Rappler's latest stories on robotics
Mimicking an excited puppy, the robot dog names K9 roams around the popular Central World mall in downtown Bangkok, drawing the attention of delighted children eager to get hand sanitizer gel from a bottle attached to its back
A public school in Taguig is the first in the Philippines to dress robots in toga to represent its graduates. The first in the world to do that was a university in Tokyo.
The Senator Renato ‘Compañero’ Cayetano Memorial Science and Technology High School resorts to technology to comply with the prohibition on mass gatherings
Spot, the robotic dog, blasts out a message to ensure joggers and walkers keep their distance to limit the spread of the coronavirus
Gerrick Hernandez tells us about the kind of contest teams face at the Vex robotics championships – which his team, Arrowhead Robotics, comprised of De La Salle Zobel students, recently won
Here are the many ways that robots have helped during the crisis
The 'XDBOT' is a box-shaped creation on wheels mounted with a dexterous robotic limb, which can reach awkward locations such as under tables and beds
For 15 months NASA's InSight robot craft scoured the surface of Earth's neighbor, and measured hundreds of so-called 'Marsquakes'
PRESS RELEASE: Pitogo High School is named Best Team while Malabon National High School and Caloocan National Science High School win Best Alliance at the 2019 Tagisang Robotics
At a secretive research institute in western Japan, wild-haired roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro is fine-tuning technology that could blur the line between man and machine
Sophie the laksa-making robot can produce a hot bowl of laksa in just 45 seconds – that's 80 bowls an hour
'I wonder how many people you had to hurt to get what you want?' an unknown woman asks Elliot Alderson, played by Rami Malek
The study highlights growing concerns that automation and robots, while offering economic benefits, are disproportionately killing low-skill jobs and aggravating social and economic stress
Netflix's animated short film anthology returns!
PRESS RELEASE: The national delegation comes home victorious after winning a Gold Award for Project Presentation and Finalist on Project Research
Young Filipino students bested other teams from all over the world at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Lego League World Championship in Houston, Texas
The world has changed since sci-fi author Isaac Asimov in 1942 wrote his 3 rules for robots. Today's omnipresent computers and algorithms demand up-to-date measures.
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez has committed to connect the New Kinpo Group with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Tourism 'to facilitate its planned installation of airport robot assistants,' says the DTI
'Digisexuals' are turning to advanced technologies, such as robots, virtual reality environments and feedback devices known as teledildonics, to take the place of human partners
Let’s dig into the many scientific concepts touched on in the film and see how far from reality they are, or might be in the future
The Subic-made products of Nidec-Shimpo Corporation will be exported to Spain, the United States, and Germany
The robopup Aibo will roam around the home at pre-designated times looking for family members, with the owner receiving progress reports via smartphone using a connected service
The author believes human rights and dignity would suffer if artifiical intelligence is given personhood under the law for a number of a reasons
The rover mission marks the world's first moving, robotic observation of an asteroid surface, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
The robo-dinos process check-ins through a tablet system that also allows customers to choose which language they want to use to communicate with the multilingual robots
Software will enable the bot to detect crown-of-thorns starfish, which eat coral, and "instigate an injection which is fatal" to the predators. The injection is harmless to other reef creatures.
The show, which airs on USA Network, will conclude after its 4th season in 2019
'Killer robots are no longer the stuff of science fiction,' says Rasha Abdul Rahim, Amnesty International's advisor on artificial intelligence and human rights
The autonomous robot can correct itself in air to land tricks flawlessly. It is being designed for use in Disney theme parks, and potentially, Disney movies in the future
By the middle of 2019, the company hopes to reach a production rate of 1,000 units a year
To get a delivery via the 'little yellow horse,' the customer selects the desired products, taps in the address and pays via their phone
As nations such as the US, China, Israel, South Korea, Russia, and the UK develop automated weapons systems, tech leaders band together to pledge not to help in the development and use of these 'slaughterbots'
The new Barbie is dressed as as robotics engineer, a job that in real-life is occupied almost 9 times out of 10 by men
The 'iPal' is among a slew of new tech unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai this week, offering education and company for lonely children and peace of mind for adults
The collaboration with the US Department of Defense was said to have sparked rebellion inside the California-based company.
By combining their enormous amounts of flight data and experience, drone-control software applications are poised to quickly become the world’s most experienced pilots
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, a state-run university is now being criticized by experts for reportedly working with defense company, Hanwha Systems, to develop AI technology in weapons
Batangas National High School robotics coach Ronald Calderon says local government support is critical in ensuring the success of their robotics program
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With its 5-year 'New Robot Strategy,' the Japanese government will soon be relying on robots to care for its large elderly population
Rows of voluptuous silicon bodies hang in the warehouse of EXDOLL, a firm based in the northeastern port city of Dalian, but engineers are also working on bringing them to life
At CES 2018, several robots are being developed to become more humanlike by acquiring 'emotional intelligence' and empathy. Check out some of them here
The robo-strippers are the creation of British artist Giles Walker, who says he designed the vaguely humanoid machines as an expression about surveillance, power, and voyeurism
The Asia version of Super Robot Wars X will release in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand on April 26, 2018
The new robot dog from Sony will reportedly have internet connectivity, allowing it to control household appliances
The duel between the Megabot Mk. III and the Kuratas will be broadcast live on Twitch.tv and will be replayed on other social media platforms at its conclusion
A global survey released by the World Economic Forum shows millennials have an optimistic outlook on the impact of technology on job creation