Saturday, February 28, 2015

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS


NEWS
Lincolnshire Echo
Robots to walk corridors of Lincolnshire hospitals and museums says University academic
Dr John Murray has been working on an ongoing project in the heart of the city withrobots. But although they are becoming ever-present, he says tests ...
See robots, drones at Gadgets & Gears Day
Gadgets and Gears Day will have all kinds of activities dedicated to fun ways to stretch your thinking withrobots, drones, remote-controlled cars, 3-D ...
Student-Built Robots Compete in FIRST Robotics At Southfield High School (Video)
SOUTHFIELD (CBS Detroit) – The floor of the Southfield High School Field House was filled Friday with remote control student-built robots competing ...
The Union Leader
Let the robotics season begin
Forty teams from all over New England are participating in the Granite State District Championship in the FIRST Robotics Competition this weekend, ...
NEWS.com.au
You couldn't have a list of all-time robot greats without this crime fighting guy. Source: Supplied
SURE, we may have functional artificial intelligence and self-aware Roombas plotting to take over the world, but in a time when science-fiction has ...
Toowoomba Chronicle
Robots grab attention at Harristown school
Harristown State School deputy principal Maxine Lester said groups of Year 6 girls experimented with constructing a Lego robot using a plan.
Northland's NewsCenter
DealBreaker
Ray Dalio's Principled Robots Will Rule The World
robot. And so, Ray Dalio has decided to build some robotsRobots that look, to be sure, a lot like the robots that have been buying Jim Simons' ...
Southernminn.com
St. Peter FTC Robotics teams finish successful season
Points are earned when plastic balls (baseball- and golf ball-sized wiffle balls) are placed in goals by the teams' robots. Additional points can be ...
USC News
UV light from robots disinfects hospital rooms
It sounds like something straight out of science fiction: Robots zap the danger surrounding them. But for Keck Medical Center of USC, the new devices ...
The News Journal
Want to see kids have fun? Watch them build robots
If you want to see kids totally immersed in and enjoying what they are doing, make it a point to go to the next competition held by First State Robotics.
CBS Local
16 Bizarre, Surprising, Or Creepy Google Projects From Bloodstream Robots, Military Dogs, Lunar ...
GOOGLE “TERMINATOR”: This 6 foot, 2-inch tall, 330 pound robot named “Ian” is not really a killer, but it could be. It looks like the Terminator, but its ...
Business Insider Australia
Google chief economist: Don't fear the robots
Robot Bartender Humanoid robot bartender 'Carl' gestures to guests at the RobotsBar and Lounge in the eastern German town of Ilmenau, July 26, ...
International Business Times UK
XLR-One: Meet the 3D-printed robot companion that talks, tutors your child and DJs parties
A graphic designer and florist has created a customised 3D-printed personal robotcompanion that has a huge range of abilities - from entertaining ...
Team and robot ready to roll in competition
17, when the Shenendehowa Robotics Team brought their robot to a room known as “the fridge” (so named because it is the place to chill) to test out ...
FOX 21 Online
Robotics Competition Kicks Off
The Duluth East Daredevils along with 122 other teams are competing in the third annual Double DECCer Regional robotics competition.
The Japan News
App makers snap up 1st wave of Pepper robots
The Yomiuri Shimbun The 300 units of the Pepper humanoid robot developed by SoftBank Corp. sold out in just one minute on Friday after the firm ...
Billerica Memorial High School students unveil latest robot for competition
Built according to the standards of sponsor USfirst.org, this competition season's theme, "Recycle Rush," features teams of three robots from different ...
Robots are milking the cows
New York farmers Daniel Brown, left, and John Wolf listen to questions from the audience during therobotic milking system workshop Thursday at the ...
The News Hub
Rise of the robots: Is the fear of AI justified?
A worry which is exacerbated by the media's many portrayals of robots taking over the world? It's certainly not as if humanity is on the verge of ...
Satellite Today
Thales Alenia Space Bringing Robots into Clean Rooms to Work Alongside People
[Via Satellite 02-27-2015] As part of the company's “Tomorrow's Factory” initiative, Thales Alenia Space is deploying the Saphir Robotics Project in ...
9&10 News
Healthy Living: Using Robots for Esophagus Surgery
Doctors say not every esophageal cancer patient is a candidate for minimally invasive, robotic surgery. Experts say it's important that the cancer has ...
VR-Zone
Robots to take over work at Foxconn factories in three years
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou told media today that the company hopes 70 per cent of the work at the assembly lines will be taken over by robots by the ...
The case against killer robots, from a guy actually working on artificial intelligence
Not all AI practitioners are as sanguine about the possibilities of robots. Demis Hassabis, the founder of the AI startup DeepMind, which was acquired ...
Wall Street Journal
We're Finally Getting To See Eva, A Beautiful Film About Love AndRobots
Check out the first U.S. trailer for Eva, a movie about the "first free robot," a small girl named Eva, created in 2041. This Spanish movie contains some ...
Global underwater robotics market that is poised to grow at 6.92% CAGR by 2019 shared in new ...
Underwater robots are used for continuous oceanic surveillance. They are designed to work in challenging environments where the safety and ...
School pupils make robots at Middlesex University
Each team had to program the robots to make a certain path and collect as many points as possible by putting pucks in different sections. Middlesex ...
Mouser launches robotics technology site
Mouser Electronics Inc. has launched a new user website specifically catering to robotics technology. The site provides developers with the resources ...
Duluth News Tribune
Persistence, problem-solving pay off at robotics competition
While six teams at a time took the field with their robots to compete at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Friday in FIRST Robotics ...
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Fortune
Google Search's 'Robots' To Focus On Mobile-Friendly Websites
Google said that later this year, its search results will focus and promote websites which are 'mobile friendly'. Additionally, the company's mobile ...
The Alexander City Outlook
Horseshoe Bend Science Olympiad team brings home a state crown
Kolbe Giddens and Colby Peters have skills that many in the area do not have. The two can build and program robots and even control the robots with ...
Southlake Style
Carroll Robotics Student Sets World Record, Team to Compete in World Championship ...
On Saturday, Feb. 21, the school's robotics team competed at the North Texas Regional Championships in Greenville, earning its place to compete in ...
Live Science
Chatty Machines? Future Computers Could Communicate Like Humans
In the future, you might be able to talk to computers and robots the same way you talk to your friends. Researchers are trying to break down the ...
The Register
I, ROBOT ~ YOU, MORON. How else will automated news work?
Something for the Weekend, Sir? They want to replace me with a robot. This is an excellent idea. In a world of unlimited connected information, ...
Learning with Lego
Like Olson, Jesse Cline, a Grade 4 student, joined the club because he thought it would be a blast to buildrobots and program them to carry out a ...
Monitor
Geekbus pays a visit to Pharr children
The theme of the day was robotics, but Barnett took the time to show the ... The bus arrived Thursday in the Rio Grande Valley loaded with robots, ...
Lansing State Journal
Haslett robotics students return to world stage
HASLETT – One might say Haslett's robotics students are programmed to win. And why not? Several of them are set to compete on the world stage ...
The Daily Athenaeum
US must observe human rights obligations
To a generation already paranoid about Big Brother watching every move and militarized police, the idea of robotic devices being used domestically is ...
Buffalo students to compete in robotics state finals
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - This weekend will be exciting for students from the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School as the school's robotics team, ...
The Escapist
Baymax Is The Future: An Interview With Big Hero 6's Roboticist
"There's been a lot of interest at Carnegie Mellon University: 'How are we going to getrobots to take care of people?'" Atekson said. "And it was very ...
Lake County News Chronicle
Two Harbors robotics team competes at regionals
The team, Rock Solid Robotics No. 4656, consists of 17 students and they have been working for the past six weeks to build and perfect their robot.
TechWeekEurope UK
Grieving Japan Holds Funerals For Sony Robot Dogs
Approximately 150,000 were sold between 1999 and 2006, but those that kick therobotic bucket are now being mourned in temples across Japan with ...
Beacon Review
The Minimum Practical Robotic
Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss the latest tech news and interview special guests for the Floating Points Podcast. This week's ...
WXYZ
Experimental robot ROBEAR from Japan can lift patients
The robot has a number of sensors—some of which include torque and tactile sensors made of rubber. That allows for ROBEAR to do power-intensive ...
Everyday Heroes: Greg and Kathy Godsell
Greg and wife, Kathy, are coaches and mentors for three robotics teams. The Godsells have converted their basement into a robotics playing field ...
RJ Editorial: Southington robotics
It seems that the regional SWAT team, which serves the towns of Southington, Plainville and Bristol, has at its disposal a robot that was bought with ...