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In Video: Latest robots go on show at IFA tech event

A vacuum cleaner is among the latest robots showcased in Berlin. Some of the world’s best robots have gone on show at the IFA tech event in Berlin.
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Virtual Eyes tested by Jaguar Land Rover

British firm uses new technology to test how humans react to driverless vehicles with virtual eyes. Jaguar Land Rover has used new concept technology in an effort to gauge how humans will...
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Selfridges coffee robot will serve you now

Who needs a coffee machine when the Selfridges coffee robot can do the whole thing for you? Selfridges has introduced a coffee-making robot to its Smartech store in central London as part...
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5G robots could build new cars

5G robots could be used to build the cars of tomorrow as Audi begins testing the technology in one of its production plants. The premium car maker has announced it is working...
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Uber driverless truck runs out of road

You won't be seeing the Uber driverless truck on the road any time soon. It's been abandoned in favour of building a self-driving car instead. Presumably there's more money in cars...
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An AI car has learnt to follow lanes in 20 minutes

Engineers behind the AI car project believe good old-fashioned trial and error is the key to perfecting autonomous cars. Which sounds a bit dodgy but... An autonomous car has used artificial intelligence...
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Find your World Cup twin

We all see ourselves as superstar footballers. If you’ve been watching the World Cup and wondering which of the more than 700 players on show you most closely resemble, then you’re...
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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...