Soon it may be easier to design, plan and carry out infrastructure operations in deep water. The EU project called "SWARMs" aims to achieve this by integrating autonomous vehicles such as ROVs and AUVs.
The company behind a chatty Japanese humanoid named Pepper has felt the need to remind customers who purchase the robots not to engage in sex with them.
Don't want to wait in line for your new iPhone? Why not send your iPad instead?
In China's factories, the robots are rising.
A new smart research robot accelerates research on cancer treatments. The new robot system finds optimal treatment combinations. Today Scientific Reports is publishing an article about the robot, authored by Dr Mats Gustafsson, ...
Are they our evil overlords, or our personal servants? Another possibility altogether is that they're our dependable co-workers, helping us put together that new Ikea bookcase.
Robots are increasingly being considered for use in highly tense civilian encounters to minimize person-to-person contact and danger to peacekeeping personnel. Trust, along with physical qualities and cultural considerations, ...
Robin Murphy is the master of disaster robots.
"Ban sex robots!" scream the tech headlines, as if they're heralding the arrival of the latest artificial intelligence threat to humankind since autonomous killer robots. The campaign, led by academics Kathleen Richardson ...
Like a driver who refuses to ask for directions when lost, today's industrial robots don't know when they're in trouble and should stop and get help—which limits their usefulness in manufacturing.