ROBOTS

Weston Robot sees opportunities in crisis

THEY do not tire easily, never complain and never get sick at the workplace.

S$1 kopi, freshly made by a robot

ROBOTICS and automation, touted for years as ways to ease the labour crunch in Singapore's F&B sector, have seen limited take-up, with operators largely put off by investment costs. But the...

Harnessing the power of digital workers

ROBOTIC process automation (RPA) has played a key role in Singapore's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and could be the solution to productivity challenges faced by local companies.

Cleaning, facilities management sector gets tech boost

LONG-OVERDUE technology upgrades are being implemented in the realm of cleaning and facilities management, as companies realise that conventional surface cleaning methods and occasional...

Bigger role for service robots in pandemic

LONG promoted in the name of productivity but having gained limited traction in the past, service industry robots are gaining prominence as the Covid-19 pandemic compels firms to reduce contact...

Jobs for many Singaporeans in growing infocomm sector

Jobs are available for Singaporeans in the infocommunications space over the next three years, with the Republic facing a huge shortage of professionals, said Minister-in-charge of the Smart...

Japan loves robots, but getting them to do human work isn't easy

REMOVING the tiny eyes that pockmark potatoes is dull, repetitive and time-consuming work - perfect, it would seem, for robots in a country where the population is declining and workers are...

High-tech robots on guard duty at Ang Mo Kio station in security exercise

Commuters at Ang Mo Kio MRT station were yesterday greeted by the sight of Singapore's latest security officers on wheels: two high-tech robot guards.

What's good and bad about using robo-advisers?

Robo-advisers, or platforms offering financial advice based on computer algorithms with little or no human intervention, have been in the Singapore market for about three years now, with new ones...

Robots displacing jobs means 120m workers need retraining: poll

[NEW YORK] More than 120 million workers globally will need retraining in the next three years due to artificial intelligence's (AI) impact on jobs, according to an IBM survey.

Manufacturing: In artificial intelligence, small solutions win big

A NEW generation of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will prove themselves in 2019. They will build new trust, urgency and understanding of what 'AI' actually is, and just how much it can...