Crushing Colin & Killing Sophia — Could You Dispose Of A Sentient Appliance?

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2023 15:05:57 +0000

I read the book titled Killing Sophia — Consciousness, Empathy, and Reason in the Age of Intelligent Robots by Thomas Telving, with whom I discussed autonomous cars some time back, and with a smashing title like that, I thought I would dive into it. Sophia is not a car, “she” is a human-like android, but […]

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Solar Power To Propel Small But Mighty Water-Cleaning Robot

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 15:53:29 +0000

solar power robot clean water la plata national universitySolar power is sending robots off to duty on harbor clean-up and other environmental chores.

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JIDU Robocar Released

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 01:30:28 +0000

Back in June, we covered Baidu and Geely’s new robotaxi design, slated to be built by their joint venture: JIDU. Now, a limited edition of the car has been announced, with pricing to match. Today, #JIDU officially released the limited edition of its first-ever robocar, #ROBO-01 Lunar Edition, priced at 399,800 RMB (~ 55,253 USD). […]

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What Do Robotics Experts Think Of Tesla’s Optimus Robot?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 06:24:20 +0000

I’m not a robotics expert, so I’ve been particularly keen to hear what robotics experts think of Tesla’s Optimus presentation the other day. The core arguments from Elon Musk and many Tesla fans regarding why Optimus is such a big deal are: Tesla will find a way to mass produce it at relatively low cost, […]

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Responsive Soft Robots Inspired By Sputtering Ketchup Bottle

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 15:11:51 +0000

A smartly designed pressure valve allows soft robots to respond to their environment without the need for computer control, reveal AMOLF researchers in their article in the journal Matter. That brings robots with natural movements and tactile responses similar to those of living organisms one step closer to reality. Such developments render soft robots more […]

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MIT Engineers Devise a Recipe for Improving Any Autonomous Robotic System

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 15:01:25 +0000

A new general-purpose optimizer can speed up the design of walking robots, self-driving vehicles, and other autonomous systems. Courtesy of Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office Autonomous robots have come a long way since the fastidious Roomba. In recent years, artificially intelligent systems have been deployed in self-driving cars, last-mile food delivery, restaurant service, patient screening, hospital […]

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Charging Automation: Charging Startup ROCSYS Finishes Seed Investment Round

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 04:40:16 +0000

. am always saying how easy charging is. Well, in the Netherlands, ROCSYS, a charging automation company, just made it even simpler

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