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Top 30 Robot Trends in August

From Facial Recognition Ticket Systems to Terrain-Mapping Drones

— August 26, 2018 — Tech
The innovations that are included in this grouping of August 2017 robot trends range from smart home systems, to useful devices that can monitor the levels of growth across a farm's fields.

In addition, there's also examples of high-tech toys that can be controlled with Bluetooth, such as the 'Roby d'Bear' robot that works with a connected app. Intended for children, the robot supplies its user with hours of entertainment by mimicking their movements and singing along to songs. In addition, Roby d'Bear features a built-in alarm system and can even place calls, making it a multi-functional tool that's great to have around the home.

Also included in these August 2017 robot trends in the updated Kuri robot, which was celebrated at CES 2017 for its friendly demeanor, sleek aesthetic, and useful home functions. Although the robot has always been able to respond to its human owners, the updated version can see when pets are in view as well so that it can interact with them.
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Metropolitan Drone Films
Metropolitan Drone Films
Mariana Bisti's Drone Film Captures the Architecture of Hong Kong
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Organic Vine-Like Robots
Organic Vine-Like Robots
Stanford University's Growing Robot Moves Like a Natural Creature
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Extreme Sports Drones
Extreme Sports Drones
The Airdog 2 is Designed for Photographing and Filming Extreme Sports
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Shuttlecock-Shaped Robots
Shuttlecock-Shaped Robots
This Pipeline Robot Can Be Inserted Into Fire Hydrants to Detect Leaks
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Controllable Prosthetic Thumbs
Controllable Prosthetic Thumbs
The 'Third Thumb' Allows Users to Extend Their Natural Abilities
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Drone-Disabling Airport Systems
Drone-Disabling Airport Systems
The DroneShield DroneSentry Deters Drone Flight By Jamming Signals
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Interactive Bear Toys
Interactive Bear Toys
Roby d'Bear is a Robot That Blurs the Lines Between Tech and Reality
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Chatbot-Ordered Clothing Collaborations
Chatbot-Ordered Clothing Collaborations
Adidas X Alexander Wang Season 2 is Ordered Via Chatbot
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Pet Recognition Robots
Pet Recognition Robots
The Kuri Robot Now Recognizes When Dogs and Cats are in View
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Facial Recognition Tickets
Facial Recognition Tickets
Bristol Robotics Lab is Developing the Future of Ticketing in the UK
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Open-Source Sport Robots
Open-Source Sport Robots
The 'BADDY' Badminton Robot is Suitable for Players of All Skill Levels
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Palm-Sized Underwater Drones
Palm-Sized Underwater Drones
The 'Druiser' Underwater Wireless Drone Captures Scenes Seamlessly
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AI-Powered Speakers
AI-Powered Speakers
The Alibaba Tmall Genie X1 is a Small-Scale Smart Speaker for the Home
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Smart Countertop Beer Systems
Smart Countertop Beer Systems
The 'BrewQube' Draft System Puts Fresh Beer Access in Your Kitchen
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Voice-Activated Intelligent Thermostats
Voice-Activated Intelligent Thermostats
The Microsoft GLAS Cortana Smart Thermostat is Efficient
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Circular Emergency Response Drones
Circular Emergency Response Drones
The ARUS Drone Incorporates a Rounded Design Aesthetic
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Terrain-Mapping Drones
Terrain-Mapping Drones
The Ardea Drone Autonomously Navigates Areas and Has Three Propellers
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Kid-Friendly Robot Kits
Kid-Friendly Robot Kits
'IronBot Chap' is a DIY Robotics Kit for Kids That Offers STEM Education
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Retail Facial Recognition Services
Retail Facial Recognition Services
Walmart is Developing Technology to Detect Unhappy Shoppers
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Smart Motion-Tracking Night Lights
Smart Motion-Tracking Night Lights
The 'ZING' Home Night Lights Incorporate Motion-Sensing Tech
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Crop-Monitoring Robots
Crop-Monitoring Robots
The 'AGRowBot' Keeps an Eye on Crops on Small and Medium-Sized Farms
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Kid-Friendly Robots
Kid-Friendly Robots
The Pudding BeanQ Robot Has a Charming, Friendly Aesthetic
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Facial-Recognition Cafe Loyalty Programs
Facial-Recognition Cafe Loyalty Programs
Bahista Cafe Rewards Customers With the Help of Tech
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High-Tech Tag Games
High-Tech Tag Games
Tag Team Inc. is Reinventing Laser Tag with 3D-Printed Weapons, AI and Drones
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Waste Reduction Robots
Waste Reduction Robots
'Clarke' Can Separate Garbage from Recyclables in Landfills
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Drone Photography Books
Drone Photography Books
'Dronescapes: The New Aerial Photography' Features Bird's Eye Views
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Mars Colonization Vehicles
Mars Colonization Vehicles
The Mars Explorer Can Traverse the Red Planet with Ease
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Autonomous Food Delivering Robots
Autonomous Food Delivering Robots
The 'Carriro Delivery Bot' is Bringing Sushi to Offices in Japan
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Single-Passenger Racing Drones
Single-Passenger Racing Drones
The Accula QX44 Skyster Reaches Speeds of up to 666 km/h
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Hike-Enabling Prosthetic Legs
Hike-Enabling Prosthetic Legs
The 'Hierex' Prosthetic Leg Concept Enables Amputees to Hike
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