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Chinese man finds his perfect match in the robot girlfriend he created, married

Chinese man finds his perfect match in the robot girlfriend he created, married At Digital Trends, we certainly love technology, but do we love technology?Maybe not in quite the same way that Zheng Jiajia, from the Chinese city of Hangzhou, does.

Robot security guards start rolling out because of lack of human guards

Robot security guards start rolling out because of lack of human guards 6m-tall robots are less like China's egg-shaped robot police, but more like a submarine, with five cameras on its long neck, two front cameras, and four wheels.The robot can also record licence plates, as well as a 360-degree view of surrounding activities from up to 10 meters (32 feet) away.

These robots can talk to one another to ‘see’ around factory corners

These robots can talk to one another to ‘see’ around factory corners Anyone who has ever worked as part of a team (which, in today’s hyperconnected world, is virtually everyone) will know that things work better when people talk with one another.Instead, he’s talking about a way that LocusBots can share data with one another to help make them collectively smarter.

Disney Patent Tips Real-Life Baymax

Disney Patent Tips Real-Life Baymax I, for one, welcome Disney’s new cuddly robot overlords.The conglomerate last week earned a patent for a “soft body robot for physical interaction with humans.

Tarzan the Robot will swing over the heads of farmers to monitor their crops

Tarzan the Robot will swing over the heads of farmers to monitor their crops That’s because the team has developed Tarzan the Robot, a robot capable of traversing a high-wire in a manner not dissimilar to the way Edgar Rice Burroughs’ hero swings through the trees.Unlike a lot of innovative robotics projects, however, the team behind this particular robot isn’t just developing it for open-ended research.

These robots are a match for Japan’s best volleyball players

These robots are a match for Japan’s best volleyball players Japan is certainly fond of its robots so it’s perhaps little surprise that the women’s national volleyball team has started using them to help improve its game.The unique blocking machine was created by researchers at the University of Tsukuba in partnership with the Japanese Volleyball Association and lets an operator choose the robots’ playing style using computer software.

Russia adds gun slinging to its humanoid space robot's list of helpful skills

Russia adds gun slinging to its humanoid space robot's list of helpful skills Just in time for the rise in global military tensions, Russian officials have released video that's sure to calm fears all around: a death dealing humanoid robot that shoots handguns.Posted to Twitter on Friday by Russia's deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, the video shows the country's space robot FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) accurately shooting twin pistols in a scene chillingly similar to images from The Terminator.

Robot Trained to Shoot Guns is "Not a Terminator," Insists Russia

Robot Trained to Shoot Guns is "Not a Terminator," Insists Russia Footage (to the right) of Russia's FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) robot firing handguns at a target board has sparked concerns that the country is building some sort of Terminator army, but deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin insists that this isn't the case.It's a highlyintelligent machine with very advanced motor skills - It knows how to use keys and a variety of tools, screw in light bulbs and even drive a car.

Homemade tarantula-inspired robot can slowly scamper over uneven ground

Homemade tarantula-inspired robot can slowly scamper over uneven ground It’s a six-legged, spider-inspired robot — yes, we know that spiders have eight legs — that uses 18 different motors to crawl over uneven ground.Unlike most of the hexapod robots, MX-Phoenix is able to walk on rough terrain, not just flat and level floor.

Cheetah-like prototype may make robots more energy efficient

Cheetah-like prototype may make robots more energy efficient Though best known for their speed, cheetahs are also remarkably efficient runners, making them animals of interest for roboticists who want to replicate that energy efficiency in their machines.“They made two awesome robots but still I thought, ‘We’re actually trying to copy the way it runs — the speed, the energy-efficiency — and not the way it looks.

Get ready for robot CEOs, says major CEO

Get ready for robot CEOs, says major CEO The CEO of Asia's largest ecommerce company said at a conference in China over the weekend he believes that we're just a few decades away from having robots run our companies.First of all, good news for Time that they're going to be around in 30 years.

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a robot security guard in Silicon Valley

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a robot security guard in Silicon Valley People show their concern about the impending artificial intelligence-fuelled rise of the robots in all manner of different ways.The robot caught up in in the incident was K5, one of the smart sensor-equipped 300-pound security robots designed by robotics company Knightscope.