Latest robots publications

How robotics is shaping and shifting the next generation of data centre

We are at the beginning of a long and exciting journey, where robotics can complement humans to improve data centre operations, says Giuseppe Leto, Global Data Centre Portfolio Manager at Siemens For everyone involved in data centres, the evolution of robotics is of great interest. It is a topic that is getting relevant visibility in all kinds of… Read More

HSBC to offer robo-advice for investors

HSBC has announced plans to offer robo-advice to small investors. Clients with less than £15,000 will have access to the new service, which will offer advisement to online investors at a fraction of the cost of a traditional financial advisor. HSBC’s Online Investment Advice service is designed to give personalized, tailored financial recommendations to smaller… Read More

Hyundai union requests job security against robots

The South Korean union for automaker Hyundai has formally requested that jobs be protected against the introduction of robotics and artificial intelligence at manufacturing facilities. In a newsletter to members, the union addressed concerns that automotive manufacturing jobs are at risk due to technological advances, which include automating specific functions with robots, possibly controlled by… Read More

Chatbot lawyer offers free legal advice to refugees

A chatbot which helped to overturn 160,000 parking fines has now been updated to provide free legal advice to refugees claiming asylum in the U.S., Canada and the UK. The lawyer robot, DoNotPay, developed by Stanford University student Joshua Browder, was launched on the Facebook Messenger app in 2015. The entrepreneur first created the bot… Read More

China debuts Dalek-style robocop

China’s National Defense University has unveiled Anbot, a robotic crime fighter designed to protect against violence and unrest on the country’s streets. Unveiled last week at the 12th Chongqing Hi-Tech Fair, the intelligent police bot measures 1.49m tall and weighs 78kg. It can travel autonomously at a top speed of 18km/h, on flat surfaces. The… Read More