Meet DIYA ONE A Robot That Monitors Air Quality and Purifies It as It Moves Through a Building

January 16, 2018 – A fully autonomous robot was put to work at the World Future Energy Summit this week in Abu Dhabi. The product of a partnership between the Engie Gr0up, an ... Continue Reading →

NASA Picks Its Next Robotic Space Missions

December 20, 2017 – In the last hour, NASA has announced future Solar System missions to a comet and the moon Titan. In addition, the Agency has indicated it intends to develop ... Continue Reading →

Robots Demonstrate Visual Foresight to Learn on Their Own

December 7, 2017 –  This new capability has been named by its creators, Meta-Learning, a method by which robots acquire new skills from an initial demonstration of a task using ... Continue Reading →

UBER Buys In To Driverless On-Demand Services

November 24, 2017 – In the last week Uber Technologies Inc., the often controversial on-demand company that operates in cities across the globe, has signed a purchase order for ... Continue Reading →

XPrize Lunar Landings Competition Has 4 Contenders Getting Ready to Launch

November 20, 2017 – When Google agreed to sponsor and put up the prize money for an XPrize contest back in 2010, the goal was to challenge entrepreneurs to create low-cost methods ... Continue Reading →

Survey of 3,240 Americans Crystal Balls the Future and What We Will See

November 18, 2017 – Considering how disinformation and alternative facts have become mainstream in America these days, this survey done by Fluent, a New York City-based market ... Continue Reading →

A Small Ontario City to be Testing Grounds for Autonomous Vehicle Systems

November 9, 2017 – Every year Stratford, Ontario, hosts a Shakespearean festival that features the playwright’s many works plus other contributing plays and musicals. A ... Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia Grants Citizenship to a Robot Given Female Characteristics

November 1, 2017 – In a two month period that began with the Saudi government granting its women the right to drive, it also gave all the rights of citizenship to a Hanson Robotics ... Continue Reading →

The Disruption of the Automotive Industry Represents a Significant 21st Century Change

October 14, 2017 – Technological innovation has always played the role of significant disruptor in almost every aspect of our human civilization. So it shouldn’t be too ... Continue Reading →

Tiny Robots Serve as Programmable Molecular Assembly Machines

September 23, 2017 – If you can make a robot small enough and then give it an arm like the Canadarm on the International Space Station, could you have it build things a molecule ... Continue Reading →