Sunday, September 11, 2016

SUNDAY ROBOT NEWS


NEWS 09/11/2016
In recent years, we've seen a spate of movies and TV shows suggesting that robots will soon be so realistic and life-like that humans will form deep ...
It's about boosting productivity by instructing robots how to recover from their own accidents, failures or mistakes; take on new tasks with minimal ...
People's worst fear is that their job will soon be taken over by the equivalent of Rosie the Robot from “The Jetsons.” But even though we're only in the ...
The Juno spacecraft recently made history by entering Jupiter's orbit, which means that while humans have yet to land on another world, our robotic ...
Robot company Boston Dynamics has developed a new version of its humanoidrobot, Atlas, which can walk in snow, pick up objects and stand up ...
runner1 Such is the case with this week's first project, Mr. Runner created by [Alex Martin]. Mr. Runner is a quadruped robot that really looks the part.
Throughout human history we have been inventing things to make life easier, extracting physical effort from the means of production and replacing it ...
There's something distinctly robotic about the way iPhone devotees have lined up at one store in New Zealand to ensure they are some of the first to ...
Does the acceleration in the use of robots and automation mean that we will be worse off in the future? Already apparent unintended economic ...
Two new sewing robots have created the first ever autonomously-sewn garments and are set to cause major disruption in the garment manufacturing ...
You'll get to choose an avatar from a 45 strong selection of robots, including the classic movie champs Atom “Peoples Champion”, and Zeus “King of ...
VR porn is one thing but what about robotic sex? Well, it's coming in more ways than one. This week, robotexperts from around the world are meeting ...
A team of 10 engineering students from nearby West Virginia University recently returned victorious to Morgantown after winning the Sample Robot ...
China plans to set up a State-level innovation center by the year-end to boost homegrown companies' production capability in key robot components, ...
Employees work on the massive composite wings for the A350 jetliner at a state-of-the-art Airbus plant in Broughton, north Wales. (Jon Super/Jon ...
Photos by Jerry Holt • jerry.holt@startribune.com robots in minnesota: A patient at St. Cloud Surgical Center underwent lateral partial-knee ...
While less prone to glitches, this so-called parametric approach does end up sounding robotic. What unites the two approaches, though, is that they ...
They looked at robots. Played with toys. Built things with their hands. Tested their minds with games. On Saturday, she chaperoned her two sons and ...
Alexia Parks Alexia Parks is a futurist, an award-winning entrepreneur, and Virtual Mentor with the United Nations. She is also the Founder and CEO ...
Hand-tool and chemical manufacturer replaces manual palletizing with a robotic system that doubles its capacity and enables it to reassign five ...
They will be competing in the robot soccer division at the RoboCup Junior national championships held at the University of New South Wales next ...
China plans to set up a State-level innovation center by the year-end to boost homegrown companies ' production capability in key robot components ...
Robots have replaced workers on the floor doing the same repetitive motion over and over and over, so industry needs people who keep the robots ...
The creators of the first international beauty contest judged by artificial intelligence were likely using the scratching your head emoticon after the robots ...
Hypertherm Robotic Software will be exhibiting at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) which will be held September 12-17 at the ...
Artificial intelligence (AI) has already transformed our lives — from the autonomous cars on the roads to therobotic vacuums and smart thermostats in ...
Robots and computers perform many tasks better than human beings, including in white collar professions. Visits to a hospital, investment firm and law ...
In keeping with the campground vibe, the company behind Adult Swim's “Robot Chicken” gives employees merit badges and proudly displays its ...
Each 'Power Driven Articulated Dummy' was a 230-pound robot that NASA engineers designed to test space suits. One of the dummies now resides at ...
In a sequence of 20 robot changes, drivers entered the intersection while the robot was red 17 times. Picture: Tim Whitfield/Independent on Saturday.
If you step into California's Alameda County forensics laboratory where rape kits are processed, the first thing you'll notice is the robots.These whirring ...
Watching ATLAS evolve and master new skills is as fascinating as watching a child develop. Except the humanoid robot, seen here in the lab at ...
Telerobotics is the control of semi-autonomous robots from a distance, usually with dynamic control interfaces like exoskeletons. (Image courtesy of ...
A "seriously intimidating-looking" robotic tractor has been drawing crowds at Iowa's annual Farm Progress Show, said George Dvorsky at Gizmodo​.
I will be doing a short exposé on a few of the worst robotic pool cleaning robots in the near future, but a nice short hand is a simple shake. A good ...
You will find with cheaper pool cleaners the fit is not so tight, so bear that in mind if you go off the beaten track in search for a robotic pool cleaner.
Will robots eat the jobs? Maybe. Sure isn't happening yet. But, to quote Bradford DeLong, the rise of AI and automation “is qualitatively different from ...
MechVR's robots walk, run, and fly. The system's non-hydraulic moving system shakes participants around, jolts them, and gives an intensive physical ...
During a da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical procedure, the surgeon sits at a console while viewing a high-definition 3D image of the patient's target ...
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have released a video for their track Go Robot, which sees them spoofing classic disco movie Saturday Night Fever.
As self-sufficient combat systems gradually become more common and transition from the realm of sci-fi movies, Russia has unveiled the Vikhr robotic ...
While the show's hacks may look fantastical, Kor Adana, a writer and technology producer for "Mr. Robot," says that they're completely plausible.
How many people have the robots felled? It depends on who you ask. Secrecy is the watchword of the American drone program and the Pentagon has ...
DRYDEN — Robots may be coming to Dryden. Village council members agreed at their Tuesday night meeting to hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. ...
The Pillo is a high-tech pill dispenser in the form of a friendly robot equipped with voice and facial recognition, so it dispenses meds only if it ...
One theory says there's an “Uncanny Valley” into which illustrations, robots, and other not-humans fall when they start to look more like real people.
To help discourage teen pregnancy, many students in public schools nationwide are given lifelike robotbabies that cry throughout the night.
“All Hail Our Robot Conquerors!” will feature stories about robots with a nod to the pulp fiction of the 1950s and '60s; “Submerged” explores the ...
A trio of freshmen series won their first Emmys tonight with Mr. Robot, Jessica Jones, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend each taking home statuettes at the 68th ...

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