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Robotics coming to Vodacom rAge with Olympia finals

By Staff Writer 10 September 2019

Vodacom rAge 2019 has added another first to its list of attractions, with the World Robotic Olympia SA (WRO SA) setting up shop to host their top teams. FULL STORY >

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Nvidia debuts Jetson Xavier computer and Isaac platform to power autonomous machines

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 June 2018

Unveiled at Computex 2018, Nvidia's plans for powering autonomous machines took one further step with the introduction of its Isaac platform and Jetson Xavier GPU. FULL STORY >

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Carnegie Mellon researchers create self-healing robot alloy

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 May 2018

The alloy has successfully repaired holes that have been punched into it. FULL STORY >

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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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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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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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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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Boston Dynamics debuts smaller four-legged robot - Spot

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 February 2015

Spot may be named after a dog, but the new smaller quadrupedal robot from Boston Dynamics looks and moves like anything but. FULL STORY >

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The Robos are coming

By Mike Joubert 3 August 2009

Robonica specialises in entertainment robotics, and is in the process of launching the worlds first entertainment robotics product range in September in South Africa and the USA. FULL STORY >

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