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Outsourcing to robots becomes more diverse and applicable

Implications - Robots can now walk, talk, perform medical procedures, cook, cut hair, emote, get married, and teach. Robots are becoming efficient human aids, completing tasks and activities quickly and more efficiently, without the physical exhaustion or emotional setbacks of people.
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Featured Examples

Sex Robots
Sex Robots
David Levy Says Artificial Intelligence Coming Soon (In Bed)
Sex robots seem like something straight out of sci-fi, but AI scientist David Levy says they could be coming soon to a bed near you. “Real Dolls” and, well, blow-up dolls have been around for a long time,… MORE
Sushi-Making Robots
Sushi-Making Robots
Chef Robot Uses Realistic FANUC M-430iA Hand to Make Nigiri
I'm not big into robots, but a sushi-making robot? When I heard about this delicious innovation, I had to know more, so imagine my delight when I found out there was a video of the sushi bot in action.… MORE
Nurse Robots
Nurse Robots
RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
The RIBA robot, which stands for “Robot for Interactive Body Assistance,” is ready to take over for human nurses in hospitals. Designed by Japan’s Institute of Physical and Chemical Research and… MORE
Substitute Teacher Robots
Substitute Teacher Robots
Saya the Humanoid Could Be Your Child's Future Teacher
Remember your substitute teachers back in your school days? What if she had been a robot? If you're a kid in Japan, that could actually be a possibility. Saya is a substitute teacher robot created by… MORE
Hairstylist Bots
Hairstylist Bots
Markku Lahdesmaki's Robots Bicycle, Get Drunk & Juggle
Markku Lahdesmaki's robots juggle, get drunk, use pay phones, ride bicycles down beach boardwalks, and cut hair. Well, sort of. While Markku Lahdesmaki's robots aren't real, his art is so realistic that… MORE
Bridal Robots
Bridal Robots
The HRP-4C Unit Walked Down the Aisle on a Runway in Osaka, Japan
The HRP-4C robot made her first appearance on a runway at a fashion show in Osaka, Japan today. The female bridal robot was created by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology… MORE
Cute Rehabilitation Robots
Cute Rehabilitation Robots
Taizou Offers Beneficial Exercises While Keeping a Smile on His Face
The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has revealed a new innovation in physiotherapy. Taizou is a very happy and lovable robot that is designed to assist the elderly… MORE
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Chef-Free Cooking
Ramen Noodle Shop Uses Cooperative Culinary Robots for Service
Sometimes employees can be a hassle when times are rough, but not if they don’t have emotions (which I believe most humans do). These culinary robots are solving huge problems for Ramen Noodle Shop in… MORE
Emotional Sports Robots
Emotional Sports Robots
Robots Show Feelings in the Marubot Football League Game
Don’t you just hate it when video game characters don’t seem to care whether you win or lose? Well, the robots in the Marubot Football League game care. The Marubot Football League game is an arcade game… MORE
Blood Sucking Robots
Blood Sucking Robots
The Bloodbot is a Highly Trained Surgical Instrument for Extracting Samples
I’d be lying if I said I was scared of needles. After many years of trips to the doctor’s office, a needle is simply just another medical procedure. What I can say I’m scared of is the Bloodbot. The Bloodbot… MORE
Breast Biopsy Robots
Breast Biopsy Robots
Future Robots May Do Surgery on Their Own
Duke University researchers are working on a robot that can perform a breast biopsy. The human-assisted experimental robot successfully demonstrated its abilities and opens the doors to a wide range of… MORE

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