iRobot Ava

An app-based robotics platform integrates mobile connectivity, gestures and independent automation

While scoping out the developments at CES in Las Vegas, we were delighted to meet Ava, a new mobile robotics platform prototype from the minds over at iRobot. Most will recognize iRobot’s past work on the low-profile automated robotic cleaners Roomba and Scooba. While Ava may lack her siblings’ sleek looks, she shines with potential as the world’s first app-ready robot. Standing between three and …

iPong

Ping pong robot offers superb versatility to improve your game

Playing with yourself isn’t always socially acceptable but the new and improved iPong from Joola is a great way to practice your ping pong even when you don’t have a partner. The cylindrical ping pong robot has a super slim design and a simple mechanism, allowing setup in under a minute so you can start practicing right away. Perfect for anyone wanting to hone their …