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Viral Video: Socially distanced robots serve holy water in Mecca

Saudi Arabia (Mecca)- Due to the coronavirus outbreak, robots began handing out bottles of precious water in Mecca this week in anticipation for a socially separated Hajj pilgrimage in Islam’s holiest city. Saudi Arabia declared on Saturday that 60,000 residents who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus will be able to participate in the July […]...Read More

UAE hospital enlists ‘robot surgeons’ in a new AI-meets-health initiative

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Sunday announced that Al Qassimi Women’s & Children’s Hospital have successfully performed three operations for uterine prolapse using the da Vinci robotic surgical system. A first-of-its-kind achievement in the UAE, it underpins the successes of the robotic surgery programme in gynaecology, developed by the MoHAP, making it […]...Read More

UAE Special Olympics 2020 to crank up on ‘Robotics Ed’

Special Olympics UAE announced today the launch of Unified Robotics 2020; its STEM-based enrichment program that brings together children of all abilities to work together in Unified teams on robotics via a purpose-built gamified platform. Registration is open for Unified Robotics 2020 and teams can register through this link: http://unifiedrobotics.org/register/ Unified Robotics targets neurodiverse children […]...Read More

Japan’s bright red ‘post-box-on-wheels’ takes a turn around Tokyo streets

In an age of rising demands for contact-free, human-less services, Japan Post Co. unveiled on Wednesday a self-driving mail delivery robot to address the citizens postal needs amid the coronavirus pandemic. Designed with built-in cameras and sensors, the bright red, trolley-sized robot wheeled down Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward, dodging people on the sidewalks, utility poles in […]...Read More