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.
Florian Lennert, an expert from the Innovation Centre for Mobility and Societal Research talks about intelligent cars and the reliability of robotic vehicles.
Scientists are trying out new uses for quadcopters. Equipped with the necessary computing power, the four-rotor drones become flying robots able to communicate and work together.
A talking robot began its tour of Germany today. Its destinations include the iconic Neuschwanstein Castle, Berlin and the North Sea island of Sylt. Last summer the robot hitchhiked 6000 kilometers through Canada.
A hitchhiking Canadian robot is endearing itself to Germans on a tour that includes a stop at the Social Media Week in Hamburg. The robot relies on the kindness of strangers (and their cars) to get around.