At Alibaba's Shanghai restaurant you may meet the robot waiter, these robots will serve you via the Hema app. Hema app tells customers where to sit in the restaurant and is used to pay for meals as well as to order more food once seated. Once the food is ready, small pod-like robots scurry out on shiny tracks to deliver it straight to the table.
Astronomer Philippe Delorme from the Institute of Planetology and Astrophysics of Grenoble in France and his team discovered a potential rogue alien planet CFBDSIR2149 using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, wandering alone just 100 light-years from Earth, suggesting that such starless worlds may be extremely common across the galaxy.The free-floating object, called CFBDSIR2149, is likely a gas giant planet four to seven times more massive than Jupiter, scientists say in a new study unveiled today (Nov. 14). The planet cruises unbound through space relatively close to Earth (in astronomical terms; the Milky Way galaxy is 100,000 light-years wide), perhaps after being booted from its own solar system.View More Rogue Alien Planet CFBDSIR2149
General Motors (GM) and NASA team up to create a robotic glove that auto workers and astronauts can wear to help do their respective jobs better while potentially reducing the risk of repetitive stress injuries. The Human Grasp Assist device, known internally in both organizations as the K-glove or Robo-Glove, resulted from GM and NASA’s Robonaut 2 (R2) project, which launched the first human-like robot into space in 2011.View More NASA and General Motors Develop Robotic Glove
The first humanoid robot on board the International Space Station (ISS), called Robonaut 2 or R2 has successfully passed its first training.View More Astronaut Robot R2