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Top 45 Robots Ideas in March

From DIY Drawing Robots to Modular Combat Robots

— March 27, 2016 — Tech
Caring for the elderly, drumming and fabricating building are just a few of the things that March 2016 robots can do. These top ideas also include a number of ultra-specific tasks for robots to perform, such as folding paper airplanes, making ice cream and tending to farms.

Just as robots are being put to work for a number of inventive tasks, drones are adopting creative new forms. For instance, Powervision Robot adopts an egg-shaped form, while the Flying Car is styled as a RC car with the capabilities of a quadcopter drone.

Other unique robot toys include ones that are DIY, open source, voice-controlled or designed to work in tandem with a tablet. As the top March 2016 robot trends display, play is just one of the many things that robots of the future will be good for.
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Robotic Drumming Arms
Robotic Drumming Arms
This Robotic Arm Responds To and Supplements Drummers' Beats
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Lightweight Autonomous Drones
Lightweight Autonomous Drones
These DARPA Drones Can Zip Through Tight and Cluttered Environments
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43
Modular Combat Robots
Modular Combat Robots
The Unmanned Ground Vehicle Can Assist Or Replace Soldiers In Battle
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42
Autonomous Robotic Warships
Autonomous Robotic Warships
This DARPA Unmanned Vessel Can Track Hostile Submarines
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41
Drone Racing Contests
Drone Racing Contests
The Drone Racing League is Inspired By Formula One
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40
Robotic Drumming Machines
Robotic Drumming Machines
This Robotic Third Arm Helps Drummers Keep the Beat While Playing
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39
Interactive Tablet Robots
Interactive Tablet Robots
'TABO' is a Small Bot That Touch Points on an iPad for Gaming
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38
Autonomous Drone Platforms
Autonomous Drone Platforms
The Dronebox Platform Can Charge and Launch Drones Automatically
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Drone-Capturing Eagles
Drone-Capturing Eagles
Dutch Police are Using Eagles as a Way to Thwart Unauthorized Drones
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36
Hole-in-One Robotic Golfers
Hole-in-One Robotic Golfers
The LDRIC Robot Golfer Takes a Perfect Golf Shot at the Phoenix Open
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35
Egg-Shaped Drones
Egg-Shaped Drones
The PowerEgg Drone Encases Sensitive Electronics Inside An Egg-Shaped Shell
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34
Rubble-Invading Robots
Rubble-Invading Robots
This Robotic Cockroach Can Access Tight Spaces Inside Rubble
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Trash-Sorting Robots
Trash-Sorting Robots
The 'Trashbot' is a Robotic Machine That Sorts and Disposes of Trash
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Autonomous Weeding Robots
Autonomous Weeding Robots
The Ibex Robot Could Remove Weeds from Expansive Farmland
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Knee-Knocking Exoskeletons
Knee-Knocking Exoskeletons
The Knee Perturbator Intentionally Knocks Wearers On Their Knees
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30
Language-Teaching Robots
Language-Teaching Robots
The 'L2TOR' Robot is Designed to Help Students Learn Languages Faster
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Open-Source Robotic Toys
Open-Source Robotic Toys
The Open FURBY Project Lets Consumers Personalized the Toy Bird
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Military Scouting Drones
Military Scouting Drones
This Fixed-Wing Drone Can Hang In the Air For Six Hours At a Time
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Efficient Robotic Floor Cleaners
Efficient Robotic Floor Cleaners
The iRobot Braava 320 Floor Mopping Robot is a Multipurpose Unit
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Robotic Retail Stores
Robotic Retail Stores
A Sprint Smartphone Store in Japan will be Staffed with Pepper Robots
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25
AI Money Managers
AI Money Managers
The Cleo App Consists of an AI Assistant for Matters of Personal Finance
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24
Paper Airplane-Producing Machines
Paper Airplane-Producing Machines
This Machine is Designed to Fold Paper into Precise Airplanes
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23
Large-Scale Passenger Drones
Large-Scale Passenger Drones
The Ehang184 Drone Design is Engineered for Human Travel
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Smart Conversational Robots
Smart Conversational Robots
'Aijia Pro' Smart Robots Can Partake in Conversation and Snap Pictures
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Lost Hiker-Tracking Drones
Lost Hiker-Tracking Drones
New Drone Technology Could Aid in Search and Rescue Missions
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Interactive Nursing Home Robots
Interactive Nursing Home Robots
This Nursing Robot Provides Care for Senior Citizens
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Ice Cream-Making Robots
Ice Cream-Making Robots
This Robotic Ice Cream Kiosk Prepares Personalized Treats for Customers
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Big Data Travel Platforms
Big Data Travel Platforms
'Wayblazer' Uses IBM Watson as an Intelligent Concierge
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DIY Drawing Robots
DIY Drawing Robots
Makers Toolbox Teaches Kids to Create a Functional 'Scribbler Robot'
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App-Controlled Indoor Drones
App-Controlled Indoor Drones
The Rook Drone Can Be Remotely Flown Inside Your Home
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15
Code-Teaching Toy Robots
Code-Teaching Toy Robots
The Kamibot Robot Makes it Easier to Teach Kids to Code
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14
Robot-Fabricated Pavilions
Robot-Fabricated Pavilions
This Futuristic Canopy Will Be Constructed by Robots
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13
Balancing Monkey Robots
Balancing Monkey Robots
Spin Master's Zoomer Chimp That Crawls and Balances on Two Wheely Feet
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12
Robotic Cocktail Makers
Robotic Cocktail Makers
This Robotic Mixologist is Powered by People’s Tweets
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11
Personal Assistant Robots
Personal Assistant Robots
The Sony Xperia Agent is Outfitted with Ingenious Features & Personality
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10
Crop-Monitoring Drone Cameras
Crop-Monitoring Drone Cameras
The Parrot Sequoia Crop Monitoring Sensor Could Revolutionize Farms
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Connected Robotic Lawn Mowers
Connected Robotic Lawn Mowers
The Husqvarna Automower Makes Continuous Lawn Care Autonomous
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Rolling Surveillance Robots
Rolling Surveillance Robots
The LG Rolling Bot Playfully Monitors the Home like a Sci-Fi Droid
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Hybrid Drone Toys
Hybrid Drone Toys
The Flying Car Remote Controlled Vehicle Offers Advanced Functionality
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Compact Forestry Robots
Compact Forestry Robots
The 'Green Eudemon' Device Works to Prevent Forest Fires
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5
Intelligent Robot Pets
Intelligent Robot Pets
The 'CHiPK9' Robot Dog is Programmed to Offer Loyalty and Affection
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4
Voice-Controlled Robotic Toys
Voice-Controlled Robotic Toys
This Star Wars BB-8 Robot Toy Responds To Your Voice Commands
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Affordable Wearable Exoskeletons
Affordable Wearable Exoskeletons
The Phoenix Exoskeleton Costs About As Much As a Mid-Range Car
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Cute Family-Friendly Robots
Cute Family-Friendly Robots
The 'XIBOT' Smart Home Assistant Provides an Intuitive Experience
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Robot-Run Farms
Robot-Run Farms
This Japanese Robot Farm is Monitored By Autonomous Systems
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