Tag: robots

Sci-Fi promised us home robots. So where are they?

It seemed like 2018 was going to be the year of robots. But then, as quickly as the home robots came, they disappeared.

The future of work: Are you ready for smart Cobots?

What if robots didn't take the place of humans, but worked alongside them? That's precisely the reality when cobots—collaborative robots—are added to the workforce.

Trending this week – Bitcoin, delivery robots and Blue Screen of Death

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San Francisco just put the brakes on delivery robots

Delivery robots in San Francisco will need permits before they can roam city sidewalks under legislation approved by city supervisors.

How automation will affect you – the experts’ view

More companies are turning to smart machines to save money on slow, expensive human employees. Here’s what automation means for your job.

Trending topics this week – Star Trek, Disaster Recovery Robots and Halloween

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A look at Honda’s E2-DR disaster response robot

Could disaster response teams of the future be made up of an army of cheery orange robots?

Robots to the rescue!

It won’t be long before robots become a normal part of our everyday lives. Soon, our mobile companions will provide everything from coaching to communication to companionship, keeping us independent as we grow older. The era of human and robot interaction has begun, and it is changing the way we experience ageing. Can robots solve ...

A robot ear surgeon drills into the future of medicine

Technically it ain't brain surgery, but let’s just say you wouldn’t want to do a cochlear implant while sleepy or distracted. So it’s a good thing this surgery robot can’t be either of those things. It drills into the bone behind the ear, watching with two shining eyes. The bit passes just half a millimeter ...

A new weapon against infection

Burnaby Hospital has a new weapon against infection: the Germinator. That’s the light-hearted name employees have given to the new Xenex Light Strike Robot cleaning machine. Yet it means serious business for patient care. Fraser Health Infection Prevention and Control launched the Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) machine trials last month in three facilities: Burnaby, Ridge ...

Robots and humans can work together with new ISO guidance

Human and robot system interaction in industrial settings is now possible thanks to ISO/TS 15066, a new ISO technical specification for collaborative robot system safety. Collaborative robotics is when automatically operated robot systems share the same workspace with humans. It therefore refers to a system or application rather than a particular type or brand of ...