GE is working on a new 3D printing method, known as cold spray, in which metal powders are sprayed from a nozzle at extremely high velocities on metal objects.
NASA's Robonauts are being developed for inter-planetary travel, and to take over for astronauts when the work becomes too dirty or dangerous.
An industrial robot known for its safety around humans has been programmed to work a checkout lane and choose how it accomplishes certain tasks.
Trends in motion control all converge toward greater efficiency in movement, energy, control, and wiring.
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.