Whether you want your robot to dance anytime your smartphone buzzes or have it give you a full weather forecast/traffic report the moment your alarm goes off, Vincross’ Linux-based MIND system gives beginner programmers an open-SDK platform for creativity. Equipped with a full suite of sensors that include voice activation, Hexa is only limited to the programmer’s imagination.
Aire Self-Flying Robot
Imagine with just a simple voice command like, “Hey, Alexa – ask Aire to take a picture,” you activate a self-flying robot to lift off from its charging dock, hover above your family, and capture a 360-panorama HD-quality aerial shot all from the comforts of your living room. The same robot can send a live streaming 4K video of each floor in your apartment while you’re away on vacation. It honestly just sounds too good to be true to me.
uArm uFactory Test Kit
The uArm uFactory Test Kit is an entry-level open source robotic arm that is easy to use and affordable. With repeatability under 0.2 mm and armed with a state-of-the-art stepper motor, Swift Pro is a highly precise, yet super smooth robot.
Equipped with sophisticated obstacle avoidance sensors and powerful cleaning systems, cleaning robots have come a long way. The RS700 is no exception. The revolutionary cleaning robot by Everybot is designed to tackle the most stubborn dust, dirt, and stains in areas tough-to-reach and hard-to-see.
Dyson 360 Eye
The all-new Dyson 360 Eye is hands-down the most powerful robot vacuum on the market today. Equipped with the Dyson digital motor (V2) that spins up to 78,000 rpm, this incredible device epitomizes the Dyson brand. With two different suction modes (Max and Quiet) – both controllable from the Dyson Link app – the 360 Eye robot guarantees one of the most thorough cleaning experiences.
iRobot® Braava jet™ 240
Whether it’s coffee spills, soda stains, sauce splatters, or scuff marks, the iRobot Braava Jet 240 uses Precision Jet Spray technology to strategically clean your floors. Armed with reusable water-activated cleaning pads, the Braava Jet can sweep a 250 square foot room and mop 200 square feet in one session.
What’s more exciting to a kid than LEGO? Today’s sets are even more exciting, integrating state of the art features with the classic brick system. Introducing the LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox. This LEGO set is awesome because you get to build some pretty cool stuff while learning the basics of coding.
If you’re an aquarium hobbyist and want to upgrade the entertainment value of your fish tank, the MOAI cleaning robot is a great choice. Capable of cleaning your aquarium while capturing real-time video of all the underwater action, the MOAI Robot gives you complete control of your fish tank whether you’re home or at work. You’ll never miss what’s going on in your fish tank.
Synthetic Muscle Brings Lifelike Robots Closer to Reality
Artificial intelligence (AI) has made headlines nearly every day this year. Jaguar wants AI not behind the steering wheel, but in it. LG is working on a smart mower robot for your lawn. And Microsoft recently revealed Brainwave, their solution for real-time AI. But now, Columbia University researchers are figuring out how to enable robots to “flex their muscle” in a different, more literal way.
Walmart Creating Robots To Find Unhappy Customers At Checkout
Walmart wants to make sure you’re happy when you’re shopping in their store. They’re developing facial recognition technology that detects unhappy or frustrated customers. The technology uses security cameras to watch customers’ facial expressions and movements while they’re at the checkout lines. From there, the technology will attempt to identify varying levels of dissatisfaction to make a decision.