Wednesday, January 25, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS 1/25/2017
Industrial robots — which come in many shapes and perform a range of factory jobs, from huge, precisely controlled arms used to build cars to graceful ...
If you like toy robots, or catchy '80s-style MIDI video-game music, or Jeff ... a 1980s family, as seen through the eyes of the film's namesake toy robot.
In a classic scene from science-fiction thriller i, Robot, mass-produced NS-5 humanoid robots churned out from the production line assert control over ...
Robotic lawnmowers and vacuum cleaners make great feature stories for your local nightly news but they're hardly what investors are thinking of when ...
The use of drones and robots is also on the rise as researchers pursue the 'quantified plant'—one in which each trait has been carefully and precisely ...
But what will it really mean to give robots, with artificial intelligence, of course, the same legal status as humans? Plenty! Obviously, the Europeans ...
Their ability to sense and avoid objects is fairly well developed. Even a Roomba can slow down as it approaches a wall or a couch. What robots can't ...
How do you make a robot toy that's both interesting and affordable? It's a hard problem: Making an interesting robot means giving it intelligence and ...
The reason is automation, and here, political browbeating comes up against the laws of economics — robots are cheaper and often more efficient than ...
Douai said the district quickly acted to bring robots into the regular school ... Ossining students begin the early stages of robot-building in elementary ...
Five years later, the idea of using detailed imaging to study plant form and function has caught on. The use of drones and robots is also on the rise as ...
robot-america.jpg Image: ZDNet. On Monday, following through on his campaign promise, newly-inaugurated President Trump signed an executive ...
Experts say robots will take over most farm jobs in just a few years. The development is expected to significantly ramp up efficiency. But not all farmers ...
The robotics team at Craig High School has placed among the top 10 teams in the world for an international competition and is moving on to the final ...
SO THAT'S it then. Not only does this country have to put up with foreigners coming over here and stealing our jobs, but now robots too. It's political ...
Johnson said the Paladins will have one of its robots at the event and the Petoskey Middle School G3 team will have both of its robots on site, as well.
The robot on an oil drillship in the Gulf of Mexico made it easier for Mark Rodgers to do his job stringing together heavy, dirty pipes. And it eventually ...
The most unbelievable thing that Henry Harris-Burland said during his presentation for the Starship delivery robots at the Washington Auto Show ...
Insurance chiefs are among those gathered at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland this week who are calling for the ...
More deference to this Robotic Process Automation (RPA) seems to have a backing in the industry. The report by Dr Tara Chittenden, 'Capturing ...
Seven Senior Secondary students from public and private secondary schools in Lagos State, will represent Nigeria in the FIRST Global Robots ...
(Bloomberg) — The robot on an oil drillship in the Gulf of Mexico made it easier for Mark Rodgers to do his job stringing together heavy, dirty pipes.
By investing $6 million in robots, Bicycle Corporation of America (BCA) was able to take back 10% of their manufacturing from China and place it into a ...
industrial robot that can sense and respond to human movement, believe it's possible. Part art-installation, part display of engineering ingenuity, ...
The Capital City is also at the bottom of the list for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math professionals, but a Madison County Schools' robotics ...
DC's eatsa offers a uniquely pleasant dining experience (thanks to robots). The California-based chain is providing an automated twist to traditional ...
Did any of you miss out on those Robots in Disguise Titan Change Heroes? For those that forgot (since this is from 2015), those were the shampoo ...
The Robots in Disguise Combiner team toys are coming! We know the next season will have some four member combiners with the likes of Menasor ...
If more companies invest in robots to assist workers, instead of replacing them, KIRO Radio's Dave Ross says Americans will have less to worry about.
A company called Starship Technologies reached more than $17 million in funding this month and is testing tiny robots on wheels that can deliver ...
Collaborative robots, also known as cobots, are robotic systems designed to work along with human workers. This represents a significant break from ...
The Robotics and STEM Education Evening will showcase a panel of thought leaders and experts in STEM & STEAM education (such as Andra Kye, ...
Researchers led by associate professor and robotics expert Taskin Padir have been selected to partner with a private-public consortium to launch a ...
Factory assembly lines have been automated for decades, but less structured workplaces, from oil rigs to farms, are now welcoming robotic laborers.
The list highlights some interesting trends in robotics, AI, intelligence energy storage, and automation. Connected/smart consumer goods, advanced ...
Funamite LLC launches Mixbots, a robot building trading card game on Kickstarter. Robots are built by applying stickers onto trading cards, and ...
MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Hundreds of Madison County students showed off of their skills in the first ever district-wide robotics competition.
Seven Senior Secondary students from public and private secondary schools in Lagos State would represent Nigeria in the FIRST Global Robots ...
While all of these issues affect employees at different levels, the main topic of discussion around the what the future of work will look like is: Will robots ...
robot Forty-two area high school teams are scheduled to compete in the sixth annual FIRST Technology Challenge (FTC) robotics competition Jan.
Virtual or augmented reality and robots all expected by thrill-seekers in China, research shows 70% of visitors to theme parks in China expect virtual ...
Teams, comprised of students age 12 to 18, worked alongside adult mentors to design, build, program and operate robots to play a floor game in an ...
But the only way to make it work was investing in robots. “We're creating jobs with the automation and being able to be price-competitive with China ...
Dennis School sixth-graders Wyatt Bramer, left to right, Amare Wallace, and Conner Morton work on programming a robot during their FIRST Lego ...
A “RoboThespian” humanoid robot at the Tami Intelligence Technology stall at the World Robot Conference in Beijing, China. Picture: Reuters.
Sam Stavole-Carter, Youth Service Coordinator with the Mesa County Libraries, demonstrates robotic building blocks to Lois Harrington, 5, of Grand ...
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board trustees heard an update on robotics clubs at the Jan. 17 Religion, Family Life and Instructional ...
Nicknamed "Sophia" by its creator David Hanson of Hanson Robotics, the robot was so realistic that it generated various visceral reactions from ...

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