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Chinese tech company unveils ‘Little White Dragon’ pony robot that kids can ride

Xpeng Motors unveils robotic unicorn

On Tuesday, Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng Motors unveiled its first smart vehicle, a four-legged robot pony that children can ride called the “Little White Dragon.” 

Children’s toy: Designed by Xpeng Robotics, the Little White Dragon pony is equipped with power modules, motion control, obstacle detection, face and voice recognition and the ability to express emotions through its front face screen, Seeking Alpha reported.

Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dogs Just Danced to BTS and We’re Obsessed

A seven-member group of Spot robots is taking on BTS with a short dance performance of the K-pop supergroup’s 2020 song, “IONIQ: I’m On It.”

Behind the video: The dance routine, cleverly titled “Spot’s On It,” celebrates Hyundai’s controlling acquisition of engineering and robotics design company Boston Dynamics, which was completed on June 21 at a value of $1.1 billion.

Robot Dogs Now Patrol Singapore to Tell People to Social Distance

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In an effort to halt the further spread of COVID-19, Singapore has deployed a robot dog to encourage people in green spaces to keep their distance from each other.

Developed by Boston Dynamics, “Spot” was first assigned at the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park on May 8 for a two-week trial that will evaluate its preparedness to join other robots already patrolling public areas against the coronavirus.

Japanese University Uses Robot Surrogates to Hold Graduation

A university in Japan gave its students the opportunity to attend their graduation from their home by letting them control avatar robots as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

The robots, called “Newme,” was developed by ANA Holdings, according to Reuters. One by one, the students in their avatar robots, all dressed in graduation caps and gowns with tablets for their faces, rolled towards the podium to receive their diploma at the event ceremony at Business Breakthrough University in Tokyo.

China Deploys First AI Robot Police That Tackles Criminals And Now We’re Living in ‘Black Mirror’

The city of Handan in China’s Hebei province has unleashed its futuristic robot police force that is equipped with the latest artificial intelligence and facial recognition technologies.

The city’s police officials made the unveiling of the three-member team of their robotic policemen on Wednesday, August 7, according to their series of Weibo posts.

China Just Completed Its First Successful Robotic Surgery

A hospital located in Anhui, China just performed its first successful robotic surgery on a patient suffering from numbness in his legs and left hand.

The patient, only identified as 42-year-old Wang, underwent the historical surgery at the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University on January 3. The entire operation only lasted half an hour, with a wound mark of only 1 centimeter, according to China Daily.