Mike Glatzel

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Screw Teaching Your Kids–Get This Robot Instead

By Ciara Byrne6 minute Read<p>Less than 3% of graduates in the U.S. graduate with a degree in Computer Science and that figure has been dropping for the …

Design contest: Students envision appliances of future

An army of tiny flying robots won the big prize at this year's Electrolux Design Lab competition, an annual contest for futuristic home appliances hosted by the Swedish appliance maker.<p>For Mab, an automated household system that cleans the home with hundreds of flying robots armed with drops of …

These Robots Will Save Your Life When Disaster Strikes

Search-and-rescue operations are delicate, time-sensitive, and intense. That's why researchers are always looking for new ways to unload some of the …

Robotics

Driverless cars, pilotless planes … will there be jobs left for a human being?

Suddenly a robotised, automated economic reality is moving off the science fiction pages and into daily life. The growing use of unmanned battlefield drones is encouraging the growth of pilotless commercial aircraft – the first ever flew in British airspace last month. Google's driverless car is …

BabyWatch releases new baby-monitoring Teddy bear and moves to the U.S.

Health tech startup BabyWatch (and recent graduate of Startupbootcamp Berlin’s accelerator programme) has announced its newest product — Tedi, an interactive toy and mobile app aimed to track the development of a child. The company is also moving to the U.S. “in the next few months.”<p>Tedi …