Topic: Automation

Naysayer Reality Check: Waymo’s Self-Driving Taxi Debuts in Phoenix, for Free

Residents of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area can now sign up to go for a ride in a self-driving minivan, thanks to a newly announced trial by Waymo, the self-driving car startup spun off from Google late last year – for free and as often as they …

April 30, 2017

Meet The Robots That Will Build Your Next House

Robotics is going to disrupt the residential construction industry in a serious way.

April 23, 2017

Meet Sam the Bricklaying Robot

Meet SAM (Semi-Automated Mason), a bricklaying robot by Construction Robotics which can lay 3,000 bricks per day (approx the work of six humans).

April 5, 2017

Goldman Building Robo-adviser to Give Investment Advice to Its ‘Poor’ Clients

If you have ‘only’ have $1 million investable assets and are always thirty for Goldman Sach’s advise, you are in luck!

March 21, 2017

First Residential House Printed On-site in Under 24 Hours

This concrete house became the first house which was constructed, 3-D printed rather, completely on-site by a mobile robot. Previously all printed houses were done in a factory and then transported to location where they get assembled. It took 24 hours …

March 7, 2017

Forget Autonomous Cars—Autonomous Ships Are Almost Here

Think autonomous vehicles are going to hit the road near you pretty soon? Autonomous ships will hit the sea ports near you even sooner.

February 18, 2017

Meet The “Bionic Barrista” Whose Mission Is To Terminate Millions Of Minimum Wage Jobs

Meet Cafe X which just introduced its first robotic cafe in San Francisco.

February 15, 2017

Online Grocer Debuts “Fruit-Picking Robot” In Latest Blow To Minimum Wage Proponents

An online grocer in the UK debutes a fruit-picking robotic arm for its assembly line.

February 8, 2017

Self-driving Vehicles As Instruments for the Coordination of Mobility

The introduction of autonomous vehicles into the roadways will fundamentally change the way we think about traffic management and coordination of mobility.

January 10, 2017

Will Robo Cars Ever Be Intelligent Enough, Or Is That the Right Question?

The debate over whether software equipped robo-cars will ever become intelligent enough to handle the complex interactions on our streets and replace human drivers misses the opportunity to reframe the question and try to solve a simpler problem.

July 19, 2015