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Top 35 Robots Trends in March

From Durable Extreme Weather Drones to Kid-Friendly Therapy Robots

— April 1, 2017 — Tech
Robots have been key drivers in the industrial world for decades, but the March 2017 robots trends show that machines have been making their way into different service positions: namely, customer service. Robot technology, both in terms of hardware and software, has gotten to the point where machines can comfortably and intuitively interact with people out in the world.

Retail stands to gain from the use of robotic staff. Lowe's 'LoweBot,' for example, is an autonomous helper that guide consumers through Lowe's massive warehouses to help them find the product they're looking for. This saves human time, energy, and expense.

The robots in the March 2017 robots trends deal with humans in a different capacity. The 'E-Patrol Robot Sheriff' is a robotic police offer that has been employed at a rail station in Shanghai to keep people safe from criminals.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
35
Flying Robotic Bats
Flying Robotic Bats
Researcher at Caltech and the University of Illinois Developed the 'Bat Bot'
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34
Voice Assistant Speaker Systems
Voice Assistant Speaker Systems
The 'Answer Master' Compact Wireless Speaker is Alexa-Enabled
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33
Soccer-Playing Robots
Soccer-Playing Robots
The 'WiSoccero' Robots are Remotely Controlled for Maximum Soccer Fun
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32
Robotic Drawing Arms
Robotic Drawing Arms
'Line-us' Can Mimic Sketchers' Drawings in Real Time, from Anywhere
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31
Wheeled Jumping Robots
Wheeled Jumping Robots
The Boston Dynamics Handle Robot Combines Legs and Wheels
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30
Emotive Coding Robots
Emotive Coding Robots
WowWee's 'COJI' Teaches Kids Basic Programming with Emojis
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29
Linguistic Tutor Bots
Linguistic Tutor Bots
Casio's 'Lesson Pod' Robot Improves One's Grasp of the English Language
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28
Autonomous Cashier Stations
Autonomous Cashier Stations
Panasonic's Checkout Robot Automatically Scans and Bags Items
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27
Plant-Analyzing Agricultural Robots
Plant-Analyzing Agricultural Robots
The Crop Phenotyping Robot Assesses Crop Health Effectively
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26
Quiet Discreet Robotic Vacuums
Quiet Discreet Robotic Vacuums
The 'Pengu' Robot Home Vacuum Cleans without Drawing Attention
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25
Assistive Smart Fridges
Assistive Smart Fridges
LG's Voice-Controlled Fridges are Linked to Amazon Alexa
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24
Produce-Packing Robots
Produce-Packing Robots
Online Supermarket Ocado Uses a Robot Arm to Grab Fruits
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23
Balanced Bipedal Walking Robots
Balanced Bipedal Walking Robots
The Cassie Bipedal Robot Has a Sleek Design and Operation
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22
Project Management Bots
Project Management Bots
Papr is an Artificially Intelligent Task Assistant for You and Your Teams
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21
Automated Cargo Robots
Automated Cargo Robots
Piaggio Fast Forward's Gita Bot is a Personal Valet
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20
Toy-Inspired Vacuum Cleaner Systems
Toy-Inspired Vacuum Cleaner Systems
The 'Papaya' Consists of Mini Vacuum Cleaner Spheres
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19
Camera-Equipped Robot Vacuums
Camera-Equipped Robot Vacuums
The 'Complete Sweep' Robotic Vacuum Device is User-Focused
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18
360-Degree VR Communication
360-Degree VR Communication
The Connections Lab's Creations Bring Distant Loved Ones Closer
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17
Hexacopter Videography Drones
Hexacopter Videography Drones
The Ehang 'Skyway' Hexacopter Drone Offers Enhanced Maneuverability
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16
Robotic Pet Companions
Robotic Pet Companions
The 'Sego' Pet Companion Robot Feed and Cares for Cats and/or Dogs
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15
Chinese Police Robots
Chinese Police Robots
The E-Patrol Robot Sheriff Uses Facial Recognition to Track Criminals
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14
Kid-Friendly Therapy Robots
Kid-Friendly Therapy Robots
'Darwin' Provides Robot Therapy to Children with Cerebral Palsy
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13
Child-Minding Robots
Child-Minding Robots
The 5elements Robot Nanny Can Watch Your Children and Follow Them Around
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12
Durable Extreme Weather Drones
Durable Extreme Weather Drones
The DJI Matrice 200 Series Powerful Drone Can Withstand Anything
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11
Nature Photography Drones
Nature Photography Drones
The 'Onyx' Natural Photography Drone Tracks Wildlife without Disturbance
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10
Portable Robotic Assistants
Portable Robotic Assistants
The 'PLEN Cube' Personal Assistant Robot is Multifunctional
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9
AR Coding Robots
AR Coding Robots
Pai Technology's 'PaiGO' is a Bot That Teaches Programming for Children
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8
Autonomous Golf Course Robots
Autonomous Golf Course Robots
The 'Golf Pro' Ball Collector Senses and Collects Balls Efficiently
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7
Autonomous Retail Robots
Autonomous Retail Robots
Lowe's 'LoweBot' is an Automated Retail Service Tool
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6
Collapsible Folding Drones
Collapsible Folding Drones
The 'DRNE' Mini Quadcopter Drone Features a Folding Aesthetic
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5
Cardboard Delivery Drones
Cardboard Delivery Drones
DARPA's ASPARA Systems Make One-Way Trips
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4
App-Connected Bracelet Machines
App-Connected Bracelet Machines
This Friendship Bracelet Machine Was Created by WowWee
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3
Robotic Cafe Baristas
Robotic Cafe Baristas
'Cafe X' Features Coffee Prepared by Industrial Robots
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2
Multi-Terrain Drone Toys
Multi-Terrain Drone Toys
The Rover Land and Sea Amphibious RC Car is Ruggedly Designed
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1
Flying Rideshare Drones
Flying Rideshare Drones
The 'Sky2Go' Passenger Drones Avoid Traffic and Cut Commute Times
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