FRR News & Media Appearances

FRR and Deloitte Announce Certified Quality Mark for AI and Robotics

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics and Deloitte are bringing together their diverse skill sets to create the FRR certified quality mark. This will ensure that best practices are met for the responsible design and development of the technology. The aim is to promote important features of products that will contribute to a better world, including environmental protection, sustainability, integrity, safety and security, and ethical design together with a consideration of societal impact and human rights.

FRR Drones Report Featured in PBS Article

FRR Drones Report Featured in PBS Article

But a report released by the Foundation for Responsible Robotics in June, called “Drones in the Service of Society,” offers a closer look at the potential of drone use in humanitarian aid efforts. “When we have natural disasters, starving people in conflict, or...

The Week Discusses FRR Drone Research

The Week Discusses FRR Drone Research

Professor Noel Sharkey, co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and Emeritus Professor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Sheffield, said: “I have long campaigned against the excessive use of drones in armed conflict and...

FRR Drones Report Cited in the Telegraph

FRR Drones Report Cited in the Telegraph

From delivering life-saving drugs to mapping sites for refugee camps, drones have massive potential for global health. A new report from the Foundation for Responsible Robotics says that, despite their reputation for invading privacy and endangering aircraft, drones...

FRR Report: Drones in the Service of Society

FRR Report: Drones in the Service of Society

          We are pleased to announce that after a well attended press conference at the Science Media Centre in London, the FRR today (6 June 2018) released a report titled "Drones in the Service of Society". The Report was authored by Aimee...

FRR Sex Robot Research Supported by New NHS Findings

FRR Sex Robot Research Supported by New NHS Findings

Noel Sharkey, a professor emeritus of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield in England co-founder of an organization called the Foundation for Responsible Robotics published a report last year on the sexual future of humans and robots....

FRR at the Peace Palace: Drones in the Service of Society

FRR at the Peace Palace: Drones in the Service of Society

June 8th 2018, The Peace Palace, The Hague, 14.00-18.00   On June 8th, FRR co-director Aimee van Wynsberghe and technical expert Denise Soesilo will be presenting "Drones in the Service of Society", the latest FRR consultation document. The document outlines a...

Politico: Noel Sharkey on Robot ‘Personhood’

Politico: Noel Sharkey on Robot ‘Personhood’

Noel Sharkey, emeritus professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, who also signed on, added that by seeking legal personhood for robots, manufacturers were merely trying to absolve themselves of responsibility for the actions of...

Hin-Yan Liu feature

Hin-Yan Liu feature

Member Feature: Hin-Yan Liu Dr. Hin-Yan Liu is a member of the FRR's Legal Expertise Committee and an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen. Prior to that position, he was first a Max Weber Fellow and subsequently a...

FRR announces partnership with KNVI

FRR announces partnership with KNVI

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR) joins forces with the Royal Dutch Foundation for IT- and Information Professionals (KNVI). KNVI is the largest and oldest association for IT- and information professionals in the Netherlands. The new partnership will aid...