Looking back to 1950s predictions of what robots might be capable of in the year 2000 is nothing short of humorous — unless you’re in the field of robotics, where the lack of consumer progress can be frustrating. Besides the Roomba, home robotics still has not hit the mainstream, but that might be set to finally change.
Call it innovation. Call it the tech evolution. Or the Internet of Things. Call it awesome. Or convenient. Some people call it kinda creepy. Read More
Arlington’s KinderLab Robotics has raised $66,000 with four days to go in its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to provide a kit that teaches four- to seven-year-olds the basics of programming robots.
Two years after acquiring North Reading-based robot maker Kiva Systems for $775 million, Amazon.com plans to ramp up the use of the stout warehouse worker bots over the next year.