robotics

Intel showcases robots, wireless charging & smart cars
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Intel showcases robots, wireless charging & smart cars

Jimmy the Robot & Ultrabooks with embedded 3D cameras coming this year
14 May 2014
Google invests in robotics start-up Savioke
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Google invests in robotics start-up Savioke

Search giant follows up acquisitions in the robotics sector with new investment
10 Apr 2014
First ‘bionic Olympics’ to be held in 2016
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First ‘bionic Olympics’ to be held in 2016

Cybathlon brings together athletics and tech
28 Mar 2014
Oxford University teaches robots to keep secrets
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Oxford University teaches robots to keep secrets

Humanoid robots present new security problems, it is claimed.
6 Mar 2014
European Space Agency develops wall-crawling robot
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European Space Agency develops wall-crawling robot

Gecko-inspired device could be used in space.
3 Jan 2014
Google acquires veteran robotics firm Boston Dynamics
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Google acquires veteran robotics firm Boston Dynamics

Internet giant confirms purchase of animal-themed automatons.
16 Dec 2013
Google sets out robot army assembly plans
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Google sets out robot army assembly plans

Search giant has acquired several robotics specialists to deliver on its tech vision.
5 Dec 2013
EC prepares for worldwide robotics push
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EC prepares for worldwide robotics push

New initiative aims to help cultivate a growing and competitive European robotics industry.
19 Sep 2012
The movie technology that IT departments would love
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The movie technology that IT departments would love

Hollywood has very clear ideas of what computers are capable of. But which of its pipe dreams would actually help the modern day IT department? Simon …
21 Oct 2010
Researchers develop a robot that can lie
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Researchers develop a robot that can lie

The digital age of innocence is truly over.
15 Sep 2010
Scottish hospital set to debut robotic staff
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Scottish hospital set to debut robotic staff

A team of robotic workers will use their own corridors underneath the Forth Valley Royal Hospital, and will be used to conduct 'day-to-day' tasks.
18 Jun 2010
CeBIT 2010: Why Rooney need not fear robots
Robots playing football
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CeBIT 2010: Why Rooney need not fear robots

Researchers from B-Human ran some public training sessions for their football playing robots while at CeBIT.
4 Mar 2010
Scientists edge closer to smarter robots
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Scientists edge closer to smarter robots

Boffins at the University of Edinburgh and University of Sheffield are working on how to give robots the human touch.
26 Oct 2009
Robots: The good, the bad and the ugly
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Robots: The good, the bad and the ugly

Do they help or do they hinder, and where are the worlds of robotics and artificial intelligence headed?
7 Aug 2009
London gets team of firefighting robots
QinetiQ's robotic firefighting team
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London gets team of firefighting robots

QinetiQ has demonstrated a team of firefighting robots to help out in Greater London.
29 Jul 2009
Top 10 sci-fi tech we didn't get
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Top 10 sci-fi tech we didn't get

Ten technologies that we’ve all been wishing for but the tech companies have not given us – yet.
15 Apr 2009
Boffins near to perfecting human/robot communication
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Boffins near to perfecting human/robot communication

Reading University details contenders in its artificial intelligence competition.
13 Oct 2008
IDF 2008: Intel shows robots that can clear cups and lift
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IDF 2008: Intel shows robots that can clear cups and lift

Move over Asimov: personal robotics could put a paranoid android in every home.
22 Aug 2008
IDF 2008: Intel’s rise of the machines
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IDF 2008: Intel’s rise of the machines

We’re not far away from the point where machines know more than we do, Intel claimed in its final IDF keynote.
21 Aug 2008
Robocops a reality by 2084?
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Robocops a reality by 2084?

A researcher has said robotic policemen will hit the streets within the next 75 years.
12 Aug 2008
Week in review: Skynet here we come!
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Week in review: Skynet here we come!

Microsoft has trouble with XP and SQL, HMRC staff are snoops, bloggers speak up on elections and robots learn to carry mugs.
2 May 2008
Video: Robo-butlers in just ten years
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Video: Robo-butlers in just ten years

Intel has shown off its latest developments in robotics - millions in research, but they still drop mugs.
1 May 2008