Robot Playing Badminton Amazed Netizens, Video Goes Viral
In a viral video, a robot was seen acing the badminton game with a young man and hit with ease as the shuttlecock approached its side. Taking to Instagram the page named 'World Of Data Science', shared the video and captioned it "When no one is available to play." The video was shared earlier this month and has already gained 4,200 likes. Netizens were amazed after watching the video.
Tags: Robot, Badminton, Instagram , Viral video, bizzare story
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Promobot To Pay £1,50,000 To Applicants Willing To 'Lend' Facial Features
Tech company, Promobot is reported to launch new set of robots which will have friendly and familiar faces like human beings. A whopping amount of £1,50,000 will be paid by the company to anyone who agrees to lend their facial features. Furthermore, the applicants must be over 25 years of age. The company said, "since 2019, we have been actively manufacturing and supplying humanoid robots to the market".
Tags: Technology, Robot, Human Robot, Human Interest stories, Robotic Technology
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Video Of Robots Performing The Rolling Stones' 'Start Me Up' Goes Viral
Video of a robot "Spot" mimicking Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones’ lead singer's classic moves in the music video of "Start Me Up" went viral on social media. The clip was created in partnership with Boston Dynamics, to honor the 40th anniversary of the band's album "Tattoo You." The robot also lip-synced to the music. Many people praised the Boston… read-more
Tags: rolling stones, mick Jagger, Robot, dance, Music video
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Tokyo Olympics: Robot Shoots Three-Pointer In Basketball At Halftime
Halftime at Tokyo Olympics basketball match between the US and France was exceptional as it showcased the talent of a robot. Initially, the robot stood at the foul line, from which it shot the ball to the basket. It was then placed at the top of the three-point arch and was neat at its shot. Lastly, the robot moved to the half-court and throws the ball into the basket.
Tags: Robot, Basketball, US, France, match
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Hong Kong Uses Robots To Help Boost Social Skills For Autistic Children
To enhance and impart social skills among autistic children, a Hong Kong-based professor is using role-playing robots through an education programme 'Robot for Autism Behavioral Intervention' (RABI). The programme, using two robots, depicts appropriate and inappropriate behaviour. Reportedly, 1200 children have accessed it since its inception in 2015. Besides engaging through verbal interaction, the robots help reducing anxiety problems, said… read-more
Tags: Hong Kong, Robot, autism, children
Courtesy: The Independent
World's First AI Digital Art To Be Auctioned Over 'Nifty Gateway'
Artificial Intelligence fame Sophia Robot's artwork will become the world's first AI painting to be sold online as Non-fungible token (NFT). The humanoid robot has collaborated with artist Andrea Bonaceto to create digital artwork. Already establishing herself as an activist and musician in the past, Sophia will auction her paintings over digital art platform 'Nifty Gateway' on March 24. Besides auctioning a physical artwork, the platform… read-more
Tags: Sofia robot, Artificial Intelligence, Robot, Hanson Robotics, NFT
Netizens Cheer Lucknow Boy's Robot Feeding Differently-abled Dog
Milind Raj, a law student from Lucknow, has created a robot to feed his differently-abled pet dog named Jojo. The indispensable robot feeds the dog when Milind is away from home. Reportedly, Milind had found Jojo during COVID-19; and, later the canine was diagnosed as blind and deaf. While Milind’s philanthropic endeavour was admired by the netizens at large after the news surfaced, the dog’s health has also become better than before.
Tags: Lucknow, Differently Abled Dog, Milind Raj, Law student, Robot
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Robot Deployed In Polling Booth To Advice Voters On COVID Guidelines
In what could be called as a unique initiative, a robot had been deployed in a polling booth at Ernakulam during the local body polls to aid the voters on COVID-19 precautionary guidelines. The robot named Sayabot, which has been designed by a Kochi-based start-up Asimov Robotics was the first to appear in polling booths. Interestingly, the robot made temperature-checks, offered sanitizers, and advised people to maintain physical distancing… read-more
Tags: Kerala, Robot, Covid-19, Kerala Local Polls
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Egypt: Robot Cira-03 To Examine COVID-19 Patients In Cairo
To facilitate the COVID-19 detection and treatment, a robot named Cira-03 is being examined at a hospital in Egypt's Cairo. The robot will monitor COVID-19 virus by tracking the temperatures of individuals, taking blood samples and performing X-Rays and echocardiograms. Besides, it can take swab samples as well and will display the test results on its chest. Its maker Mahmoud El Komy asserted it would curb the transmission of coronavirus.
Tags: Egypt, Cairo, Covid-19, Robot
Class 11 Student Builds 'Air Purifier Robot' In UP's Kanpur
A student of Class 11 in Kanpur, named Pranjal, along with his classmate Aarendra, has built an 'Air Purifier Robot'. The robot has an inbuilt air-purifier machine, which sucks all the air pollutants. The robot filters the polluted air and releases clean air into the atmosphere. Pranjal developed this robot in order to control the growing air pollution. While praising Pranjal, his school principal called him a "future scientist".
Tags: School Kid, Class 11, Kanpur, Robot
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