Robotics

Elon Musk Touts Humanoid Robot For Boring, Dangerous Jobs

Tesla will build a humanoid robot called Tesla Bot, to tackle “dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks”, Elon Musk announces

3 months ago

Softbank Pauses Production Of Pepper Robot – Report

Japanese conglomerate Softbank seems like it is officially retiring its friendly and diminutive robot that was nicknamed Pepper

5 months ago

Automation is Dead: Welcome to Hyperautomation

Describing the application of AI and ML to vastly increase the use of automation across more business processes and even…

7 months ago

Boston Dynamics Sold By SoftBank To Hyundai

Ownership odyssey of robotic dog developer Boston Dynamics, once owned by Google, continues as Hyundai acquires majority stake

12 months ago

Robot Dog Spot From Boston Dynamics On Sale For $74,500

Fancy being an owner of a robot dog? Well, if you happen to have £59,000 in cash spare, then you…

1 year ago

Automation: In Focus

Marcos Kauffman is currently the Director at the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) - Coventry University Institute for…

2 years ago

Automation Part 3: A New Age Of Work

In this final part of Silicon UK’s look at automation, we consider what the future holds for all enterprises. What…

2 years ago

Automation Part 2: Your First Robot Employee

Automation in the workplace will have many forms. The rise of AI could usher in new businesses processes that need…

2 years ago

Amazon ‘Developing Robot For Consumers’

The move follows the $1bn acquisition of smart doorbell maker Ring, as Amazon delves further into the home

4 years ago

Barclays Urges Manufacturing Investment In AI & IoT

Industry has to invest in ‘fourth industrial revolution’ technologies, despite skill worker shortage, says report

4 years ago

Government Launches £700m Fund For Tech Innovation, AI And Robotics Development

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund will provide financial support for UK businesses working on cutting-edge technology

4 years ago

Softbank Buys Boston Dynamics From Google

Moonshot project shot down. Alphabet finally offloads unwanted robotics division Boston Dynamics

4 years ago

Smart Factories Will Give $500bn Boost To Global Economy By 2022

Technologies such as the Internet of Things, AI and smart robotics will drive cost savings and improve efficiency

5 years ago

Boston Dynamics Shows Off Handle, A Six-Foot Tall ‘Nightmare-Inducing’ Robot

The two-wheeled robot showed off some of its impressive athletic capabilities

5 years ago

Ocado Develops 4G Protocol For Robots In Automated Warehouses

Online grocer develops 4G protocol to talk with robots operating its newly automated warehouses

5 years ago

Web Summit 2016: Drones, Robots And ‘Fashionable’ Wearables

Robots and AI's future in the workplace, how drones can help Africa and Fossil CTO talks about the potential of…

5 years ago

Domino’s Trials Pizza Delivery Robot

End of the road for the pizza delivery boy? Your Pepperoni Passion could soon be delivered by robot

6 years ago

Google’s Alphabet Places ‘For Sale’ Sign On Boston Dynamics

Google reportedly signals retreat from robotics and looks for buyers of Boston Dynamics division

6 years ago

Bill Gates: The Future Is Robots (And Quantum Computing)

Microsoft founder chats AI regulation, hoverboards, and the company’s future in Reddit AMA

6 years ago

World Economic Forum: Automation ‘To Cost 5.1 Million Jobs’

Robotics, artificial intelligence and other developments are to contribute to a net loss of jobs, finds the World Economic Forum

6 years ago

Mark Zuckerberg Vows To Build His Own AI

Facebook founder aims to build a simple AI to run his home as part of “personal challenge” for 2016

6 years ago

AWS IoT Launches With Robotics, Gaming And Cars In Mind

AWS IoT platform goes live, with Amazon Web Services counting Philips and Scout Alarm as early customers

6 years ago

Significant Number Of Brits Believe Life Will Be Better When The Robots Take Over

Almost half of the British public believe there is a real possibility robots could take over - but would it…

6 years ago

Toyota Pledges $1bn To A.I. Research

Japanese carmaker will establish new R&D company focused on robotics and future tech

6 years ago

South Korea, Samsung Team Up On £9.6bn Industrial Robot Plan

Smartphone giant hopes cheaper precision robots will reduce its reliance on increasingly expensive Chinese labour

6 years ago

Sony Gets Its Mobile Division Working On Drones

Aerosense drones will combine Sony camera technology and ZMP robotics

6 years ago

Robot With Bacteria Brains Developed By Scientist

Forget artifical intelligence - scientist develops technique for bacteria to control the behaviour of robots

6 years ago

Will Robots Replace Border Guards At Airports?

Aeroplane passengers in the future could be greeted by robot border guards instead of immigration officers

6 years ago

SoftBank’s Emotional Robot Pepper Goes On Sale

An 'emotional' robot that promises to be genuinely interactive will go on sale in America this weekend

6 years ago

Google Achieves US Patent For Robot Personalities

Who needs humans? Google granted new patent to give robots customised personalities

7 years ago