Robots show their personalities at Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 8, 2017

Robots show their personalities at Consumer Electronics Show

Professor Einstein can roll his eyes, stick out his tongue and give a simple explanation of the theory of relativity. With his lifelike rubbery “skin” and bushy mustache, he can almost make you forget he is a robot. The Einstein robot is among dozens ...

Are we literally getting into bed with robots?

Dec 24, 2016

Are we literally getting into bed with robots?

‘Sexbots” are a staple of science fiction — the idea of robots as sex partners is explored, for instance, in recent films and television series such as “Ex-Machina” and “Westworld.” However, some specialists believe the first animated lovers made of metal, rubber and plastic, ...

Projector robot moves, learns, alters shape

Dec 9, 2016

Projector robot moves, learns, alters shape

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Cerevo Inc. said Friday it has launched a shape-changing home projector robot that can turn ceilings, walls and floors into displays. The Tokyo-based hardware venture firm’s new robot, called Tipron, is also capable of learning where to project images, moving to those positions by ...