Robots: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Robots being tried to Ease Social Care Burden in UK

Published: July 29, 2020

The researchers at Heriot-Watt University have programmed robots in order to perform tasks normally carried out by the care workers. This comes after a surge in loneliness among vulnerable groups during the coronavirus pandemic. The experiment, named Ambient Assisted Living, will primarily focus on finding solutions for priority groups, whose vulnerabilities have been compounded by ..

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Karmi Bot Launched in Kerala Hospital

Published: April 30, 2020

The Karmi bot became only the latest addition to a series of robots being deployed across Kerala for helping in the fight against COVID-19. Karmi Bot A robot, named Karmi Bot, has been introduced in a government hospital in Ernakulam, Kerala. The robot is to help reduce the physical interaction between the healthcare workers and ..

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Fedor: The Robot

Published: August 28, 2019

The FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) robot is the humanoid robot sent to the International Space Station (ISS) on a planned two-week mission to support the crew and test its skills. How will it work? The FEDOR will be operated manually by ISS astronauts wearing robotic exoskeleton suits. The robot mirrors their movements. This ..

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Indian developer Ranjit Srivastava claims to develop world’s first Hindi speaking realistic humanoid robot “Rashmi”

Published: August 6, 2018

Ranjit Srivastava, the Ranchi-based software developer, has claimed to develop the world’s first Hindi speaking realistic humanoid robot and India’s first lip-synching robot. The robot “Rashmi” has developed in 2 years at a minimum cost of Rs 50,000. In simple words, Srivastava developed an Indian version of a social humanoid robot ‘Sophia’ that was developed ..

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