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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.
17 Jul 18
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.
27 Jun 18
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.
18 Jun 18
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.
16 May 18
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."
26 Apr 18
The little robot slave that will clean your floor... Maybe
The Electrolux PUREi9 allows users to customise a cleaning schedule through an app.
14 Mar 18
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.”
07 Mar 18
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.”
05 Feb 18
Kiwi robotics company expands to Europe after raising $6.4mil
Invert Robotics provides non-destructive inspection services using mobile climbing robots.
01 Feb 18
Segway unveils rideable robot companion
Loomo is a smart machine that transforms between a mini personal transporter and an intelligent robot.
15 Jan 18
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...
05 Dec 17
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...
05 Dec 17
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.”
29 Nov 17
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...
29 Nov 17
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...
28 Nov 17
Hands-on review: Anki Overdrive
You are guaranteed hours of endless fun with Overdrive...
23 Nov 17
Rise of 'tech-collaborative lawyers' redefining AU legal sector
Will robots be able to replace the role of the lawyer as the trusted advisor?
27 Oct 17
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."
24 Oct 17
Robots in diplomacy: Super-robot sits in on UN meeting
“Technology is here for us to explore and use for the benefit of all...”
13 Oct 17
Let Darth Vader take care of the vacuuming for you
Samsung Electronics introduced a new Star Wars limited edition of the widely acclaimed Powerbot robot vacuum cleaner...
11 Oct 17
Hitachi develops robot that can spontaneously ‘learn’ from mistakes
Hitachi has announced the development of active-learning dialogue-data based AI technology to its human symbiotic service robot.
04 Oct 17
Intel’s new self-learning chip promises to accelerate artificial intelligence
"We promise a future where robots are autonomous and performance efficiency is dramatically increased..."
27 Sep 17
The war for the robotic pool cleaner crown is on
The global robotic pool cleaner market is expected to grow...
07 Sep 17
Boston Dynamics’ frightening creation can do your dishes
The SpotMini is a nimble robot that handles objects and climbs stairs...
28 Aug 17