Wednesday, January 18, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS 1/18/2017
NEW YORK — As soon as you approach Pepper, a four-foot-tall robot, she starts sizing you up. Thanks to facial recognition capabilities, Pepper can ...
Those prone to paranoia about our robotic future will be delighted to hear that the quest to assemble the ultimate super-powered robot continues ...
Married couples will only have sex on special occasions, turning to robots to satisfy their day-to-day needs, experts have predicted. Speaking at an ...
Silicon Valley start-up Knightscope is rolling out security robots that can help ... "The robots are designed to detect and report anomalies, which help ...
The platform is now focussed on building and creating AI-based robots. Purushothaman adds that being bootstrapped, the company had to work with ...
When it comes to automated sex, we humans are a bit... nervous. The media has labeled the idea of sex robots "upsetting," and the people who might ...
Entrepreneurs and engineers designing new kinds of robots will soon have a home in Boston -- fittingly, in an industrial corner of the neighborhood ...
A wave of new technology is set to reinvent the way people shop in stores, and Intel wants to be at the center of it. The chip giant announced the ..
Self-driving trucks will take over nearly 100% of trucking jobs, according to a new McKinsey report. The only question is when. In the US, it could be as ...
Just like the share market has its bears and bulls, robotic history has waxed and waned in favour of either the technophobes or technophiles.
Now robots to be classified as electronic personNow robots to be classified as electronic person - In what is billed as the first legislative step in the ...
The 26-year-old who brands herself as “the queen of shitty robots” has invented, for example, a breakfast machine that pours cereal and milk into a ...
driverless truck Tony Avela/AP Photo. Self-driving trucks will take over nearly 100% of trucking jobs, according to a new McKinsey report. The only ...
Political solutions to help growers source hand labor appear to be going nowhere, and it is driving the industry toward automation and robots to fill the ...
The European parliament is actually pushing for a set of regulations that would grant robots and other forms of artificial intelligence “electronic ...
As shoppers spend more of their dollars online, the store is taking a cue from the web. At the National Retail Federation's annual convention in New ...
Before long, though, we're more likely to treasure robots than to revile them. They may be the one thing that can protect the global economy from the ...
Evolution in technology and increased R&D for technological innovations by vendors in the healthcare robotics sector have paved the way to ...
... greater automation and the rapid development and implementation of artificial intelligence and robots certainly can eliminate jobs in the workforce, ...
FIRST® LEGO® League is an international robotics-based competition, which the airport has partnered, to excite young people aged 9 to 16 years ...
I think a lot of us, when we muse about artificial intelligence, fret that machines will become sentient and self-reliant. When we think about robots, we ...
After winning the State Championship on Dec. 17, the Shelby Junior High School Raging Robots team is looking forward to the next competition in ...
These five Xenex robots, named after The Christ Hospital team members, use Full Spectrum™ pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light to quickly destroy ...
Both Sawyer robots are being utilized to perform packaging tasks. One robot is removing trapped labor by packing parts from a conveyor onto a rack, ...
18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrone Robotics, Inc. ("PRI") is pleased to announce that Nolan Bushnell will join the company as a member of its Board of ...
Students in the RMS after school STEM club competed in a variety of events, one of which was a climb that only saw just one robot completely finish ...
A video by a trade union confederation featuring 'service bots' doing everyday jobs and demanding better working conditions has gone viral.
On January 12, 2017, the EU Legal Affairs Committee presented a legislative initiative for EU regulation on robotics inviting the EU Commission to ...
The first sex robots – which will talk and respond to their 'lovers' in a human-like fashion – are to go on sale in 2017. Dr Barber said, 'It could be that ...
Set during the Cold War, the film is about a young boy who discovers a giant metallic robot who fell from space. With the help of a beatnik artist, they ...
An ad campaign for a Swedish trade union confederation has become an unlikely viral hit thanks to its imaginative portrayal of robots demanding ...
Robots. With machines increasingly replacing human workers, France could lose 3 million jobs by 2025, says Benoit Hamon, a former education ...
Sydney-based company Lakeba has developed a robot that will soon be zooming around the aisles of British supermarkets. Shelfie, as the robot is ...
Double Robotics says there's a big audience for its telepresence robots and thinks it has the numbers to prove it. In the past four years, the company ...
Mercedes-Benz Vans has invested in Starship Technologies, a start-up company for the development of ground-based, autonomous delivery robots.
The UV light is emitted by a "robot" wheeled into a room before a patient checks in. A study by Duke University researchers in North Carolina found ...
French politicians, from left to right, Arnaud Montebourg, Jean-Luc Bennahmias, Francois de Rugy, Benoit Hamon, Vincent Peillon, Manuel Valls and ...
An open-source 3D-printed fingertip that can 'feel' in a similar way to the human sense of touch has won an international Soft Robotics competition for ...
Several families will find their income is "toast" following welfare reforms despite Theresa May pledging to help those labelled "Jams", the Commons ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- Janesville's Craig High School students have earned top ranks in an international robotics competition, first starting with ...
“It is still early days, but we hope this milestone brings us closer to our eventual goal of using robotic surgery to deliver gene therapy and stem cell ...
Within the next few decades, half of all paid activities in the modern workforce could be automated, according to Michael Chui, a McKinsey Global ...
So Mercedes has hit upon the idea of transforming its vans into “motherships” that will transport and charge autonomous robots as well as goods.
Student-designed robots from across the region will do battle as the VEX Robotics Competition expands to Huntington Saturday, Jan. 21, in a ...
Our robotic compatriot strutting his stuff down main street looks like it's straight out of a movie, the costume is amazing and it's no wonder onlookers ...
If there is one constant in the world of quantitative investing and mechanical trading strategies it is change. In a report on artificial intelligence (AI) ...
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF have developed a process that allows cameras with a ...
The Copenhagen, Denmark-based company wants to raise $30,000 on Indiegogo to get feedback on its design for Kubo, a robot that teaches kids to ...

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