Friday, January 13, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  1/13/2017
Flat, orange robots glide under stationary cars and ferry them to empty Chinese parking bays, using space more efficiently and, their creators say, ...
LG Hub Robot. Image: Supplied. There is an army of robot helpers rolling out in 2017 and management and integration issues won't be too far behind.
MARVIN THE PARANOID ANDROID, the perennially depressed robot from The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, would win a popularity contest ...
Facebook wants to patent a self-balancing robot that can switch between having two and three wheels, according to the patent's application document ...
Robots small and large — from the backpack-sized BeetleCam to multimillion-dollar underwater vehicles — have given photographers and scientists ...
But few have gone to such extremes as poultry powerhouse Charoen Pokphand Group, which is deploying a flock of robots to convince customers its ...
Berkeley robotics professor Ken Goldberg is turning an empty coffee mug around and around in his hands. "Oh, it's so complicated for a robot to be ...
Assistant computer science and engineering professor Kostas Alexis is director of the College of Engineering's Autonomous Robots Lab.
Hikvision has been testing its robotic parking system as it struggles to recruit a large workforce as the number of cars on Chinese roads continues to ...
LONDON—A “flash crash” in which the British pound plummeted 9% within seconds last October was likely caused by thin volumes and the sort of ...
Artificial intelligence could erode privacy, make face-to-face contact a thing of the past, and stop people thinking for themselves, according to members ...
As a result, the growing emphasis on STEM-based learning may not adequately prepare children to eventually battle robots for their jobs. As Charlotte ...
One of the big tech topics of 2017 is automation — whether and how robots can replace or augment work done by humans. One company leading the ...
You've likely seen the Boston Dynamics robots on YouTube—creepy humanoids climbing stairs or running on a treadmill, knees bent and a little ...
Starting this month, the robots will deliver food, groceries and other packages within 15-30 minutes for $1-3. The robots partner with existing delivery ...
More than two-thirds (68%) of UK consumers would use software robots for banking services and a quarter are attracted to the impartiality of advice ...
Only a decade ago, robots were seldom seen outside manufacturing plants and sci-fi movies. Today, an increasing number of countries are ...
Robots are playing bigger roles in manufacturing, and a new public-private partnership, based in Pittsburgh, will work to make sure those robots are ...
Created by the Israeli startup Intuition Robotics and designed by Yves Béhar's Fuseproject (with design luminary Don Norman serving as a consultant) ...
Robots are replacing manufacturing jobs as well as jobs in services such as banking, legal aid, and even supermarkets. This process will leave ...
one-for-story At the University of California Merced, the students in Professor Kara McCloskey's class are building robots. That's pretty neat, you may ...
Will sex robots be the end of us all? The idea of robots eventually taking over the planet and/or subjugating humanity has to start somewhere, and, ...
Committees on robot ethics in hospitals and other health care institutions ... And while we're on a discussion of the impact of robots on hospitals, the ...
Power Rangers may not exist, but humans doing battle while inside robots they pilot may soon be a reality. At this year's CES, Digital Trends spoke ...
Agriculture is still in the early days of applying robotics to farming. But analysts are confident that in coming years, robots will revolutionize agriculture.
According to separate studies from Forrester Research, comScore and United Parcel Service, US consumers nMercedes wants to use robots for ...
Robot War The European Parliament has passed a resolution around robots alluding to the animated AI as "intelligent machines" that need rules for ...
The humanoid robot is spacewalking to perform routine maintenance on the outside of the station. Perhaps it's re-connecting wires, taking down ...
Think about your typical day. Your phone alarm wakes you up (maybe after hitting snooze a couple of times), you check the weather as your coffee is ...
Walking through the hall of robotics at the world's largest technology fair you would be forgiven for thinking you had stepped back in time. For an event ...
Starship Technologies, a company that manufactures six-wheeled delivery robots, has raised $17.2 million (£14 million) in a funding round that was ...
While the robots themselves are more or less the stuff of nightmares (we're not at a Westworld stage of realism yet), the footage they collect is ...
A man-shaped thing and a dog-shaped thing trundle along a wooded path, sticking out from their surroundings like the sorest of thumbs. While the ...
According to the report, we are on the threshold of an era filled with sophisticated robots and intelligent machines “which is likely to leave no stratum of ...

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