Robots are no longer science fiction. Today, they help build products; they even explore Mars. Robots have assisted human beings now for decades. Someday they'll be part of our daily life.
Telephoning silently? The concept: a person moves their mouth to speak silently, a computer can pick up the corresponding electrical nerve impulses and translate them back into sound.
Constanze Kurz is spokesperson for the Chaos Computer Club. On Talking Germany, the IT expert discusses how robotics are changing our lives and why she encrypts all her digital communication.
Researchers in Munich have developed a process to test agents in cells in a very short time. Their patch-clamp-technology is nominated for the German Future Prize.
The further we get from Earth, the more space probes and robots will have to think for themselves. But developing autonomous robots is hard without artificial intelligence.
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