1,007 robots organized by a team from Ever Win Company & Ltd. have set a new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously at the Qingdao Beer Festival in Shandong, China. Watch the video below.
Robots Will Soon Take Your Order in Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut teamed up with SoftBank Robotics and MasterCard to experiment with humanoid robots called Pepper. The robot allows customers to pay for their meals without interacting with another human. The application will be powered by MasterPass, the global digital payment service from MasterCard that connects consumers with merchants, enabling them to make fast, simple,… Continue reading Robots Will Soon Take Your Order in Pizza Hut
Yamaha’s Motobot Rides a Motorcycle
Yamaha has developed an motorcycle-riding robot that aims to improve rider safety in someday. The Japanese company engineers designed the humanoid robot to ride the motorcycle much like humans would, and have full control to the steering and throttle controls, as you’ll see in the promo video below.
The World’s First Hotel Staffed By Robots
Motherboard takes a look inside the Henn na Hotel in Japan which is staffed entirely by robots. The hotel goes beyond using robots as a receptionist, as it is among the first to use facial recognition technology instead of swipe cards as room keys and a cool luggage carrier robots. Watch the video below.
The AVERT: A Multi-Robot System That Can Lift A 2 Ton Car
A group of scientist at European consortium led by Democritus University in Greece created a multi-robot system called Avert that can carefully extract and transport vehicles up to two tons in weight. The system consists of eight flat robots working together. Each tire is gripped by two machines – one on each side. Once the tires are… Continue reading The AVERT: A Multi-Robot System That Can Lift A 2 Ton Car