Robotics and Design: aesthetic aspects of the object or industrial design?
I am Matthias Schmitt, the founder of Still Human, a robotics start-up and industrial design & engineering firm. For 3 years now, Still Human has been working with several start-ups (...)
Join the Preparatory Action for a new FET Flagship on Robotics!
In the rapid progress and wide spreading of robotics, Europe is playing a leading role and is in a forefront position for its competitiveness at both industrial and scientific (...)
Big Data, AI and Robotics: Buzz or Societal Issue
While the technological developments in Artificial Intelligence offer new opportunities for big data analysis; While the rampant implantation of sensors and connected objects multiplies the capacity of data capture (...)
Using Virtual Reality to Assess Ethical Decisions in Road Traffic Scenarios: Applicability of Value-of-Life-Based Models and Influences of Time Pressure
Study undertaken by the Cognitive Science Institute of Osnabrück University, original article Self-driving cars are posing a new challenge to our ethics. By using algorithms to make decisions (...)
Toward a Needs-Based Architecture for ‘Intelligent’ Communicative Agents: Speaking with Intention
Original article from Frontiersin.org The past few years have seen considerable progress in the deployment of voice-enabled personal assistants, first on smartphones (such as Apple’s Siri) and most recently (...)
Challenge #2 – Clean Water: an example of robotics solution – Robotic Ocean Cleanup Arrays
Boyan Slat has launched the Ocean Cleanup Foundation to develop safe methods of cleaning the billions of tons of plastic that humans have dumped into the world’s oceans, where (...)
Cobots are essential to the Industry 4.0 – By Universal Robots
Cobots or Collaborative robots were created 10 years ago, in Odense, Denmark, the birthplace of Universal Robots. Universal Robots is the market leader in Cobotics with 60% market share (...)
Robotics and AI Open Letter to the European Commission
Dear Colleagues, I am an HDR Lecturer in Law at the University of Artois (France), and I published a book entitled “Treaty of Law and Ethics of Civil Robotics” (...)