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LG to showcase robots at CES 2017

CES 2017 is just a few days away at this point and LG wants to give everyone a sneak peek at what it’s been working on. In short: robots. Robots that will manage your home, robots that will manage your garden and robots designed with businesses and public spaces in mind. The …

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Self-driving taxis will begin trials in Japan next year

While Google has made excellent progress with its self-driving car over the last few years, it seems that Japan is swiftly catching up, as trials of the ‘Robot Taxi’ are set to begin in the country next year. These will be entirely automatic, self-driving taxis, picking customers up and driving …

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These tiny robots can lift 100 times their weight

The robot uprising is approaching and these tiny robots may have a part to play as they can lift 100 times their own weight. The super strong, pocket-sized robots were built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California, who will present them next month at the International Conference on …

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Meet Amazon’s warehouse robots

Amazon garnered headlines recently for its teasing of drone deliveries to those that live close to its distribution centres, giving people the chance for same day deliveries without leaving their homes. However that’s not the only aspect of its business that the retailer is looking to renovate with robotics, as …

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Shipping firms augmenting strength with robotic exoskeleton

Ok so we’re a few steps away from adding all the armour, repulsor jets, pop-up missiles and wise-cracking, self-destructive pilot or your average Iron Man suit, but some firms are really starting to push us in the direction of a fully functioning exoskeleton. For example, Korean shipping giant Dawewoo Shipbuilding, …

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Google might be looking to build robots for the home

One of the big stories from 2013 that scooted somewhat under the radar, was that Google went robot mad, buying up as many as eight different robotics developers in the last half of the year alone, including Boston Dynamics, the creators of Big Dog and Wildcat – those load lifting …

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Google may face off against Amazon in robot delivery

We all had a good laugh and a think about Amazon’s recent announcement that it was working on drone delivery to help reduce the time some products get to your doorstep and giggled again when Waterstones jokingly said that it would start delivering books via owl. However this might not …

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