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EOH Opinion - Robotics: What does it portend for employees?

By Opinion 24 May 2018

Robotics may well be, and actually is, an exciting technology expected to change the work landscape, but what impact will it have on employees? Consulting strategist Mary-Lyn Raath explains. FULL STORY >

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Boston Dynamics planning to sell its SpotMini robots

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 May 2018

Late last week Boston Dynamics showed off the new tricks that its SpotMini robot can do. Now the company may be selling it to the public. FULL STORY >

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Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can run and jump over obstacles

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2018

Boston Dynamics' robots are getting more terrifying by the week, with the latest batch capable of running and navigating obstacles autonomously. FULL STORY >

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Take the robot out of the human in customer service

By Opinion 10 April 2018

CEO of INOVO, Wynand Smit unpacks what Robotic Process Automation means for customer service. FULL STORY >

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Enterprises and businesses in SA poised to embrace emerging technologies

By Ryan Noik 22 March 2018

Large South African enterprises, grappling with digital transformation, are now poised to leverage emerging technologies, according to a new study. FULL STORY >

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Boston Dynamics' latest robot cannot be stopped

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 February 2018

The company's latest robot, the SpotMini, can open doors and will not be held back by any humans. FULL STORY >

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The robots will take our jobs - what next?

By Opinion 29 November 2017

Brad McBean of Aurecon argues that while our jobs may be at risk of being automated, humans will remain an essential ingredient in the future workplace equation. The role of human creativity and ingenuity will keep rising to the top. Creative thinking... FULL STORY >

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Soft robotics gets major muscle boost

By Staff Writer 28 November 2017

The field of soft robotics has just been given a major boost thanks to a new type of artificial muscle created by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Harvard’s Wyss Institute. FULL STORY >

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The Sex Robots are Coming documentary poses some scary questions

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 November 2017

The latest episode in Channel 4's Rise of the Robots tackles the controversial topic of sex robots, with some arguing their use in furthering AI and others saying it promotes misogyny. FULL STORY >

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Gammatek brings robotic Star Wars Stormtroopers by UBTECH to South Africa

By Press Release 20 November 2017

Interactive robot features voice command, facial recognition, sentry patrolling, and AR capabilities. FULL STORY >

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Dimension Data reveals key technologies reshaping businesses in 2018

By Press Release 3 November 2017

Amid Dimension Data's release of the top IT predictions for the forthcoming year, it is Blockchain that is considered the disruptor to watch out for. FULL STORY >

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Sophia robot gets Saudi Arabia citizenship, but critique follows

By Staff Writer 27 October 2017

ABC News reports on Sophia, a robot with human features that has been granted citizenship during this week in Saudi Arabia. It was soon met with backlash, however, seeing that the robot, Sophia, is said to now have more rights... FULL STORY >

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Sony may have new Aibo robot dog in the works

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 October 2017

The Japanese company's robot dog could be getting a refresh, according to reports. FULL STORY >

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Six ways to gain a robotics advantage

By Press Release 22 June 2017

With the global market for robotics predicted to reach $87 billion by 2025, according to BCG South Africa, the company's MD, Hans Kuipers, lists six ways it can be leveraged to one's advantage. FULL STORY >

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Robots: To Tax or Not to Tax?

By Press Release 25 May 2017

By Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, Innovation Influencer and Founder, African Innovation Foundation FULL STORY >

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