Pepper the robot has been given a variety of customer-facing roles in its three-year existence, admittedly with varying degrees of success. Now HSBC is hiring it to perform tasks at its flagship branch in New York City.
What if you could watch a robot work and, with a simple hand movement, stop it before it made a mistake? That’s the promise of new research from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
The pies from Zume Pizza are made by robots. It is the latest in a new trend within the food industry to increasingly depend upon software and hardware rather than human labor. Now, Zume robots are getting arms.
For the past five years, Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot has lived up to A.I. expert Gary Bradski’s 2013 statement that “a new species, Robo sapiens, [is] emerging.” Here are seven milestones on that journey.