Friday, September 23, 2016

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 09/22/2016
Operated from a safe distance, these robots can blast through car windows and even kill, raising ethical issues about how they should be used.
Robots have considerable potential to make human lives better, but only if humans start doing some "big thinking" now about how to ensure that the ...
WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) - Summer is winding down, but not without another turn in the spotlight for police robots. These robots have played ...
In case you haven't yet managed to find the perfect social robot for your home, this is BIG-i. BIG-i is going to stare at you without blinking until you ...
PEORIA — Robots are rarely out of the news these days but in the event you've fallen behind, there's always the Robot Report, a monthly newsletter ...
By the end of the year a squat, white and grey robot with electronic eyes will be what greets guests when they order room service at Park Avenue ...
Robots are learning how to complete tasks in sped-up virtual worlds, developing skills that could take months to understand in a matter of hours.
What on earth qualified me to judge the Turing test, the gold standard for artificial intelligence (AI)? I've been sceptical – but I hope open-minded ...
Starship Technologies' new delivery robots have been traipsing around the sidewalks of San Francisco, giving post office couriers a run for their ...
According to the new research report "Internet of Robotic Things Market by Component (Sensor, Power, Control), Service (Professional, Managed), ...
Asia's millennials, aged 15 to 25, believe robots will pop up in many workplaces in future, particularly in the manufacturing and engineering sectors.
When the robot cars get here, you'll be able to eat, text and sleep, but you won't drive, because there won't be a steering wheel or brake pedal.
A: Simple robots have a way to move around, a power source, a sensor and an electrical circuit to signal the robot to do something. The power source ...
A Starship robot completes its first autonomous delivery in San Francisco. Photo by Starship Technologies. Making shooing gestures with his hands, ...
NEW DELHI: India's youth believes that robots in the workplace will be a common phenomenon in future, according to a six nation survey conducted ...
“What about robots?” Lara asks next, peeking down at her notebook. The question seems like a non sequitur until she clarifies with a follow-up.
Late last month, researchers at Harvard University unveiled a new, autonomous robot made entirely from soft materials. This prototype was hailed as a ...
Surgical robotics company Intuitive Surgical's (NASDAQ: ISRG) near-monopoly is facing a threatfrom two of America's most powerful companies, ...
In a bizarre incident, a Robot was arrested in Russia for taking part in a political rally. The Robot, who draws inspiration from 'Michael Scofield' of ...
Until a few months ago, it built robots for all sorts of applications - from mopping and vacuuming your floors to disarming bombs. What I like especially ...
Mobile robots can be used in many applications, they are especially suited for environments that are unreachable or too dangerous for humans.
New technology, including intelligent agents (robots) and unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), are disrupting the construction industry, replacing skilled ...
Mountain View, California (AP) - A Silicon Valley start up is using robots to make pizzas. It's one of a number of new firms using technology to take over ...
Robotics researchers and engineers all around the world are working on bipedal and quadrupedal robotsfor various tasks. We want bipedal robots ...
Yaskawa Motoman has demonstrated a range of new automation solutions for material handling, human-robot collaboration, and mobile machine ...
It looks like Mr. Robot has decided to take Cisco's advice from two episodes ago. Sitting in the Greek diner, he advised Darlene against doing ...
The telepresence robots in question are essentially tablets mounted on Segways, boasting two-way video, cameras, microphones, and speakers.
The project also aims to let computers learn from other machines, like a robot at a factory learning a new task simply by watching another perform it ...
The robot enables high-speed background bundling automation within Visualfiles, whilst allowing the system's users to carry on with other pressing ...
Did you imagine that a robot serves you a pizza, then it will be surprising for those who visit Silicon Valley, Zume. In the back kitchen of Mountain ...
Robots may not be taking over yet, but they are becoming sufficiently advanced to guide passengers who need help at Tokyo's Haneda Airport.
The R2-D2 robot from Star Wars doesn't communicate in human language but is, nevertheless, capable of showing its intentions. For human-robot ...
Researchers at Georgia Tech say they have found a way to get multiple robots to work more closely together by developing what they call “minimally ...
There are more robots in factories, and drones delivering packages. The list goes on. If this trend continues, a robot in my home will soon be writing ...
The white, egg shaped robot uses sensors to navigate the emergency room parking lot similar to an automated vacuum. But it has a lot more features.
Robots really are coming for your jobs. Exhibit A: Venture-capital firm Invoke Capital just made a multi-million-dollar investment in Luminance, which is ...
The British Standards Institute has decided it's time the world of robots had some official laws, so it's presented a few guidelines in the dull form of ...
When asked about the possibility of robotic referees in the future, “I would have to throw my mouthpiece at those new inventions.” And by that, he ...
Katie Fehrenbacher for Fortune: Solar panel maker and farm developer SunPower is embracing the latest in computing technology to help lower the ...
Zornow realized that by drenching fabric in a liquid version of the polymer, he could make stiff panels of fabric that can be picked up by a robot.
ARM launches new chip for medical robots and autonomous cars ... of new emergent computing fields, including self-driving cars and medical robots.
LONDON, U.K - Offering a rather shocking sneak peek into the future of relationships - scientists believe that sex with robots is the 'inevitable' future ...
On page 14A, a press demonstration photograph is shown from Zume Pizza in California, where entrepreneurs are using robots to automate retail ...
Robots for home and commercial use, not just industrial manufacturing, are drawing a lot of investment and interest. At this recent exhibition in Taipei, ...
The first robot that can sew together a complete item of clothing could put an end to sweatshop labour in the manufacture of low-cost garments. Sewbo ...
Minimum wage increases will be on the ballot in several states this November and, while advocates are hoping for more money, they're missing the ...
CARVERS CREEK — This summer, the Down East 4-H club that meets in Carvers Creek learned to build and program robots while participating in a ...
New buildings in Singapore may soon be inspected by a high-tech robot armed with laser scanners and cameras capable of spotting the tiniest cracks ...
“Integral to each Oasis component, from the automated design tools to robotic panel cleaning, is more than 30 years of solar industry innovation and ...
Brown then proceeded to lay the groundwork for the night's presentation, "Future Domestic Robots: Design Fiction and the House of the Future," which ...

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