The official Instagram account of Guinness World Records has posted a video of 100 humanoid robots performing a synchronized cheerleading routine at a baseball game in Japan.
Robot cheer team: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world are not permitted to enter stadiums for sports events. Because athletes are missing the adrenaline rush of applauding audiences, a Japanese robotics company created an artificial cheer team of robots, reported Asianet News.
In a bid to minimize person-to-person interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic, a burger joint in South Korea is replacing human staffers with robot servers.
Convenience stores in Japan are now deploying remote-controlled robots that can stock empty shelves with bottled drinks and other items.
Adidas will abandon its robot-staffed factories in the U.S. and Germany, moving some of the technology to Asia starting later this year.
Come June, Andrew Yang will be talking about the threat of automation on the American workforce in the first Democratic primary debate.
Earlier this week, Yang surpassed the fundraising threshold of 65,000 donors, qualifying him to participate in the debate.
Multiple singles participating in a recent speed-dating party in Japan were able to find their match with the help of some robot assistants.
Technology firm Sharp and media company Cyber Agent reportedly came up with the dating solution for those who are inexperienced or unconfident in talking to new people.
A group composed of China’s brightest students will soon begin their training to build weapons that harness artificial intelligence.
The students, aged 18 and below, were selected from a pool of more than 5,000 candidates for the four-year “experimental program for intelligent weapons systems” at the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT).
A special force of robot police was deployed in Beijing to assist human officers and ensure public safety during the National Holiday Week in China.
The robots, which stood slightly shorter than most adults, were equipped with a camera, speakers, warning lights, and wheels that allowed them to “walk” around.
Yellow robots equipped with cameras, GPS, and a radar are being called the future of logistics in China.
The robots, about the size of a small washing machine, have been making deliveries in parts of Beijing — from snacks to clothes to electronics.
Japanese netizens are in awe of a futuristic restaurant in China which appears to be completely run by robots.
A video shared by Twitter user Shao on Saturday features a fully automated Chinese restaurant without any human worker assisting customers.
Scientists from Singapore managed to teach a pair of robotic arms to put together a chair from Ikea.
The study, published in Science Robotics, was conducted by Pham Quang Cuong, Xian Zhou, and research fellow Francisco Suárez-Ruiz from Nanyang Technological University.
Nicolas Xiong entered the University of Houston when he was only 13 years old about four years ago.
Yesterday, the Asian American prodigy earned his mechanical engineering degree from the Cullen College of Engineering as the youngest graduate in his class at age 17. It will be his second college degree as he also already holds a mechanical engineering degree from a community college.