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Tag Archives: Robots
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Slap in the middle of the UK’s planned roll-out of smart energy meters to every household, I have been blessed with the installation of a smart meter, writes George Malim. The problem is it doesn’t...

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How can you improve quality, prevent downtime, and increase throughput in your manufacturing environment? The obvious answer. You bring in a robot (meet ARMonk, ARMie for short), the Internet of Things...

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The Misty II is cute and somewhat affordable. The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a new standard for mesh networks, and Kevin and I are on top of it, discussing what it means, who’s participating, and...

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The IKEA Tradfri lights have expanded to include colors and wall-mounted flat lights. This week’s show finds me in Sweden pondering Alexa Blueprints, the Amazon Echo for kids and Amazon’s smart...

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The Airthings Wave is a smart radon detector for €199.   Intel said it would sell its nine-year-old IoT acquisition Wind River to private equity firm TPG this week. We explain why, and offer some...

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Business owners are always trying to increase productivity in the workplace. They can introduce exercise breaks, have standing meetings and organise team-building days. However, in the manufacturing...

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Robots may work in teams, but their personalities can be like chalk and cheese, says Internet of Things (IoT) writer and observer, Nick Booth. Take the Scandinavian robotic cops that are cleaning up...

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My new resolution is to be less robophobic, says Nick Booth. There are good reasons to fear these electronic ‘jobsworths’. Robots write apps, books, songs and slaughter chess grandmasters. Worse...

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A robotics project in Missouri, USA is looking to tackle world hunger by using autonomous vehicles to collect data that will aid the development of drought-resistant crops. For every story on how robots...