Monday, February 27, 2017

SUNDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   2/26/2017
In a recent interview, Microsoft (msft) founder Bill Gates proposed that robots should be taxed. He anticipates that robots will replace large numbers of ...
Every week comes a new warning that robots are taking over our jobs. People have become troubled by the question of how robots will learn ethics, ...
To prove that insect-like quadruped robots can move just as fast as their mammalian robotic counterparts. And, presumably, to one day outrun them ...
The Mitsubishi RV-F industrial robot is built for precision tasks, such as handling laboratory specimens or assembling circuit boards. The one before ...
Robotic milking machines, in which cows queue up to milk themselves, are now ... Robots Hall has seen pick at about a third of the speed of a human.
In fact, if robots do ever become that advanced, the social and cultural implications will be massive. “If a 'robot' copy was actually an embodied version ...
Flexible, soft robots containing muscle-like actuators could revolutionise rehabilitation for the infirm, say researchers at Switzerland's EPFL. Jim Drury ...
Rebecca Wallersteiner meets 100 Robots at the Science Museum's major new exhibition which explores humanities 500 year quest to recreate ...
Will robots conquer the planet? It's been a fear of humankind for decades: that these machines we've made will become ever-more clever, eventually ...
It would doubtless generate blank stares among today's Millennials, but back in the 90s a frequent bit of Generation X jargon involved “getting the 411” ...
“The key items include five EODs (explosive ordinance devices) robots. Currently our unit is using a robot which was made available through a ...
Fragrance-maker Firmenich International chose robots, spending $60 million in the last three years automating a factory outside Geneva to increase ...
As with most depictions of mechanical folk in science fiction, robots on the internet can be good or evil, helping the various functions of the web along ...
This week, Observer Magazine columnist and neuroscientist Dr Daniel Glaser visits old friend and former colleague John Morton – emeritus professor ...
Ford Motor Co. shocked the budding driverless car industry on February 9 by announcing that it will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence ...
Periods of automation bring disruption and hurt workers' wages. Perhaps Silicon Valley should pick up the compensation bill for the next one.
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SOME people may think this is technology gone mad, but others will be rejoicing that from next year sex robots are going to be hitting the shelves.
Shahar Abuhazira, chief executive of Gaithersburg, Maryland-based Roboteam, oversees the building of specialized military robots.
We realised we could make the world smaller with robots by creating a low-cost and sustainable delivery option for the things people need most in ...
This gets into a grey area when it comes to robots, who don't feel physical pain or discomfort. But what if we program them differently to let them ...
TOKYO: Like the fictional superhero Iron Man, Mr Kenji Takemura from Osaka, Japan slips into a robotic suit and proceeds to lift the heavy boxes with ...
Nearly 30 teams of high school and middle school students from around West Virginia competed Saturday afternoon at the Vex Robotics Competition's ...
TOKYO -- Microsoft Japan and Tokyo-based system developer Headwaters have created a cloud-based artificial intelligence system that allows robots ...
In their second session, the young girls were paired up and provided with a robotic sphere which they learned to program to do various tasks like ...
Sci-fi movies and books are filled with fascinating tales of robots and how they are able to tackle everything humans can and more. Now, many of the ...
Building a robot takes a team effort but this team isn't comprised of a group of scientists working in a lab. Instead, it's a group of high school students ...
VES junior Vicky Li, 18, holds a robot as she talks to members of her team during the FIRST Tech Challenge Virginia State Championships Saturday.
If you're interested in learning how to play table tennis, a robot in Japan is up for the coaching job, and the bot has even earned a Guinness World ...
“There is already stuff on the horizon that is going to be making the current robots we use very rude and crude,” said Dr. Dan Clark, the surgeon who ...
LUSTY men could be soon tempted to get their kicks at sex robot holiday resorts that experts predict could soon spring up all over the world.
The new robots can be charming, witty and highly likely to fall in love with the individual and has 12 personality traits that can be activated manually.
There's been crazy amounts of speculation built off of a few Twitter stories and a robot fight in Numbani. Jeff Kaplan, Overwatch game director, said on ...
MiR Leads the Global Market for Autonomous Mobile Robots with 500% Growth in Sales in 2016, Putting Robots in Production in More Than 30 ...
River Mill Academy STEM student Xavier Heinisch prepares the team's robot. The student teams constructed their robots from start to finish and will ...
FTC is a challenging, mid-level robotics competition designed for high school students who want a hands-on learning experience to develop their ...
The airport in Shenzhen, China has a new intelligent robot trained to carry out security checks. It has facial recognition capabilities and can fire ...
The 100-foot-tall warehouse, towering over north Findlay, is a dark place where laser-wielding robots rise 10 stories and zip back and forth, storing ...
Despite the promise that robots and artificial intelligence actually could help many people do their jobs better, most simply aren't buying it. And a lot of ...
The mobile carrier will exhibit its AI-based robots and the voice-recognizing personal assistant service NUGU. The latter is compatible with SK ...
This is part five of the Monkey Fighting Robots' Oscar Predictions for the 89th Academy Awards: Best Documentary, Foreign Language Film, ...
SARATOGA SPRINGS — After a successful VEX Robotics Northern New York State Championship tournament Saturday, February 18, at Onondaga ...
Badger Robotics team drivers Kaeden Hietala and Kennedy Truscinski look out at the model arena as they drive their team robot in a practice session ...
robot under development at the University of Illinois automates the labor-intensive process of crop phenotyping, enabling scientists to scan crops ...
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx meets Carnegie Mellon University's highly intelligent mobile platform (CHIMP), a humanoid robot, as he tours ...
Automation is steadily affecting jobs in finance, healthcare and insurance. But the future isn't entirely controlled by robots. Here's how to remain ...
Researchers have discovered that software robots designed to improve articles on the site were 'fighting' over content and undoing each other's edits ...
LG will showcase three new robots at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. LG could surprise technology experts with some of its interesting gadgets at CES.