• Carrefour innovates Dubai retail sector with robots

    Shoppers at Carrefour in Mall of the Emirates may have come across an unconventional member of staff, “Tally”.

  • France ponders whether technology advancements will lead to work-free future?

    A candidate in the French presidential election believes that a 'digital revolution' will eventually lead to a work-free future. Socialist nominee Benoit Hamon has proposed that France adopt a universal basic income - a state handout of €750 a month - which is made to everyone in preparation for the impending 'digital revolution'.

  • Japan set to introduce English speaking robots in schools

    Japan will be relying on robots to teach English to children. In fact, the Japanese government has decided to turn to technologies to try to interest students in foreign languages ​​in an archipelago not so polyglot.

  • Japanese automakers producing robots in effort to help elderly population

    Japanese automakers have looked beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and instead are focusing their attentions on developing robots in an effort to keep Japan's elderly population on the move. The country's population is ageing faster than the rest of the world and its birthrate continues to decrease. Toyota Motor Corp has recognized the potential in becoming a mass producer of robots in order to alleviate and help Japan's elderly citizens.

  • Malaysia develops ‘Medibot’ to ensure safety in virus wards

    Scientists in Malaysia have created mobile robots aimed at making rounds in the country’s hospital wards to carry out regular check-ups on COVID-19 patients and to minimize the risk of infection in heakth workers.

  • Robotic delivery dogs exhibited at CES 2019

    German automotive company Continental is to exhibit their Continental Urban Mobility Experience (CUbE) driverless vehicle at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas this week, and introduce their long term plan for developing smart city transportation infrastructure.

  • Robots, VR to be introduced in New South Wales schools

    The New South Wales government is well aware of the importance of technology today and in the future. That is why, it announced that it will invest $23 million in a new program named STEMShare Community that provides every public school with access to emerging technology, thus adding value to the state’s syllabus and the ICT general capability for the Australian curriculum.

  • SoftBank and Huawei's Wireless X Labs sign ‘Connected Robot’ MoU

    Japan's SoftBank and Huawei's Wireless X Labs recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding connected robots. SoftBank plans to offer Cube and Kibako (automated cube robots), while Huawei provides 5G wireless networks. Joint efforts will be conducted to implement 5G-based smart service robots by 2018.