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What makes robots 'persuasive' to humans

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?

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.

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Robot, know thyself; machines get more self-aware

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

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

"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?

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.

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Tiny, flexible robotic spider could aid future surgeries

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

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

Study suggests robots when left unsecured on Internet allow hackers to control them

For the study, a team of researchers carried out a worldwide scan in search of hosts running the Robot Operating System (ROS) over three different periods in 2017 and 2018.

Tiny robots to soon compete in Olympic-style tests

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is testing tiny robots in Olympic-style events, to test the proficiency of robots to search and rescue operations.

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Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

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.

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