46 results for “Robots at Work”

This exhibition looks at how robots are changing the world we live in

November 7th 2019

Delve into the science and fiction of robots at V&A Dundee’s latest exhibition: Hello, Robot. Contemplate the existence of robots and how they have both shaped, and been shaped by technology, culture and design. See for yourself how the boundaries between human and machine have become increasingly blurred; understand how we got here, and take note of the increasing power of designers to influence the future of such technologies.

Hello, Robot has over 200 objects on display, and takes visitors …

Why Next Nature Network is hiring an army of bots

April 11th 2019

As we showed with HUBOT, we can use new technologies and robotics to make our work more enjoyable, interesting and humane. Aside from our speculative jobs, a lot of robotic companions already exist. Think about the robotic fish that observes marine life, the breathing pillow that helps you sleep and robotic arms that assist the surgeon. So why not join forces at Next Nature Network?

Not working against, but with robots!

Over the past few years, we have been actively …

Swiss hotel chain offers a ‘social media sitter’ to handle your Instagram while you relax

bryan clark
January 8th 2019

Ibis, A popular European hotel chain, just introduced the world to
the “social media sitter.” It’s the answer to a problem few knew
existed, and even fewer though we needed professional help with.

“Enjoy your trip without digital stress. Our Social Media Sitter takes care of your Instagram profile. And you can explore the city in peace,” a Google-translated version of Ibis’ website reads. Because, if you go on vacation without overwhelming your Instagram followers with intimate glimpses into your …

Your next doctor might just be a robot

Jack Caulfield
December 6th 2018

Conventional wisdom says that you can’t replace the human touch in terms of medical care, but in our rapidly changing technological environment, it appears that this perception might be changing. Meet the robotics innovations around the world that are shaping tomorrow’s hospitals.…

HUBOT: Meet the Cybercrime Detective

January 25th 2018
As a cybercrime detective, you search for suspicious patterns that indicate crime in the digital domain.

HUBOT: Meet the Shiva Therapist

January 12th 2018
Meet the Shiva Therapist fro HUBOT. She massages with her own hands, but for the heavy work, she has four additional robotic arms at her disposal.

HUBOT: Meet the Digital Detox Dietitian

January 4th 2018
As a digital detox dietitian, you know exactly how much digital technology your client needs and you give professional advice with a personal approach.

HUBOT: Meet the Exoskeleton Mover

December 29th 2017
A job from HUBOT: as an exoskeleton mover, you wear a motorized exoskeleton suit that gives you the muscular power of a gorilla.

HUBOT: Meet the Remote Savior

December 26th 2017

When giving first aid, all kinds of emotions are in play. Thus it is important for the victim of an accident to receive emotional assistance and to be mentally supported during an emergency or crisis. As a remote savior, you are unable to provide physical assistance in the event of an accident due to a disability, but by means of a smart bracelet you are in contact with the injured person and can use your empathic qualities to offer moral …

HUBOT: Meet the Data Waiter

December 16th 2017

As a data waiter you are working at the Tinder restaurant. Upon arrival, visitors log in with their social media account. An intelligent algorithm matches the guests based on their likes and Chef Watson cooks a perfectly fitting dinner for the new couple. Through an augmented contact lens, the data waiter has access to the customer’s information and can use this data to astonish them. For instance, you see that your guest recently returned from Indonesia and welcome them with …

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