A new dancing robot from UBTech Robotics has been announced. It's a dancing robot called Lynx, and aside from entertainment it can also help keep you informed and perform tasks as it has Amazon Alexa integration.
Google is the most notable tech company putting weight behind machine learning and AI robotics. The company recently detailed 5 key problems that have to be solved for commercial robotics to take hold.
Those questions include situational awareness, decision making, self-reward behavior and more.
Sharp has revealed the RoboHon, their 8-inch robot that can assist you at home or in your office. It runs Android, and thus can send messages, make calls, read incoming notifications and accept voice commands. It even dances for you if you ask nicely. Sharp today confirmed a price tag of $1800.
Amazon is holding a sale on Sphero's Star Wars BB-8 rolling DROID robot. You'll get $20 off the thing. You can use a smartphone to make the BB-8 roll around whichever way you want as it makes the same authentic sounds you've heard in the latest Star Wars films.
Google's robotics division has been suffering from low morale since the departure of Andy Rubin in 2014, but in an effort to re-energize, they've moved it from standalone projects in the company to one solid division under newly formed conglomerate Alphabet.