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Top 20 Robots Trends in September

From Driverless Drone Cabs to Robotic Painting Devices

— September 30, 2015 — Autos
The top September 2015 robots trends showcase highlights from an ever-evolving tech industry that favors the bold. Given the sheer number of robotic innovations at any given time, it seems that only those with relatable features seem to make it into mainstream coverage.

An example of a whimsical robot with creativity to boot is a Roomba-powered painting device that is capable of creating awe-inspiring abstract art pieces. The device, created by a Japanese artist, features several bottles of paint with tubing that allows for dispensing of the colorful liquid as the robot is moved about the canvas.

Separately, the 'Therabot' is a robotic substitute for animal-assisted therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder patients.

The top September 2015 robots trends include several innovations that speak to the expanded role of robotic technology to include health and creative applications.
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Solar Internet Drones
Solar Internet Drones
The Facebook Drone 'Aquila' Will Bring the Web to Remote Parts of the World
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Robotic Whiskers
Robotic Whiskers
These Whiskers Can Help Navigate Obstacles and Obscured Environments
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3D-Printed Telescopes
3D-Printed Telescopes
The Ultrascope is a Simplified Telescope That Snaps Images with Smartphones
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Classroom Photography Robots
Classroom Photography Robots
The 'Meebo' Robot Acts as a Robot School Monitor in Japan
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Automated Matchmaker Bots
Automated Matchmaker Bots
This Love Bot Will Choose a Potential Mate for You
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15
Amusing Mini Drones
Amusing Mini Drones
Axis Drones is Taking Drone Technology to the Miniature Scale
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Audible News Apps
Audible News Apps
'NewsCast' is a Handy News-Reading App That Dictates Breaking Stories
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Futuristic Hypersonic Jets
Futuristic Hypersonic Jets
This Aircraft Innovation Flies from London to New York in One Hour
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Wheelchair-Connected Speech Software
Wheelchair-Connected Speech Software
Stephen Hawking's Speech System is Now Free for Everyone
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Animal Robot-Assisted Therapy
Animal Robot-Assisted Therapy
The 'Therabot' Provides Therapy for PTSD Patients
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Human-Assisted Robotic Barkeeps
Human-Assisted Robotic Barkeeps
Robot Bartender HoLLiE Works With a Human Team to Make Cocktails
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Cost-Effective Security Robots
Cost-Effective Security Robots
The 'Knightscope' Robot Patrols Corporate Grounds Continuously
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Kite-Like Cameras
Kite-Like Cameras
'Fotokite Phi' is a Photography Drone That Can Be Led on a Tether
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Autonomous Car Chargers
Autonomous Car Chargers
Tesla's Electric Car Charging Station Automatically Locates Ports
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Driverless Drone Cabs
Driverless Drone Cabs
This Dutch Engineer is Developing a Self-Piloting Flying Taxi
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Kid-Friendly Coding Robots
Kid-Friendly Coding Robots
This Tiny Toy Helps Children Explore Robotics and Learn How to Code
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ATM-Hacking Devices
ATM-Hacking Devices
'Shimmer' is a Nearly Invisible Card Reader That Expedites Hacking ATMs
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Talking Sheep Robots
Talking Sheep Robots
Takara-Tomy's OHaNAS Omnibot is an Intelligent Robot Companion
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Robotic Painting Devices
Robotic Painting Devices
This Tiny Robot Creates Brilliant Works of Abstract Art
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Interactive Electronics Shops
Interactive Electronics Shops
The littleBits Pop-Up Store is Part Retail Space and Part Laboratory
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