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Robotel: Japan hotel staffed by robot dinosaurs

Robotel: Japan hotel staffed by robot dinosaurs

03 Sep, 2018 - By ADMIN

The reception at the Henn na Hotel east of Tokyo is eerily quiet until customers approach the robot dinosaurs manning the front desk. Their sensors detect the motion and they bellow "Welcome."

Underwater drone watches over reefs – and kills coral-destroying starfish

Underwater drone watches over reefs – and kills coral-destroying starfish

03 Sep, 2018 - By ADMIN

It's no secret that the world's coral reefs are in trouble, and unfortunately scuba divers can only do so much in the way of monitoring or protecting them. 

Clinc is building a voice AI system to replace humans in drive-through restaurants

Clinc is building a voice AI system to replace humans in drive-through restaurants

31 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

Clinc is expanding its focus on fintech into new verticals that could take advantage of its conversational artificial intelligence.

This robot backpack is actually a helping pair of hands controlled by a human

This robot backpack is actually a helping pair of hands controlled by a human

31 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

Just look at this prototype telepresence bot built by engineers from Japan’s Keio University and the University of Tokyo. It’s basically a robot backpack with two arms and a head that can be operated remotely by a human

"Mad Max-meets-Transformer" clock rolls onto executive desks

31 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

Mad-Max-meets-Transformer robot clock on a mission, the tracked buzzsaw-wielding timepiece combines horology with a souped-up executive toy designed to relax its owner by slowing down life just a touch.

Therapy Robot Teaches Social Skills to Children With Autism

Therapy Robot Teaches Social Skills to Children With Autism

30 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

For some children with autism, interacting with other people can be an uncomfortable, mystifying experience. Feeling overwhelmed with face-to-face interaction, such children may

Kuri maker Mayfield Robotics will cease operations in October

Kuri maker Mayfield Robotics will cease operations in October

29 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

This likely won’t come as a surprise to anyone who saw the news late last month, but Mayfield Robotics, maker of the adorable home robot Kuri announced today that it’s ceasing operations. 

Brexit prompts push for robotic strawberry pickers

Brexit prompts push for robotic strawberry pickers

29 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

Britain is facing a strawberry labor shortage that only threatens to only get worse as Brexit approaches, so roboticists at the University of Essex are working in conjunction with jam makers Wilkin & Sons of Tiptree to develop robots to take up the slack.

DeepMind’s AI can detect over 50 eye diseases as accurately as a doctor

DeepMind’s AI can detect over 50 eye diseases as accurately as a doctor

28 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

Step by step, condition by condition, AI systems are slowly learning to diagnose disease as well as any human doctor, and they could soon be working in a hospital near you. 

Electronic robot skin out-senses the real thing

Electronic robot skin out-senses the real thing

27 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

We've already heard about flexible electronic "skins" that could give robots or prosthetic limbs a human-like sense of touch. Now, however, scientists from the University of Texas at Arlington are claiming to have developed a skin that's even more touch-sensitive than our own.

Yuneec launches voice-controlled, super-portable Mantis Q drone

Yuneec launches voice-controlled, super-portable Mantis Q drone

27 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

Yuneec has added to its existing line of consumer drones with the Mantis Q. Pitched as a "travel drone," it features foldable arms, a 33-minute battery, a 4K camera and a tiny, portable controller. 

Sony's adorable robotic dog confirmed for US availability

Sony's adorable robotic dog confirmed for US availability

25 Aug, 2018 - By ADMIN

The consumer tech giant decided to revive an old favorite last year, when it announced the Japan-only release of a new aibo robotic companion. Now a "First Litter Edition" of the cutesy pup will be making its way to US shores as a limited bundle.

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