IEEE Spectrum has a free robotics webinar coming up entitled "The Future of Robotics."
Assuming that everything goes according to plan, Speecys Corporation will be unveiling an impressive new human/robot communication project at TieCon2009 in Santa Clara, California later today. We had the opportunity to discuss the project with Tomoaki Kasuga at the Speecys headquarters here last week, and to discuss his exciting vision for the future.
Why go to all the trouble of designing, testing, manufacturing, and deploying humanoid robots to replace humans in the service industry when there is already a wealth of cheap, ready, willing, and able bipedal carbon-based equivalents? Marshall Brain explains how the robot takeover evolved starting with “Burger-G”.