Tag Archives: Robot

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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25Oct/15

A smartphone that keeps getting smarter

Sharp Corporation hopes that RoBoHoN changes the future of smartphones, by turning them into mobile robots. Sharon Reich reports.
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25Oct/15

Robot builder designed for construction sites

A robot construction worker that can move around a building site autonomously and make architectural structures is being developed by Swiss designers and roboticists.

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18Oct/15

Israeli engineer designs grounded drone delivery service

Israeli industrial engineer designs an earthbound parcel delivery drone that recognises recipients from social media sites.
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02Jul/15

Robotic suit to help Japanese baggage handlers

Japan’s robot developer Cyberdyne announces a plan to provide robotic suits to Haneda airport to reduce load on baggage handlers’ waists.
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