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 Artificial intelligence (AI) has made headlines nearly every day this year. Jaguar wants AI not behind the steering wheel, but in it. LG is working on a smart mower robot for your lawn. And Microsoft recently revealed Brainwave, their solution for real-time AI. But now, Columbia University researchers are figuring out how to enable robots […]

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robots safety black boxes

From robotic security guards to self-driving cars to cyborg nannies, the era of machines living amongst humans has taken a giant leap forward. As with any new technology, whether it’s driven by artificial intelligence or machine learning algorithms, there’s a pretty steep learning curve and manufacturers usually have to “work out the kinks” before the […]

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walmart robots unhappy customers checkout

Recently, we’ve written about robots that study your family’s patterns, compose music, and even fight crime. But how about robots that want to ensure your Walmart shopping experience was great? Walmart wants to make sure you’re happy when you’re shopping in their store. They’re developing facial recognition technology that detects unhappy or frustrated customers. The […]

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In the not-to-distant future, a simple flick of the wrist will send your DJI Mavic Pro drone on its next aerial mission. A wave to the left, you’ll be able to command your drone to dart left. Clenching your hand into a fist – your Mavic drone will return back to its home base. This […]

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Motorized precision video recording

Even though they are only a team of four, Motorized Precision is making a huge impression for those in the recording video industry. You have probably already seen their work. Movie-goers caught their credits at the end of Thor, and Microsoft used their robot for the new Surface Studio reveal. The Portland, Oregon-based motion control […]

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Disney Study Makes Kid-Robot Bond More Realistic

Disney is set out to make kid-robot interactions more realistic. Predicting that someday our children will be raised by robots, the entertainment giant created a three-part storytelling study analyzing the interactions with a robot named Piper. In a world where some of the Best Smart Toys use state-of-the-art machine learning technology to engage our children, […]

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According to a recent Grandview Research Study, the physical security market is expected to reach $110 billion in annual revenue by 2020. Whether it’s a high-tech corporate park, data center, school, or shopping center, there’s a growing need to support security teams responsible for keeping a watchful eye on every inch of the property being […]

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There is an explosion of cargo robots throughout Europe. According to a recent iReviews article, carriers like the Starship delivery bot have encountered over 2.8 million people, covered 14,500 miles, and have completed hundreds of trips in England, Germany, and Switzerland. With a focus on revolutionizing urban transportation, Piaggio – the Italian company that brought […]

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Cafe X, Robotic Cafe,

Just imagine this scenario: you wake up, log into your smartphone app, order a medium Americano with milk, whip down to the local café on the way to work, punch in your four-digit code, and a robot brews the perfect morning cup of coffee without skipping a beat in your morning routine. Café X – […]

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