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Startups Get the Kinks Out of Drones, Online Shopping, Mobile GPS and Other Techs

Demo 2014 wasn't about revolutionary technologies; it was about fixing the ones we’ve got

Black Friday Weekend! Up to 60% Discounts. FREE Hexbug in Every Box.

Up to 60% off selected products. Plus receive a free Hexbug Nano with every purchase from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. (On Black Friday only for orders placed through our European website) Some of the products on sale this weekend Don’t miss your chance to buy the perfect robotic gift for your loved ones. Set [...]Show More Summary

NTSB Decision Defining "Aircraft" as Anything That Flies Lacks Common Sense

FAA regulations found to apply to "any device that is used for flight." Does that include paper airplanes too?

Groundbreaking Microscope Makes 3D Video of Living Cells in Real Time

The saying goes, “Lightning never strikes the same place twice.” But what’s in a saying? Dr. Eric Betzig recently showed creating one revolutionary new microscope doesn’t mean he can’t create another.... read more

Summit Europe: Chip Implants Easy as Piercings

“I am bleeding just a little bit,” said Raymond McCauley. “Might I ask for a little assistance?” McCauley, chair of Singularity University’s biotechnology and bioinformatics track and a biohacker, had... read more

RobotShop Surpasses 2000 Reviews & 5/5 stars on Resellerratings.com

In the world of online shopping, it’s difficult to know which companies can be trusted. With an estimated 100,000+ e-commerce websites in the US alone, and new ones appearing daily, finding a product on a website does not always guarantee that you will get it. As customers ourselves, we have found that ResellerRatings.com provided an [...]Show More Summary

Video: Test Flying Parrot's Bebop Drone

Support for Virtual Reality Glasses and Panoramic Lens Makes Piloting Easy

Short Film “Doubles” Is a Humorous Take on the Nightmare of Parallel Universes Colliding

We’ve all wondered how our lives would be different if things had gone another way. Would we be the same person or someone we wouldn’t even recognize? The truth may be that we... read more

Car Camera Network Could Produce Virtual Maps of Pedestrians

The ability to track the same people between different camera views could aid real-time traffic maps

RobotShop Names Julie Gendron Vice President – Consumer Robots Division

It is with joy that we announce the nomination of Julie Gendron as Vice President – Consumer Robots Division. Julie has a background in instrumentation and robotics and has had a considerable experience in research and development at L-3 Communications MAS before joining RobotShop January 30, 2007 as a technician for the repair of domestic [...]Show More Summary

Summit Europe: To Anticipate the Future Is to Abandon Intuition

In the evolution of information technology, acceleration is the rule—and this fact isn’t easy for the human brain to grasp. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t at... read more

This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Nov 22)

We’re getting closer to the end of 2014 and it’s natural for writers to start reflecting on what this year has brought. Technology has advanced further than ever before, and... read more

Summit Europe: Robots Are Still Toddlers—But They’re Growing Up Fast

You’ve probably read somewhere recently that robots are coming to take your job. It’s true, they probably are. But they’ve got some growing up to do first, says Rob Nail,... read more

Summit Europe: Art Meets Tech in Glowing Roads and a Smog Eating Machine

There’s a stretch of Dutch highway that glows like Tron; a path of radiant tiles swirling like Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”; a lotus dome of a hundred unfurling smart flowers;... read more

Video Friday: Robots at Sea, Humanoids at RoboCup, and D-RHex on Sand

It's vacation week for robots, with videos of ABB arms on a cruise and RHex hitting the sand

Robotic Taxis Could Slash Fares in Austin, Texas

A computer model finds that few would wait long or pay much for a ride—though sometimes they'd have to share it

Summit Europe: Artificial Intelligence Evolving From Disappointing to Disruptive

Neil Jacobstein, Singularity University’s co-chair in AI and Robotics, has been thinking about artificial intelligence for a long time, and at a recent talk at Summit Europe, he wanted to... read more

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