Toyota, Samsung, and iRobot were among the investors in Intuition Robotics, which has developed the ElliQ social robot and Q cognitive engine.
SoftBank designers discuss the psychological and social aspects of human-robot interaction.
Continuing rollout with HSBC Bank has social robot rubbing elbows with movie stars in Los Angeles area.
We’ve already seen robots do some amazing things in manufacturing, warehousing, and health care. Here are some other new ways robots are doing unconventional things.
Integrating robots into a household environment will require a different approach to robot design than industrial automation, writes guest columnist Alexandre Colle.
Although Amazon Alexa and Google Home have been successful, Jibo’s struggles illustrate the challenges facing social robots. Will smart speakers and appliances lead to other instances of robotics and artificial intelligence in homes?
Straddling the line between pet robot and personal assistant, Vector wants to be helpful, entertaining, and endearing.