Watch: A robot walks the runway for the first time at London Fashion Week

2018-09-22 15:41

The collaboration between OhmniLabs Robotics Company and fashion designer Honee Persona was designed as a showcase – and to show humans are not so easily replaced.

Watch: This company is designing robotic undergarments that enhance strength, endurance, and even posture

2018-09-11 09:04

A company called Seismic is designing powered clothing fusing apparel and robotics.

Google's robot-powered burger restaurant says it's paying employees R216 an hour to read educational books while the bot does the work

2018-06-25 15:32

The company uses a robot at the centre of the restaurant to make up to 130 burgers an hour.

'Hi, I'm Pepper' - first humanoid robot in SA gently introduces herself

2018-06-05 06:44

Pepper, the first humanoid robot in South Africa, is a demonstration of how customer-facing robots can ease business and help people.

New 'emotional' robots aim to read human feelings

2018-01-12 22:00

The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent's ability...

Tech faithful gather to worship at mecca of innovation

2018-01-08 19:58

After a rollercoaster year for the tech world, many industry leaders are looking to the cutting edge for salvation.

Trust in Danish bank's wealth manage robot

2017-12-10 15:45

In just over half a year, Danske Bank A/S has attracted 11 500 clients to an investment service provided by a robot called June.

Artificial muscles give 'superpower' to robots

2017-11-30 22:15

Inspired by the folding technique of origami, US researchers say they have crafted cheap, artificial muscles for robots that give them the power to lift up to 1 000 times their own weight.

AI revolution will be all about humans

2017-08-20 11:18

In 30 years the world will be very different and work, as we know it, will be redundant, says Siri trailblazer Antoine Blondeau.

Friends & Friction: The rise of the robots may not be a bad thing

2017-07-23 06:22

Someday, a robot will write this column.


Watch: A new lifelike child robot can talk about his feelings

2018-09-17 14:01

A Japan academic has invented a robot that looks like something straight out of a dystopian sci-fi film.

WATCH: Is artificial intelligence pushing sexist roles?

2018-07-02 14:29

Why do most robots or AI interfaces tend to be female and demure? Could this be because not enough women are working in the field?

Have you ever seen a robot cooking burgers? Watch this

2018-06-22 14:52

There's a new must-have appliance for your kitchen!

AI's dirty little secret

2018-03-05 18:47

There's a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It's powered by an army of real people.

Smart robot falls dumb as LG touts 'connected life'

2018-01-09 19:52

A cute, table-top robot packed with digital smarts fell dumb on stage at an LG Electronics event touting "connected" lifestyles where machines obey spoken commands and anticipate needs.

Will a robot be doing your job by 2030?

2017-12-14 10:22

With advances in robotics and artificial intelligence entering an exponential phase, every-day jobs performed by billions of human beings are on the brink of being replaced by technology, writes Robert Traydon.

'Grinch bots' may steal Christmas

2017-12-08 17:16

If no one comes to the rescue, an online army of "Grinch bots" may end up spoiling Christmas for many kids by using automated software to scoop up prized toys and other sought-after items for big profit.

Chinese robotics artist makes real-life 'Transformers'

2017-09-07 12:59

In the suburbs of China's capital, a 32-year-old engineer creates the kind of larger-than-life, shapeshifting robots that most have only seen in "Transformers" movies.

Musk, Zuckerberg duel over artificial intelligence

2017-07-25 22:13

Visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg have been trading jabs on social media over artificial intelligence in a debate that has turned personal between the two technology luminaries.

In reversal, Afghan girls get US visas to attend robotics competition

2017-07-13 10:30

A team of Afghan girls who had been denied visas to attend a Washington robotics competition are now allowed to come, organisers say.

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