Should robots infiltrate sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 4

The Tech in Sports crew talk robots at the Winter Olympics, Google's MLB virtual reality series, and the final stats coming out of the Tour de France, plus debate whether or not we

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Who needs human workers at airports anymore? Not South Korea

In order to prepare for the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games next year in South Korea, LG is testing two different robots in the country's largest airport, Seoul's Incheon International Airport. The Airport Guide

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

All Hands on Tech: Sanbot, the hospitality robot

At the HITEC conference in Toronto, we met the only Sanbot model that's in the country right now. But Chinese manufacturer is hoping to change that by landing a distribution deal here. A

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Soccer playing robot predicts Euro Cup winner [video]

Perhaps the science isn't completely rock solid on this prediction, but the Darwin robot does indeed play soccer. If Germany does emerge victorious in Euro 2016, we can all say we knew the Darwin robot before

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Robots could take your job within 20 years, study suggests

More than 40 per cent of Canada's labour force currently works in an industry that's likely to become automated within 20 years, according to a report released on June 15 by a Ryerson

Published on: June 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Why we need a conversation before fearing jobs being lost to automation

Before we can address the question of what jobs will be created for humans as automation takes over current roles, we need to focus on a question that most people are not asking.

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Someday, Siemens’ spider robots could disrupt the construction industry

A memorable sequence in the 2002 future-set thriller Minority Report involves an army of spider-like robots crawling in tandem through a decrepit apartment building, scanning residents' eyes as the film's protagonist struggles to

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Robotics and AI Predictions for 2014

For predictions on robotics and AI for 2014, I consulted with a former colleague, David Dodds, who now resides in British Columbia. He has completed extensive work in these fields and provided a

Published on: January 4th, 2014 Hugh Chatfield

Rdigitalife: Robots and the artistic evolution of human life

How are robots changing the technological, social, and artistic evolution of human life? Assistant professor, actor, and robot acting coach Matthew Gray weighs in.  Matthew Gray is not your average acting teacher. Inspired by

Published on: August 10th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Will robots soon deliver pizza?

Futurists and science fiction writers have predicted for decades that one day smart robots would roll around town doing errands for us.Today, that future seems still far off. But it's just around the

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Mike Elgan

Technology helps Canadian aerospace firm cruise to success

A Canadian aerospace manufacturer has seen productivity and savings soar thanks to some clever use of monitoring and control technology.Heroux-Devtek Inc. based in Longueuil, Que. rolled out a manufacturing automation system developed by

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Made in Canada robots enhance work and play

From wearable technology to revolutionary rehabilitation, intelligent systems have come a long way indeed. Some of these systems were demoed at the Canadian Conference on Intelligent Systems held in Windsor, Ont. recently. Of

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Kavita Gosyne