Friday, February 3, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  2/3/2017
For workers, it's intimidating to hear of industrial digitization plans that envision handing over anywhere from 60 to 80 percent of processes to robots ...
Amazon these days has about 45,000 robots at work in its fulfillment centers, a roughly 50% increase over 30,000 last fall. But robots haven't replaced ...
Flora Robotica is a project that aims to create plant-robot "biohybrids" and scaling it up to establish a “society of bio-hybrids that function in a ...
Technological innovation is rapidly increasing the potential of human productivity. In the short run, those advances mean that many workers, ...
Germ zapping robot at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. ... R2D2 is undoubtedly one of the most beloved crime-fighting robots of the century, but when it ...
According to the market research report "Top Robotics Market by Industrial Robotics (Articulated, SCARA, Cylindrical, Parallel, Cartesian), Service ...
(Monetary Watch) One of China's first unmanned factories in the city of Dongguan recently replaced 590 of its workers with robots and the results were ...
When David Hockney splashed into the swinging 60s in a gold jacket and pop art spectacles, he made more impact on the public than any British artist ...
LOS ANGELES -- Hotel robots that perform tasks like delivering amenities to guests or cleaning rooms will be the norm within the next five years, ...
If robots could do that instead, shock waves of change would surely ripple through global supply chains and disrupt the lives of millions of low-wage ...
Cris Colaluca demonstrates how to use a VGo robot in October 2015 at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The Mohawk Area High School student, who ...
Onamia students are learning the fun side of science in the new robotics program. I'anhna Phan, Jezreil Houser, Meghan Merrill, Lia Weyaus, Chris ...
Squishy, nearly transparent robots that flap, squeeze and kick when pumped with water could be the next underwater spies, at least when it comes to ...
The testing allowed agencies to determine which robots would be best for their particular missions and allowed robot manufacturers learn how to ...
As they look to bring production back to the U.S., shoemakers are embracing a new kind of worker: robots. Sneakers, with lots of pieces stitched or ..
This time, Kennedy writes, the Silver Swan automaton is gliding its way to the Science Museum in London's new exhibition about robots. Amazingly ...
With a natural knack for driving house beats, Pantheon's latest offering pairs two contrasting cuts; a darker, bass-driven track Robots with a catchy, ...
On Tuesday, Betterment, Wealthfront's early main rival, rolled out a hybrid human-robot option of its own, to sit beside its all-algorithm tier (and raised ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global vacuum generator market for industrial robots from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ...
Eagle River's Brandon Hondolero controls his team's robot during the FIRST Tech Challenge at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage on Saturday, ...
In this October 2015 file photo, Cris Colaluca demonstrates how to use a VGo robot during a press conference at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Hockney, volcanoes and Renaissance robots – the week in art. The Tate's big David Hockney show opens and the Turner Contemporary looks at how ...
Piaggio's Gita Cargo Robot Photo: PFF Humans spend a lot of time carrying things. We don't like carrying things. An Italian company called Piaggio ...
The word museum conjures a lot of images, oftentimes of pristine corridors dotted with famous paintings and sculptures. Battling robots fighting to the ...
He recently told MIT Technology Review about some of FedEx's emerging technology initiatives in artificial intelligence and robotics. The investments ...
If you've been dreaming for years about having your own R2-D2 or BB-8, get ready. Just don't expect your new robot companion to do too much, ...
A Chinese factory replaced 90% of its human workers with robots and saw a 250% increase in productivity. The only people now working at the factory ...
U.K.-based web grocer Ocado wants robots to take charge. ... Merchant and technology company Ocado Group Plc has unveiled a robotic arm for ...
Robots and artificial intelligence software could eventually render human workers obsolete in virtually every industry, but that shift will likely take at ...
Robotics, MIT engineers, hydrogel, underwater applications,transparent robots, medical applications, As the robots are both powered by and made ...
The robots are made entirely of hydrogel – a tough, rubbery, nearly transparent material that's composed mostly of water. Made up of hollow, precisely ...
Doubting Puzder's chances of Senate confiormation, Scarborough said, "I mean, this guy, wants to be labor secretary has talked how he wants robots ...
Artificial intelligence (AI)—including robotics and cognitive computing—has been one of the top discussions on the minds of business leaders, ...
Cute little helper: DoorDash is launching a robot food delivery service with help from London-based Starship Technologies. — Starship Technologies/ ...
The promise of hyper-smart robot traders has long attracted fund managers to artificial intelligence — but a flurry of new apps is now bringing AI to ...
... gamblers, don't worry—the supercomputing powers needed to run Libratus means online poker rooms won't be flodoed with robots any time soon.
Sydney's Pantheon's "Robot Dance" EP on Unknown Records confirms it - robots do in fact. And, unsurprisingly, the robots like to get down to techno ...
US startup LendingRobot sounds like an attempt to tick every box in innovative finance. The Seattle-based firm is a “robo-adviser” (an automated ...
Judging by the buzz at the 2017 NRF Big Show, artificial intelligence-driven in-store robotics is one of the hottest trends in retail. Still, the inevitable ...
Let's assume, for a moment, that the vision I've laid out in this blog is ridiculously successful, and, over the next few decades, robotic devices take over ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global robotic paint booth market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL.
Trumpets sounded, alarm bells rang and robots raced around a 12-foot-square playing field, flinging foam stars and cloth cubes back and forth across ...
One of the three Mount Si Robotics teams, the Si-borgs, have qualified for the state competition of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of ...
In 2015 alone, annual sales of robots jumped 19 percent to 160,600 units, setting a new record for the fourth consecutive year. These are results of the ...
Wall-E and EVE… David and the Blue Fairy… R2-D2 and C-3PO… robot relationships are complicated. Emotions in robots–just like in humans–can ...
Elmira High School will host its first tournament featuring student-crafted robots that have required months of preparation. The objective of the ...
Scientists are investigating whether a cartoon-like robot can improve learning and emotional understanding in children with autism. A team from ...
Castlemilk High School S2 pupils Rachel Stephens (L) and Aedan Duguid (R) at the Glasgow Science Centre, looking at the technology involved in ...

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