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Top 55 Robot Trends in August

From Collaborative Assembly Robots to Trailblazing Racing Drones

— August 27, 2016 — Tech
These August 2016 robots range from collaborative assembly bots to sophisticated racing drones that are designed to be customized by users with an appreciation for hyper-personalized tech experiences.

In addition to a myriad of multimedia and competition-focused drones, other standouts include robotic restaurant concepts like Momentum Machines' fast food eatery in San Francisco, California. Furthermore, examples like massage-giving droids and sausage-grilling robots are replacing human wellness professionals and making household duties a more hassle-free affair for all -- especially those with limited cooking skills.

Additional August 2016 robots include creative examples like programmable printer bots and robotic sculptors that are changing traditional art and design practices. In addition to giving artist more creative freedom, these particular examples also provide creatives with the resources needed to make conceptual ideas a reality.
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AI-Inspired Art Exhibitions
AI-Inspired Art Exhibitions
The 'Shift' Collection Features Tech-Inspired Sculptures
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54
Space Junk Cleaners
Space Junk Cleaners
The RemoveDEBRIS Mission Aims to Beautify Outer Space
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53
Robotic Printing Systems
Robotic Printing Systems
Tend.ai's Robot 3D Printer is Fully Automated
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52
Sausage-Grilling Robots
Sausage-Grilling Robots
'BratWurst Bot' Takes Customer Orders, Cooks and Serves Food
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51
Symbiotic Assembly Robots
Symbiotic Assembly Robots
Ford's Assembly Plants Have Humans and Kuka Robots Work Side-by-Side
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50
Industrial Warehouse Robots
Industrial Warehouse Robots
Delft Robotics Won This Year's Amazon Picking Challenge
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49
Superzoom Camera Drone
Superzoom Camera Drone
The Walkera Voyager 4 Offers 360-Degree Photographic Capabilities
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48
Super-Simplified Nano Drones
Super-Simplified Nano Drones
The JetJat Ultra is Ridiculously Easy to Launch and Fly
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47
Prostate Exam-Training Robots
Prostate Exam-Training Robots
This Robotic Rectum Trains Doctors to Carry Out Prostate Exams
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46
Emoji-Deciphering Chat Bots
Emoji-Deciphering Chat Bots
'Decodemoji' Turns Emoji Strings into Grammatical Sentences
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45
Self-Driving Delivery Robots
Self-Driving Delivery Robots
Starship Technologies Plans to Introduce Robots in Mail Delivery
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44
Explosion-Evading Robots
Explosion-Evading Robots
This Industrial Robot is Designed For Use In Gas-Filled Environments
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43
Restaurant-Finding AI Bots
Restaurant-Finding AI Bots
The 'Ozlo' Chatbot Provides Users with the Best Food Options
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42
Trailblazing Racing Drones
Trailblazing Racing Drones
The TANKY Racing Drone Offers Next-Level Trickery and Control
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41
Interplanetary Balloon Gliders
Interplanetary Balloon Gliders
The NASA-Funded 'Titan Winged Aerobot' Can Glide Over Saturn's Moon
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40
Slender Six-Axis Robots
Slender Six-Axis Robots
These Epson Industrial Robots Are Designed For Intricate Assembly Tasks
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39
Chatty Self-Driving Cars
Chatty Self-Driving Cars
Honda and SoftBank will Build Cars that Make Friends with Their Drivers
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38
Bio-Robotic Stingrays
Bio-Robotic Stingrays
Rat Muscle Was Used to Power a Bio-Hybrid Stingray
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37
Cash-Conscious Messenger Bots
Cash-Conscious Messenger Bots
Chat with Monty Frugal Through Facebook Messenger to Track Expenses
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36
Mind-Controlled Drones
Mind-Controlled Drones
This Setup Lets Users Control Swarms Of Drones Using Their Mind
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35
Animal-Mimicking Robots
Animal-Mimicking Robots
The 'MuddyBot' is an All-Terrain Robot that Mimics a Mudskipper
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34
Parcel-Picking Robots
Parcel-Picking Robots
The Toru Warehouse Robots Can Identify and Isolate Specific Packages
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33
Massage-Giving Robots
Massage-Giving Robots
This Device Uses Imaging and Pressure-Sensing to Give Robotic Massages
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32
Pain-Relieving Robotic Gloves
Pain-Relieving Robotic Gloves
NASA Created a Useful Tool Glove That Reduces Stress on Workers
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31
Collaborative Assembly Robots
Collaborative Assembly Robots
This Robot Was Built to Collaborate with Humans
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30
Self-Training Robots
Self-Training Robots
These Industrial Fanuc Robots Can Learn From Their Mistakes
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29
Autonomous Patrolling Robots
Autonomous Patrolling Robots
The SwagBot is Designed to Roam and Oversee Australian Farmland
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28
Futuristic Biohybrid Robots
Futuristic Biohybrid Robots
Case Western Reserve University's Bot Uses Muscles from a Sea Slug
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27
Smart Electronics Manufacturing Robots
Smart Electronics Manufacturing Robots
The Sawyer Was Designed To Complete Precision Tasks
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26
Heavy-Lifting Drones
Heavy-Lifting Drones
The Airvinci Heavy Drone Will Be Able to Carry Human Cargo
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25
Wildfire-Avoiding Drones
Wildfire-Avoiding Drones
'DJI' Drones Will Receive Alerts from the US Department of the Interior
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24
AI Travel Agents
AI Travel Agents
'Hello Hipmunk' is a Smart Assistant Powered by Artificial Intelligence
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23
Robotic Pottery Sculptors
Robotic Pottery Sculptors
Charlotte Nordmoen's Pottery Maker Utilizes a Precise Robotic Arm
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22
Agile Automated Robots
Agile Automated Robots
The KR 3 Agilus Robot Can Accurately Assemble Electronics
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21
Energetic E-Fulfilment Robots
Energetic E-Fulfilment Robots
The EiraBot v4 Warehouse Robot is Designed For Quick Implementation
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20
Minesweeping Hexacopter Drones
Minesweeping Hexacopter Drones
The Kafon Drone Can Clear Minefields With Unprecedented Accuracy
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19
Mind-Controlled Drones
Mind-Controlled Drones
New Research Will Let Users Control Multiple Drones with Their Thoughts
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18
Cooperative Industrial Robots
Cooperative Industrial Robots
The Newest Collaborative Yaskawa Robot Was Unveiled at Automatica
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17
Auto-Steering Drones
Auto-Steering Drones
The Alphavein Offers a Panoramic View Outside a Car for Seamless Driving
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16
Domesticated Chore Robots
Domesticated Chore Robots
Elon Musk is Creating a Robotic Cleaner to Simplify Home Errands
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15
High-Speed Production Drones
High-Speed Production Drones
Teal Drones Touts Creating the World's Fastest Production Drone
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14
Printed Robot Salamanders
Printed Robot Salamanders
Thsi 3D-Printed Animal Replicates the Movements of an Amphibian
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13
Mood-Detecting Chatbots
Mood-Detecting Chatbots
AI 'Joy' Can Keep Track of Human Emotional States on Facebook Messenger
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12
Obstacle-Evading Drones
Obstacle-Evading Drones
The Typhoon H Pro Drone Uses Intel RealSense Technology
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11
Spontaneous Miniature Robots
Spontaneous Miniature Robots
The Cozmo Was Designed To Feel Emotions Based on Its Environment
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10
Talkative Smartphone Toys
Talkative Smartphone Toys
The Smapon Communication Toy Works in Tandem with a Phone
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9
Assistive Kitchen Robots
Assistive Kitchen Robots
The Obi Kitchen Robot Helps the Disabled Feed Themselves
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8
Biologically Accurate Artificial Muscles
Biologically Accurate Artificial Muscles
These Robotic Muscles Behave Just Like Human Muscles
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7
Laser Warfare Drones
Laser Warfare Drones
These Star War Drones Let You Engage In Epic Dogfights
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6
DIY Robot Creatures
DIY Robot Creatures
UBTECH's Programmable Robotics Kit is Easy Enough for Kids to Use
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5
Aerospace Inspection Drones
Aerospace Inspection Drones
These Modified Drones Are Used to Examine Airbus' Fleet of Aircraft
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4
Land Mine-Detecting Drones
Land Mine-Detecting Drones
The 'Mine Kafon Drone' Can Detect and Detonate Mines Safetly
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3
Drone-Docking Streetlamps
Drone-Docking Streetlamps
This Amazon Patent Envisions Streetlights as Drone Landing Stations
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2
Fast Food Robot Chefs
Fast Food Robot Chefs
Momentum Machines is Opening a Robot Fast Food Joint in San Francisco
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Intelligent Robotic Suitcases
Intelligent Robotic Suitcases
'Olive' from Ikap Robotics Turns Your Luggage into a Robotic Helper
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