Robots: The Next Wave
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Watch: A sneak peek of Newsround's robot week

9 March 2014 Last updated at 12:32 GMT

They can walk, they can talk, and may soon be thinking for themselves.

The way we work, play and live with robots is changing.

In a special series Ricky travels the country meeting the robots of the future and the scientists working on them.

From spending a night in a robot house to getting a brain scan, Ricky finds out how and why our relationship with robots is changing, fast.

Watch his film to find out more.