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Robots serve food at this Ahmedabad restaurant

July 25, 2019 1:30 am

Bhushan Junagade, operations manager at Indian Swag said sales have almost trebled and footfall has increased by nearly 60 percent in the two months since they introduced the robots.

Robots may displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

June 26, 2019 9:24 am

The pockets of workers most vulnerable to automation can often be found in rural areas with a traditional, labor-intensive industrial base, Oxford Economics said.

What makes robots 'persuasive' to humans

March 07, 2019 10:44 am

To guide the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next generation of socially assistive machines to aid health care and other fields, scientists are exploring how robots persuade and build trust with humans.

Digitising death: Can Griefbots help us manage bereavement?

February 15, 2019 4:46 pm

Griefbots, as they are called, are an almost perfect simulation of a departed loved one, which imitates the tone of voice, the gestures, idiosyncrasies, and even laughter will be ready to interact with the bereaved whenever they reach out.

Robot, know thyself; machines get more self-aware

February 05, 2019 10:13 pm

Columbia University engineers have given a robot the ability to model itself without prior knowledge of physics or its own shape.

Novel robot learns to play Jenga

January 31, 2019 5:37 pm

MIT scientists have developed a novel robot that can play a game of Jenga, combining vision and touch to carefully extract blocks without toppling the tower.

Will robots take your job? Quarter of US workers at risk

January 25, 2019 10:32 am

"That population is going to need to upskill, reskill or change jobs fast," said Mark Muro, a senior fellow at Brookings and lead author of the report.

After vacuum cleaner Roomba, why we haven't had any other successful home robot products?

October 19, 2018 3:30 pm

Despite persistent optimism, roboticists and AI researchers have painfully learned that while computers can run mathematical circles around humans, things that humans do without thinking are the most difficult for machines.

Tiny, flexible robotic spider could aid future surgeries

August 09, 2018 4:19 pm

The smallest soft robotic systems still tend to be very simple, with usually only one degree of freedom, which means that they can only actuate one particular change in shape or type of movement.

Humans can be emotionally manipulated by robots

August 06, 2018 3:09 pm

Interactive robots can emotionally manipulate people, say scientists who found that we have a strong tendency to ascribe human-like attributes to machines.


This Ahmedabad-based restaurant has robots to serve food

July 25, 2019 8:29 am

While the two robots named 'Lexa' have limited utility purpose, adding that feature too is on the charts.


Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

February 28, 2016 2:17 pm

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.