According to the statistics, there are about 200 million elderly in China, rightly so Chinese Academy of Sciences decided to develop robots that could help elderly.

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For example, this robot will be able to remind the patients that it’s their time to take their medications. Of course, robot will be able to respect their decision if they do not want to take medications, and it will remind the patient again after some time. In addition, this robot will be able to contact the doctor if something goes wrong with the patient.

Researchers at the University of Connecticut are trying to develop a robot that uses ethics, and in order to create such a machine, they are using a machine-learning algorithm that should determine robots actions. This robot would be able to “learn” and become ethical (and therefore ‘rational’) based on your decisions.

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There’s no need to point out that robots are the future, and Gostai, a company specialising in artificial intelligence solutions is launching a new robot called Jazz. Fancy your very own personal avatar or home security guard? Then read on after the break…

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Crawler eXtreme crawls with 12 mechanical legs

On November 29, 2010, in Robotics, by Mike Jefferson

We are positive that there will be more robots in the future, but today we have another piece of future that will make you move, so let’s have a closer look at it.

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PR2 robot can now sort empty bottles

On November 26, 2010, in Robotics, by Mike Jefferson

Robotics is rapidly developing so it’s no wonder to see that robots are doing all sorts of things. Speaking of things that robots can do, you’ll be pleased to hear that PR2 robot has learned some new tricks.

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George: The 60-year-old robot walks again

On November 24, 2010, in Robotics, by Mike Jefferson

We see all sorts of robots every day, and robots aren’t just a thing of a future, because robots have existed 60 years ago, and it seems that some of those old robots are making a comeback 60 years later.

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Robotics is advancing with each day, and over the years we saw some amazing robots, but today we have the first robot to have performed surgery on actual human body. Robots don’t play instruments and carry heavy things anymore,

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