Friday, November 4, 2016

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS 11/03/2016
In a high-ceilinged laboratory at Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C., a gleaming whiterobot stitches up pig intestines. The thin ...
"I've seen robots picking croissants off the line and imagine how delicate that is, but they do it without any need for humans," said Marc Wulfraat, ...
It's easy to spot robots on screen these days: They're the beautiful ones getting assaulted by humans. In HBO's new series “Westworld,” the ingénue ...
Perhaps as is fitting for a show that trucks in metaphors about the class divide, there are many more sexy, violent robot or “host” characters in HBO's ...
Security robots market is growing with a CAGR of 8.5% owing to increasing adoption of unmanned system and solution by military and defence forces ...
Digital health and fitness company Fitbit reported its third quarter earnings earlier today, and shortly thereafter its shares fell off a cliff. Its guidance for ...
Bloomberg's Hello World host Ashlee Vance went to Kyoto to explore Japan's peculiar obsession withrobots. It's a culture that thrives through ...
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Georgia Tech warm robot skin for tactile sensing Image: Georgia Tech Giving robots warm skin can help them identify what objects are made of.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States. He might want to bash the robots ...
Robots don't experience fear. They don't experience any emotions at all, really, but on the battlefield, it's the lack of fear that stands out. When ISIS ...
Sex robots could be used to treat paedophiles and other dangerous sexual deviants to prevent them reoffending, a top academic has claimed.
And in that future, robot-ruled time, we might have the choice to actually become one of the superbots by donating our brain after we die, then coming ...
These tiny creatures are extremely hard to track in the open ocean, so one marine ecologist is using robots to mimic the larvae's motions in order to ...
In the 1991 film Terminator 2, a robot villain called T-1000 was almost invincible because it could repair itself after being damaged. Now the abilities of ...
In other words, holster those six-shooters; there are no robots to plug them with just yet. In the meantime, you can listen to more of those player-piano ...
So what's the reality when it comes to our ability to develop ultra-lifelike robots that can carry on a conversation, down a shot of whiskey, bleed when ...
After years of steady growth, innovation and sometimes disappointment, the robotics market is heating up on several fronts amid some new ...
Kevin Rathbone, a Robotics Consultant at Robotae said: 'If a robot was to drive into its end stop and just drive through it, it could damage itself.
According to a statement by Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Russia is on its way to developing legions of 'robots and drones' for ...
The robots will make up to 50 half-mile round-trips each day to deliver room service carts and return dirty carts to the dish room, hospital officials said.
Robotics experts has developed a soft robot capable of consuming organic material for energy, effectively creating a machine which digests living ...
At Zume Pizza, humans and robots work together to make pizzas. Special ... At Zume Pizza, humans and robots work together to make pizzas. Special ...
Crawfordsville High School Robotics team members gather around their robot as Mike Schueren, a volunteer and Nucor engineer, works out a ...
In a time when robots are believed to take over the world and wipe out ... Mountain View, California's Zume Pizza features a full staff of robot pizza ...
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States. He might want to bash the robots instead 
A new U.S. Robotics Roadmap released Oct. 31 calls for better policy frameworks to safely integrate new technologies, such as self-driving cars and ...
Scientists at Bristol University have developed a 'soft' robot capable of eating and digesting food for energy. It is also capable of dying and rotting ...
We'll probably have robots in our homes one day. I don't know if they'll be our companions or just Roombas with animated faces, but a lot of ...
There's a place where the internet, Wi-Fi, and GPS do not exist. Communication is haphazard: Sometimes messages arrive different times at the same ...
He might want to bash the robots instead. Despite the Republican presidential nominee's charge that "we don't make anything anymore," ...
It's April and in a demonstration of its technical might, the US Navy launches a swarm of small military drones into the sky like a barrage of artillery ...
Youngsters from across the region had to make a working robot out of Lego, which would then be programmed by them to draw on paper at the event ...
The 39-year-old actor will not just reprise his 'Prometheus' character as android David but he will also take the role of another robot named Walter.
Now besides virtual reality, its executives are exploring robots and — perhaps sometime soon — augmented reality. While it can be tempting to get ...
A team of researchers at Ryerson found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) easily interact with small humanoid robot NAO. Professors ...
On Tuesday, NASA announced it was “seeking information from potential partners” who were interested in designing small robotic payloads that could ...
Senior David O'Sullivan, coding co-captain for Millburn High School's First Tech Challenge Robotics Team tweaks the controls on BeckySueBot ...
The future isn't coming. It's already here, and it has arrived at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute with the RobotRevolution exhibit. The visionary ...
Will Jinho Bik is a concept artist based in Los Angeles. You can see more of Will's mechs, armour and weapons at his ArtStation page.
Teachers and mentors feel early exposure to robotics not only encourages students to pursue avenues in science and technology, but also helps ...
UBTECH Robotics, a Chinese developer of consumer robots which has its U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles, said today that it has launched a set of ...
Horiuchi took Vance on a tour of his fighting robots and then delved into the history behind Japan's fascination with the technology and where it's ...
University of Cambridge explores whether robots should feel pain. Pain in The Machine is a short documentary that considers whether robots should ...
Yesterday, I received numerous reports that the robots.txt tester tool in the Google Search Console was broken. Google indeed confirmed it and said ...
A Cambridgeshire technology business has secured funding from the Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative to develop a robotic harvesting project.

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