The evolution of robots [VIDEO]

How will robots develop in the years ahead? And how far will they develop? Learned behaviour appears to be on the cards, but what about consciousness?

This episode of Invention Factory, a partnership between General Electric and Vice, explores the evolution of robots.  See how robots are set to play an ever-increasing role in the workplace and in the home.

GE Global Research technologists John Lizzi and Lynn DeRose look at wearable robotics, interactions between humans and robots; and even at what it means to be human and the notion that machines may somehow 'achieve' that essence.

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