This waist-mounted robot arm is as light as a human arm, but powerful enough to smash through walls

The Supernumerary 3DOF Robotic Arm is a waist-mounted limb created by researchers at Université de Sherbrooke in collaboration with Exonetik. The arm can help with a variety of day-to-day tasks and chores and even has the capacity to smash through … Read more…

Armed with disinfectant and admonishments, South Korean robot fights coronavirus spread

A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Intelligent Healthcare Robot Aids Early Detection of COVID-19 Symptoms

Scientists have developed an intelligent care robot that provides a range of remote monitoring capabilities, including early detection of COVID-19… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

“I’m Google’s automated booking service.” Why Duplex is now introducing itself as a robot assistant.

Silicon Valley’s quest for artificial intelligence has led it to build self-driving cars, drones, and robots that can do backflips. But often that journey has come down to something much more prosaic, such as booking a reservation at your local … Read more…

A chocolate-making robot is preparing to make world’s best sweets from your kitchen counter

CocoTerra, a California start-up, has developed the world's first kitchen countertop chocolate-making appliance, with design partner Ammunition. A companion app helps users tailor-make chocolate, right down to choosing the origin of the bean. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way … Read more…

Is It ‘Only Human’ to Feel Anxious About Money? Talking Finance With Sofia the Robot

Not all artificial intelligence is created alike. Just ask Sophia the Robot. No, seriously—just ask her. Hong Kong–based Hanson Robotics combines high-level A.I. with a humanoid appearance to create robots that “look and act genuinely alive.” Its marquee character, who … Read more…

5.1.19 Getting a mortgage if you are self-employed; New-style payday lenders; Robot baristas are on the way

Getting a mortgage is getting easier for self-employed folks; Clark warns against using apps that will advance you cash before your paycheck comes in; Robot baristas are making their way into high-traffic areas like airports Learn more about your ad … Read more…