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Panasonic shows how its robotic suits ease your burden

If you ask Panasonic, the future is full of wearable robotic assistants... lots of them. The Japanese tech giant has posted a video highlighting all the exoskeletons and service robots it's working on, and it's clear that the company wants to bring bionics to just about every facet of life. The …

Panasonic

Watch This Team of Six Tiny Robots Move a Car

Don’t let their small size fool you.<p>This team of six robots smaller than your hand can tow a car. If you’ve got a little time to wait around, that is.<p>…

Robots

Watch the Next Generation Atlas Robot Get Bullied By A Mean Human (And Stay On His Feet)

Boston Dynamics has a new video showing off the latest version of Atlas—the badass humanoid robot. And it’s pretty incredible. The most striking …

Robots

Google's AI neural network robot so smart it has solved a puzzle used in Google job interviews

Google's artificially intelligent neural network of computers is now so clever that it can solve puzzles meant for computing professionals who apply …

Deep Learning

Hanging out with the adorable Starship delivery robot

Picture this: You're hungry, so you order some food online. But when it comes 30 minutes later, it's not being handed to you by a human. Instead, you pluck it out of a robot.<p>It sounds weird, but some of the founders of Skype want to make it a reality. So Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis started a …

Robots

Lowe's has a robot that speaks 7 languages and can help customers find anything in the warehouse

Whenever I visit a Lowe's, the hardware super store feels more like a maze. A few months ago, I spent forever roaming the aisles for a power drill before I finally found an employee.<p>Soon, I might no longer have to beckon a human — but an Oshbot, a 5-foot-tall robot that can quickly direct me to any …

Lowe's

'AI can solve world's biggest problems' - Google Brain engineer

Artificial intelligence will eventually solve some of the world's biggest problems -- but it'll take some smart humans to get it there.<p>Quoc Le, a software engineer at Google Brain, is one such human.<p>Google Brain focuses on "deep learning," a part of artificial intelligence. Think of it as a …

Artificial Intelligence

The robot economy may already have arrived

Shutterstock/studiostoks. All rights reserved.In order to understand both where we are going and why we are witnessing the disappearance of good jobs …

Would you bet against sex robots? AI 'could leave half of world unemployed'

Scientist Moshe Vardi tells colleagues that change could come within 30 years, with few professions immune to effect of advanced artificial intelligence<p>‘Public alienation undermines scientific efforts to improve lives’ ‘Rogue scientists’ could exploit gene editing technology, experts warn<p>Machines …

Singularity

Want a job at Google's new self-driving car company? They're hiring

New job postings reveal how the company plans to bring its autonomous cars to market, pointing to a large manufacturing operation<p>Alphabet, the holding company for Google, is pushing forward with plans to spin-out its self-driving car project into a standalone business making and marketing …

Transportation

Dutch police are fighting drones with eagles

The Dutch police have come up with an innovative way to tackle stray drones - take them down with an eagle.<p>Rogue drones can be a serious privacy, safety or security risk, and there have been numerous attempts to come up with the perfect anti-drone weapon.<p>Drones have been crash landed in the grounds …

Double Robotics' new telepresence robot brings more speed, stability, and sight

The Double 2 doesn't try to reinvent the wheel<p>Don’t mess with a good thing. That’s the thesis behind the newest telepresence robot from Double Robotics, the Double 2. Announced today at CES, the new model keeps the form factor of the original, which debuted three years ago and has shipped over …

Robots

Segway just built a hoverboard robot

Hoverboards have made those dorky-looking Segways even more passé.<p>Segway's response: a hoverboard that turns into a robot.<p>Yup, at CES 2016's opening keynote address, Intel (INTC, Tech30) CEO Brian Krzanich demonstrated a hoverboard built by Segway -- the company that makes electric scooters for …

Robots

How Soon Before Your Job Is Done By A Robot? This Handy Chart Will Tell You

If you’re planning a career, or planning a career change, it may be worth thinking about how automation could affect the job market of the future. We know that advances in artificial intelligence and robots could have massive implications for the labor market, reconfiguring some jobs and …

This transforming robot rolls around your home and shoots projections everywhere

LAS VEGAS — In between the million of TVs, laptops, and wearables at CES are a whole bunch of weird gadgets, like Cerevo's Tipron robot.<p>Tipron is a …

Robots

Google's Verily is developing surgical robots

Verily Life Sciences - formerly known as Google Life Sciences - has partnered with Johnson & Johnson medical devices subsidiary Ethicon to form Verb …

Johnson & Johnson

These giant robots will mine the ocean floor for gold, silver, and copper

Robot miners are gearing up to descend one mile to the bottom of the Bismarck Sea near Papa New Guinea. Their mission? To collect deposits of gold, silver, and copper.<p>The robots are being built by Soil Machine Dynamics, a manufacturer of subsea robotic vehicles, for Toronto-based company Nautilus …

Robots

Does this “humanlike” robot receptionist make you feel welcome or creeped out?

From a distance, Nadine looks like a very normal middle-aged woman, with a sensible haircut and dress style, and who’s probably all caught up on <i>Downton Abbey</i>. But then you hear Nadine talk and move, and you notice something’s a bit off. Nadine is actually the construct of Nadia Thalmann, the …

Robots

Recommended Robot and AI Reads This Week - MIT Technology Review

Google Offers Free Software in Bid to Gain Edge in Machine Learning<br>By releasing the code it has developed for training machines to learn how to do …

Machine Learning

This Weed-Destroying Farm Robot Is Going To Replace Farm Workers

But it also means way fewer herbicides. Maybe the way to chemical-free foods is through more automation.<p>The automated weeding machine before you may be the most efficient weeder in history. It can work all day. It destroys two weeds a second. And, it never goes on strike (unless it breaks …

18 artificial intelligence researchers reveal the profound changes coming to our lives

Oli Scarff/Getty Images<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) has been changing our lives for decades, but never has AI felt more ubiquitous than now.<p>It seems …

I went to Best Buy and encountered a robot named Chloe — and now I'm convinced she's the future of retail

Chloe smiles and says thank you.<p>She's quick to respond, efficient, and pleasant.<p>And she's a robot.<p>Chloe is a robot Best Buy has employed to help customers at its Chelsea location in Manhattan.<p>She sifts through music, movies, and games, bringing you what you want quickly without the hassle of …

eCommerce

Amazon is now using a whole lot more of the robots from the company it bought for $775 million

Remember Kiva Systems?<p>It's the company Amazon bought for $775 million in 2012. Kiva makes robots that automate the whole picking and packing process at large warehouses.<p>Amazon began using Kiva robots only last year, and by the end of 2014, said it had 15,000 bots working across 10 of its warehouses.<p>…

Robots

Six areas that artificial emotional intelligence will revolutionise

<i>This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Canada opens first digital hospital where robots roam hallways

<b>Toronto:</b> North America's first totally digital hospital has opened in Toronto, Canada, with automated services such as robots carrying supplies …