How the chatty robot Franzi is cheering up German patients

How the chatty robot Franzi is cheering up German patients

Cleaning robot Franzi makes sure floors are spotless at the Munich hospital where she works, and has taken on a new role during the pandemic: cheering up patients and staff.

Small talk with Luna: German robots increasingly in contact with customers

Small talk with Luna: German robots increasingly in contact with customers

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Mercedes drops clapped-out robots for humans

Mercedes drops clapped-out robots for humans

Assembly robot crushes worker at Volkswagen

Assembly robot crushes worker at Volkswagen

Scientist speaks out against Euro war drones

Scientist speaks out against Euro war drones

Robots could take half of jobs in Germany

Robots could take half of jobs in Germany

VIDEO: Bionic kangaroo hops like the real thing

VIDEO: Bionic kangaroo hops like the real thing

Painting robot sparks ‘what is art?’ debate

Painting robot sparks ‘what is art?’ debate

Sensitive robotic hand within human grasp

Sensitive robotic hand within human grasp

Robot can do shopping – if there are no steps

Robot can do shopping – if there are no steps

Do robot lawyers dream of electric briefs?

Do robot lawyers dream of electric briefs?

Submarine helps in Air France salvage

Submarine helps in Air France salvage

Mind-reading computers turn heads at CeBIT

Mind-reading computers turn heads at CeBIT