Pumped Over Tire-Inflating Robot

For decades, inventor George Carter watched as Americans wobbled down highways on low tires.


Personal Robots for the Handicapped and Elderly

For over 10 years, an itch on his nose had been annoying Henry Evans.


Cool Invention: Robot Lifeguard

Mulligan got the idea after creating a small robotic boat for his last company to help the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration monitor marine mammals.


Robot Chicken Butcher

The fastest human butchers can fully debone about 150 chickens per hour.

Jogger’s New Best Friend: Flying Drone

Do you have trouble pacing yourself while running?


Building A Better Robot

I prefer to walk, and know a lot of other people who prefer to walk,’’ said Lee, an avid golfer who is chief executive and chief designer at Wakefield-based FTR Systems Inc., which this week launched the CaddyTrek – an electronic caddy built with robotic technology – at the PGA Expo in Las Vegas.

Invisible Robots Are Everywhere

Joe Posner: “A month ago Marketplace told me they’re doing a weeklong special called “Robots Ate My Job”


Robot Hands That Can Pick Up Anything

Building a robot that can pick up random items with the dexterity of the human hand is surprisingly difficult and expensive.


Video: What Intersections Would Look Like With Robot Cars

They realized intersections will change not just because they’ll need to accommodate driverless cars, but because driverless cars will make intersections much more efficient.