Saturday, September 3, 2016

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS


NEWS 09/02/2016
William Santana Li imagines a future where robots will keep Americans safe. Communities, he dreams, will take security into their own hands by ...
It's usually humans who close monitor the work of machines and robots. We want to ensure the technology makes no mistakes. But as a Fraunhofer ...
The LoweBot is an autonomous retail service robot that can meet the needs of both store employees and shoppers. The robots can assist shoppers by ...
There was once a time when the Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust pizza was enough to get people excited. Today, in a world of bacon-wrapped crust and ...
In an era where robots like Nao, Pepper, Sophia and Atlas manage to amaze us with their respective abilities to walk, learn, communicate in different ...
US Army robots are set to destroy 78,000 mustard-gas artillery shells in a specially made $4.5 billion plant in Colorado. The move is to comply with an ...
He said: “If Sony comes up with a robot for the house, is the AI involved in that going to be dangerous or not? Consumers ultimately decide.”.
Red light districts are set for a shake up with robots taking the place of human sex workers. In the recently published report “Sex work, Technological ...
The report examines the impact robotics will have on economies and societies in the coming years, offering a somewhat surprising policy prescription: ...
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai says he believes technology will move beyond smartphones in the future and that the tech giant is open to working in robotics.
Manufactured by the San Jose-based Fellow Robots, the newest addition to the autonomous-robot game follows moves by Uber and Target to replace ...
The field of robotics has seen incredible advancements over the last few decades, and today they are used for everything from industrial ...
Meanwhile robots are being programmed to care for the bourgeoning ranks of the elderly. In Thailand, a solicitous robot, known as Dinsow helps old ...
Could humans one day fall in love with robots? Marry them? Even be intimate with them? Bloomberg North hosts Amber Mac and Anthony Lacavera ...
Let's face it, all those sci-fi movies are wrong. It's 2016 and replicants aren't a thing, flying cars are not our mode of transportation and it's possible we ...
We constantly hear, often with good reason, that robots are all set to gobble up our jobs. Apparently no one gave that message to Simone Giertz.
IRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle holds a Braava Jet, a floor-cleaning robot, while standing in front of a display of military robots at the ...
A typical nightmare scenario goes something like this: Robots first replace autoworkers on the assembly line. Then they move into white-collar jobs, ...
At the Australian Cancer Research Foundation Child Cancer Personalised Medicine Centre, specialised robots are working 24/7, rapidly testing ...
United States' police departments typically in the past have used drones and robots for non-lethal purposes, such as searching for bombs, bringing ...
Popular YouTuber Simone Giertz is well known for her "shitty robots." Her latest creation? A sandwich-making robot -- or, more appropriately, a robot ...
UC Davis professor and marine ecologist Steven Morgan prepares to deploy yellow "robot larvae" off the coast of Bodega Bay. Credit: Joe ...
The Baxter robot threatens warehouse and labouring jobs while Hadrian X threatens bricklaying. Payback time on robots is shorter than ever, with ..
Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works has developed a robot to scour the hull of its LMH-1 commercial heavy-lift hybrid airship for helium-leaking pinholes ...
Sanbot is among a breed of robots with kindly faces, personable, sometimes quirky demeanors, and a fundamental goal of meeting a long list of ...
Book review: Robots are stealing our jobs The Rise of the Robots is a book that discusses the problem of unemployment.(Shutterstock/File) ...
Through understanding how complex learning processes in simple organisms work, EU scientists hope to usher in an era of self-learning robots and ...
Meet the octobot, an entirely soft, autonomous robot. A pneumatic network (pink) is embedded within the 3D-printed octobot's body and hyperelastic ...
Delta Electronics Co (台達電) yesterday said it plans to increase the number of sales outlets for its industrial robots in China, South Asia and Europe in ...
Wilson Central High School JROTC cadets put their SeaPerch remote controlled underwater robots in the pool Aug. 20 at Sports Village in Lebanon ...
He was excited about the potential to develop things like robot-assisted surgery, with da Vinci surgicalrobots already in use in Christchurch.
Already we are experiencing the impact of this with staff reductions in retail (self-checkouts), banking (ATMs) and in the manufacturing sector (robotics) ...
Together with the University of Ulm, Germany, initial studies have focused on the use of robots for satellite-supported sowing of maize. Designated the ...
Warehouse robots - Automated and remotely controlled robots for order picking and inventory management. Seegrid, with $63 million in funding, ...
Some banks have announced sweeping cuts to their fixed-income units in recent years in the face of shrinking profits. Embed from Getty Images ...
PETERBOROUGH, Ont.—An auto parts plant northeast of Toronto is sporting 25 new paint robotsdesigned to boost the quality of the plastic parts ...
The 56-year-old Thomondgate resident has had a soft spot for 'Star Wars' droid R2-D2 since seeing the first film in the original sci-fi trilogy when it was ...
A US non-profit company called Robots In Service of the Environment (RISE) has recently designed a method of controlling the spread of lionfish in ...
A new trailer for Titanfall 2 has released, showing off six Titans that players can use. While those who played the beta may be familiar with Ion and ...
Researchers from the University of Sheffield have created a robot swarm capable of learning how other systems work, and whose learned behaviour ...
Once again, five players are back to fight 50 waves of enemies, including the new Swarm race, and robot sentries. The further along you get, the ...
Some of the students participating in the week-long robotics camps held last week at North Island College show off their robot, which they built and ...
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Hitachi Ltd. on Friday started a proof-of-concept test of a small humanoidrobot, which provides guidance to users ..
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on September 1 unveiled two 6-axis vertical multi-joint robots as ...
Bloomberg reported that the company's key robot supplier, FANUC based in Japan, is one of those suppliers that says it is prepared to do everything it ...
Abi follows two robots - one a family toy, the other a hulking industrial machine - as they seek out humans in a machine wasteland in this upcoming ...
The industrial robots are programmable and automated robot systems utilized for industrial manufacturing. The typical applications of industrial robots ...
NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neato Robotics, leaders inrobots for the home, is making it easier than ever to stop pushing ...
That same idea — minus the evildoers part — is now driving researchers at Texas A&M University, who recently published a paper on a robot that ...
Robots and drones have started to quietly transform aspects of agriculture. The recent IDTechEx Research report on Agricultural Robots and Drones ...

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