Strictly speaking, robotics, drones, automated telephone calling and autonomous (driverless) cars are only tangentially related. They all work without human intervention and utilize tools such as machine-to-machine (M2M) sensors, artificial intelligence and advanced imaging.
At a higher level, the key is that they replace something that most folks probably intuitively feel wouldn’t be replaced: intelligence for a conversation, eyes and muscles for driving, a way of getting products from a distribution point to a buyer, and an exoskeleton for locomotion.
And, at an even higher level, they are all a bit creepy.
While a number of issues need to be worked out, the industry is moving forward, locking infrastructure into place for widespread use across the U.S. ... More >>
Handwriting recognition (HWR) technology on tablets and other devices enables you to retain the cognitive benefits offered by handwriting without returning to the days of overflowing filing cabinets. ... More >>
We're entering brand new territory with some of these breakthroughs, and they'll all have a major impact on both the business and mainstream worlds. ... More >>