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There are some tasks that traditional robots — the rigid and metallic kind — simply aren’t cut out for. Soft-bodied robots, on the other hand, may be able to interact with people more safely or slip into tight spaces with ease. But for robots to reliably complete their programmed duties, they need to know the …

Contrary to popular fears about job losses, the World Economic Forum predicts that automation will result in a net increase of 58 million jobs. About two-thirds of the jobs transformed by automation will become higher-skilled, while the other third will be lower-skilled. We can learn from other historical transformations in the 1900s, including the mechanization …

In the era of social distancing, using robots for some health care interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between health care workers and sick patients. However, a key question that needs to be answered is how patients will react to a robot entering the exam room. Researchers from MIT and Brigham and …

Imagine a robot. Perhaps you’ve just conjured a machine with a rigid, metallic exterior. While robots armored with hard exoskeletons are common, they’re not always ideal. Soft-bodied robots, inspired by fish or other squishy creatures, might better adapt to changing environments and work more safely with people. Roboticists generally have to decide whether to design …

If you’ve ever swatted a mosquito away from your face, only to have it return again (and again and again), you know that insects can be remarkably acrobatic and resilient in flight. Those traits help them navigate the aerial world, with all of its wind gusts, obstacles, and general uncertainty. Such traits are also hard …

In the 2012 film “Robot and Frank”, the protagonist, a retired cat burglar named Frank, is suffering the early symptoms of dementia. Concerned and guilty, his son buys him a “home robot” that can talk, do household chores like cooking and cleaning, and reminds Frank to take his medicine. It’s a robot the likes of …

Conservationists say we need to plant one trillion trees to help slow climate change. Now a robot forester has been developed to help speed up reforestation. The robot is capable of planting a hectare of trees in under six hours. The vehicles can also be used to prepare the ground for planting, and can even …

ABB’s remote digital connectivity and monitoring technology will ride on Ola’s proprietary AI engine and tech stack. Ola, one of the leading mobility companies in the world, today announced that it has selected ABB as one of its key partners for robotics and automation solutions for its mega-factory in India that will roll out the …

Headquartered in Glattbrugg near Zurich, F&P Robotics AG specializes in secure robotics technology and artificial intelligence. Since the company manufactures its products in Switzerland, the innovative company can rely on the proven “swissmade” brand. F&P Robotics’ (F&P) products are used in industry and healthcare. F&P has achieved a pioneering position in the field of human …

If you’re looking to hire someone for artificial intelligence consulting services, you need to understand these 6 AI terms before you get started to get the most out of your consultations. Understanding these basic concepts will allow you to assist your developers in providing you the solution you are looking for. At the end of the …