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# robot - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Meet Stevie II - Ireland's first AI robot designed to help care for older people AI This post contains videos

Meet Stevie II - Ireland's first AI robot designed to help care for older people

The technology behind the new robot has been tested with Irish seniors, and was unveiled to the media today.

# robot - Monday 13 May, 2019

RTÉ received 31 complaints about a mannequin giving birth on the Late Late Show

The simulator is used by RCSI medical students to prepare them for the real-life labour ward.

# robot - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

The Taoiseach has said “almost anyone in employment at all levels” could be affected.

# robot - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'State-of-the-art' Russian robot unveiled as man in robot costume Shambot This post contains videos

'State-of-the-art' Russian robot unveiled as man in robot costume

The ‘robot’ was shown dancing and singing on Russia’s main TV news channel.

# robot - Monday 13 November, 2017

Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer

A team of researchers at Trinity have been given funding by Enterprise Ireland to develop a robot to assist with the elderly.

# robot - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Artificial intelligence is good for the Sophia the robot

The robot insisted that “we will never replace people, but we can be your friends and helpers.”

# robot - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From The42 Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed Perturbed This post contains videos

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed

The snooker legend has suggested he will no longer give frank or in-depth interviews to the media.

# robot - Thursday 25 August, 2016

This tiny robot octopus is powered by its own gas

The robot is the first of its kind and could lead to future soft robots that could perform tasks traditional robots can’t access.

# robot - Friday 27 May, 2016

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

“Why? Why was I programmed to feel pain?”

# robot - Friday 13 May, 2016

You can swallow this origami robot and it will help patch you up

The tiny robot can patch wounds, retrieve foreign objects or deliver medicine inside the stomach.

# robot - Monday 4 April, 2016

This expensive robot is modelled on a real-life movie star

Whether you think it looks like her is another story entirely.

# robot - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

This mini-Segway can turn into a robot helper when you're not using it

Part transport device, part robot helper.

# robot - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Disney designed a robot car that can climb walls by itself

VertiGo uses two propellers to lift itself up and create traction, allowing it to drive on walls.

# robot - Monday 2 November, 2015

Would you want this small robot to deliver Tayto and Lucozade to you?

The makers say the autonomous robot will carry out local deliveries and do so in the space of 5 – 30 minutes.

# robot - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Take a break and watch this tiny insect robot fly and swim in water

It’s the size of a paperclip.

# robot - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

WATCH: A terrifying humanoid robot strolling through the woods

We now have fewer places to hide.

# robot - Friday 7 August, 2015

# robot - Monday 3 August, 2015

This tiny robot can jump from water without making a splash

It’s able to exert force of up to 16 times its own body weight without breaking the water.

# robot - Sunday 19 July, 2015

This robot was built to do one thing... hitch-hiking

Independent robot that don’t need no man.

# robot - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This robot can build a house in just two days

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

# robot - Monday 22 June, 2015

This 'emotional' robot sold out within the space of a minute

The first 1,000 units of Pepper sold out in its native Japan and more are being planned.

# robot - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This tiny robot can drag objects thousands of times its own weight

Tiny, tiny robots. Tiny!

# robot - Monday 9 February, 2015

Woman in South Korea attacked by robot vacuum cleaner that ate her hair

The little robot thought it was doing its job and the woman escaped serious injury.

# robot - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Philae probe has fallen asleep after its batteries ran out

The robot probe managed to transfer all of the data it collected to its mother ship before it took its eternal nap.

# robot - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# robot - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Smartphone lanes, cat music remixes and robot snake arms

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# robot - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Researchers develop robot arm that can move like a snake

The soft robot arm is made out of rubber and is designed to move in confined spaces.

# robot - Thursday 17 July, 2014

This robot is designed to become part of your family's day-to-day life

It does have a creepy stare, though.

# robot - Saturday 28 June, 2014

These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year

It’s a system called JEROS, or “jellyfish elimination robotic swarm”.

# robot - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Stuck trying to find a parking space? This robot will park your car for you

If you happen to be in Düsseldorf airport, that is.

# robot - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Emotional robots, attractive video chats and online dating for the elderly

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# robot - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Meet the 'human-like' robot that can understand people's emotions

Pepper, a robot that can understand human emotions and learn from human interactions, will go on sale in Japan for €1,420.

# robot - Monday 26 May, 2014

WATCH: The remote controlled robot that will outrun you

The OutRunner can reach speeds of up to 32km/h and can run on various terrain like gravel, grass and downhill without losing its balance.

# robot - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

This charming robot helps older people stay in their own homes

Robin allows elderly people to connect with friends, family and medical professionals and can also watch for falls and monitor blood pressure.

# robot - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The42 Oh nothing, just Barack Obama playing soccer with a Japanese robot Future President

Oh nothing, just Barack Obama playing soccer with a Japanese robot

The US President is currently on a four-day tour of Asia.

# robot - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix

However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.

# robot - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle One For All

# robot - Friday 28 March, 2014

Switzerland will be hosting the first ever bionic Olympics in 2016

Put it down on your calendar.

# robot - Sunday 23 March, 2014

An ageing population is going to need a population of robots, engineers say

How would you feel about a robot looking after you?

# robot - Friday 21 March, 2014

Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action GIMME THAT PEN This post contains videos

Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action

The prototype was unveiled at Trinity College Dublin earlier this afternoon.

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