Saturday, January 14, 2017

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 1/14/2017
McKinsey's new report on the future of automation notes that humans are better than robots at: spotting new patterns, logical reasoning, creativity, ...
Will our future of robots and autonomous cars turn out to be a dystopia or a utopia? That's the question that author Peter Frase grapples with in his new ...
CELEBRITIES and porn stars will be selling robotic versions of themselves that customers will be able to have SEX with within the next few decades, ...
A host of high tech, interactive robot toys have come on the market. Your child might really want one, but which to pick? And do they make good toys?
MILLVILLE – Friday afternoon was the final practice for the Millville High School Engineering and Robotics Club, whose members have two teams ...
Over three decades they developed a robot “larval mimic that senses its environment, mimics the vertical swimming responses of larvae and relays its ...
Technology is advancing so fast we cannot predict the future in the next few years. Similarly, with rise of machines, robots are fast taking over humans.
It sounds like the stuff of science fiction – but the world is on the cusp of a new industrial revolution, one in which the role robots will play in our lives ...
The idea of robots replacing factory workers could sound like the stuff of science fiction, but automation is the factory of the future. This could be the ...
This week the news is mainly about robots and Lely's contribution, announced last week, is this new dairy robot called the Lely Discovery.
Hyundai Motor's wearable powered robots can provide independent personal mobility for paraplegics and the elderly or to assist with heavy lifting in ...
It marked the best year ever for robot startup funding, the publication said. ... The Alpha2 robots, which cost $1,300, were available for sale in time for ...
The HomeMate robot is about four feet tall and has a robotic arm, web camera and LCD screen. It can play audio and be instructed to move via remote ...
"There's this almost sci-fi level of scaremongering about robots," he says. "You can be a little bit more optimistic sometimes and not shut off areas of ...
Amazon bolstered the number of robots operating in its warehouses by about 50 percent over the past 12-month period, according to newly released ...
This opinion just in: robots have been all over the news this week. They're going to take thousands of middle-ranking jobs in Scotia Minor. They're ...
The idea a Roomba possessing legal rights may be preposterous. But as robots get smarter and more human-like, the question of recognizing the ...
The future comes soon enough. With such futuristic trends as the lending of person-hood status to smart robots being the order of the day, it seems this ...
Charlotte, NC – CIMTEC Automation LLC today announced it has been selected as Universal Robots' distribution partner for collaborative robots ...
Regulating banks is like bouncing on a waterbed. Jump on one side and the other sloshes up. The world's financial watchdogs thought they were ...
Created by Israeli startup Intuition Robots, the device has a wide range of functions, integrating apps like Skype, social networks and online media to ...
Automation has always been just around the corner but this time the rise of the robots may actually be about to happen. Even Barack Obama found ...
SIASUN Robot and Automation Co, China's biggest maker of industrial robots, expects annual sales of 1 billion yuan (US$145 million) from an ...
In this edition, we slice news involving: Renault 3D printing an engine, Titan Robotic's new 3D printer, ZMorph at CES, announcement of the winners ...
A quiet revolution is changing the way we drink wine. Artificially intelligent machines in vineyards and wineries now calibrate the winemaking process ...
Dubai: While the word 'robot' evokes various thoughts and images, perhaps conflicting ones, it is believed that in the very near future, robotics might ...
A SUPERMARKET manager fitted with a £70,000 bionic willy wants to make up for 31 years without any bedroom action by dating a sex robot, Daily ...
In a display of its non-automotive technology, Hyundai revealed a number of wearable powered robots at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las ...
As the demand for industrial robots rises rapidly, so too is market revenue. ABI research recently released a study, projecting industrial robot profits to ...
There were robots galore, but one of the more unusual concepts involved a machine that will fold your clothes. FoldiMate CEO Gal Rozov was all over ...
This week, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) released its Examination Priorities for 2017 that reflects certain ...
Panasonic is getting in on the current robot craze, revealing new real-world trials for its HOSPI Autonomous Delivery Robot that will kick off this month.
Robots have only been used up till now by the IDF's Engineering Corps and some select anti-terrorism units. Roni, an acronym in Hebrew for ...
Partnering with robots. Air Date: Jan 13, ... with robots6:46. Michael Chui, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute, on tasks that we can pass along to robots ...
"While I was doing my PhD, I noticed people were way too eager to say that a robot — just because it was shaped like a human— must be owed ...

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