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Robotics
 

Your robot, your personal assistant

6 Feb, 2017 09:00 am The research division of the Piaggio group, known for its Vespa scooters, has developed a suitcase-sized robot that can carry things as it follows you...

New computer can serve as the brains of robots

22 Aug, 2016 03:25 pm Intel has unveiled a miniature PC that serves as a robot's "brain and eyes," which the chipmaker says will help to advance the commercialization of robots...

Can robots become super salesmen?

27 Jun, 2016 04:01 pm The Japanese telecommunications operator Softbank Mobile has announced it will open a store where all sales staff will be robots,...

Robots to create less labour-intensive future industries

24 May, 2016 10:20 am There has been much talk of the impending robot apocalypse that could overwhelm the human workforce as intelligent automation starts to be implemented...

The factory of the future will be digital

1 Feb, 2016 11:15 am The 4th industrial revolution is on our doorstep. In the 2.0 factory, workers will interact with connected objects, and machines will even interact with...

Toshiba builds 'humanoid' androids for tourist info centres

16 Dec, 2015 07:31 am In preparation for the Japan 2020 Olympics, Toshiba has been creating 'humanoid' androids for tourist information centres. Reports suggest that androids...

Toyota invests $1bn on robots & artificial intelligence

7 Nov, 2015 02:43 pm Already the the world's biggest car company, Toyota is aiming for a leadership position in the robotics market with a new R&D investment of US $1bn...

Robots will create their own robots - Gartner

6 Oct, 2015 09:35 am Gartner has said robots, equipped with artificial intelligence, will eventually build their own robots. The systems will learn how to spawn new robots...

Toyota steps up robotics and AI research efforts

7 Sep, 2015 11:50 am Toyota has hired a robotics expert from the US department of defence and has pledged $50 million in additional funds to support its research into artificial...

Robots that handle warehouse security

19 Jun, 2015 09:28 am According to David Lemaître, chairman of robotics company EOS Innovation, autonomous robots are no longer gadgets. Their mobility and sensor capabilities...

INFOGRAPHIC : Robotics, building the future

23 Feb, 2015 09:51 am The world has imagined the emergence of game-changing robotic and automation technologies for decades, but recent years have seen some of the most extraordinary...

Robots 'learning not to hurt humans'

13 Feb, 2015 11:27 am A new generation of robots used in a variety of manufacturing industries are effectively learning not to crush or injure humans working in their vicinity...

Atlas disaster-zone robot goes wireless

22 Jan, 2015 11:50 am The Pentagon has revealed a redesigned version of Atlas, one of the world's most advanced robots, that is wireless. The Google-manufactured machine will...
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