Published: March 24, 2021
For at least a decade, robotics and AI firms have flexed their ability to create machines that can complete various practical household tasks. Last month, Boston Dynamics showed its Spot robot dog picking up clothing.
Published: December 15, 2020
For decades, the attitude of unions and their advocates to increased automation could be summed up in one word: no. They feared that every time a machine was slipped into the workflow, a laborer lost a job.
Published: December 08, 2020
Over the past five years, robotic dogs have gone viral in captivating online videos showing them opening doors, performing aerobics, hauling trucks and pulling other stunts. In the pandemic era, they've been used to promote social distancing and reduce risks to medical staff hospitals.
Published: October 04, 2020
Tirelessly working automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems have proved their value in factories and warehouses for conveying heavy loads on behalf of humans. Now they are attracting additional attention and demand because using them reduces person-to-person contact amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.