ShinyShiny snippets: Dyson working on home robots for household chores

Dyson is moving beyond vacuum cleaners and hand driers and will try to develop robots capable of helping with household chores. The company has announced plans to create a major robotics centre at its facility at Hullavington Airfield, in Wiltshire, that will work on new types of domestic robot. The site will be home to…

Dyson to invest £2.75 billion in new technologies

Dyson says it will invest an additional $3.67bn (£2.75bn) into new technologies and products over the next five years, according to the BBC.  It will use this investment money to fund research in robotics, next-generation motor technology, smart products, machine learning and material science.  The company will also focus on the commercialisation of its solid-state…