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From barely walking to gymnastics routines: 10 years of Boston Dynamics robots’ terrifying progress is an eye-opening look at a robot-dominated ...

In 2009, robots developed by Boston Dynamics were barely able to walk. In 2019, they were doing somersaults.
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This robot wanders New York City informing people about coronavirus, but it’s already been banned from one park

The robot reportedly surveyed 300 people, and no one showed symptoms of COVID-19. So far it has been seen around Times Square and Bryant Park.
Marty the robot hangs out in Giant Food Stores.

From robotic shop assistants to AR, these 10 pieces of tech could change shopping forever

We took a look at 10 of the biggest tech developments in retail that could make shopping faster, easier, and more personalized.
The "Woven City" will be populated by 2,000 Toyota employees and their families, retired couples, retailers, and scientists to start.

Toyota is building a 175-acre smart city in Japan where residents will test out tech like AI, robotics, and smart homes. Here’s what the ‘...

To start, the city will have a population of 2,000 Toyota employees, their families, retired couples, retailers, and scientists.
Vyommitra, a female humanoid robot being developed by the Inertial Systems Unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

India wants to send a legless, female humanoid robot called ‘Vyommitra’ into space

The robot could reportedly launch this year as part of an unmanned mission and would communicate with crew on the ground in 2 languages.

The rise, and fall, of the pizza robots

This week in Trending, the troubles at SoftBank-funded Zume, the VC firms that won big with Honey, and the team leading Facebook's pivot to privacy.

This robot ‘dog’ can climb ladders, a first for four-legged robots

The robot uses a 3D camera, touch and force sensors on its claws, and a self-training neural network to scale ladders.
Boston Dynamics makes several different robots. This one is named Spot.

The eerily lifelike robot dog ‘Spot’ is now working with the police

Boston Dynamics' dog-like Spot robot is now helping the Massachusetts State Police navigate potentially dangerous situations instead of going viral.
SoftBank's new robot vacuum uses self-driving car technology.

SoftBank created its own robot vacuum that uses self-driving car technology and costs $500 a month

The vacuum, called Whiz, is primarily aimed at offices. It uses LIDAR sensors, the same technology used in self-driving cars.

MIT made an army of tiny, ‘virtually indestructible’ cheetah robots that can backflip and even play with a soccer ball — see them in...

MIT's Mini Cheetah robots can perform actions like backflipping, jumping, walking, and running. And they're said to be nearly indestructible.