UK Robots

This Startup Wants $1.8M To Build A Robot Fighting League

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

As modern sports go, NFL is pretty dramatic, F1 is high-tech and there's nothing quite as flowing and elegant as the beautiful game - by which we mean...

Elon Musk Is Scared Of AI, Thinks We Should Be Too

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

Tesla boss and Space X founder Elon Musk has given his most dire warning yet about artificial intelligence describing it as 'summoning the demon'. ...

This Robot Can Pick Up An iPad Using Just Static

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is a robot with a difference. Rather than simply using large claws, or power-hungry suction pads, Grabit's robot can pick up objects using nothin...

Dogs Vs. Robots: The Endless Battle Continues

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Tech

Dogs are capable of bring best pals with almost anything. But they are not best pals with robots. This picture from Reddit and Imgur perfectly i...

Against All Sense And Judgement, This Drone Has Arms

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Tech

This drone has arms. Literal arms. Please, people inventing drones, stop giving them arms. What possible good can come of this? Arms. Arms...

This Slithering Robot Is Fascinatingly Gross

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIT has been cooking up some of the world's most innovative machines for a long time - and their latest project is no different. Developed by docto...

MIT's New Robot Is Seriously Strong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIT has released footage showing its ATLAS robot dragging an enormous metal frame as if it were made from paper. The robot in question is called AT...

Dyson's Robot Vacuum Is Real, And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Tech

Dyson has unveiled its first robot vacuum cleaner, the 360 Eye. The key feature of the robot is in the name: a large 360-degree panoramic camera 'eye'...

Dyson's Going To Launch Its Own Robot

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Tech

Dyson's next big product could be a robot vacuum cleaner after the company uploaded a mysterious teaser trailer onto YouTube. The trailer is from t...

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 12.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tate

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 31.08.2014 | 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 ...