New WowWee Flyer Flutters to Store Shelves this Spring

FlyTech(™)Butterfly Offers an Introduction to Flight for Novice Flyers HONG KONG, March 17, 2008, Just in time for spring, WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), has announced the launch of FlyTech™ Butterfly, an elegant flying wonder designed for girls and butterfly lovers alike. Taking imaginative play to the skies, FlyTech Butterfly features graceful flight patterns […]

Berlin Robots To Patrol Stadiums

China wants to ensure safe Olympic Games. Berlin, 17/03/2008 The Olympic fire is about to be lit in the Chinese capital of Beijing in less than five months. In the run-up to the event, the security issue is receiving particular attention.This is not surprising, seeing as around 10,500 athletes will compete in 28 disciplines and […]

iRobot Receives Award for DARPA LANdroids Program

iRobot Receives Award to Develop Small Mobile Communications Relay Robot – Empowering Warfighters with Ad-Hoc Communications In Theater. BURLINGTON, Mass., March 3, 2008 – iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced it has received an award under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) LANdroids program.Through this multi-year robotics research and development program, iRobot will develop […]

Killer military robots pose latest threat to humanity

A robotics expert at the University of Sheffield will today (27 February 2008) issue stark warnings over the threat posed to humanity by new robot weapons being developed by powers worldwide. In a keynote address to the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Professor Noel Sharkey, from the University´s Department of Computer Science, will express his […]

Breaking the robot barrier

Robots have long been considered an impossibility for the custom-driven steel fabrication industry, but in Canada, thanks to Burlington Automation, Azimuth Three Enterprises has now broken the robot barrier – in the process boosting productivity and creating the efficiency edge that will keep it ahead of the pack. The steel fabrication industry isn’t for the […]

Robotics Trends Announces 5th Annual RoboBusiness Conference & Exposition

Achieving Autonomy’ is Theme of International Business Focused Mobile Robotics and Intelligent Systems Event RoboBusiness 2008 Includes Dedicated ‘RoboMedicus’ Sessions Focusing on Healthcare Robotics RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition will be held April 8-10, 2008 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition is the only robotics event that enables […]

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