From Actress-Inspired Robots to Hovering Selfie Drones

By: Jana Pijak - May 30, 2016
These May 2016 robots range from actress-inspired droids to hovering drones that are specially designed to capture flawless selfies. In addition to examples like designer Ricky Ma's 'Mark 1' robot model -- an incredibly lifelike creation that is modeled to mimic actress Scarlett Johansson -- other standouts include flying vehicle toys that are engaging for both children and adventurous adults.

When examining practical home products, these May 2016 robots include smart vacuum cleaners that are equipped with a customizable touchscreen interface and cabinet-inspired robots that make a traditional piece of storage furniture more functional.

The month's more niche robot concepts include spiritual gadgets like a Buddha-inspired robot that aims to provide answers to a user's philosophical questions about life.