Sunday, January 31, 2016

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS
Forbes
“Pepper,” humanoid robots from Japan's telecommunication giant Softbank, dance to attract customers at the ”Pepper World” exhibition to promote ...
Technique
This is the vision that world-renowned robotics professor Dr. Magnus Egerstedt and graduate student Daniel Pickem, along with their ever-growing ...
6 On Your Side
BOISE, Idaho - Bright minds and robots took over the Idaho Statehouse as award winning STEM projects were showcased to lawmakers and visitors.
Customer Think
The retail industry today is making some fascinating, promising, and perhaps troubling moves toward the routine use of autonomous robots in human ...
Columbia Daily Tribune
Eight-year-old Blake Bukowsky participated in a national competition, programmingrobots Dash and Dot to perform missions. “It was harder than I ...
KAKE
"To my knowledge, we are going to have four or five personal robots on the market this year." says Nickel. "It is really fascinating. One robot I saw, ...
Huffington Post UK
"We are rushing headlong into the robotics revolution without consideration for the many unforeseen problems lying around the corner..." So said ...
Physics
robot group clusters together or disperses based on each robot's reaction time for sensing light, a finding useful for search-and-rescue missions.
The Japanese grower Spread will open its Vegetable Factory next year using robots instead of humans not only to plant the seeds but to water them, ...
This is because the majority of jobs in those countries are either low-skilled or in industries highly susceptible to computers and robots, including the ...
South China Morning Post (subscription)
A Hong Kong dentist famous for his designs of space exploration tools for international space agencies is building robots to detect landmines for ...
Laurel Leader Call
Pepper - the emotion-interpreting, joke-telling, rapping robot - has recovered from a drunken attack to run a phone store. The robot can interact with ...
More than 1,000 Washington FIRST Robotics students ages 6 to 18 years old will be competing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the FIRST LEGO ...
Headlines & Global News
The robots look like conveyor belts with arms, TECH Insider reported. They will be used for planting seeds, watering plants and trimming lettuce heads ...
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum was held during 20th-23rd January 2016. A group 'Robots for Basic Income' countered the Forum ...
Albuquerque Journal
robot scoops up a ball and prepares to launch it toward a target area during the VEX Robotics Competition Saturday. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque ...
ENGINEERING.com
But the rise of artificial intelligence, collaborative robots and extensive connectivity means that automation can now begin to do all the things we ...
Malay Mail Online
MADRID, Jan 30 — The Global Robot Expo opens in Madrid, with producers predicting that robots will play an increasing role in everyday life from ...
WRAL Tech Wire
Raleigh, N.C. — Martin Ford, author of the bestselling "Rise of the Robots" and former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned academic and author Vivek ...
Jobs & Hire
Why is Google working on a robot with wheels? The company explains that this is a safer and reliable alternative compared to direct deliveries to the ...
Robotics 12 was also approved for implementation at North Peace Secondary School. “Things that are outside of the normal academic stream, like ...
CIO India
With robotics being touted as one of the most important technology trends in enterprises by research analysts, let's have a look at the cards being ...
This chapter opens with a look at robots, as part of a general automation movement. Robots have various advantages including being tireless, ...
Industrial automation to drive the Industrial Robotics Market to $12.74 Billion in revenue by 2021 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.4%.
Engadget
Pepper the home robot is looking for work. According to Softbank, the Japanese company behind the humanoid bot that looks like a friendlier version ...
Co.Exist
But now they're starting to test something new: A robotic lifeguard that can ... Because what's happening in Greece is much more complex, robotics ...
The Flex® Robotic System, based on the research of CMU's Howie Choset, enables surgeons to access and visualize hard-to-reach anatomical ...
El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (registration) (blog)
The University of Texas at El Paso's College of Engineering will host the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) League Championship robotics competition for ...
Daily Star Gazette
said NASA's Langley Research Center researcher “Robots are likewise amazing antecedents for directing science missions in front of human ...
The Japan Times
TOKYO - Japanese robot Pepper, the first mass-manufactured robot able to communicate and interpret human emotions, can now work as a medical ...
Erle Robotics has been funded by the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of its Robotics Fast Track (RFT) programme.
The Register
Popular culture is full of anthropomorphized robots and AIs, but most seem to be purely reflections of human motivations. It seems we would rather ...
Financial Times
Meet “Dash”, the delivery robot of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Milpitas, California. Dash is the product of Silicon Valley start-up Savioke, whose Relay ...
Maidbot, an Ithaca-based startup run by a Cornell student that combines hospitality and robotics, has gained attention in several competitions around ...
The Next member of Cynthia Breazeal's household might be a robot. Later this year, she is releasing her latest creation, Jibo, a “social robot” that she ...
artnet News
A new competition is searching for the next great robot painter, and $100,000 is at stake. The 2016 1st-Annual International RobotArt Competition ...
In conjunction with a team from a local Yamaha research lab, SRI International's robotics department is building Motobot, which they intend by the end ...
A regional tournament for FIRST Tech Challenge, a middle school robotics competition, will be held at Oregon State University's Kelly Engineering ...
OZY
“Please let me through,” requests a 375-pound robot with bright eyes and a Splenda-sweet smile. I freeze. “That wasn't a question,” a nearby nurse ...
Los Angeles Times
A turtle and a rabbit seek refuge from a snowstorm in a turtle shell, a raccoon wins a pie-eating contest and a dog builds a robot friend. If there's a cuter ...
Asbury Park Press
15 hopes to shed some light on that confusion and to examine the evolution of machine resources in music, particularly robots and automata, over the ...
Herald Review
The LEGO Robotics team, sponsored by ISD 318 Community Education, took on the issue of school food waste as their research project for this year's ...
LinuxGizmos
Now two more BeagleBones have broken cover: the rugged “BeagleBone Black Industrial 4G” and the robotics focused “BeagleBone Blue.” ...
Evening Standard
But there is a distributional problem to solve if we are to get there: If only a few people own the robots, then those people will have their needs taken ...