Tag Archives: Robot

06Jun/20

VIVOTEK Joins ENOVA Robotics Police Robot Project to Enforce COVID-19 Lockdown in Tunisia

In times of uncertainty, as a global leading IP surveillance solution provider, VIVOTEK (TWSE: 3454) is honored to be part of the police robot “P-Guard” project in Tunisia. Produced by ENOVA Robotics, the P-Guard robot has been deployed on the streets by the interior ministry of Tunisia to impose lockdown restrictions on citizens and to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Read more

28Jan/18

Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, research shows

Research carried out in part by an artificially-intelligent (AI) ‘robot scientist’ has found that a common ingredient of toothpaste could be developed to fight drug-resistant strains of malaria. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading

29Sep/17

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for tax on robots

Calls from the British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to publicly manage automation this week have led to speculation he is looking to tax robots, but how would that work?
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07Aug/17

Chinese robots taken down after rogue outburst

China has taken down two online robots that appeared to go rogue, responding to users’ questions with one saying its dream was to travel to the United States and the other admitting it wasn’t a huge fan of Chinese Communist Party. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading

27Jul/17

Home maps collected by Roomba could be sold to tech giants

The maker of Roomba robot vacuum iRobot said they could share or sell maps of users’ homes to tech companies, such as Amazon, for profit. Continue reading

10Jul/17

Vision algorithms teaching drones to ‘see’

Swiss-based scientists are developing computer vision algorithms to help drones ‘see’ and understand their environment. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

05Jul/17

We need to talk about sex, robot experts say

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the global sex technology market, bringing with it a revolution in robotic “sextech” designed to offer gratification with a near-human touch. Continue reading

12Feb/16

Ocean research with a gentle touch

Researchers are developing soft robotic tools for underwater research. The pressure-driven systems will allow marine biologists to examine delicate sea life without harming it. Ben Gruber reports.
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