Friday, January 20, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS 1/19/2017
Last September, Robert MacLaren, an ophthalmologist and professor at Oxford University, plunged a tiny robotic arm into Father William Beaver's eye.
An Amazon Kiva robot, which helps fill orders by bringing shelves of merchandise to Amazon Associates, navigates an Amazon Fulfillment Center on ...
Pepper, a humanoid robot made by Softbank Robotics, is designed to attract shoppers with big, colorfully lit eyes and expressive body language and ...
2017 is poised to be the year of the robot assistant. If you're in the market, you'll have plenty to choose from. Some look like descendants of Honda's ...
The European Union is currently considering the need to redefine the legal status of robots, with a draft report last week suggesting that autonomous ...
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Technavio has published a new report on the global collaborative robots market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL.
Yes, one day we may wax nostalgic about when we dealt with an angry chef or charming bartender on our nights out … or we'll just ask the robot for ...
Indeed, the newly formed fictitious trade union is aptly chaired by a bot named Clever Botson, who is programmed to educate fellow robots and people ...
Pepper's maker, Softbank Robotics, has a vision of a world in which many retailers incorporate this technology into brick-and-mortar stores, in which it ...
DoorDash and Postmates are both starting to deploy robotic delivery vehicles. The ground delivery robots will take food deliveries placed through both ...
“We set up an iPal playground in the airport so travelers can play with the robots. We hope to do the same thing in some malls,” Ostrem said.
A big robotic trend at CES 2017 was bots as buddies. Whether its aiding busy parents in looking after their children, helping to take care of the elderly ...
Helping to solve competent robot navigation through crowded human spaces was the topic of a research presentation by Cornell computer science ...
Harvard scientists announced today that they have developed a robotic device made from soft, biomimetic materials that could one day restore the ...
While automation has struck some fear in the hearts of average workers, most employers expect it to actually create jobs. Well, most employers outside ...
Robots write Spring Festival calligraphy couplets for employees ahead of the upcoming Spring Festival, at Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, ...
"The robots that students build and the competitions that they compete in are an inspiration to see," said Chris VanderSlice, Grandville Public Schools' ...
Materials have been created that could allow robots, or possibly even people, to replicate the much-admired capacity of geckos to climb vertical ...
Many theories abound regarding how many jobs are likely to be replaced by robots in the imminent fourth Industrial Revolution, a topic that's creating ...
I'm sure you all know Simone Giertz by now, the lady that everyone calls “The Queen of Shitty Robots.” We've featured her quite a few time on GAS in ...
You're going to start encountering a lot of robots when you travel, it seems. They'll be guiding you through busy airports and attending to your needs ...
Barrington Elementary School teacher Katie Benton discusses the benefits that Dash and Dot robots have brought to her third-grade class.
The Global Agricultural Robot Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 11.9% over the next decade to reach approximately $28.56 billion by ...
The Xenex robots will be used to enhance environmental cleanliness and transform the way care is delivered by disinfecting and destroying ...
DeKALB – Robots pique public interest when they are built to have human qualities, but those who build and study robotics in DeKalb believe the ...
Yanfeng has put two of Rethink Robotics' Sawyer robots to work on its Monroe, Michigan-based facility. By introducing Sawyer, Yanfeng Frenchtown ...
QYResearchreports-PR-Inside194 Global Spine Surgical Robots Industry 2016 Market Overview, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Technology, ...
Silicon Valley start-up Knightscope is rolling out security robots that can help take a bite out of the crime that costs the American economy $1 trillion ...
As experts and economists worry that robots will replace humans in the workplace, the gathering in Seattle is intriguing. At Microsoft, robots are ...
NASA's autonomous robotics group have created a 3D robot user interface which could be the first step towards robots with independent minds.
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — The world is going through a seismic shift in the make-up of its workforce and the boss of the world's largest staffing firm ...
Via a Bluetooth connection with iPads in the hands of children, the robots respond to specific "block-by-block" coding programmed by third-, fourth- ...
Inverse spoke to Dr. Hernandez-Orallo about the future of intelligence testing, how engineers would know if they created true AI, and why robots are ...
While Lego Mindstorm, a series of kits that allows you to create customizable programmable robots, has been available for years for kids 10 and up for ...
Teenage girls from across the UK are being invited by GCHQ, the organization that defends government systems from cyberthreats, to pit their tech ...
Commodity jobs in the so-called on-demand economy — such as driving for ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft — are likely to be automated ...
Report author Mady Delvaux suggests the creation of a specific legal status for robots “so that at least the most sophisticated autonomous robots could ...
Researchers say a similar wave of automation and robotics displaced most of the 5 million people who lost manufacturing jobs over the past few years ...
RI-Linkedin-final12310 Global Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgical Robots Market was worth USD 83 million in 2015. It is projected to reach USD 4.5 ...
Robots writing calligraphy couplets for employees at Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, China, on Monday, ahead of the Chinese New Year.
As robots become more advanced, they are capable of performing actions that previously required a pair of eyeballs, such as managing inventory on a ...
Artificial intelligence (AI), also termed as machine learning, is a feature of technology that is becoming increasingly important in the legal sector and ...

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