5/01/2017

Robotics

Kuri robot speaks language of companionship in chirps and beeps

(Tech Xplore)—Cute is an understatement. It is chubby, wheeled and not only looks but sounds like a robot. Think friendly chirps. Meet the little home robot named Kuri. Evan Ackerman commented on it in IEEE Spectrum: "There's ...

Hardware

Chip from Qualcomm to hit many high notes for mobile power users

(Tech Xplore)—Qualcomm appears to make a lot of device wishes granted. A processor designed for long battery life, virtual reality sessions, nice camera capabilities, and great download speeds. Coming up the pike will be ...