Uniqlo has unveiled its first robot-powered warehouse that requires 90 percent fewer human workers to operate. The Japanese clothing giant plans to invest close to $1 billion dollars to convert all of its warehouses worldwide.
Boston Dynamics wants to see Spot in the workplace, but not as part of take-your-dog-to-work days. Quite the opposite, in fact, as the technology company believes its extraordinary robo-dog is now ready to start work.
XPO Logistics, a tech-focused company specializing in last-mile deliveries, says it will add 5,000 intelligent robots in its warehouses to help speed up deliveries. The robots are designed to assist XPO's human workforce.
If your attempts to complete the Rubik's Cube usually end with the thing flying out of the window or against a wall, then what you need is one that solves itself. Yes, it does exist, and here's a video to prove it ...
If two robo-dogs met on the street, would one try to sniff the mechanical components at the rear of the other? We have no idea, but with at least two different rob-dogs now making real advances, we may soon find out.
Moxi is a "friendly" hospital robot from Texas-based Diligent Robotics. The wheel-based bot, which begins trials this week, aims to free nurses from routine tasks so they can spend more time with patients.
There’s Waldo is the brain child of Matt Reed, a creative technologist at the creative agency Redpepper. Reed and his colleagues built the bot out of a uArm Swift Pro that’s controlled by a Raspberry Pi computer.
A team of roboticists and marine biologists from Harvard University have created a sampling device that’s soft and flexible for grabbing fragile organisms, and can be 3D printed for easy customization.
Kuri the robot companion is no more. California-based Mayfield Robotics said on Wednesday it’s decided to cease development of the cute, wheel-based bot 18 months after it first showed it off to the public.
Honda recently retired its awesome Asimo robot. The bipedal bot has dazzled and delighted over the years, so as a tribute, we've pulled together some memorable Asimo moments since its first appearance back in 2000.
CanguRo is a robot on wheels that cleverly transforms between an autonomous assistant and a self-driving mobility vehicle. The team behind CanguRo also wants to give it speech capabilities to give users a more personal experience.
Honda is retiring its multitalented Asimo robot. But it's not all bad news as many of its talents will be incorporated into other technology produced by the Japanese company, including mobility aids and autonomous vehicles.
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.
Among the Culinary Workers Union's demands are higher wages, better job security, and protections from automation. The workers, whose contracts are up on June 1, are employed by more than 30 of the city’s most well-known resorts.
Tactical Robotics' unmanned Cormorant VTOL drone can evacuate two wounded battlefield casualties or disaster site victims at the same time. The aircraft can land and take off from remote or hard to reach locations without a landing strip.