Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie used his speech on Thursday to show off a robot that can perform basic tasks.
A replacement for the insurance card? New York University Langone Medical Center plans to reduce paperwork and prevent identity theft by using the PatientSecure device.
At China's Dalu Rebot (sic) restaurant, patrons are greeted by robot receptionists and attended by robo-waiters. Fortunately, real-life cooks are on hand in the kitchen.
Crooning robot head out of Taiwan can read music faster than the average human head, its creators say. It might be less terrifying if attached to a body, though.
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Almost three years after Jeff Howe coined the term in "The Rise of Crowdsourcing," the term yields more than 1 million results in a Google search.
I "robotted in" to Anybots, a Silicon Valley startup, and test-drove its QB telepresence robot. I particularly enjoyed trying to crash it into walls. But is it worth the $15,000 price tag?