Robots

This Satyrlike Robot Brings Boxes to You Like a Metal Mr. Tumnus

This Satyrlike Robot Brings Boxes to You Like a Metal Mr. Tumnus

Agility Robotics has announced a $US20 ($28) million funding round for a robot that looks like a Greek myth crossed with a cyberpunk fever dream. The robot, called Digit, is designed to work alongside meat humans in environments where people congregate but that might be difficult for robots to manage.

This Robotic Backpack Takes the Load Off

This Robotic Backpack Takes the Load Off

As we enter the fall hiking season, we may find ourselves carrying the bare necessities in a heavy backpack: a sleeping bag, a can of bug spray, a small stove, or even a case of White Claw. Until now, you and your muscles would have to lug all this junk…