robotics

Teaching robots to do household chores

Posted in Hardware on 31st May, 2018
by Alex Muller

The future goal is to allow robots to learn by simply watching a YouTube video.

The Smithsonian's new tour guide isn't human

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2018
by Alex Muller

Pepper the robot shows visitors around the museum while telling factoids, answering questions and posing for selfies.

X Prize announces $10 million competition to spur development of robot avatars

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

There will be two milestone prizes in 2020 and 2021 worth $1 million each, and one grand prize worth $8 million.

An investors view of AI in 2018

Posted in Software on 9th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

AI has become a buzzword for investors of late, many of whom recognise its enormous potential to become the most game-changing technology since the industrial revolution.

New technology allows robots to visualize their own future

Posted in Hardware on 8th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

A robotic learning tech that enables robots to imagine the future of their actions so they can figure out how to manipulate objects they have never encountered before.