Saturday, January 28, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 1/26/2017
Developing robots that can serve as better nurses, teachers, or sales representatives means developing robots that can support humans.
Mark Cuban took to Twitter to say that President Donald Trump's $1 trillion spending plan is going to take America backward rather than forward.
Behind the scenes, the automatic stock room will manage the store's inventory and send signals for robots to restock vacant shelves. Similar to today's ...
Watch the video below from the International Federation of Robotics. With a classmate, discuss your knowledge of robots. What are some of the ways ...
However, the presence of robots in the industry is also growing steadily, Bloomberg reports, highlighted by the use of a robot called the Iron ...
Stillwater Medical Center is considering buying four germ-zapping robots to disinfect operating rooms and areas where patients with infections have ...
A faint whirring noise grows louder and louder as the robot, successfully bearing one of the pipes, approaches the water's surface. And then the noise ...
Great falls – Building a robot takes a lot of time, creativity, and also money. A basic robot kit costs about $1,200. Thanks to two anonymous donations ...
In Mr. Fischer's robotics and automation class, the sky is the limit. "I can make almost anything I want at any time," said eighth-grader Braxton Fischer.
If President Trump really does push companies to base more of their production in the US then those that specialise in robotics and automation will ...
Industrial robots were invented in the US. But in the past few years the Chinese government has spent billions to turn China into the world's robotic ...
Ty Levesque and Spencer Call, both fifth-graders at Rose Creek Elementary school, organize a robotics kit during the school's first before-school ...
NEW BERN, Craven County - Some local elementary school students are using their STEM skills and some grant money to build sumo robots.
While robots are increasingly good at seeing, hearing, and understanding the world around them, they are still pretty helpless when it comes to ...
Members of the STEEL Serpents – dressed in red, white and black – drive their robots during the tournament. From right are Tate Hartman and Zach ...
CLINTON TOWNSHIP — It's been more than 50 years since Rosie the robot maid became a household name on “The Jetsons,” as well as a predictor ...
Tune in and watch Spy in the Wild on BBC 1 on Thursday 26 January at 20:00 GMT to see NCCR Robotics' newest robot in action.
WASHINGTON: Three influential House lawmakers have asked DARPA in a Jan. 25 letter to review a robotic space repair program to see if it violates ...
Manufacturers, looking for new and practical ways to integrate robots into their operations, are finding that robots are a strong influence in ...
Bu the time has come when robots will be welcoming customers to a bank, an airport or even a hospital with folded hands. A team of enthusiastic ...
When the GPS on his phone registers him as more than 500 metres away from his home for a preprogrammed period of time, his vacuum robot ...
"The robots are here, we are the robots." The festival at Hunterville was about getting people together and harvesting their collective energy, she said.
University of Minnesota Extension will be hosting a workshop titled, “Robots vs. Parlors: Economics & Options.” This workshop is for area dairy ...
One startup leading this movement is Knightscope, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company that manufactures autonomous robots that are already used ...
Building robots for pleasure is perhaps something you wouldn't think a high school student would want to be doing in their free time, especially in the ...
A security or sentry robot is one that replaces or assists humans in activities that are deemed hazardous, or for surveillance. These robots are ...
The MP for Boston and Skegness has called on the Government to take back control of the agricultural labour supply in the face of changes in ...
Members of the Beaumont School robotics team include, from left, Nora Duncan, Margaret Schiffer, Kimberly Browske, Rosie Sirk, and Hayley Muhvic.
LONDON, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2015, the global market size of service robots reported USD8.49 billion, surging by 42.2% on a ...
At the Berlin gallery "Dixit Algorizmi", you can have your portrait painted by robots. French artist Patrick Tresset came up with the idea of programming ...
Two days before the competition, Horseheads Intermediate School's two teams squeezed in a final practice at the high school pool, fine-tuning their ..
A group of five children ages 7 to 11 constructed mini Eco-Bots at Marion Public Library Wednesday afternoon. Kris Goff, 4-H Extension Educator from ...
26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the global market for robotics in manufacturing is steadily gathering pace.
Through the ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge, engineers aim to create tough robots for rescuing people and ensuring safety in extreme ...
China is spending roughly $3 billion a year on robotics, a number that blows U.S. investment out of the water. Additionally, Cuban points out that no ...
It will involve global researchers* with backgrounds including Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, Transcultural Nursing, and ...
It talks about four lesser-known sectors where robots are used, such as robotic rigs used in Hollywood camera equipment for their accuracy, or robots ...
Researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have come up with underwater robots to be used as “robotic plankton” to observe ocean ...
robotics team from John Jay High School placed first in the FIRST Tech Challenge tournament on January 21, and will proceed to the regional ...
One features the robots found in game, the other catches a drum show at the event. The third clip is an interview with Anne Torstensen, who cosplayed ...
Pepper the robot has apparently been enjoying its time in the Bay this winter. After scoring a gig greeting shoppers at a pair of shopping malls just ...
The largest VEX Robotics competition in the State of Utah will take place Jan. 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Logan campus of the BATC.
SPARKS, Nev (KOLO) --- Robots took over reed high school Wednesday evening, as team's battle in a regional competition. The First Tech challenge ...
A local robotics team comprised of kids aged 9-14 is gearing up and readying for a weekend qualifying tournament as part of the First Lego League ...

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