Robots

Apple Face ID Team Creates Tiny Robots to Bring Drugs into Brain

[caption id="attachment_386132" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Image: Bionaut Labs[/caption] The team that helped create Apple's Face ID tech has now developed tiny robots designed to deliver drugs into the brain and even perform microscale medical procedures — reports the Financial Times. These robots were created by Bionaut Labs, a Los-Angeles based company co-founded by Michael Shpigelmacher and...

Amazon Unveils its First Fully Autonomous Warehouse Robot [VIDEO]

[caption id="attachment_376061" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Image: Amazon[/caption] Amazon this week announced "Proteus," the company's "first fully autonomous mobile robot" for warehouses (via The Verge). According to the e-commerce giant, Proteus is designed to lug large carts across its warehouses while safely navigating around human employees thanks to the integration of "advanced safety, perception, and navigation technology." Take...

Foxconn Lays off 60,000 Workers, Brings in Robots

According to a report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP), Foxconn, the leading manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and other iOS devices, has laid off over 60,000 workers since the launch of the iPhone 6 and has replaced them with robots. The Taiwanese company reduced its employee strength from 110,000 to 50,000, spending a total of 4 billion...