UK Robots

Why Robots Will Steal Your Job, In One Brutal 15 Minute Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

If there's one thing that absolutely terrifies normal people, and seems to make Silicon Valley types secretly pleased, it's automation. The idea th...

This Robot Swarm Is 1,000 Strong, Can Self Organise, And Is REAL

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

Even the name sounds like it belongs to a sinister new adversary for Dr Who. Introducing the Kilobots - obedient miniature robots that act together...

Explore Tate Britain at Night Through the Eyes of a Robot

Tate | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Have you ever wished you could have a secret robot alter ego? Or that you could wander around a gallery alone late at night? Well, now you can combine both these fantasies in one as After Dark is launched at Tate Britain.

You Can't Go To The Tate After Dark. These Robots Can.

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Tech

Robots are to give art fans a night at the museum with a series of after-hours tours around Tate Britain through an award-winning project. People f...

UPDATE: There Are NOT 23 Million Robots On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: This story originally reported that up to 23 million Twitter accounts were robots -- or automatic posters. But a revised look at the number...

Bendy Robot 'Lego' Bricks Are Evil And Must Be Destroyed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

Lego is one of life's great pleasures. Solid, dependable, honest. Now someone has gone an invented a bendable robot brick which can potentially use...

It's No Optimus Prime But This 'Transformers' Robot Is The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Tech

Engineers at Harvard University have created a robot that can transform itself from being a flat object into a four-legged walking machine. First r...

Korean Baseball Team Unveils Robot Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

A South Korean baseball team, the Hanwha Eagles, has unveiled a new legion of 'robotic' fans designed to let people watching at home participate in li...

Knife-Wielding Robots Fight To The Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

What happens if you attach two knives to a pair of robot vacuum cleaners, give them each a balloon and make them duel each other for your own amusemen...

This Robot Won't Stop Asking People To 'Get Naked'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Tech

A new humanoid robot developed in Japan has a unique strategy for making friends. It wants you to take off your clothes. The Andrew WK-style adv...

This Stealth Attack Drone Is Terrifying, British ... And Invisible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech

BAE has in its possession one of the single coolest and most terrifying pieces of advanced military hardware in the world: the Taranis stealth drone. ...

There's An AI That's Controlling Thousands Of Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Following the recent news that a company is ready to unveil its first sentient computer, it now transpires that artificial intelligence is already bei...

Robot Valet Parks Cars For You

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is Ray, the world's first completely automated car park. You simply drop your car off, Ray then picks up your car and slots it into one of the em...

After 30 Years, This Next-Gen AI Might Be Ready For Prime Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

Artificial intelligence is one of those futuristic sci-fi ideas that seems to trickle along just underneath the public consciousness. Then all of a su...

Why Robotics and 'Open Innovation' Go Hand in Hand

Huw Davies | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech
Huw Davies

To the roboticists of course, potential practical applications for such products are endless - including within business, education and security.

These Robots Are Powered By Real, Living Muscle Cells

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed "a new generation" of tiny robots powered by living muscles. The ridiculously small robots are as biological as they are ...

Toys and Robotics Working Together

Huw Davies | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech
Huw Davies

The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Mission is off to a great start in sunny San Diego. My main highlight from day one was seeing the presentations from leading robotic technologists at the UCSD/Qualcomm Robotics Laboratory.

Michael Rundle

British Robots Invade America (In A Polite Sort Of Way) | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

A team of British superhero robots has invaded America. There's MapleBird, one of the smallest unmanned vehicles in the world. There's the four-le...

This Giant Robot Can Juggle CARS

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

A former jet technician for NASA has designed a giant robot that will juggle cars. If that sentence wasn't enjoyable enough then how about the news th...

Japan Has Robot Newsreaders

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech

Fans of Edward R. Murrow look away now as the modern day newsreader could soon be replaced by super-realistic robots. Unveiled at the National Muse...

The Robots Are Coming - UK Mission to the States Is a Go!

Huw Davies | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Tech
Huw Davies

Its 8am on a Friday morning and I'm sitting in a busy airport lounge waiting for my flight to San Diego. Why? Because this week is the kick off the week-long entrepreneur Mission to California for UK companies working in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) - and it's destined to be an inspiring one.

The Mars Curiosity Rover Took An Incredible Picture Of Itself

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

The Mars Curiosity rover is by far everyone's favourite space-exploring drone, but the Martian landscape has taken its toll and as this incredible new...

Terrifying Diamond Robot Cuts Through Marble Like Butter

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Tech

When robots eventually become sentient (and they will) this is the robot we'll need to make sure is well and truly locked away in a giant vault made o...

John Oliver 'Will Be Killed By Robots' Says Stephen Hawking

The Huffington Post UKr | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

John Oliver's list of enemies keeps growing. Last week he risked the ire of global mega evil conglomerate and sporting federation FIFA. This week, it'...

Guy Posts Incredible Photos After First Day at NASA

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech

It's your first day at the Johnson Space Center, you're being given the induction tour where you'll see some of the incredible technology that NASA is...