Robots and Toyota
Toyota robots, definitely not the first product you would link the car manufacturer with. Though it could easily end up being their most beneficial product by miles.
The Benefits Of Automation: Job Creation?
The threat is that robots can do a better job. They can continue to work without breaks. They will not form unions or organise walkouts. Oh, and you do not have to pay them.
Just Eat to Roll Out Fast Food Delivery Robots in the UK
The days of the pizza delivery boy may be numbered thanks to the arrival of an army of robot food carriers. Fast food app provider Just Eat, in partnership with Starship Technologies, is planning to roll out the robots as a trial in the UK and some parts of Europe after successful deployment overseas where […]
Mech Wars Incoming (Megabots)
I am stunned, a game I used to love playing is about to become reality. I spent many hours playing Mechwarrior either in solo storymode or attempting to smash up my friends mechs over the internet. I always figured that this games reality is not too much of a stretch on the imagination bar. Giant […]
Robot Wars Coming Back To BBC2
Roboteers stand by. Yes it really is happening, the television sensation of the early 2000’s where homemade machines of mayhem went toe to toe in what could only be described as complete and utter carnage is soon to hit screens once more… it could only be Robot Wars. Famed for pitting the spiked, bladed and […]
Dalek-like Law-Enforcement Robots Patrol Streets of California
The streets of Palo Alto, California have started to resemble a scene from BBC sci-fi show Doctor Who as Dalek-like robots have been rolled out to help the fight on crime. Yes, these automated police robots are friendlier than the cyborgs first seen on our tellies in 1963 and we’re certain they don’t have little […]
London Debuts New Driverless Tube Trains
Transport For London’s new driverless tube trains are causing a bit of a stir, not just with tube drivers either. The trains not only threaten the jobs of drivers of current model trains, but also have been turning heads due to their sheer fanciness. Apparently the extra roomy carriages will be a welcome change from […]
T-Mobile Sues Huawei Over Robot
T-Mobile’s USA branch are not happy today, as reports are coming in that they are suing rival Chinese firm Huawei, whose employees have apparently made off with their robot. It’s a lot less like a tussle between two toddlers at playgroup than you might think, as the robot in question is an asset closely guarded […]
Dyson Unveils New Robot Hoover
The latest thing from Dyson has surfaced today. With development expenses costing around 47 million dollars just to bring the device out, you know it’s going to be good. The product, a smart robotic hoover known as the Dyson 360 Eye, is a bold step into the electronic cleaning pal scene. Similar items include Roomba […]
MIT Develops World’s First Transforming Robot
The boffins at Harvard, Cornell and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with an innovative concept for the world’s first Transforming Robot. Rather than arriving from Cybertron as expected the little shape-shifting bot comes from the East Coast of America where the developers were inspired by the Japanese paper folding art of origami […]