robotics

Going fast: Buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI 2020

January 8, 2020 0

Startup founders, set your sites on TC Sessions: Robotics+AI, which takes place on March 3, 2020. This annual day-long event draws the brightest minds and

Meet Ballie, Samsung’s rolling personal assistant that does…stuff

January 7, 2020 0

This time last year, we asked the question: is Samsung getting serious about robotics. I’m not sure we’re that much closer to an answer, but

Samsung’s GEMS exoskeleton is now an ‘immersive workout experience’

January 7, 2020 0

Remember the G.E.M.S. (Gait Enhancing and Motivation System) exoskeleton Samsung introduced last year? Plot-twist. It’s a workout device now. One of the weirdest elements of

A year after being banned, Lora DiCarlo returns to CES with new sex toys

January 6, 2020 0

It’s amazing what can happen in just one year. After being banned from the Consumer Electronics Show last year, sex tech startup Lora DiCarlo is

You can buy Lovot’s undying robotic love for $3,000

January 6, 2020 0

How much would you shell out for the lifelong love of a robot pal? Honestly, $3,000 seems like a downright deal, all said. Japanese robotic

A smaller, cheaper version of Qoobo, the robotic cat pillow, is on the way

January 4, 2020 0

Every time I’ve seen Qoobo’s creator, Shunsuke Aoki, in person, he’s always had it nearby, usually in a tote bag. The robotic cat pillow is

Oceans of opportunity: surveying 2020’s seafaring startup potential

January 4, 2020 0

Space attracts a lot of attention as an area of frontier tech investment and entrepreneurship, but there’s another vast expanse that could actually be more

Listen to top VCs discuss the next generation of automation startups at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI

December 31, 2019 0

Robotics, AI and automation have long been one of the hottest categories for tech investments. After years and decades of talk, however, those big payouts

Pyka and its autonomous, electric crop-spraying drone land $11M seed round

December 25, 2019 0

Modern agriculture involves fields of mind-boggling size, and spraying them efficiently is a serious operational challenge. Pyka is taking on the largely human-powered spray business

This tiny, soft robo-bug scoots with smarts and survives swats

December 19, 2019 0

Nature is a good source of inspiration for roboticists, but it’s rare that nature’s elegance and genius can be replicated in any real way. Still,