Friday, September 23, 2016

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS

NEWS 09/20/2016
Today on In Case You Missed It: A Turkish company says that for millions of dollars, it'll make you your very own Autobot (called a LeTrons) and while ...
But with robots and immigrants getting equal press for snatching Great British Jobs™, which group should you really be worried about? Is Roboxit the ...
A NYPD bomb disposal robot handles an unexploded pressure cooker bomb on Sept. 17, 2016 on West 27th Street in New York City. Credit: Lucien ...
Mobile robots can help chronically ill children regain part of the normal school experience. Some kids are unable to attend school for months or even ...
Robot is what we call technology we're scared of these days, from robot warfare to robot cars to robotdoctors. When we like the technology, we call it ...
Warning! Warning! Warning! Robots are taking over the world- well, the working world that is. In a new report from Forrester Research, scientists ...
You may soon see small six-wheeled self-driving delivery robots strolling around the streets of Seattle. Starship Technologies, an Estonia-based ...
But with robots now starting to appear in people's homes and artificial intelligence developing, a group of experts have drawn up a new list of rules to ...
These robots have played pivotal roles in major news stories as law enforcement increasingly turns to machines to handle dangerous jobs.
Given the way tech companies are changing the way Seattle looks, feels, and does just about everything, is it any surprise that the robot uprising is ...
On top of that, there are complex objects like robots that seem to have some properties of both objects and animals. They do move on their own and ...
Bipedal and quadrupedal locomotion has been an ongoing challenge for robots. There's been a lot of progress over the last few years, though, ...
Do androids dream of not harming people? They will do if the British Standards Institute (BSI) has anything to say about it. The UK's leading business ...
Both Horry County police and the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division have robots. There are a variety of situations where they are used, ...
Now comes Ubtech's 'humanoid robots'. They aim is to have these units around the Etihad stadium interacting with fans – signing songs and ...
Solar panel maker and farm developer SunPower is embracing the latest in computing technology to help lower the cost of its solar panel farms while ...
From Terminator to Battlestar Galactica, we have imagined a world where robots become our overlords and the human race struggles for survival.
Apparently that didn't sit well with Russian police officers, who “asked to remove the robot … and even tried to handcuff him,” according the the robot's ...
“They need to know specific numbers and rotations of circles to make these robots move and how many rotations forwards and backwards,” said ...
Buoyed by increasing investments by makers and rising popularity in use, collaborative robots, which are designed to promote collaborative ...
Underwater remote operated robots. High tech laser beams. It sounds like the stuff of a science fiction movie, but for Beth Klimek, a senior at Tinley ...
The latest re-incarnation to appear on our screens is Robot Wars, a show that had many families spend their Friday evening watching robots; Matilda, ...
These aren't exactly skilled jobs but the robots are pretty clever nonetheless. Working in non-patient areas, they use infrared laser scanners and an ...
The van, later declared to not be a threat, was seen parked on the street with wires sticking out of it, authorities say.
Many people would instantly agree with this statement: All kids should learn to code. The reason why may not be entirely clear, though: After all, we ...
nao robots Sky and Lava the NAO robots entertained and educated about 150 Wellesley Free Library patrons. (Photo via Wellesley Free Library).
Forget Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics -- the British Standards Institution, which is the U.K.'s national standards body, has just produced its first ...
robot collecting dishes to be cleaned at Chilli Padi Nonya Cafe. The machine lacks the ability to pick up cups and plates itself. Instead customers ...
Calling it an "act of solidarity" with the people of Syria and also an "act of defiance," New York City's Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen unveiled an amazing ...
The Google-owned company is responsible for the most advanced robots humankind has built so far, which is probably why its name is often spoken ...
With the arrival of Enterprise Process Robotics software, finance and payment professionals can finally get back to what they were trained to do ...
One of the most famous pieces of writing ever about robots was presented in the Three Laws of Robotics, as laid out by sci-fi author Isaac Asimov.
The document was written by a committee of scientists, academics, ethicists, philosophers and users ofrobots to provide guidance on possible ...
Bomb squad robots have made news recently for unconventional uses. This summer, one wielded an explosive to kill a suspect in a firefight in Dallas.
Lyft -- trying to keep up with its longtime ride-hailing competitor Uber, which just rolled out a self-driving pilot in Pittsburgh -- is being more explicit ...
From surveillance technology to drone patrols — and even fully autonomous security robots — new innovations are driving the way we safeguard ...
Jillian Fellows/News-Review Eighth-grade student Gage Barnadyn, captain of the blue team, works on the design for a robot during the Petoskey G3 ...
"I say, think of a world where half of all surgery is carried out by robots. Those robots are not going to read a journal article. So unless our content is 
The countdown to The Coalition's Gears of War 4 is getting shorter and shorter, and today, the game's launch trailer was released. It doesn't cover ...
Robots could be used help kids diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new research project carried out jointly by a university ...
Marshall McLuhan is attributed with saying that "we shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us”. Never has this been truer than in a digital age ...
Nina Mahmoudian's job is much harder than herding cats—she coordinates underwater robots. Much like a school of fish, autonomous underwater ...
One of America's leading universities is putting €20m into developing robot boats which will be able to navigate the Amsterdam canals without a ...

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