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Robocar news: Waymo starts pilot in Phoenix, Apple car gets more real, and the flying car takes off

Waymo (Google) has announced a pilot project in Phoenix offering a full ride service in their new minivans. Members of the public can sign up — the link is sure to be overwhelmed with applicants, bu...
26 April 2017, by

Why are JIBO, Pepper, Siri, Google Now and Cortana so important?

There's a race going on to see which AI solution providing personal assistance is welcomed by businesses, end users and consumers, and whether this will be physical or virtual....
16 March 2015, by

Is Apple building a robocar? Maybe. Or maybe not.

There is great buzz about some sensor-laden vehicles being driven around the USA, which have been discovered to be owned by Apple. The vehicles have cameras, LIDARs, and GPS antennas, and many are wo...
05 February 2015, by

10,000 robots to be used on new iPhone 6

MacRumors has done a roundup of iPhone 6 rumors, and reported that the new phone will come in two models: 4.7” and 5.5”, and will be released starting this September. The new phone will be fas...
24 July 2014, by

Apple buys UK speech recognition firm Novauris to help improve Siri

  Voice recognition is a timely science not only because of all the human-automobile communication offered by car companies, but also by smart devices and their growing use of voice interf...
04 April 2014, by

Brand strength, cultural influence of consumer-facing giants like Google, Apple and Amazon help legitimize robotics for businesses and investors

What is one to make of this focus series … Big Deals: What It Means to Have the Giants Investing in Robotics … with the giants being Google, Amazon and Apple (as given in the preamble)? The ass...
04 March 2014, by



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Big deals: What it means to have the giants investing in robotics

  If the world outside the robotics community didn't know about Boston Dynamics, Kiva and Nest, they do now. Recent robotics acquisitions and investments by major-league players like Google, Apple a...
12 February 2014, by

Alan Winfield on “What does it mean to have giants like Google, Apple and Amazon investing in robotics?”

  Judging by the levels of media coverage and frenzied speculation that has followed each acquisition, the short answer to what does it mean is: endless press exposure. I almost wrote 'priceless exp...
12 February 2014, by

Mark Stephen Meadows on “What does it mean to have giants like Google, Apple and Amazon investing in robotics?”

  Google, is the wild card for me.  With more acquisitions (DeepMind, Boston Dynamics, Redwood Robotics, Industrial Perception, Meka, Schaft, and others) than Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microso...
12 February 2014, by

What do Google, Amazon, IBM, Apple, Microsoft and all the airlines and car companies want?

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 amia...
03 February 2014, by

Apple, Amazon and now Google: It’s a pretty exciting day for robotics!

There is serious momentum in robotics these days, evidenced by recent news from Apple, Amazon and Google: Apple announced that they were investing $10.5 billion in supply chain robots and automati...
14 December 2013, by

The future of Chinese-manufactured Apple products

China's economic miracle has lifted countless millions of supremely poor people out of poverty. But this progress has come at a price. The Apple Corporation's experience in manufacturing its popular i...
30 January 2012, by

The Future of Chinese-manufactured Apple Products

China's economic miracle has lifted countless millions of supremely poor people out of poverty. But this progress has come at a price. The Apple Corporation's experience in manufacturing its popular i...
30 January 2012, by

Google’s response to Apple’s Siri: Buy Cleversense

... Cleversense, a learning AI with a natural language processing front-end - and the developer of the popular Alfred personal assistant app - has been sold to Google for an undisclosed amount. ... Fe...
19 December 2011, by

10 billion downloads from Apple App Store

... Apple App Store phenomena continues beyond iPhones, iPads and iPods with apps for all Apple products. ... App Store concept being introduced to robotics - because it’s the right way to cust...
24 January 2011, by

Autism, robotics and Apple’s iPad

... An unintended consequence of the versatility, ease of use, size and colorfulness of Apple’s new iPad is its emerging use of with autistic children to help them communicate. One software app ...
28 October 2010, by

The application of ‘elegance’ to machine behavior

We all have some idea of what elegance means, whether our notion of it is tied up with silky evening dresses, polished wood and brass, chandeliers and stained glass windows, exotic carpets, and expens...
30 January 2010, by







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