NASA: Humanoid robot slated to live on space station

NASA: Humanoid robot slated to live on space station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are slated to get an interesting new roommate later this year.A 300-pound humanoid robot,...

April 14th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Microsoft commercializes robot software

Microsoft commercializes robot software

Microsoft Corp. released the commercial version of its software for robots on Wednesday, hoping to shape the market much as...

December 13th, 2006 James Niccolai

director, Centre for Minimal Access Surgery

director, Centre for Minimal Access Surgery

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEImagine emergency open-heart surgery being performed by a robot surgeon in an ambulance parked on a street....

May 18th, 2006 Naunidhi Kaur

Lost Packets

Lost Packets

Human billboard takes advertising to a new level Tired of boring banner ads and annoying radio jingles, U.S. hosting firm...

January 22nd, 2004 Carly Suppa

Robots cute but what have they done for us lately?

Robots cute but what have they done for us lately?

The faces of kids and adults light up the first time they see Sony Corp.'s Aibo or Honda Motor Co....

July 2nd, 2002 Martyn Williams

Mark GibbsMark Gibbs: Global perfection by bots

Mark GibbsMark Gibbs: Global perfection by bots

Imagine a world that is connected by orders of magnitude more than at present. A world with perfect gardens where...

May 2nd, 2002 No Author

Touring Matsushita’s smart house of the future

Touring Matsushita’s smart house of the future

People are constantly predicting what new gadgets and innovations will revolutionize our homes over the coming years, and Matsushita Electric...

March 8th, 2001 Martyn Williams

Stream strives to string sewers with STAR

Stream strives to string sewers with STAR

Mississauga, Ont.'s Stream Intelligent Networks Corp. last month unveiled its new technology for laying fibre conduits. The catch is that...

December 14th, 2000 Tim Foran

Stream uses STAR to string sewers

Stream uses STAR to string sewers

Mississauga, Ont.'s Stream Intelligent Networks Corp. last month unveiled its new technology for laying fibre conduits in city sewers. The...

December 14th, 2000 Tim Foran