Researchers have just demonstrated a device with an optical sensor that can grab an unattached USB cable and insert it into a USB port.
iRobot announced a multi-robot tablet controller and the uPoint Robot Radio networking solution for first responders and defense forces.
Researchers are building teams of robots that can be sent unattended into damaged facilities to detect the power requirements and reconnect or deliver power from batteries they carry.
NASA, industry and university researches race to find air traffic control systems best suited to managing unmanned vehicles in domestic airspace.
Researchers have produced the first untethered soft robot that works well in snow, fire, water – or traffic.
Recent research shows machines are getting smarter and more agile, giving them the potential to replace humans in a wide array of jobs.