Swiss-based scientists are developing computer vision algorithms to help drones ‘see’ and understand their environment. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the global sex technology market, bringing with it a revolution in robotic “sextech” designed to offer gratification with a near-human touch. Continue reading
Animatronic dinosaurs at one of the UK’s oldest theme parks are being given a new lease of life after being fitted with a Raspberry Pi, using cognitive computing technology. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
A new free smart phone app that tracks drone signals close to airports or crowded events could help prevent unmanned aerial vehicles being used for nefarious purposes such as terrorism. Sharon Reich reports.
Executives behind Google’s driverless car program push U.S. Congress to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to get driverless cars on the roads. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading
A robot construction worker that can move around a building site autonomously and make architectural structures is being developed by Swiss designers and roboticists.
Israeli industrial engineer designs an earthbound parcel delivery drone that recognises recipients from social media sites.
Japan’s robot developer Cyberdyne announces a plan to provide robotic suits to Haneda airport to reduce load on baggage handlers’ waists.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA / SANTA FE, ARGENTINA / COLORADO, U.S.(REUTERS / EASTON LACHAPPELLE/UNLIMITED TOMORROW) – Easton LaChappelle was 14 when he first started taking apart toasters.
Five years on, he’s being touted as a global leader in robotics, for his range of low-cost Anthromod robotic hands developed in his bedroom.
LAUSANNE AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ANIMATION (REUTERS / HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT) – Scientists working towards mapping and modelling the human brain, have taken the first step by implanting a simplified mouse brain inside its virtual body.