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AI can transform football matches into 3D holograms

Watching football in 3D from the comfort of your own home may still be a distant dream, but a team of US researchers have found a way to create 3D holograms...
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Driverless cars make roads safer, says expert

Will driverless cars make roads safer? They will according to a pioneer of driverless vehicles. Professor Paul Newman, who was behind the UK’s first and only self-driving car on public roads, said...
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Pilotless planes unlikely to take off

You may recall we wrote about pilotless planes on our blog last year and the reaction to the prospect of taking a flight sans pilot wasn't exactly welcomed by the majority....
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Lifelike robots ‘unlikely’ in British homes soon

Robot haters can begin to breathe a little easier. An expert has claimed it is unlikely that lifelike robots, such as those from the hit TV show Humans, will inhabit our...
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AI explains Bitcoin – but not very well

If you actually want to know about Bitcoin, this may not be the best video to watch. But it's nerdy internet humour at its best. Perfect if you want to know...
3d printed driverless boats

3D printed driverless boats

Fleets of 3D printed driverless boats will be coming on stream (pun intended) could cut congestion in major cities. Or at least they can in cities with major rivers running through...
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Forget Masterchef a robot kitchen is here

The robot kitchen takes just three minutes or less to prepare a meal. A new restaurant in Boston is serving affordable food made almost entirely by robots. Spyce, which opened on May 3,...
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Robot dog to be let off lead in 2019

Fed up with mounds of pet hair in the house? Can't be doing with early morning walkies? Why not trade in the Labrador for a robot dog? Actually it just looks like...
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A NASA helicopter is off to Mars

A small autonomous NASA helicopter will be on the next rover mission to Mars. The US space agency revealed the NASA helicopter will be carried aboard the Mars 2020 rover as a...
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Where will Uber flying taxis land next?

The search is on for an international city to join the pilot locations for the Uber flying taxis service. Could London, Manchester or Birmingham be on the short list? Uber has announced...
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Delivery bots invasion

Autonomous robot firm Starship Technologies are to launch 1,000 delivery bots. The machines are coming to work and education campuses in the UK, Europe and US. A company specialising in autonomous delivery...
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Ford smart window describes views for blind passengers

The Ford smart window, called 'Feel The View' uses artificial intelligence and vibrations to help partially sighted users experience landscapes. How the Ford smart window works The Ford smart window works by...
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Robot teachers? Give me a human any day

Technology is now a key part of everyday school life, but a poll suggests that when it comes to who is standing at the front of the classroom, teenagers would still...
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NHS robotics and AI

As if they haven't got enough to cope with thousands of NHS staff are to be trained to use robotics and artificial intelligence as the health service sets out to embrace...
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Robots build a chair in brilliant news for flat pack haters

The robots can assemble an Ikea chair in less than 20 minutes. Which is around two hours faster than I can manage. Where can I get one? It appears robots have mastered...
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It’s a question of AI ethics m’lud

Happy days. Those good old boys at the House of Lords have decided that robots shouldn't be allowed to kill us all in the future. Phew. That's a weight off my...
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Fribo the robot

Fribo is being developed for young people who live alone. Loneliness among young people is often blamed on the growing abundance of technology and social media, but a cat-like robot is being...

AI fairy tale written by predictive text

The Princess And The Fox is an AI fairy tale. Not sure there's a Disney movie here though. Artificial intelligence and predictive text software have been used to create a new fairy...
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Augmented reality shopping demo

This augmented reality shopping tool is brilliant. Developed by London entrepreneur Andrew Hart you could soon be using it in your local supermarket. Augmented reality is not just for using Snapchat filters...
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Mind-reading headset can understand voices in your head

Researchers have created a mind-reading headset that can ‘hear’ silent speech. Scary. Or exciting? A new mind-reading headset created by university researchers can understand words the wearer says internally but does not...