A grassy field encircled by trees beckons. But Spot is focused on the asphalt path ahead, where a few joggers and bicyclists are out for some socially distanced sunshine.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the Digital Coach project for training public transport riders.
The remote-controlled, four-legged machine built by Boston Dynamics was first deployed in a central park on Friday as part of a two-week trial that could see it join other robots policing Singapore's green spaces during a nationwide lockdown.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned a whimsical idea into perhaps a window into a dystopian future where a human touch may make people cringe with fear, and a waiter clearing the table sends a customer tense with stress - only to be relieved by a soothing brush with plastic.
A scurrying robot dog named K9 dispenses hand sanitizer to curious children and wary shoppers -- one of the more unexpected measures Thai malls are taking as the kingdom relaxes virus restrictions.
The first Arab robot doctor has been launched in the name of ‘Shifa’ (healing) to provide consultations to both doctors and patients at the same time.
The authority explained that the robot pumps large quantities of water from 1500 litres to 4,500 litres per minute in the regular system and water spray system.
An Emirati inventor named Ahmed Al Mazroui, founder of the Al Mazroui Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi, created a robot which can sterilise and spray all hard-to-reach and rugged locations, in addition to its ability to climb stairs.
Alsuwaidi said, “It was manufactured in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi. It weighs approximately 30kg. It carries approximately a 50kg workload and works for 3 hours."
The first phase of activities includes horseback riding in open areas only, karting and clay shooting. This will be in parallel with strict preventive measures, enabling visitors to enjoy their sports activities safely.