Robot Gadgets

Robots have got to be one of the coolest new consumer gadgets. A lot of them aim to make our lives easier by doing the chores we all hate doing whilst other consumer are just plain entertaining. This section of CG is dedicated to writing about all the new consumer robot products that we come across.

 

Abilix unveils quartet of programmable robots for the young ones

by Edwin - on January 20th, 2017

Many people might think that programmable robots are meant for adults, as the younger ones do not have the kind of knowledge or basics required in order to get the job done. Abilix thinks otherwise, and would like to use robots to help children get into the programming groove from a very young age itself. In fact, Abilix decided that one is not enough — and hence, they have rolled out four of these educational robots.

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Cnlight.Wingsland S6 is a 4K Pocket Drone

by Edwin - on January 15th, 2017

wingsland-s6Now this is certainly one of the more unique company names out there — Cnlight.Wingsland. The company from China has come up with their latest drone, which is known as the S6. What makes the Cnlight.Wingsland S6 so special compared to the other drones that are on the market at the moment? For starters, this is a 4K pocket drone. Yup, you read that right. Something that is so small and portable, and yet is more than capable of capturing some really high quality images and video on the move.

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5e NannyBot lets parents do their thing

by Edwin

nannybotFive Elements Robotics knows just how busy parents can get through the day, especially when they have a thousand and one things to take care of. Well, this means that they need all the help that they can get. This is also a time to pause and look at our grandparents in amazement, wondering how they raised not just one, but many children along the way without the help of modern technology, not to mention most of the time, being on a single income. Well, the NannyBot is certainly an addition that any busy family could make do with, as it watches over the children in the household. Can you say Jetsons?

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Five Elements Robotics reveals Dash, the robotic shopping cart

by Edwin

dashWhen it comes to shopping, many of us have already made the migration towards online shopping. It is a no-brainer actually — there is no need to fight for parking, and neither do you get lost from trying to look for your vehicle after a particularly long and difficult shopping session. Not only that, you save more money in terms of parking and gas. Well, for those of us who still love to have the touch and feel of a standard grocery store, how about checking out the Dash robotic shopping cart from Five Elements Robotics?

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XDynamics introduces the Evolve smart drone that has a dual-screen controller

by Edwin

xdynamics-evolveOwning a drone is no big deal these days, which makes us wonder just which particular feature that will be incorporated into drones of the future will be the one that gets everyone all interested and drooling over. XDynamics is preparing themselves for the coming CES 2017, with the announcement of a brand new drone which will boast of a dual-screen controller.

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Zerotech introduces Dobby Pocket Drone to the US

by Edwin

dobby-pocket-droneEarlier this August, we did talk about how Zerotech has unveiled the world’s smallest pocket drone that shoots selfies, which is known as the Dobby Pocket Drone. Well, we are glad to say that this particular pocket drone has now made its way over to the US as well as Canada, and with its ground-breaking features stuffed into its relatively diminutive form factor, you can be sure that the Dobby Pocket Drone would certainly be high on the wish lists of many as a present this holiday season.

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GDU reveals their Premium Byrd drone that focuses on power and portability

by Edwin

gdu-premium-byrdThere are so many different kinds of drones that are available in the market right now, you would be hard pressed to make an informed purchase decision. Most of them are able to offer more or less the same range of specifications at a price point that you are comfortable with. However, GDU intends to up the ante, hoping that you will not end up upgrading your drone once every year because of the obsolescence race, but rather, concentrate on the kinds of camera that you will attached to their spanking new Premium Byrd drone.

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Zero Zero Robotics reveals the Hover Camera Passport

by Edwin

hover-camera-passportDrones do seem to be dime a dozen these days, but how many of us have already decided to settle for a particular model that suits our needs? It really depends on our needs and of course, pricing. There are some high end drones out there that can capture 4K video without missing a beat, but you will definitely need a fair bit of practice in order to obtain good shots. Zero Zero Robotics has their portable solution in the form of the Hover Camera Passport, which will cost all of just $599. The Hover Camera Passport is touted to be the first truly consumer-friendly and self-piloting flying camera, making it as an essential travel accessory in the future for the avid shutterbug.

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