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Real life Robocop patrols the streets of Dubai
Criminals in Dubai, you are officially on notice: The world’s first ‘robocop’ is set to begin roaming the streets of Dubai.
Programmer ignites students' creative spark with game design
"Lighting a spark. Seeing kids take to the idea of making games & watching them come up with lots of neat ideas and concepts and drawings for games."
Warning: this story contains spiders and robots
Canterbury University wants to learn how to build robots based on clever little jumping spiders.
Robotics: Turning simple chats into dynamic engagements
20% of consumers prefer chat-based customer service, while 80% still want a live human typing on the other end.
Talend: The reality of the artificial intelligence revolution
Robots assuming complete control of society is unlikely; nuances of perception, intuition, and plain old “gut-check reactions” still elude machines.
Robot builder brings bots and games into the classroom
“I made games with my kids last year involving unicorns and farting dinosaurs using a Makey Makey controller.”
You're invited: Techweek'17 at MOTAT
MOTAT Techweek’17 is coming up, an event that celebrates the reshaping of the world through innovative, exciting technology.
Robotics revolution set to shake up New Zealand's primary industries
Robotics and smart machinery could help accelerate efficency, quality, safety - and it could save our primary industries money.
Pegasystems unveils AI and robotics capabilities to optimise CRM solution
Pega’s workforce intelligence capabilities use robotic automation and AI to understand how sales and service agents work.
AI & robotics severely lacking in cyber protection, new research finds
"Cybersecurity is vital in ensuring these robots are safe & don’t present serious cyber or physical threats to the people & organizations they serve."
Robotics spending set to double, market to enjoy ‘tremendous’ growth
"This growth is really fuelled by a combination of technology improvements, expanded use cases, and acceptance in the market."
New international collaboration with University of Auckland to lead robotics development
"Digital engineering and the human-machine interface is likely to benefit from the recent international collaboration."
Robot-as-a-Service? What next year will mean for robotics
"Robotics will continue to accelerate innovation, thus disrupting and changing the paradigm of business operations in many industries."
iRobot buys SODC's distribution arm to fuel growth in Japan
"We are honored to have the SODC distribution team join the iRobot family as we take the next step on our journey."
Kiwi businesses keen to invest in robotics and automation
"The Index data is very promising and suggests firms are already thinking of the major cost, productivity and control benefits on offer."
Sex Robots: The argument of tech and intimacy
“Sex robots are simply another way in which technology is being developed to enhance pleasure."
Why queue up for an iPhone when a robot can do it for you?
The problem with lots of excited people is that normally means queues. Now, a robot can do the arduous task for you.
The inevitable rise of robots in facilities management
Driven by technological advances, facilities management today features greater automation.
Baxter the robot to inspire Northland students at science & tech fair
Baxter the humanoid robot will make an appearance at the Central Northland Science and Technology Fair, inspiring intermediate & high school students.
Tech Futures Lab here to re-engineer your career
Tech Futures Lab is a 10-week programme designed to give New Zealanders access to leading professional development.
The robots are coming! Shouldn’t Kiwis be more worried?
Massey University research tackled the robotic elephant in the room, in a study that explores the potential impacts new technologies have on society.
Air New Zealand's latest innovation is all about robots
“Exploring the introduction of robotic technologies supports the airline’s innovation strategy and could create significant new opportunities."
Need something? Get your Messenger bot to help you
There is one thing for certain – it is an exciting time to be a consumer, as bots that exist within your Messenger app are soon to become the norm.
Domain launches innovative Facebook Messenger chat bot
Recently, Domain (Australian real estate website) announced they would be utilising bots to help service their customers.