Chinese developers are working on the research and development of a robot that can replace nurses in conducting throat testing to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.
For a group of ‘lighthouse’ manufacturing companies, innovations like AI are transforming the nature of the work they do, driving greater efficiencies and enhancing the work of their human employees.
Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with Ai-Da, who her makers say will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand.
As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more pervasive in everyday life, questions are being asked about where the legal and ethical bright lines are – or should be – in regulating its use, writes Teo Yi-Ling.
Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists?
In wars of the future, life-or-death decisions may be made by machines – independent of human control. While the development of autonomous weapons is moving fast, the UN in Geneva is trying to get countries to agree on a ban.
Long-travelling flying robots could be the next big thing for power companies.
Paro the furry seal cries softly while an elderly woman pets it. Pepper, a humanoid, waves while leading a group of senior citizens in exercises. The upright Tree guides a disabled man taking shaky steps, saying in a gentle feminine voice, “right, left, well done!”
Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics expect lots of robots at an airport.