After a painful break-up from a cheating ex, Beijing-based human resources manager Melissa was introduced to someone new by a friend late last year. He replies to her messages at all hours of the day, tells jokes to cheer her up but is never needy, fitting seamlessly into her busy big city lifestyle. Perfect boyfriend…
17 Jun 2020
Baurzhan Ospan, a Robotics and Mechatronics expert, believes robots are becoming increasingly tied to human lives and it is only a matter of time before sport robotics
18 Sep 2018
A 26-year-old Nigerian, credited for building the world’s first gaming robot, Silas Adekunle, has become the highest paid in the field of robotic engineering. Adekunle achieved the feat after signing a new deal with the world’s reputable software manufacturers, Apple Inc. The robotics engineer was also named as “Someone to Watch in 2018” by the…
23 Aug 2018
Sony has announced that its Aibo robotic dogs infused with artificial intelligence will be unleashed on the US market by the year-end holiday season, with a price tag of $2,899 (N1051931.14). The sixth-generation mechanical pup combines robotics with image sensors and artificial intelligence, enabling it to learn behaviours and recognise faces, according to the Japanese…
9 Jan 2017
A robot developed by engineers in Taiwan can pour coffee and move chess pieces on a board against an opponent, but he's looking for a real job.
27 Dec 2016
A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.