The role of robotics in rescue management

At present robots cannot do much in terms of rescue on their own. But, I believe there is a whole range of robots that enable disaster rescue missions over the next ten years. In fact, one of the key themes of this year’s XPrize is that: The $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE The conventional methods used [...]

By | 2018-07-11T22:37:43+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Robotics|0 Comments

Robots’ work: Let’s bid adieu to dull, dirty and dangerous jobs

The world is still sceptical of robots in our homes, workplaces and war zones. But, an increasing number of robotic inventions are continually saving time, resources and lives around the world. In other words, saving us from dull, dirty and dangerous jobs.   Robots are built for a diverse range of functions and purposes. Industrial robots, service [...]

By | 2018-06-28T16:14:13+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Economy, Robotics|218 Comments

How robots can help in visitor engagement?

Last week I walked into the lobby of a top multinational company. I went to the receptionist and she asked me to fill in my details. Again! I have done it 3 times before in meeting up with executives in closing a deal. I finished it. She asked me to wait and then began placing [...]

By | 2018-06-25T12:24:39+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Robotics, Videos|0 Comments

Our vision: What would robotics by 2030 be like?

Here is what my vision for robotics by 2030: Robots would be all-pervading. In every office, every home, every store — just as computers are today. They would complement humans in a lot of tasks just as the PCs in your lap do. They would be able to provide companionship to senior citizens living alone. They [...]

By | 2018-06-25T12:20:10+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Robotics|0 Comments

AI & Robotics trends last week

How will be life after AI It is said that an average robot can do work equivalent to 6 individuals. Consequently, “loss of job” has become a widespread topic of debate whenever discussions surrounding AI crops up. A recent study shows that nearly half of the jobs in the US will be taken over by [...]

By | 2018-06-20T12:51:40+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Robotics|0 Comments

The origin of robots and its modern concepts

The robots we know today are machines built with a mind of their own - the artificial intelligence. By definition, they are machines programmed to make their own decisions in a given scenario. They do it with the help of Machine Learning, the ability of machines to learn and improvise by itself. Over the past [...]

By | 2018-06-20T11:23:37+00:00 June 20th, 2018|blog, Robotics|0 Comments

AI & Robotics trends last week

A lot of things happened in the world of AI & Robotics last week. Here’s a brief look at some of the major news and developments.  Read on... China and Dubai deploy robots to give a feel of future. The global city of Dubai has introduced Robocops in its police fleet. The creators of the [...]

By | 2018-06-12T11:32:58+00:00 June 12th, 2018|blog, Robotics|Comments Off on AI & Robotics trends last week

Why don’t police in developed countries like Australia have sophisticated robots?

We are a few years away from that although a lot of work is going on to make that happen. Many police SWAT teams have already started using robots for reconnaissance in dangerous situations. (Mississippi State's CAVS Center helps Starkville police go high-tech with drones) In grad school, I was working on a similar topic. Here is [...]

By | 2018-06-12T18:27:34+00:00 June 11th, 2018|blog, Robotics|Comments Off on Why don’t police in developed countries like Australia have sophisticated robots?