Monthly Archives: November 2011

Robotics Retreat

Important developments regarding the future of robotics and the subsequent robots in our homes and lives. The Robotics Retreat (EPSRC) initiative has outlined some general principles of robotics which can be viewed here. As robots are embedded within the social spaces of care, companionship, service and assistance, a governance framework of ethics, suitability and responsibility is clearly essential. This initiative or symposium will therefore become vital as a bridge between public consumerism and the robotics industry in the very near future.