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US Navy Shows Off Its SAFFiR Firefighting Robot

02/12/2015, Firefighting is a dangerous business and every year we hear of firefighters losing their lives and risking them to help put out fires and save others in the process, so we have to wonder when could it be when robots could actually replace human...

Boston Dynamics Shows Off Spot, Their Latest Robot Dog

02/09/2015, Boston Dynamics, for those unfamiliar, is a company that builds and develops robots. They were also acquired by Google back in 2013, and recently the company has taken the wraps off their latest design – a robotic dog called Spot, which is also...

Singapore Restaurant To Use Drones To Serve Their Customers

02/09/2015, Drones are useful for all sorts of things, such as recording footage in places where it might be hard to reach for a person, performing surveillance, making deliveries, and as it turns out drones could also be used to serve food. Over in Singapore a...

Robot Vacuum Cleaner Tries To Eat Its Owner (Not Really)

02/09/2015, We’re sure that Elon Musk and Bill Gates aren’t alone in their concern that AI, while great for technological advancement, is something to keep an eye out for lest we end up in a future where robots have enslaved humanity, or something to that extent....

Japanese Hotel In Theme Park Will See Plenty Of Robot Staff

02/05/2015, The country of Japan and robots do seem to be inseparable – after all, they are the ones that brought us the likes of Macross and Gundam. Well, it is then not surprising to hear of a new Japanese theme park that will open later this July, where the...

Alibaba Tests Out Drone Delivery In China

02/04/2015, Alibaba, the company that recently dropped another $10 million worth of investment into OUYA, is currently looking into the possibilities of unveiling a drone delivery system down the road. In fact, Alibaba is in the midst of testing out drone deliveries,...

Handroid Gives Former Royal Marine A New Lease Of Life

02/02/2015, It looks like Plymouth firm Advanced Control Research (ACR) over in the UK has literally lent a helping hand to paralysed former Royal Marine Dominic Lovett. Lovett, who is 27 years old this year, is partially paralyzed due to an accident, and he has been...

First Operation In England Performed By A Surgical Robot

01/29/2015, It does look as though robots are starting to help mankind out in many more practical ways than previously thought imaginable – while they are more or less indispensable in this day and age where the production line at factories are concerned,...

Robot Writers Help The Associated Press To Improve Earnings

01/29/2015, Now here is a novel method to make sure that robots are able to help us out in our lives, making it better through the use of automation technology in order to write its earnings reports. In fact, The Associated Press (AP) claims to have generated 3,000...

VineRobot Project Could Lead To Better Wine

01/29/2015, An European research consortium that is made up of Spanish, French, Italian and German universities and companies are currently looking into developing what they call the VineRobot, which will be an unmanned robot that comes with a slew of non-invasive...

Bill Gates Agrees With Elon Musk, Expresses Concern About AI

01/28/2015, We’re sure there are many of us out there who can’t wait for a future in which artificial intelligence gets to the point where our robots and computers can interact with us like they do in the movies. One the other hand we’re sure some of you might...

Creadapt Is An Extremely Resilient Robot

01/28/2015, Is there such a thing as an unstoppable robot? I suppose in the realm of science fiction, then the T-1000, that is made up of liquid metal, would certainly be top dog – except in the case of the movie, where an outdated T-800 would be able to change...

Tiny Drone Crashes On White House Grounds

01/26/2015, The FAA has already mentioned that they would want to have drone operators own a pilot’s license before flying these machines, where a number of good reasons have been cited. Perhaps it would be cases like these – where a small drone actually...