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Top 50 Robot Trends in November

From Artistic Coding Bots to Modular Styrofoam Drones

— November 26, 2016 — Tech
These November 2016 robots range from artistic coding bots to modular styrofoam drones that are both sophisticated and cost-effective. When looking at the month's convenience-focused innovations, standouts include digital airport assistants that cut check-in lines in half while reducing wait times in the process. Similarly, a myriad of smart kitchen accessories are also on the rise, including wine-serving robots that make at-home entertaining an easy feat.

The month's educational examples include expressive coding toys along with voice-activated robots that are designed to help with children's growth and development. Additional standouts range from customizable and even election-themed chatbots that are created to intuitively communicate with users. In addition to asking one questions, these platforms are also able to reciprocate information and answer specific questions in seconds.
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Activity
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Smart Complaint Resolution Services
Smart Complaint Resolution Services
'Resolver' Uses AI to Help Companies with Consumer Complaints
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48
Virtual Voice Command Assistants
Virtual Voice Command Assistants
The 'ZAC' Voice Control System Enables Easy Home Automation
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47
Semi-Autonomous Electric Vehicles
Semi-Autonomous Electric Vehicles
Atticus Motors' 'Robocar' is a
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46
Moody Game-Playing Robots
Moody Game-Playing Robots
Alexia Lechot's 'Deltu' is Easily Distracted When Facing Poor Players
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45
Expressionist Painting Robots
Expressionist Painting Robots
The Electropollock Pays Homage to Jackson Pollock
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44
Cake-Creating Drone Commercials
Cake-Creating Drone Commercials
This Telia Ad Celebrates Its Mobile Network with a Band of Drones
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43
App-Controlled Quadcopters
App-Controlled Quadcopters
Syma's New Quadcopter Comes With An HD Camera and Built-In WiFi
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42
Rehabilitative Soft Robots
Rehabilitative Soft Robots
The EPFL's Reconfigurable Robotics Lab's Robots Can Mimic Human Muscles
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41
Frozen Yogurt Drone Deliveries
Frozen Yogurt Drone Deliveries
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is Testing a Drone Delivery Service
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40
Miniature Marine Robots
Miniature Marine Robots
These Mussel-Like Robots are Studying the Impact Of Climate Change
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39
Music Taste-Learning Speakers
Music Taste-Learning Speakers
The Hurricane DJ System Packs AI to Learn Your Music Preferences
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38
Internet-Connected Drones
Internet-Connected Drones
These Unmanned Drones Could Promise Improved Connectivity
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37
Political Presidential Chatbots
Political Presidential Chatbots
'DeepDrumpf' is a Chatbot that is Trained on Trump's Own Words
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36
Perspiring Push-Up Robots
Perspiring Push-Up Robots
The Kengoro Robot Can Sweat to Increase Its Endurance
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35
Moisture-Measuring Robots
Moisture-Measuring Robots
This Agricultural Robot Helps Farmers Water Their Crops Optimally
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34
Wirelessly Powered Drones
Wirelessly Powered Drones
This Drone Doesn't Require Cables or Tethers to Get Charged Up
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33
Customizable Chat Bots
Customizable Chat Bots
'BOTTR' Helps Anyone Build a Custom Bot for Automating Conversations
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32
Creative Portfolio Bots
Creative Portfolio Bots
'Awesometer' is a Bot for Messenger That Shows Off Eric&Julien’s Portfolio
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31
Untethered Hopping Robots
Untethered Hopping Robots
This One-Legged Robot Was Constructed By Disney Research
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30
Roving Body Robots
Roving Body Robots
Stanford and MIT's Rovables are Miniature Robots that Hang on People's Bodies
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29
Silicone Airport Assistants
Silicone Airport Assistants
The San Jose International Airport Has Hired Three Robotic Attendants
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28
Dubaian Police Robots
Dubaian Police Robots
The Dubai Police will Introduce a Robot Cop onto the Force by 2017
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27
DIY Papercraft Gadgets
DIY Papercraft Gadgets
These Gadgets and Decor Pieces Add Quirky Flair to Any Space
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26
Water-Resistant Commercial Drones
Water-Resistant Commercial Drones
The Falcon 8+ is Designed For Industrial Mapping Applications
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25
Plant-Topped Robotic Vacuums
Plant-Topped Robotic Vacuums
The 'Evoo' Robot Vacuum Cleaners Feature a Naturalistic Touch
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24
AI Robot Companions
AI Robot Companions
The Kirobo Toyota Robot Was Designed to Tackle Loneliness in Japan
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23
Emoji-Decoding Bots
Emoji-Decoding Bots
On Twitter, 'Botmoji' Helps Users Decipher Emoji Meanings
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22
Social Media Drones
Social Media Drones
Tencent's Ying Drone is Specifically for Capturing Footage on China's WeChat
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21
Single-Handed Drone Controllers
Single-Handed Drone Controllers
The 'Shift' Drone Remote Enhances Flying Capabilities
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20
Artistic Coding Robots
Artistic Coding Robots
The 'Root' Robot for Beginners Lets Families and Kids Partake in Coding
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19
Planet-Mining Robots
Planet-Mining Robots
NASA is Calling the RASSOR a "Blue Collar Robot"
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18
Humorous Home Assistants
Humorous Home Assistants
The Google Assistant AI has Been Programmed with Professional Jokes
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17
Autonomous Tricycle Bikes
Autonomous Tricycle Bikes
This Autonomous Self-Driving Trike Makes Use of an Arduino Processor
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16
AI Health Chatbots
AI Health Chatbots
Your.MD is an AI-Powered Chatbot That Talks Healthcare
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15
Range-Roving Reconnaissance Drones
Range-Roving Reconnaissance Drones
The Tzur Drone Was Developed By the Israeli Military
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14
Autonomous Garden Robots
Autonomous Garden Robots
The 'Kobi' is a Robot That Maintains Yards in Every Season
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13
Electric Car Brand Drones
Electric Car Brand Drones
The Tesla Video Drones Concept Provides 4K Capturing Capabilities
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12
Canine Companion Robots
Canine Companion Robots
Hasbro's 'Joy For All' Companion Pets for Seniors Now Includes a Dog
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11
Table Tennis-Teaching Robots
Table Tennis-Teaching Robots
The FORPHEUS Table Tennis Robot Can Analyze and Improve Your Game
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10
Expressive Coding Toys
Expressive Coding Toys
Little Robot Friends Respond to Interactions with Cute Reactions
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9
Boat Maintenance Drones
Boat Maintenance Drones
The 'Keelcrab' Underwater Drone Performs Boat Cleaning and Inspection
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8
Bio-Inspired Folding Drones
Bio-Inspired Folding Drones
This Drone's Folding Mechanisms are Inspired By Beetles' Wings
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7
Floating Drone Landing Pads
Floating Drone Landing Pads
The DroneRafts Water Strider Landing Pads Lets Drones Land on Water
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6
Friendly Voice-Activated Robots
Friendly Voice-Activated Robots
The Omate Yumi Computer Robot Features Support for Amazon's Alexa
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5
Home Security Companion Robots
Home Security Companion Robots
The 'Roboming Fellow' Roving Robot is for the Home or Office
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4
Autonomous Beach Lifeguards
Autonomous Beach Lifeguards
The Amphibious Joint Lifeguard UAV Helps Provide Aid to Those in Need
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3
Wine-Serving Robots
Wine-Serving Robots
The Butler Robot Can Serve Wine That Suits Your Preference
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2
Modular Styrofoam Drones
Modular Styrofoam Drones
The Airblocks Drone Kits Enable Makers to Create Floating or Flying Units
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1
Disaster Zone Rescue Drones
Disaster Zone Rescue Drones
The DDS Rescue Robot Walks or Drives to Those in Need
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