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Iron Ox launches world’s first fully-autonomous farm

Californian robotics company Iron Ox claims to be ‘reinventing farming from the ground up’, as it unveils an autonomous indoor farm that leverages the...

Microsoft announces Windows support for ROS robotics development

Microsoft is demonstrating greater commitment to robotics by announcing Windows support for the Robot Operating System (ROS) and joining an industrial consortium. ROS is a...

Alibaba launches robo-porter, Japan hires disabled people to operate robots

There's plenty of debate surrounding the impact that robotics and artificial intelligence will have on the job sector. Among reams of recent reports, the...

Robotics, A.I will create 58 million jobs, decimate middle-class careers: World...

The World Economic Forum predicts nearly 60 million extra jobs will be created by 2022, thanks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. A new WEF report,...

Health tech: Robot surgeon arrives in the NHS

British medical company CMR Surgical has launched a robotic arm designed to be remotely controlled and to perform minimally invasive operations. The Versius robot mimics the...

Vulnerable people easily manipulated by humanoid robots, find new studies

Malek Murison and Chris Middleton report on a brace of new humanoid robotics studies that reveal just how easily human beings can be influenced...

Robotic hand uses AI, 100 simulated years to achieve dexterity

AI researchers from non-profit organisation OpenAI have created a system that allows a robotic hand to learn to manipulate physical objects with unprecedented dexterity,...

160 AI companies sign pledge against lethal autonomous weapons

Over 160 AI companies and organisations from 36 nations have signed a pledge to “neither participate in, nor support, the development, manufacture, trade, or...

Amazon moves into smart TVs – and enterprise cloud hardware

UPDATED While Amazon's 'Prime Day' is grabbing the headlines today (see below), two announcements over the weekend revealed the breadth of the company's ambitions...

City of Robots: How robotics & automation could solve cities’ most...

The future of the world will be urban, with the majority of people living in cities. In Asia and Africa, a burgeoning youth population...

Amazon Hub puts a parcel management depot in your home

Receiving items from online retailers can be frustrating when you live in an apartment block. Delivery drivers invariably stop by when you're out, or...

MIT introduces brain-controlled robots

Scientists from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are leading research into controlling robots using brainwaves and simple hand movements. Their work is...
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