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#ROBOT

# robot - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Meet Stevie II - Ireland's first AI robot designed to help care for older people
# AI
# AI

Meet Stevie II - Ireland's first AI robot designed to help care for older people

May 15th 2019, 5:55 PM 9,766 Views 19 Comments

The technology behind the new robot has been tested with Irish seniors, and was unveiled to the media today.

# robot - Monday 13 May, 2019

RTÉ received 31 complaints about a mannequin giving birth on the Late Late Show
# Lucina
# Lucina

RTÉ received 31 complaints about a mannequin giving birth on the Late Late Show

May 13th 2019, 5:40 PM 97,093 Views 94 Comments

The simulator is used by RCSI medical students to prepare them for the real-life labour ward.

# robot - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

Dec 30th 2018, 9:40 AM 21,893 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach has said “almost anyone in employment at all levels” could be affected.

# robot - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'State-of-the-art' Russian robot unveiled as man in robot costume
# Shambot
# Shambot

'State-of-the-art' Russian robot unveiled as man in robot costume

Dec 12th 2018, 9:33 PM 35,983 Views 28 Comments

The ‘robot’ was shown dancing and singing on Russia’s main TV news channel.

# robot - Monday 13 November, 2017

Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer
# Science Week
# Science Week

Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer

Nov 13th 2017, 4:11 PM 11,080 Views 26 Comments

A team of researchers at Trinity have been given funding by Enterprise Ireland to develop a robot to assist with the elderly.

# robot - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot
# Sophia's Choice
# Sophia's Choice

Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot

Jun 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 18,095 Views 41 Comments

The robot insisted that “we will never replace people, but we can be your friends and helpers.”

# robot - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed
# Perturbed
From The42
# Perturbed

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed

Feb 8th 2017, 1:32 PM 14,928 Views 11 Comments

The snooker legend has suggested he will no longer give frank or in-depth interviews to the media.

# robot - Thursday 25 August, 2016

This tiny robot octopus is powered by its own gas
# Softly Does It
# Softly Does It

This tiny robot octopus is powered by its own gas

Aug 25th 2016, 1:32 PM 12,016 Views 9 Comments

The robot is the first of its kind and could lead to future soft robots that could perform tasks traditional robots can’t access.

# robot - Friday 27 May, 2016

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain
# Bring The Pain
# Bring The Pain

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

May 27th 2016, 3:12 PM 6,608 Views 14 Comments

“Why? Why was I programmed to feel pain?”

# robot - Friday 13 May, 2016

You can swallow this origami robot and it will help patch you up
# Micro Machine
# Micro Machine

You can swallow this origami robot and it will help patch you up

May 13th 2016, 11:58 AM 17,003 Views 19 Comments

The tiny robot can patch wounds, retrieve foreign objects or deliver medicine inside the stomach.

# robot - Monday 4 April, 2016

This expensive robot is modelled on a real-life movie star
# Scarlett For Ya
# Scarlett For Ya

This expensive robot is modelled on a real-life movie star

Apr 4th 2016, 4:48 PM 22,324 Views 46 Comments

Whether you think it looks like her is another story entirely.

# robot - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

This mini-Segway can turn into a robot helper when you're not using it
# Transformer
# Transformer

This mini-Segway can turn into a robot helper when you're not using it

Jan 6th 2016, 4:03 PM 7,778 Views 7 Comments

Part transport device, part robot helper.

# robot - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Disney designed a robot car that can climb walls by itself
# Disney
# Disney

Disney designed a robot car that can climb walls by itself

Dec 29th 2015, 4:41 PM 10,385 Views 14 Comments

VertiGo uses two propellers to lift itself up and create traction, allowing it to drive on walls.

# robot - Monday 2 November, 2015

Would you want this small robot to deliver Tayto and Lucozade to you?
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Would you want this small robot to deliver Tayto and Lucozade to you?

Nov 2nd 2015, 12:00 PM 10,457 Views 26 Comments

The makers say the autonomous robot will carry out local deliveries and do so in the space of 5 – 30 minutes.

# robot - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Take a break and watch this tiny insect robot fly and swim in water
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this tiny insect robot fly and swim in water

Oct 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 7,652 Views 3 Comments

It’s the size of a paperclip.

# robot - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

WATCH: A terrifying humanoid robot strolling through the woods
# They See Me Strollin
# They See Me Strollin

WATCH: A terrifying humanoid robot strolling through the woods

Aug 18th 2015, 9:13 AM 9,510 Views 13 Comments

We now have fewer places to hide.

# robot - Friday 7 August, 2015

Robot goes to the shopping centre, gets beaten up by kids
# Terminated
# Terminated

Robot goes to the shopping centre, gets beaten up by kids

Aug 7th 2015, 4:41 PM 17,434 Views 18 Comments

Poor robot.

# robot - Monday 3 August, 2015

This tiny robot can jump from water without making a splash
# Surface Tension
# Surface Tension

This tiny robot can jump from water without making a splash

Aug 3rd 2015, 10:40 AM 15,890 Views 6 Comments

It’s able to exert force of up to 16 times its own body weight without breaking the water.

# robot - Sunday 19 July, 2015

This robot was built to do one thing... hitch-hiking
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

This robot was built to do one thing... hitch-hiking

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 7,725 Views 6 Comments

Independent robot that don’t need no man.

# robot - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This robot can build a house in just two days
# Brickies
# Brickies

This robot can build a house in just two days

Jul 4th 2015, 9:45 AM 21,319 Views 36 Comments

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

# robot - Monday 22 June, 2015

This 'emotional' robot sold out within the space of a minute
# Emotion
# Emotion

This 'emotional' robot sold out within the space of a minute

Jun 22nd 2015, 12:10 PM 11,820 Views 7 Comments

The first 1,000 units of Pepper sold out in its native Japan and more are being planned.

# robot - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This tiny robot can drag objects thousands of times its own weight
# Beast Of Burden
# Beast Of Burden

This tiny robot can drag objects thousands of times its own weight

Apr 28th 2015, 9:15 PM 11,907 Views 8 Comments

Tiny, tiny robots. Tiny!

# robot - Monday 9 February, 2015

Woman in South Korea attacked by robot vacuum cleaner that ate her hair
# Robot Attack
# Robot Attack

Woman in South Korea attacked by robot vacuum cleaner that ate her hair

Feb 9th 2015, 3:15 PM 12,804 Views 34 Comments

The little robot thought it was doing its job and the woman escaped serious injury.

# robot - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Philae probe has fallen asleep after its batteries ran out
# Sleep Tight
# Sleep Tight

Philae probe has fallen asleep after its batteries ran out

Nov 15th 2014, 8:29 AM 17,682 Views 58 Comments

The robot probe managed to transfer all of the data it collected to its mother ship before it took its eternal nap.

# robot - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 13th 2014, 12:56 PM 8,252 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# robot - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Smartphone lanes, cat music remixes and robot snake arms
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Smartphone lanes, cat music remixes and robot snake arms

Sep 21st 2014, 11:30 AM 5,366 Views 0 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# robot - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Researchers develop robot arm that can move like a snake
# Flexibility
# Flexibility

Researchers develop robot arm that can move like a snake

Sep 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,466 Views 11 Comments

The soft robot arm is made out of rubber and is designed to move in confined spaces.

# robot - Thursday 17 July, 2014

This robot is designed to become part of your family's day-to-day life
# Jibo
# Jibo

This robot is designed to become part of your family's day-to-day life

Jul 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 11,085 Views 23 Comments

It does have a creepy stare, though.

# robot - Saturday 28 June, 2014

These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year
# JEROS
# JEROS

These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year

Jun 28th 2014, 9:45 AM 11,634 Views 43 Comments

It’s a system called JEROS, or “jellyfish elimination robotic swarm”.

# robot - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Stuck trying to find a parking space? This robot will park your car for you
# Sweet Spot
# Sweet Spot

Stuck trying to find a parking space? This robot will park your car for you

Jun 24th 2014, 12:26 PM 8,258 Views 25 Comments

If you happen to be in Düsseldorf airport, that is.

# robot - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Emotional robots, attractive video chats and online dating for the elderly
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Emotional robots, attractive video chats and online dating for the elderly

Jun 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 9,909 Views 9 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# robot - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Meet the 'human-like' robot that can understand people's emotions
# Emotional Intelligence
# Emotional Intelligence

Meet the 'human-like' robot that can understand people's emotions

Jun 5th 2014, 10:52 AM 4,584 Views 16 Comments

Pepper, a robot that can understand human emotions and learn from human interactions, will go on sale in Japan for €1,420.

# robot - Monday 26 May, 2014

WATCH: The remote controlled robot that will outrun you
# Robo Run
# Robo Run

WATCH: The remote controlled robot that will outrun you

May 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,157 Views 15 Comments

The OutRunner can reach speeds of up to 32km/h and can run on various terrain like gravel, grass and downhill without losing its balance.

# robot - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

This charming robot helps older people stay in their own homes
# Helpful
# Helpful

This charming robot helps older people stay in their own homes

May 6th 2014, 3:15 PM 8,918 Views 10 Comments

Robin allows elderly people to connect with friends, family and medical professionals and can also watch for falls and monitor blood pressure.

# robot - Friday 25 April, 2014

Oh nothing, just Barack Obama playing soccer with a Japanese robot
# Future President
From The42
# Future President

Oh nothing, just Barack Obama playing soccer with a Japanese robot

Apr 25th 2014, 1:54 PM 3,847 Views 2 Comments

The US President is currently on a four-day tour of Asia.

# robot - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix
# Repairs
# Repairs

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix

Apr 12th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,592 Views 17 Comments

However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.

# robot - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle
# One For All
From The Daily Edge
# One For All

Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle

Apr 1st 2014, 7:57 AM 2,604 Views 4 Comments

Gonna take pollution down to zero…

# robot - Friday 28 March, 2014

Switzerland will be hosting the first ever bionic Olympics in 2016
# Better Stronger Faster
# Better Stronger Faster

Switzerland will be hosting the first ever bionic Olympics in 2016

Mar 28th 2014, 2:01 PM 6,348 Views 13 Comments

Put it down on your calendar.

# robot - Sunday 23 March, 2014

An ageing population is going to need a population of robots, engineers say
# Robot Friend
# Robot Friend

An ageing population is going to need a population of robots, engineers say

Mar 23rd 2014, 11:45 AM 8,113 Views 37 Comments

How would you feel about a robot looking after you?

# robot - Friday 21 March, 2014

Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action
# GIMME THAT PEN
# GIMME THAT PEN

Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action

Mar 21st 2014, 5:22 PM 14,692 Views 12 Comments

The prototype was unveiled at Trinity College Dublin earlier this afternoon.

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