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Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

Raising efficiency and lowering labour costs are the objectives at Alibaba's "Robot.He" diners, where waiters have been replaced by robots

05 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

Ageing population will increase advanced tech-backed solutions demand

Robotics and AI are ensuring that seniors who are alone, never feel lonely.

26 Jul 2018 7:58 AM

Does Facebook see robots as the future of AI?

Creating systems that require less data and have more common sense is a key goal for making AI smarter in the future.

18 Jul 2018 1:44 PM

Novel technique allows robots to play teammates to soldiers

The technique helps quickly teach robots novel behaviours with minimal human oversight.

16 Jul 2018 12:02 PM

Honda kills Asimo in its teenage

Honda will invest the knowledge gathered from Asimo in autonomous vehicles and physical therapy.

29 Jun 2018 9:26 PM


A robot with true AI is about to invade space

A German robot — named Cimon is a friendly guy and he has this hard power-off button.

29 Jun 2018 7:45 AM

New system lets you control robots with brain waves, hand gestures

By monitoring brain activity, the new system can detect in real time if a person notices an error as a robot does a task.

20 Jun 2018 1:23 PM

Creator of scary animal robots is stepping into the light

For years the company has unnerved people around the world with YouTube videos of experimental robots resembling animal predators.

06 Jun 2018 11:22 AM

How technology can help in living a healthy life

Robotic vacuum cleaners help detect dirt with sensors and make the house cleaner and dust free.

30 May 2018 12:14 PM

Robot to assist Vistara passengers at Delhi Airport

The robot will be placed at Vistara's Signature Lounge at Delhi Airport's Terminal 3 from July 5.

29 May 2018 6:51 PM


Robots not a threat to human labour says Microsoft chief Satya Nadella

The 50-year-old Microsoft chief of the tech major expressed optimism in the impact of technology on human lives if applied ethically.

28 May 2018 6:47 PM

Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

The Hennes robotic hand has a simpler mechanical design compared with other such myoelectric prosthetics.

11 May 2018 8:02 AM

Robots help artist bring fine bison hair to pricey paintings

The machines are guided by inputs.

06 May 2018 12:34 PM

Social robots could replace human counsellors

A study by researchers from the UK, also showed that the social robot achieved a fundamental objective of a motivational interview.

06 May 2018 12:03 PM

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

Spyce’s founders said they chose a relatively simple type of meal — grain bowls — and avoided trying to use robotic arms.

04 May 2018 9:35 AM


Autobots Roll Out - transforming robot unveiled in Japan

The blue and white robot is 3.7-metres (12 feet) tall and can carry two passengers as it transforms into a car or humanoid form.

27 Apr 2018 8:21 AM

Amazon has a top secret plan to build home robots

The retail and cloud computing giant has embarked on an ambitious, top-secret plan to build a domestic robot.

24 Apr 2018 7:35 PM

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning

A state-owned Chinese bank has opened an automated branch equipped with facial-scanning software, a virtual reality room and others.

23 Apr 2018 4:11 PM

iRobot launches Braava 390t – a floor mopping robot

Braava 390t is a floor cleaner that features an ivory-coloured, square-shaped robotic floor mopping device.

19 Apr 2018 5:27 PM

Robot dog lends a helping paw to dementia sufferers

Biscuit stands around two feet tall and looks something like a labradoodle, with sensors all over its body.

13 Apr 2018 9:01 AM