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Intel’s Oculus robots play smartphone games such as the popular “Cut the Rope” title to test the accuracy of touchscreens on mobile devices. The software then actually scores screens following the tests, attributing a rating to them based on data taken from Intel’s cognitive psychology experiments conducted on hundreds of people who use touchscreen devices, MIT Technology Review writes. To score ...
This holiday season, Amazon has faced conflict and tragedy involving workers at its warehouses, where the logistics of Christmas demand machine-like precision.
These days, robots are doing more and more jobs - even jobs traditionally held by elves.
Say "laptop" or "tablet" or "app" to a technophile and you may get them interested. Say "robot," and you've got them excited.
All-terrain robots? self-driving cars? Google is becoming a conglomerate of the future, says Buzzfeed's Jon Steinberg.
Don't fear a Terminator-like future where robots take over the world -- they won't threaten human annihilation. But they just might rock.
These robots walk into danger zones, shoot machine guns and zap lasers. You probably can't get your hands on them.
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(Note: this post first appeared on Forbes; this lightly edited version is re-posted here with permission.) We’ve watched the rising interest in robotics for the past few years. It may have started with the birth ofFIRST Roboticscompetitions, continued with the …