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25/04/2019

Real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

If you're anything like us, you probably can't wait for the day you can go to the store and easily (and cheaply) buy a robot to clean your house, wait on you and do whatever you want. We know that day is a long way off, but technology is getting better all the time. In fact, some high-tech companies have already developed some pretty impressive robots that make us feel like the future is here already. These robots aren't super-intelligent androids or anything - but hey, baby steps.

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16/04/2019

UK Robotics Week 2019 Takes Centre Stage In June With Funding Boost For EPSRC UK-RAS Network

Leading national event in robotics and autonomous systems promoting hundreds of public events, including International Robotics Showcase finale in London on June 27 2019.

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09/04/2019

Restaurants are now employing robots – should chefs be worried?

From burger-flipping robots to android waiters, automated systems that can cook and serve are no longer the preserve of sci-fi Like most chefs, Flippy is not afraid of hard graft. Since last summer that has meant 11am until 7pm shifts at Caliburger in Pasadena, California, as well as stints at Chick-N-Tots at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

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08/04/2019

Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021, says government

London (CNN)Driverless cars could be in full use on Britain's roads by 2021, the government announced on Wednesday. The new technology is a step closer after UK ministers announced plans to move forward on advanced trials for automated vehicles

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03/04/2019

NHS report suggests AI will give docs more patient time

A report from the NHS suggests the impending technological ‘revolution’ in healthcare will increase the amount

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02/04/2019

Robot Pets to help the elderly avoid loneliness a hit at CES in Las Vegas

A pet robot which coos when its owner strokes it and is designed as a loyal companion for lonely elderly people is among the hit products at

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02/04/2019

First CDT in Agri-Food Robotics Launched

The world's first Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Agri-Food Robotics is being established by the University of Lincoln, UK, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and the University of East Anglia.

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