There is nothing to fear from AI and robots, says humanoid creator
Dr David Hanson, creator of humanoid robot Sophia, says ‘the future is human’.
Ethics, robotics and AI: Where do the three meet?
We talked to Aimee van Wynsberghe about responsible robotics: why it's important to include ethicists in design teams from the very start.
HAL-like robot to help astronaut in space odyssey
A robot named Cimon will help German astronaut Alexander Gerst conduct experiments on the International Space Station.
Automation of business processes gaining momentum
Nearly 60% of all business processes could be automated by 2022, according to a Sapio Research report.
Chinese robot parks your car for you
The dreaded act of parallel parking could soon become a thing of the past.
Alphabet shows off house-cleaning robot dog
SpotMini can do basic household chores such as loading a dishwasher and clearing rubbish.
Collaborative robots offer new opportunities in automation
Collaborative robots, or "cobots", tend to be inexpensive, easy to use, and safe to be around.
Medtronic expects revenue from surgical robot
The medical device-maker bets on a robotic surgery system useful for certain routine abdominal surgeries.
Asus reveals 'affordable' household robot
Voice-activated, mobile robot Zenbo will retail for $599 - about R9?500.
Robotic security guards could accelerate alerts
`Autonomous data machines' such as the Knightscope robot could accelerate security alerts via real-time data streaming.
Developers widen repertoire of Pepper the robot
Japanese developers of the robot offer a software development kit for programmers to get creative.