Want a robot? Well look no further than the smartphone in your pocket. The Smartbot ($175) uses your smartphone as its brain, sensors and interface. It is compatible with Android, Windows, and iOS based smartphones. The great thing is the robot is future proof and is scalable to new generation phones, apps and accessories. Because there is an SDK you can have fun while you learn programming. Overdrive Robotics is taking reservations now with an expected delivery date in July.
If you’re interested in getting some cool aerial pictures without the worry of flying, then check out the LA100 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle by Lehmann Aviation ($1330). The LA100 is a fully autonomous drone. All you have to do is connect the battery and let it go. After about 5 minutes and a predetermined flight pattern ...[Read More]