A team of European researchers in Spain is developing fully automated forklifts. They are loaded with features like lasers, cameras and sensors and are completely unmanned. They analyze their environment and follow set paths to avoid collisions.
The European Parliament rejected plans for a "robot tax" back in February, but plenty of people remain in favor. Could the taxation of automation become part of our future? Arthur Sullivan reports.
The Chinese government has adopted a 'Made in China 2025' economic development strategy which is emerging as a huge risk to Germany's economic base, says economist Christian Rusche from the IW think tank in Cologne.
Robots have descended upon the world's largest industrial fair by the hundreds. But the big question that reverberates through the trade floor is this: Will fellow robots steal my job?
Oh, you brave new world. At tech fairs like CeBIT, the air is buzzing with enthusiasm for artificial intelligence. But how do people here feel about robots taking our jobs? Malte Rohwer-Kahlmann went to find out.
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