Disney Research roboticists have found that slowing a robot’s reaction time and movements made people feel less threatened, helping to avoid the "uncanny valley"...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2019
The Kiwi Campus startup near the University of California, Berkeley, offers robot meal deliveries to students, with remote "pilots" in Colombia setting and adjusting...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2019
Researchers have developed a resilient RoboBee powered by soft artificial muscles that can experience collisions without being damaged.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
Five teenaged Syrian refugees working together as Team Hope led a four-team alliance to win the grand finale of the FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai.
Khaleej Times (Dubai) From ACM TechNews | October 30, 2019
Nova Scotia, Canada-based grocery chain Sobeys has launched a pilot program using intelligent shopping carts that scan and weigh items, and allowing customers to...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 28, 2019
University of California, San Diego engineers have developed soft, tubular actuators with electrically driven movements for compact, portable, and multifunctional...UC San Diego News Center From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2019