3D-printed robot hand ‘plays’ the piano

Scientists have developed a 3D-printed robotic hand which can play simple musical phrases on the piano by just moving its wrist. And while the robot is no virtuoso, it demonstrates just how challenging it is to replicate all the abilities of a human hand, and how much complex movement can still be achieved through design.  […]

Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robot can now do the Running Man

  Boston Dynamics continues to get the most out if its AdSense dollars with a new YouTube video of its four-legged robot SpotMini. This time, it’s dancing to a cover of “Uptown Funk,” complete with the best robotic rendition of the Running Man dance we’ve ever seen. SpotMini performs fantastically, and it’s right to prepare […]

Honda just rolled out 4 of its cutest robot designs yet

Although better known as an automaker, Honda has long been directing funds to robotics research for personal interactions and mobility applications, with some of the technology also likely to find its way back to its driverless car project. It’s a busy time for the Japanese company as the fruit of its most recent work is […]