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Top 30 Robot Ideas in April

From Kitchen-Cleaning Robots to High-Five Robots

— April 24, 2016 — Unique
The top April 2016 robot ideas reveal not just concepts, but real-world examples of technology that are equipped to help with everything from washing windows to serving police task forces.

In the near future, the average person may be able to enjoy at-home bots that will assist them with everything from personal finance to tidying up kitchens and cars. Recently, one robot that made headlines around the world was Domino's DRU, which is capable of making autonomous pizza deliveries to homes.

From a business perspective, robots are also being readily adopted as hotel concierges, classroom aids, online research collectors and tools that are able to take apart mobile devices and separate used parts that could be potentially recycled or salvaged. By automating repetitive tasks, these capable robots free up more time for human attention to be given where it matters most.
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Satellite-Repairing Robots
Satellite-Repairing Robots
DARPA's Robotic Servicing Vehicle Can Repair Satellites In Orbit
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Light-Steered Robots
Light-Steered Robots
This Bio-Bot Can Be Steered and Directed Using Light
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Hiker-Rescuing Drones
Hiker-Rescuing Drones
This Portable Drone Detects Hikers Lost In the Canadian Wilderness
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27
Scorpion-Inspired Robots
Scorpion-Inspired Robots
The Scorpion Hexapod Can Automatically Respond to Interactions
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26
Robot Programming Apps
Robot Programming Apps
The SPRK Lightning Lab App Lets You Program the Sphero Robot Toy
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25
Empathetic Educational Robots
Empathetic Educational Robots
The Fluffy Tega Robot Motivates Children to Learn
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24
Vacuum-Connected Apps
Vacuum-Connected Apps
The New Neato Apple Watch App Controls the Botvac Vacuum from Anywhere
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23
Smartphone-Recycling Robots
Smartphone-Recycling Robots
'Liam' is an Apple Robot That Takes Phones Apart for Reuse
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22
AI Saving Apps
AI Saving Apps
This Artificially Intelligent Saving and Investment App Helps You Manage Money
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21
Robot Hotel Concierges
Robot Hotel Concierges
The Hilton Hotel Has Announced a Pilot Program with IBM Watson
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20
Cognitive Chat Bots
Cognitive Chat Bots
Microsoft's 'Tay' AI Uses Conversations to Collect User Data
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19
High-Five Robots
High-Five Robots
GIMI-5 is a Future Robot from RPA That Gives High-Fives
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18
Pizza-Delivering Robots
Pizza-Delivering Robots
The Domino's DRU Robot Vehicle Delivers Pizza in Brisbane
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Obstacle-Avoiding Photography Drones
Obstacle-Avoiding Photography Drones
The DJI PHANTOM 4 Aerial Drone is Packed with Impressive AI
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Kitchen-Cleaning Robots
Kitchen-Cleaning Robots
Rollin' Justin is a Kitchen Robot That Cleans Countertops and Cars
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15
Lifting Assistance Suits
Lifting Assistance Suits
The Panasonic Assist Robot Helps Wearers Lift Things
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14
Shark-Detecting Drones
Shark-Detecting Drones
The 'Little Ripper' Shark Warning Drone will Ensure Safety in Australia
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13
Contraceptives Delivery Drones
Contraceptives Delivery Drones
Long-Flying UAVs are Being Used to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies
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12
Affordable Floor-Cleaning Robots
Affordable Floor-Cleaning Robots
The iRobot Braava Jet 240 Floor Mopping Robot is Simply Designed
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11
AI Enforcement Drones
AI Enforcement Drones
The 'Metropolis' Police Drone Would Interact with Humans on the Road
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10
Robotic Educational Kits
Robotic Educational Kits
The Sony Global Education 'KOOV' Kit Focuses on Teach Kids STEM
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9
Robotic Component Kits
Robotic Component Kits
The 'PurpleKit' Home Robot Construction Kit Provides Components to DIY
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8
Navigational Robot Drones
Navigational Robot Drones
The X-Star Premium Drone Uses Starlink for Safe and Directional Flight
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7
Infant-Targeted Robots
Infant-Targeted Robots
These Mechanical Toys are Designed to Help Children Relate to Robots
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6
Elderly-Assisting Robots
Elderly-Assisting Robots
This Social Robot is Designed to Keep the Elderly Engaged and Independent
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5
Gecko-Inspired Robots
Gecko-Inspired Robots
This Climbing Robot Was Developed At Stanford University
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4
Robotic Vacuum Decals
Robotic Vacuum Decals
The Bel & Bel Star Wars Decals Merge Sci-Fi with Household Cleaning
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3
DIY Professional Drone Kits
DIY Professional Drone Kits
The FireClouds AirFrame Kit Comes with Everything to Make a Drone
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2
Window-Washing Drones
Window-Washing Drones
The 'WINBOT 830' Window Cleaning Robot Makes Household Chores Automatic
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1
Anti-Drone Bazookas
Anti-Drone Bazookas
The SkyWall 100 Net Bazooka Offers Enhanced Airspace Control
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