Build A Hectic Robotic Kitchen In Upcoming Puzzler Automachef

In this cute sci-fi puzzler, the messy hecticness of the kitchen is replaced with rhythmic hecticness of automation, as Automachef tasks you with constructing precise cuisine assembly lines. Automachef looks reminiscent of the assembly optimization of Factorio, a game that offered expansive alien worlds and resources for your manufacturing. Comparatively, Automachef‘s puzzles challenge you to […]

China Turns to Robotic Policing

In the 2011 CBS show Person of Interest, reclusive computer scientist Harold Finch builds an artificial intelligence system called “the Machine” that compiles and analyzes troves of data to predict murders. Finch and his henchman, John, then chase down the perpetrator and prevent the crime. Public security officials in the Chinese autonomous region of Xinjiang, […]

Detroit: Become Human review: Robotic in all of the wrong ways

Enlarge / You can practically hear the dramatic music swelling in this screenshot, can’t you? For a game so focused on presenting a seamless interactive cinematic story, the most striking thing about Detroit: Become Human is its exposed seams. Like the world’s most slickly produced choose-your-own-adventure book, the latest David Cage game lets you play […]

Students make hippotherapy more accessible with robotic horse

Mechanical engineering students at Rice University have designed a robotic horse that can mimic the movements of the real thing. The device, dubbed Stewie, is geared towards individuals requiring equine-assisted therapy, also known as hippotherapy, who may not be able to travel to or afford a facility that offers it. Hippotherapy is believed to be […]

Me and my VR robotic shadow: Toyota’s T-HR3 copies our movements, can even dab

Toyota has developed a new, third-generation humanoid robot called the T-HR3 that pairs with a virtual reality operating platform a human can use to have the robot mirror one’s movements. The company says the T-HR3 can help with tasks such as in-home care, at medical facilities, on construction sites, in disaster areas, and even in […]

Special Report: Me and my robotic suit

EMERYVILLE, California – I dream of walking every other night. The dreams aren’t bitter. They’re charged with hope. It was this hope that led me to California to take part in clinical trials for a powered exoskeleton that is designed to help paralyzed people like me walk again. I’ve been using a wheelchair for the […]

Bocelli sings praises of robotic conductor (VIDEO)

Published time: 13 Sep, 2017 16:55 Italy is famed for the high art of opera and the conductor holds the loftiest position within the accompanying orchestra. On Tuesday night, the honor of the maestro’s movements fell to a robot. Swiss made two-armed robot YuMi made its conducting debut in the Tuscan city of Pisa, where […]