All posts tagged: robots

Wired News: The Age of Cheap, Plastic Robots


As a robot enthusiast and, dare I say, practitioner, there are three trends in consumer/entertainment robotics that I’m tracking and which have opportunities for much deeper exploration. gladiator machines – BattleBots. Where are the ballet robots? Machines with sensitivity? When will it become about the performance art and not the hobbyist exploitation? When will people be paying $100 a ticket to walk into a concert hall to watch machines perform? Maid robots – roomba, scooba, […]