Saturday, January 28, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS 1/27/2017
While robots are starting to be used to greet you at stores, Panasonic looks to put them to real work. The company's HOSPI robot is undergoing trials at ...
There are currently two TIM robots and plans to install two more in the next couple of years. These four TIM robots will patrol the different quadrants of ...
Robots are being built and tested to help humans with many things — from delivering food to folding our clothes. As we look to them to perform ...
RICHMOND, Virginia: Robots about the size of a beer cooler could soon be rolling down Virginia sidewalks to deliver sandwiches, groceries or ...
But, in a world where artificial intelligence and robots threaten jobs, the skills that this generation of children need to learn are likely to be radically ...
Artificial intelligence and smart robots are on a course to transform industries and replace human contact. But what happens when they fail?
Panasonic has started testing out its HOSPI service robots at Narita International Airport to help combat what it calls "labor shortages" in the country.
For robotics team member Laila Thompson, the idea to study Angel Wing Syndrome was also important because of the relevance to this area.
The idea of using robots as the go-to for handling disaster situations isn't new, but part of the problem has been how to build robots light enough to ...
Despite technological progress promising to solve many of Europe's problems, people still worry about robots and automation costing jobs. But this ...
SPARKS, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Robots took over Reed High School in Sparks on Wednesday as students from across Northern Nevada ...
Much like big-time retailers' attempts at airborne drone deliveries, the earthbound robots aim to revolutionize the way people get their parcels.
Now robots, made smarter by enabling technologies like sensors and AI, are on the cusp of consumerization. And with it comes new and unanticipated ...
Don't think I didn't watch the TV commercials at Christmas with interest, showing the tiny robotic vacuum cleaner that glides across the floor like a hot ...
The animal communities are, it turns out, often remarkably accepting of the strange robotic creature with a camera in its eyes that has landed in their ...
The index was created based on a survey of US consumers about their attitudes toward automation, artificial intelligence and robotics. On a scale of 0 ...
There are robots to sweep your floors and robots to sort packages at warehouse giants. But a Yale University professor says robots can do much more ...
In the early 2000s, Microsoft was all-in on robotics. By the middle of that decade, the company seemingly had all but abandoned the robotics space.
Google (GOOG/GOOGL), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), and now Apple ...
The ReedBotics will be hosting robotics teams across Northern Nevada on Jan. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Reed High School in the cafeteria for the final ...
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's choice for labor secretary is CEO of a fast food empire that is outsourcing jobs, a stark contrast with ...
Don't underestimate robots, or their ability to get around the ridiculous CAPTCHA services that are designed to keep internet scammers out.
UCSD: Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an ...
Building the best robot you can is difficult and stressful. You know what isn't difficult or stressful? Building the worst robot you can, and then seeing if it ...
Here's how robots are going to change employment. ManpowerGroup says while technological developments will cause greater automation, it will ...
Our uneasy relationship with artificial intelligence is well documented. You only have to look to film classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and ...
Now robotics is making its way into the oil fields by helping drilling activities and putting together heavy pipes. For companies, more automation would ...
Unbeknownst to parents, all first-grade classes in a suburban Los Angeles elementary school were successfully taught by teacher robots during the ...
Although I was hoping this robotic fleet was deployed for total ocean domination, their true goal was to pretend that they were plankton. Which means ...
It was too noisy in the cafe to hear the one-eyed robot though because Grade 3 students from St. Jules and St. Rose Catholic elementary schools were ...
robot in Mississauga, Ont., costs just as much as a robot in Shenzhen. And that is the bad news. Manufacturers are moving robotic jobs, not human ...
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are trying to help robots acquire learning skills easily. They are using an novel method whereby bots are ...
Enter iPal, a social robot designed by the company AvatarMind. ... While similar robots are on the market, Ostrem says they cost anywhere from $8,000 ...
Steve Feilmeier, chief financial officer of Koch Industries, said recently that the Legislature needs to fix its spending problem (Jan. 18 Eagle).
Tata Motors arm TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd has been selling its affordable industrial robot- Brabo- since October last year after showcasing it at ...
Politicians should consider whether robots are “electronic persons with specific rights and obligations”, a draft European Parliament report has said.
When the machines rise up, I'm jumping ship and selling out humanity so fast—we suck, we deserve it. So color me excited to see this cute ol' robot ...
Robots and their artificial intelligence (AI) brains are very good at seeing, hearing, carrying out tasks, and understanding the world around them.
When you think of robots through the scope of the vision industry, you may think of vision-guided robots deployed in factories for applications that ...
Starship Technologies, co-founded by Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis of Skype fame, raised $17.2 million in January to build a fleet of six-wheeled ...
We're sure you are familiar with the "I'm not a robot" captcha prompt that often comes up when visiting certain sites. What we you may not realize is ...
Aynor High School robot team "BuzzBots" is making the robot "Frankenbot 2.0" for the upcoming 14th annual Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics ...
Zeng Wei, a 26-year-old bank teller in Beijing, developed a new habit last year. Before he goes to work every morning, he turns on his robot vacuum, ...
Stryker Corporation delivered its fourteenth straight quarter with double-digit growth in net sales in 2016's fourth quarter, building on the rest of the ...
He also wants to tax robots to raise income, legalise cannabis, introduce stricter rules to ban more chemical products, and introduce a new corps of ...
TEAMS of talented young designers went head to head with their Lego robots at a hotly contested Barrow event. Furness primary and secondary ...
Amit Bhingurde, COO of TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd (TAL), explains the introduction of industrial robotics in the country, amidst a scarcity of ...
Companion robots are playing an ever-increasing role in helping busy people look after the elderly and children. With an aging population and an ...
Whether in the form of delivery drones, smart sensors, or Industry 4.0—in recent years, robotics has been changing our everyday lives in fundamental ...
The six-wheeled robots will avoid people and stairs and can't actually enter buildings, so the client will get a text when the bot arrives to come and ...

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