Watch Japan’s first robot bartender mix and serve a cocktail

Robotic employees such as hotel concierges and English teachers are nothing new in Japan, but here is its first robotic bartender. QBIT Robotics created this chatty robot that works in one of Tokyo’s Yoronotaki izakaya restaurants. According to Reuters, “it uses four cameras to monitor customers to analyze their expressions with artificial intelligence (AI) software.” […]

Scientists Turned a Normal Jellyfish Into a Speedy Cyborg Jellyfish

Jellyfish are the most efficient swimmers in the ocean, albeit fairly slow ones. Researchers at Stanford University made a jellyfish swim three times faster by sticking a motor to it, creating a biohybrid robot with the jellyfish as the “scaffold.” Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/scientists-turned-a-normal-jellyfish-into-a-speedy-cybo-1841361450 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

Walmart is now using robots to fulfill grocery orders

Walmart’s secret weapon in its battle with Amazon for grocery supremacy? Robots.  Alphabot is being used at a 20,00-square-foot warehouse to fulfill grocery orders for a Walmart Supercenter in Salem, New Hampshire. According to Walmart, the system uses “autonomous carts to retrieve ambient, refrigerated, and frozen items ordered for online grocery” and delivers them to […]

Massachusetts police have been quietly testing a robot dog

Boston Dynamics has been looking for ways to put its robots to work, but it turns out they’ve already seen some service. Radio station WBUR and the ACLU have learned that the Massachusetts State Police bomb squad leased Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot b… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/25/police-bomb-squad-used-boston-dynamics-robot-dog/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with […]