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Boston-Based Ad Lab Helps Confront Cliche Instagram Oversharers

A start-up with offices in Boston and Philadelphia has come up with a clever way to stage an intervention for friends who constantly tweet cliche pictures on Instagram.

06/12/2014

The KIBO robot kit (Photo from KinderLab Robotics, Inc/Kickstarter)

Arlington Company Raising Money To Launch Smart Robot For Kids

An Arlington start-up, Kinderlab Robotics, is raising money on Kickstarter to launch an innovative robot kit aimed at kids 4 to 7.

06/10/2014

Ava 500 (Image from iRobot)

Investors Cheer New Product From iRobot

Shares of iRobot gained more than 7% Monday, after the Bedford company announced its newest video collaboration robot is ready for delivery.

03/17/2014

The gliders are operated by Dave Fratantoni, a scientist in the WHOI Physical Oceanography Department. In use by oceanographers for about a decade, gliders move up, down, and laterally in a sawtooth pattern through the water by changing their buoyancy and using their wings to provide lift. They are battery powered and exceptionally quiet -- a critical feature when collecting acoustic data. (Photo by Nick Woods, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Woods Hole Researchers Using Robots To Detect Rare Whales

The torpedo-shaped underwater robots, called gliders, can read calls from four types of endangered whales and relay their locations in real time.

01/19/2013

Cheetah robot designed by Boston Dynamics.

Waltham Lab Creates Fastest Legged Robot Ever

The cheetah-robot can run 18 miles per hour and has already broken the record for the fastest legged robot ever.

03/06/2012

Governor Patrick checks out a robot at the Robotics Convention in Boston.

Boston Robotic Expo Shows Off Technology That Could Help With Disabilities

Governor Patrick was among those who stopped by the one-day robotics expo at the Hynes Convention Center Friday

09/23/2011

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