Before stepping into Plenty Inc.’s indoor farm on the banks of the San Francisco Bay, make sure you’re wearing pants and closed-toe shoes. Heels aren’t allowed. If you have long hair, tie it back.
LIE DETECTORS ARE not widely used in business, but Ping An, a Chinese insurance company, thinks it can spot dishonesty.
MENTION ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, and most people will think of robots. But a more fitting image may be that of Janus, the Roman god of beginnings, transitions and endings, who has two faces looking in opposite directions.
So far, the people who are really using mixed reality headsets like Microsoft’s Hololens are in industry, which is why an integrated hard hat was so keenly-awaited.
THE FIRST FULLY autonomous ground vehicles hitting the market aren’t cars or delivery trucks—they’re robo-farmhands.
Manufacturing automation has been common since the 1970s. Advances in technology, including robotics, big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things have improved factory production since then.
Flippy the burger-flipping robot that started work this week in a California restaurant has been forced to take a break because it was too slow.
Flippy, a burger-flipping robot, has begun work at a restaurant in Pasadena, Los Angeles.
A new year rarely triggers a change in the business and investment environment. Trends don’t alter merely because a new calendar is hung on the office wall.
The SecondHands project has presented the first prototype of its collaborative robot. The cobot which will act as the main platform for testing and developing new technologies related to the maintenance and repair of automation equipment in Ocado’s highly automated warehouses.
In the early 1960s, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, there was a disagreement about what computers would achieve.