Representatives of prominent AI and robots companies, including Google, Tesla, and Universal Robotics, have called for the UN to ban killer robots. But the issue is turning out to be as complex as the robots themselves.
Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a vacuum-powered, soft pneumatic actuator that can be modularly deployed for a variety of robotics applications.
Brain-controlled VR games are just a start. If startup Neurable has its way, controlling devices with your mind will be the next frontier in everything from home computers to medical devices, robots, and automobiles.