Tag Archives: Robotics

31Aug/21

Driving Will be Outlawed by 2050, says IDTechEx

Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx’s new report ‘Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042’. By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world’s mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving? Continue reading

16Feb/21

Vodafone Tests New Tech That Can Track Vehicles, Drones And Precious Cargo Remotely Within Centimetres

Autonomous trucks need to warn e-bikes of their presence to avoid accidents, first responders need to know the position of critical medical drones with pinpoint accuracy, and operators need to precisely locate precious cargo. Vodafone customers will have applications that do all that and more thanks to a new technology it is testing. Continue reading

12Jan/21

World’s First Robotic Kitchen Launched

– Most advanced domestic robot ever – cooks from scratch and even cleans up afterwards

– Six years research and testing with 100 strong design and engineering team

– Incorporates Italian design with world-leading German technology

– Choose from 5000 recipes or record your own using family favorites

LONDON, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The world’s first robotic kitchen was showcased today at CES 2021 (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the world’s premier consumer technology shows. Created by British technology company, Moley Robotics, the system features a dexterous robot integrated into a luxury kitchen, that prepares freshly-cooked meals at the touch of a button. Continue reading

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

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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06Sep/17

U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measure

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 6, 2017) (HOUSE TV) – The U.S. House unanimously approved on Wednesday (September 6) a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles. 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

28Apr/17

Humanoid robot aims to be affordable home help

Roboticists from the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) say their R1 robot is an affordable domestic helper able to perform simple service tasks around the home.

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