MossRehab robotic arm
Lynne Adkins
May 25, 2020 - 11:39 am
Rehabilitation patients recovering from the coronavirus at MossRehab now have another treatment to help them recoup: a robotic arm. Read more here.
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CODE-E is a 5.5-foot robot that teaches STEM skills to school students.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
December 04, 2019 - 2:05 pm
A special partnership that includes a robot is helping to bring technology skills education to an elementary school. It's part of a program aimed at getting kids ready for the real world. Read more here.
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SpotMini Boston Dynamics Marc Raibert's dog-like robot enters the elevator during Genius Gala 6.0 at Liberty Science Center on May 5, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Liberty Science Center
September 25, 2019 - 8:55 am
Remember that robot dog that went viral a few years ago? The one that can run uphill, climb stairs, and looks like the killer robot dogs in the TV show "Black Mirror"? It's now available for select customers.
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Bomb scare
Transportation Security Administration
July 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — TSA officers responded to a bomb scare Thursday at Philadelphia International Airport, which they thought may have been a pipe bomb in a checked bag. Personnel were evacuated from the checked baggage room after the suitcase set off an alarm. A TSA agent spotted what...
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BEBOT is a 13,000 pound, 33-foot statue trucked to Philadelphia from the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
Courtesy of Camille Mola
Lauren Lipton
June 02, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a huge new public art piece in Philadelphia. BEBOT is a 13,000 pound, 33-foot statue trucked to Philadelphia from the Burning Man festival in Nevada and it now is on full display at the new Piazza Pod Park in Northern Liberties. "I think he is thoroughly at...
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In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, people attend CES International in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
May 09, 2019 - 11:17 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Electronics Show's 2019 Innovation Award in the...
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The newest worker at Giant Food Stores in the area is a robot.
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
March 11, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — He puts in 12-hour work days without even taking a paycheck, and the only breaks he takes are to juice up. What's this employee's secret? He's a robot. The newest worker at Giant Food Stores in the area is Marty, a 6-foot-2-inch grey robot with light blue...
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This 2009 photo provided by Catherine Quintana shows her father, Ernest Quintana, in Fremont, Calif.
Catherine Quintana via AP
March 08, 2019 - 7:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ernest Quintana's family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to breathe. But they were devastated when a robot machine rolled into his room in the intensive care unit that night and a doctor told the 78-year-old patient...
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FedEx's robot uses sensors like those on a self-driving car to navigate sidewalks.
February 27, 2019 - 6:23 pm
By Matt McFarland, CNN Business (CNN) -- FedEx is the latest company to join the delivery robot craze. The company said Wednesday it will test a six-wheeled, autonomous robot called the SameDay Bot in Memphis, Tenn. this summer and plans to expand to more cities. It's partnering with major brands,...
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iRobot Terra
Ian Bush
January 30, 2019 - 4:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The company behind best-selling robot vacuum Roomba wants to do another chore for you: mowing the lawn. The Terra mower tackles the grass so you can put your feet up — or take care of other things that robots haven't yet figured out how to do. There are autonomous...
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