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by   -   February 19, 2014

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Whilst the word ‘robot’ generally conjures up visions of humanoids with superior intelligence, this science fiction image tends to forget the other type of robots: machines that carry out complicated motions and tasks, such as automated software processes1, industrial robots, unmanned vehicles (driverless cars, drones) or even prosthetics. And it is principally the programmable machine robots that are among the robotic advances being acquired by major companies across the globe2. These are also the robotic technologies that are disrupting commercial production and employment, and will likely continue to do so over the remainder of this decade.

by   -   February 3, 2014

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They want to communicate more accurately, resolve issues faster and with higher levels of satisfaction than at present. They also want to enable more complex communication. And they want to do it amiably.

by   -   December 19, 2012

In what has become an annual rite, IBM predicts the progress of 5 technologies over the next 5 years. This year the 5 they have chosen are the familiar 5 senses: touch, sight, hearing, taste, and smell. IBM’s Chief Innovation Officer, Bernard Meyerson has this to say: