Thursday, June 30, 2016

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS


NEWS
American Enterprise Institute
1. Meet the SpotMini Robot above from Boston Dynamics — it weighs 55 pounds, is all-electric (no hydraulics), runs for about 90 minutes on a charge, ...
Tampabay.com
In teams of two, the girls' final project was to program their Lego Mindstorm EV3robots to quickly traverse an obstacle course of about 50 water bottles.
Wall Street Journal
Sony is planning a new wave of robots that it says will be able to bond with humans, joining several other companies that have recently rolled out ...
Chicago Tribune
Those are Kiva robots, once the marvel of warehouses everywhere. ... He decided to use the robots for Amazon and Amazon alone, ending the sale of ...
ENGINEERING.com
The development of collaborative, cooperative robots is one of the over-arching goals of robotics research. We dream of the day we have robots ...
Gizmodo
YouTuber BreaksBricks has created a delightful stop-motion Lego animation featuring a couple of retro '80s toy robots having a break-dancing ...
KRMG
At the World Economic Forum, there's a lot of talk about robots, artificial intelligence and how all of that could shape the future of war and work.
KATU
PORTLAND, Ore. — Robots are everywhere these days, and soon, they could be used as caregivers for the elderly. Generational awareness expert ...
CNYcentral.com
Inside the operating room at Crouse Hospital, robots are a doctors best friend. Since 2008 Crouse has been using Da Vinci robots to help during a ...
Times of India
Pearson, who compiled a report on the future of sex, suggests that sleeping withrobots will be as common for women as watching porn is today.
Cincinnati.com
Robots could make a difference in local middle schoolers' understanding of math. The Northwest Local School District is in line to receive one of 23 ...
Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch Campers learn to operate their robots as part of a robotics camp on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Robert C. Byrd ...
Mirror.co.uk
Woman could be swapping human partners for robots in less than 10 years as the trend for sex with cyborgs continues to increase. Futurologist Dr Ian ...
Hutchinson News
Adam Perrone, 11, left, and Harry Smith, 7, win the Lego "tug-of-war" battle during the STEM Education Mobile camp at Holy Cross Catholic Grade ...
euronews
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan's Sony Corp on Wednesday lifted the sales target for its games division next year on hopes for its new virtual reality headset ...
The Jersey Tomato Press
“The introduction of a wheel and axle assembly in soft robotics should enable vast improvement in the manipulation and mobility of devices,” Mazzeo ...
CW33 NewsFix
DALLAS -- At the annual iD Tech camps held at SMU, anything is possible. This year, little Einsteins are building robots and making movies.
Just as poorly-trained dog owners produce dangerous dogs, poorly trained robot owners could producerobots that present a real threat to society.
E&T magazine
robot that mimics the way salamanders walk and swim could become a useful tool in developing neuroprosthetic devices for paraplegic patients and ...
Bloomberg
Buyers and sellers on EBay use the site's automated dispute-resolution tool to settle 60 million claims every year. Now, some countries are deploying ...
ZDNet
Most robots that use camera sensors are confined to 2D perception. Wanna know how restrictive that is? Grab a racket, close one eye, and try to get ...
Gizmag
A small, squishy vehicle equipped with soft wheels rolls over rough terrain and runs under water. Future versions of the versatile vehicle might be ...
The Verge
The District of Columbia's city council has given the go-ahead for Starship Technologies to test its delivery robots on the streets of Washington DC.
Computerworld
Here's the scenario: It's 2022 and you're cruising along in your new self-driving car when it swings around a curve and bears down on a dozen people ...
French-made humanoid robots have helped 28 students with autism boost their communication skills through eight gestures, Chinese University ...
Güdel, Inc, the US subsidiary of Swiss-based Güdel Group, announced the new TMF-5, TrackMotion Floor, for heavy industrial robots. The TMF-5 is ...
City A.M.
Do robots need MBAs? Since the application of robotics is largely confined to manufacturing and AI is still in its infancy, the answer now is obviously ...
PSFK (blog)
The further experts hypothesize about the future of our workforce, the more we find ourselves talking about robots and automation. Whilst the prospect ...
Deccan Chronicle
London: Apparently, we're all going to be making love to robots in less than 10 years! When futurologist Dr Ian Pearson gazed into his crystal ball, sex ...
Bloomberg
Peter Mills sees an inconsistency. One arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending two-person crews be required for freight trains ...
Make robots move in the “Robodyssey” program at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 7 at the Brookside Community Club. Kids 8 and up will use computers and ...
LifeZette
People are mostly concerned with robots taking their jobs, but robots are the very objects that will make our lives easier. Robots can investigate ...
Miami Herald
South Floridians will have a robot to root for if they tune into Thursday night's episode of BattleBots, an ABC series in which homemade ...
Daily Mail
Technology allowing a pre-programmed robot to shoot to kill, or a tank to fire at a target with no human involvement, might only be years away.
Telegraph.co.uk
A "robot lawyer" created by a British teenager has overturned tens of ... at Stanford University, describes the chat bot as "the world's first robot lawyer".
The Guardian
Can you imagine living in a world where the sight of human-like robots roaming the streets isn't unusual? That might be a world we're going to have to ...
Sputnik International
The Russian border in the Far East and the South will be equipped with an artificial intelligence system which will be able to automatically collect and ...
evertiq.com
In all my life I never thought I would write about escaped robots and death penalties in one article, let alone sentence. (at least not before I would have ...
Robotics and Automation News (press release) (registration)
PixMap has launched what it says is a “revolutionary” 3D real-time roboticslocalization and mapping technology. This new technology, named Reality ...
Robotics and Automation News (press release) (registration)
Universal Robots is widening its US presence with a 3,000+ sq ft new West Coast base in Irvine. For the past three years, Universal Robots has ...
The Interoperability Profile (IOP) standard was developed to dramatically reduce the integration effort required when introducing new capabilities, ...
TechRadar
A few years back, artificial intelligence reached the point at which it could recognise objects in images and answer questions about them. It's the ...
Asahi Shimbun
Man's best robotic friend could be set for a comeback with Sony Corp.'s re-entry into the home robots business a decade after halting production of the ...
Santa Fe College
DSC_1549 The Andrews Center offered their first Lego Robotics Camp for 4th-6th graders the week of June 20-24. With a full class of 16, the students ...
Run by robots, it will be a place where service delivery is present, where rate payers money isn't stolen and where tenders don't get awarded to ...
Emirates 24|7
Some of these activities include an LED light show; an Ariel act; special entertainment by dancing robots from Spain – something that hasn't been ...
CNBC (subscription)
Humans have a lot to contribute even in the face of artificial intelligence, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said Wednesday on CNBC's "Power Lunch.".
North American region dominates global military robot market in 2014, and is expected to continue its dominance during forecast period of 2015 to ...
Daily Pakistan
LAHORE (Web Desk) – Accounting is often the most painful part of businesses. The same was felt by Tech scientists Uli Erxleben, Janosch Novak and ...
Robotics and Automation News (press release) (registration)
This is an exciting time for medical robotics, as there is a proliferation of systems on the market or in development. Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci, the ...