MIT’s Cheetah robot now leaps over walls

cheetah jump

You may be already familiar with Big Dog and Little Dog and, even though they do look intimidating, I always felt safe in the knowledge that, should I ever be chased by one, I could just leap a small wall and thwart their plans. MIT have now developed their super-speedy Cheetah robot to include a […]

Neato announces D-Series Botvacs – home and pet owners rejoyce!

neato botvac D series

The Neato Botvac D Series has just been announced and is the latest addition to the popular Neato line of robot vacuums designed to take the strain out of cleaning up your home. The D Series is built upon Neato’s breakthrough laser navigation system and powerful suction. These new robot vacuum cleaners feature a new […]

Lily camera drone – dawn of the throw and shoot camera

lily camera drone

We’ve all had point-and-shoot cameras, some of us are happy with smartphone snapping whereas others move on to Micro Four Thirds or full DSLRs. How about throw-and-shoot drones? Well, Lily could be the next evolution of camera. Lily is a new camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the […]

Knightscope K5 security Dalek going in to service

Knightscope K5 cops

Real flesh and blood security guards might become a thing of the past as the Knightscope K5 security droid is getting ready to be deployed. Knightscope have been developing their K5 robot security guard over the last twelve months and they plan to launch four of these new robot security guards before the end of […]

Watch an indestructible walking robot survive fire, ice and a car

indestructible robot

That’s it. Game over. First there’s walking robots who can understand who’s talking and respond in two languages, then robotic war dogs and even kangeroos. There’s even been terminator-style robot soldiers and prison guards. There’s robot spy birds and even hummingbirds! Now some big brains have created an indestructible robot. Is humanity finished? So, a […]

WowWee MiP Robot review – half Segway, half butler

MiP Robot Butler

The WowWee MiP is the latest robot from the makers of Robosapien. The obvious difference is that MiP uses two wheels to whizz around your living room whilst following your commands or just having fun. MiP has recently been doing its thing around my flat for the last few days. The WowWee MiP (Mobile inverted […]