Sunday, May 19, 2019

A new-generation exoskeleton helps the paralyzed to walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair...

OpenTrons Aims To Be The ‘PC’ Of Biotech Labs

Robotics startup OpenTrons has come up with a way it believes will make wet lab experiments faster and cheaper – automation. Most life science research is still...

This Robot Changes How It Looks at You to Match Your Personality

How you look at a robot and how it looks at you can make you more comfortable I think the idea of designing robots that look like humans to...

SoftBank Plans To Open A Store Staffed (Almost) Entirely By Pepper, Its Humanoid Robot

SoftBank announced today that it will launch an app store to create a software ecosystem for Pepper, its humanoid robot. Perhaps more intriguingly, the company,...

At This Store, Robots Will Replace Human Employees. But, Wow, They Are Adorable

SoftBank CEO Ken Miyauchi unveiled the weeklong “experiment” at a two-day exhibition called Pepper World in Tokyo. It’s the sort of dystopian futuristic image that may very...

Robot helpers are on the rise

You may not have unwrapped a robot on Christmas, but your new year will be filled with artificial intelligence. Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other technology...
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Watch this robot solve a Rubik’s Cube in 1 second

If you are trying to get faster at solving a Rubik’s Cube and need some extra motivation, please don’t watch this. Software engineers Jay Flatland...

Teaching Robots the Most Powerful Word in the English Language

We're bearing witness to an interesting time in technological development: the rise of robot servants. They'll soon be in our cars (if they haven't...

Q&A: Why Fully Autonomous Robot Cars Hail from the 20th Century

An MIT engineer and historian argues that self-driving cars and other robotic systems should still keep humans in the loop. A vision of fully autonomous,...

Forget Siri: Here’s a New Way for Robots to Talk

Samantha from “Her.” She was smart, feisty, and sometimes pensive. Sam was easy to talk to and brimming with personality. The AI from Spike Jonze’s...






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