Dashbot: Handsfree Car Assistant

Dashbot is a hands-free smart voice-controlled car assistant that helps drivers keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. The device connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth. Its open-source system lets you do everything from sending text messages and finding songs on streaming music services to getting turn-by-turn directions on its simple… Continue reading Dashbot: Handsfree Car Assistant

Introducing Amazon Echo Dot And Amazon Tap

Amazon has introduced two new products that utilize its Alexa Voice Service, the Echo Dot and the Amazon Tap. Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses the same far-field voice recognition as Amazon Echo. Through it’s built in speaker or by connecting to your own speakers via bluetooth or wired connection, Dot uses… Continue reading Introducing Amazon Echo Dot And Amazon Tap

Yamaha’s Motobot Rides a Motorcycle

Yamaha has developed an motorcycle-riding robot that aims to improve rider safety in someday. The Japanese company engineers designed the humanoid robot to ride the motorcycle much like humans would, and have full control to the steering and throttle controls, as you’ll see in the promo video below.

OnHub: Smart Wifi Router By Google

Google is launching a new device, called the OnHub that pairs with a the Google On app for easy fast Wi-Fi connection. It can connect to both iOS and Android smartphones via the app, which tells the user how many devices are connected to OnHub and what kind of speeds they’re getting. It will also automatically detect the best channel to broadcast… Continue reading OnHub: Smart Wifi Router By Google

Doctor Uses Robot to Stitch a Grape Back Together

A da Vinci surgical robot controlled by a surgeon carefully stitches skin back onto a grape. The same technology that can be used to suture a tiny grape is designed to help perform delicate, minimally invasive surgery. Watch the video below.

The Robotic Work Force At Amazon’s Warehouses

Amazon showcased their robotic work force to the media of Cyber Monday, the biggest US online shopping day of the year. The company has installed more than 15,000 of the helpful machines across 10 US warehouses, including Kiva moving robots, Robo-Stow robotic arms, and enhanced vision systems. The online retailer has unveiled its eighth generation fulfillment center, which… Continue reading The Robotic Work Force At Amazon’s Warehouses

Echo: A Voice Activated Digital Assistant From Amazon

Echo is a voice-activated digital assistant device from Amazon. Like Siri, it has the capability to answer questions with a pleasant robotic voice and search the Internet for information. Amazon Echo is always ready, connected, and fast. Just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more. Echo is controlled by your voice for hands-free convenience and is connected… Continue reading Echo: A Voice Activated Digital Assistant From Amazon

RHex: Parkour RobotLink

RHex is a bouncy six-legged all-terrain walking robot that could one day climb over rubble in a rescue mission or cross the desert with environmental sensors strapped to its back. It can jump, leap, and flip over anything that comes in its way. RHex is designed by a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. Watch the video… Continue reading RHex: Parkour RobotLink