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Robots in the wild – how COVID-19 has brought robots from the factory to the forefront
If organisations get it right, the potential global impact of robotics will be vast and exponential.
Konica Minolta Australia eyes up manufacturing market with new industrial robots
“The MiR 500 and MiR 1000 will have a critical role to play in the manufacturing and logistics organisations of the future and will play an important part in protecting workers and businesses, and helping them de-risk and future-proof their operations."
Humans to be working alongside robots in retail within 5 years - Gartner
77% of retailers are planning AI automation by 2021 according to new research.
Rebellious robots: the latest in robotic research
The latest in human-robot research is a handheld robot that is designed to try and frustrate its human counterpart in a bid to develop robotic cooperation.
How robotics can improve customer experience
Although robotics has been gaining traction in the business world for some time, there are many misconceptions around its capability.
Kiwi robot climbs the world venture capital stage
Top tech investors support global expansion of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments from Invert Robotics.
How robots gave one call centre worker an entirely new career
Ex-call centre agent Mark Annas says automation doesn’t have to present a career crisis for those willing to grab the bull (or robot) by the horns.
Robotic pharmacies and mobile apps: How GPs will make sure you take your meds
The current healthcare system provides no way for doctors to check if patients or filling their prescriptions or taking their medicine on time.
Don’t be the bug - the benefits and dangers of DX
On Friday, IDC IT executive programs group VP Joseph Pucciarelli presented to a room of Kiwi CIOs with advice on how to get past the digital deadlock.
Apple's new carbon-free aluminium set to revolutionise manufacturing
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company’s is committed to advancing technologies that are good for the planet and help protect it for generations to come.
Gartner: AI to contribute US$1.2 trillion in business value in 2018
"In the long run, the business value of AI will be about new revenue possibilities."
The little robot slave that will clean your floor... Maybe
The Electrolux PUREi9 allows users to customise a cleaning schedule through an app.
Spark’s robot wins big in Sydney
“It confirms for us that our approach to automation and what we are achieving is resulting in some great success.”
DXC Technology combines robotics, cloud & AI in new platform
“We are now able to go beyond traditional limitations, helping our clients leap into a new era of speed, productivity and efficiency.”
Kiwi robotics company expands to Europe after raising $6.4mil
Invert Robotics provides non-destructive inspection services using mobile climbing robots.
Segway unveils rideable robot companion
Loomo is a smart machine that transforms between a mini personal transporter and an intelligent robot.
MatataLab’s robot could be the future of education
With robotic technology quickly evolving, and the use of robots ever-expanding, children are now exposed to robots at a very young age...
Hands-on review: Anki’s Cozmo, play with the AI of the future
Cozmo is a quick study, eager to learn and more than just a little bit playful...
Dell Technologies: 2018 will be the year of the mega cloud
While some theorists claim AI will replace jobs, Elmarji says “there will also be new jobs created in areas that we don't even know about yet.”
Three ridiculous pieces of tech for the ultimate Mancave
If you’re looking to upgrade to the mancave of the future you have arrived at the right place...
Charge your EV in minutes with Powerswap
Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device...
Hands-on review: Anki Overdrive
You are guaranteed hours of endless fun with Overdrive...
Rise of 'tech-collaborative lawyers' redefining AU legal sector
Will robots be able to replace the role of the lawyer as the trusted advisor?
The inevitability of AI: How to prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet
"Disruption in the world of work is indiscriminate and inevitable, and everybody must be prepared to adapt to stay relevant."