monitoring your eating habits and progress.

By April 28, 2010


Mission to Mars: The next rover (roundup)

Exploration of the Red Planet will shift into a higher gear in 2012 with the arrival of a car-sized, instrument-laden robotic rover named Curiosity.

By August 20, 2010


Work out, get on scale...tell your friends?

The latest craze in fitness is to log your progress and share it publicly on Twitter, Facebook, or niche networking sites. One reporter tackles the issue of whether it will do more harm than good to share her (embarrassingly obsessive) workout goals with the world.

By July 21, 2010


HAL 9000 meets Weight Watchers

The weight maintenance sociable robot project at the always fascinating MIT Media Lab has one goal: to help you shed pounds. The talking, face-tracking, eye-contact-making weight-loss coach is designed for in-home use.

By August 14, 2007