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Robots are entering our daily lives through retail stores, restaurants, shopping malls, airports, and hospitals. From service and "emotionally aware" robots to those designed to help people move or carry things, we follow robots in retail.

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At RoboBusiness 2017 and other recent conferences, conversations commonly turned to where can executives get started with AI applications? Our columnist shares a few ideas.

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Robot Waiters: No Tipping, Please

Robot Waiters: No Tipping, Please

More restaurant meals are served in Asia than in any other place on Earth. It seems reasonable then?with a collective 4-billion mouths to feed?that a few enterprising restaurateurs might chance to introduce robots into their food service functions. Huge potential...

Mint Does Floors

Mint Does Floors

Evolution Robotics eschews the label 'robot' but leverages its core robotics technologies to produce Mint, a simple, capable floor cleaner.