Robots

London

You Can Invest on the World’s Best Cooking Robot

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm

When you hear the words “cooking robot”, you might be thinking about these devices where you follow a pre-determined recipe, put several ingredients in, run the device at a certain speed for a certain time, and that is it – your food is done,…

Robots

3 Robots That Are Designed to Save Human Lives

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Robots and humans have a bit of a sordid past. While their purpose was always to help us, on more than one occasion, they have done the opposite. From glitches that erase important documents to Roomba’s smearing dog poop on your living room floor,…

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DC

This Is the Robot Helping Kids Learn in School

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 10:55 am

Robots have taken over the tech industry. From devices that clean your house to programs that plan your day, there is a robot for everything nowadays. And while you might think they’re primarily made to make your life easier, they can also address the…

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Europe: Robots Are People Too

By | Jun 22, 2016 at 1:11 pm

Technology gets more and more advanced every day. Smartphones are faster, apps are more developed, and artificial intelligence is learning more efficiently than ever before. And while we are still years away from a Jetsons-esque future, the gadgets, gizmos, and robots in our lives…

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Scientists Are Creating an Artificial Intelligence Kill Switch

By | Jun 18, 2016 at 12:03 pm

Artificial intelligence is one of the most debated technologies in the world today. Whether it be the obvious advantages of having a computer that can learn or the ramifications of a device that can fight back against its creator, there is no limit to…

Robots

Study: Robots Are Indeed Taking Your Jobs

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 11:44 am

Whenever I hear a person insist that someone or something is “taking their job,” my mind immediately goes to that one episode of South Park. The episode where the four boys – accompanied by a small population of local workers – complain of time-traveling job-stealers ruining…

Gear & Gadgets

Japan Automates the Hotel Industry

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm

A prediction: There will come a time for every industry when it turns toward automation, and machines will do most of the labor. It was true for the auto industry, and it seems to be spreading to nearly every industry. As assembly line jobs…

Robots

Moscow

SelfieBot: Amazing or Creepy? Verdict Still Out

By | Aug 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A Russian banking professional turned entrepreneur has developed what could be considered the creepiest and/or most ingenious smart phone docking station/robot you’ve ever seen. George Fomitchev is the creator of SelfieBot, a robot with a “follow me” function that is primarily intended to make video…

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MIT Researchers Created BeerBots to Fetch Your Beer

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Are we on the verge of a new robot age? It at least seems that way. On Thursday, we reported on the Erica android from Japan, a humanlike robot that’s actually smart enough to notice social cues and facial expressions and interact with humans…

Robots

Tokyo

This Robot from Japan Isn’t Creepy at All [VIDEO]

By | Aug 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In a recent study that looked into whether people would be accepting of a robot coworker, a majority of people responded positively – with 70 percent of company managers saying that they’d definitely consider bringing in a robot as part of their work teams. In…

Mobile

Smartphones Become Smarter with Robotics

By | Apr 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm

It’s no secret that the world of robotics is swiftly changing and increasing its relevance in the human world. With every day yielding a new technology or a new app to utilize a technology, corporations and microchip manufacturers vie for a spot at the…

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Poland

RoboCORE: A Heart to Power Any Robot you Imagine

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm

It’s an important question to ask: are robots and robotics not a cornerstone of the mainstream because there’s an inherent trust issue between humans and robots? Or is it something entirely different? Husarion, a Poland based startup is seeking funding via Kickstarter for RoboCORE, a…

Accelerator

San Diego

Qualcomm, Techstars Announce Joint Robotics Accelerator

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 8:00 am

The San Diego-based technology powerhouse Qualcomm recently announced that they would be opening the Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator powered by Techstars. The program is a four-month, mentorship-driven startup accelerator aimed to accelerate the development of the next generation of robotics and intelligent machines. “We have already…

CES

Top 5 Kids Educational Robots at CES 2015

By | Jan 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm

While smart technology and the Internet of Things have been touted as the some of the primary themes at International CES 2015, they’re not the only fields in which new innovations are being created to provide practical solutions to everyday life. At this year’s CES,…