From Robot-Run Hotels to Poacher-Tracking Drones

By: Rebecca Byers - Aug 4, 2015
The top August 2015 robot trends provide insight into a fast-evolving industry currently defined by drone-powered delivery and

In what can be considered a fictional representation of the great place fear of a robotic takeover maintains in culture, 'Humans' is a new ABC-produced show that used a haunting fake robot commercial to promote the series.

In what sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, Henn-na Hotel is a robot-run hotel in Tokyo that doesn't have a single human employee. The innovative hotel was conceived as a means to making the process of running a set of accommodations more efficient and employees much of the same technology that is popular in many chain hotels.

The top August 2015 robot trends point to the future of the technology, whether it be with kid-friendly robot innovations or service-enabling drones.