Robotics

Amazon To Discontinue Astro Security Robot

End of the line for Amazon's Astro security guard robot for businesses, which will be bricked in September this year

1 week ago

Intelligent Machines: AI and Manufacturing

As AI begins to be applied as a practical tool, what are the challenges manufacturers are facing using AI across…

3 weeks ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: The Value of AI

Discover the true value of AI and how it's revolutionising the way we live and work. Learn how to unlock…

6 months ago

Elon Musk Seeks Larger Tesla Stake Ahead Of AI, Robotics Push

Tesla boss wants 25 percent controlling stake in EV giant, before growing firm to be AI and robotics leader

6 months ago

Amazon Repurposes Astro Robot As Security Guard

Amazon is turning its Astro robot into a security guard to help businesses detect break-ins and provide 24x7 monitoring of…

8 months ago

Amazon Trials Humanoid Robot, Prompting Job Fears

Experiment to automate a couple of Amazon warehouse in the US via the use of robots, has prompted job loss…

9 months ago

Elon Musk Shows Optimus Robot At Tesla AI Day

Not a man in a suit. Humanoid shaped robot Optimus will apparently cost just $20,000, as Elon Musk shows off…

2 years ago

Elon Musk, Tesla Set To Reveal ‘Optimus’ Robot Prototype

Prototype robot on the way says Elon Musk, as observers hope it won't be a dancing guy wearing a body…

2 years ago

British Robot Artist To Hold Solo Show In Venice

British-built humanoid robot Ai-Da to display artworks created using cameras, artificial intelligence algorithms and a robotic arm at Biennale di…

2 years ago

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 years 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

3 years 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…

3 years 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

4 years 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…

4 years ago

Automation: In Focus

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

4 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…

4 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…

4 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

6 years ago

Barclays Urges Manufacturing Investment In AI & IoT

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

7 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

7 years ago

Softbank Buys Boston Dynamics From Google

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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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…

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 years ago