Robotics

The ultimate shopping assistant

By Florian Laenger The existence of shopping malls is threatened by the stronger appearance of online shops. People prefer more and more to shop from their sofas. The best way for malls to handle this problem is to improve their service performance extremely and to make their customers feel comfortable …
Robotics

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

By Daniel Kronberger A very interesting development in recent robotics research concerns itself with the idea of modular robots, which can self-assemble to form different structures. The ability of communication and organization in big groups is a long standing goal in robotics and a very promising field of research. The idea …
Artificial Intelligence

Intelligent Medical Imaging

By Silvia Kotterer, Vienna.  Computer-aided imaging diagnostics have provided a rapid advancement of traditional medical investigation processes. A reasonable future step will be the implementation of artificial intelligence modules in visual diagnostic tools and methods. The intelligent medical imaging (IMI) application will assist medical professionals by particular pattern recognition, documentation …
Robotics

Service robots in shopping malls

By Salih Kilic Today more and more robots are used in various areas for different applications. Since the majority of people who are shopping, do not want to spend many hours because they cannot find the suitable clothing articles, service-robots are used for shopping assistance. The biggest area of interest …
Robotics

Intelligent personal assistants

Intelligent personal assistants (or IPAs) are getting more common day by day. By Alexandros Kamaratos An intelligent personal assistant is software that helps you handle everyday tasks based on the user’s input. The variety of tasks these IPAs can help you with is growing rapidly, as are the number of user …
Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Mediport

What if there is something out there? Not outside the room, but out there in the universe? And not just anything, but a planet. Between all this void, a planet that’s probably habitable, just like our Earth. Far, far away, but we can reach it with a spaceship. So we …
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Do you want a Dinosaur?

Barbara Blaha Do you want a dinosaur? Or would you rather have something more traditional, like a cat or a dog? Everything is possible for the pets of the future. And robotics makes them possible. In recent times robotics has become a very widespread field. There are humanoid robots, animal-like …