Friday, February 10, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 2/10/2017
The study, published this week, says that robots are “more efficient” at collecting data, processing paperwork, and doing the routine tasks that now fall ...
This week we roam far and wide in our search the top trends in tech, from the history of robots, to a huge battle for dominance in the Indian mobile ...
Thanks in part to more robots in its fulfillment centers, Amazon has been able to drive down shipping costs and pass those savings on to customers.
They claim that many tasks currently performed by doctors and nurses could be more efficiently executed by robots, from diagnosis to collating ...
Blowing visitors away?: Harry Trumpet Player Robot Japan 2005 is on view at the ROBOT exhibition at the Science Museum in London. — AFP.
An amusing video shows an Aldebaran Robotics Nao V5 asking its 'papa' if it can play with the drone. The man agrees and the robot sets to its task ...
In a world where engineers are trying to disrupt delivery with drones and coolers on wheels, one company believes there's another way: robots ...
Now, the factory is run by 60 robot arms that work around the clock across 10 production lines. Only 60 people are still employed by the company ...
Rethink Robotics designs collaborative industrial robots that work alongside people. Bloomberg Technology visits the Boston-based startup and ...
Up to 250,000 public sector workers in the UK could be replaced by robots over the next 15 years as the development of artificial intelligence surges, ...
The world of robotics has seen some intriguing developments. In fact, there is an expo in London right now, which features some of the more pertinent ...
The collaborative robots are used in three different applications. The first robot tends a complete machine cycle; it picks and places “book frames” that ...
“Pepper” the robot stands in front of the Pyramid Ale Taproom at Oakland International Airport in Oakland on Feb. 8. HMS Host, which operates the ...
Every Friday afternoon, about a dozen Computer Science students gather in a lab in Sierra Hall and work for hours on robot prototypes that NASA ...
(Bloomberg) -- When our robot overlords arrive, will they decide to kill us or cooperate with us? New research from DeepMind, Alphabet Inc.'s ...
When it comes to robots displacing humans from the job market, government bureaucrats are generally not what springs to mind. The recent McKinsey ...
There's new hope for a Dredd sequel, and possibly more Firefly. Rampage may have found its Lizzie and Ralph. Plus, Matt Nix's X-Men TV series ...
Rethink Robotics, the US company behind the Baxter and Sawyer collaborative robots, has developed a new software platform that, it says, can ...
The regulations, part of an amendment to the district's budget bill, paves the way for tests with robotic delivery vehicles from Starship Technologies, ...
I am not afraid of robots. I am afraid of people, people, people. I want them to remain human. I can help keep them human with the wise and lovely use ...
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Tuesday refuted a New York Post story that claimed his company was developing robot-run grocery stores. The Post ...
A subsidiary of a Canadian company has won a contract to build space robots for the Pentagon. But don't get excited (or scared) by the prospect of a ...
It may be a while before robots and drones are as common as tractors and combine harvesters on farms, but the high-tech tools may soon play a major ...
Job-cutting technology isn't new for Amazon, which has increasingly used robots to automate its distribution warehouses. More recently, it has been ...
Today, Agility Robotics, a spin-off of Oregon State University, is officially announcing a shiny new bipedal robot named Cassie. Cassie is a dynamic ...
Dating can evoke wonderful special feelings, but it can also provoke insecurity and depression when it doesn't go well. Well, it turns out that robots can ...
Electrical engineering professor Michael Yip directs the Advanced Robotics and Controls Laboratory. Credit: University of California - San Diego.
The blue Jaeger at the front and center of both photos is definitely not Gipsy Danger, since this massive robot has a much different paint job and has a ...
The “Small Assembly Robots: Evaluating Controllers” guide also breaks down the different functions of small assembly robots. It further elaborates on ...
Rajesh also gives a part of the credit for Ark Rbot to KIVA Systems (now Amazon Robotics), the pioneers of mobile robots for warehouse automation.
Changying "Charlie" Li, a professor in the UGA College of Engineering, calibrates a prototype all-terrain robot while a drone hovers nearby at the Iron ...
Researchers in Japan have created insect-size drones that pollinate plants to replace — or at least help — real honeybees. The robot pollinators have ...
Telepresence Robots Market to 2022 enhances the decision making capabilities and helps to create an effective counter strategies to gain competitive ...
Startups like Cambridge-based Takeoff Technologies, Alert Innovation of Tewksbury, and FP Robotics of New Hampshire have collectively raised ...
Welcome to the future. Humans need not apply. A new exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin is exploring what an automated world might look like.
The industrial robotics segment of top robotics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.92% between 2016 and 2022 to reach USD 79.58 billion ...
Robotics students at Hot Spring High School develop and build specialized robots to perform a variety of tasks, including competing in state and ...
Those findings touch on a common public fear: that robots and automation will replace human jobs. The opposite argument is that automation simply ...
Could a hologram take your class? Robots, algorithms and automation are set to replace millions of jobs in the future, and teachers are unlikely to be ...
Bees are dying globally at an alarming rate, and to brace for an uncertain future, scientists are figuring out how to replace them with robots. While bees ...
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 ...
Players can stab into certain enemy robots in the game, and turn them into allies. It also has many other uses, including being used as a flight stick in ...
During the last decade, the advent of robotics has phenomenally transformed the industrial sector in terms of manufacturing capability. They are ...
For those not in the know, the titular Westworld is a theme park where robots (called "hosts") are put into all manner of situations to create stories for ...
A Sepro 6X-90L 6-axis articulated-arm robot and a Sepro 5X-15 5-axis Cartesian beam robot are collaborating in a live demonstration of insert loading ...
Hampshire, UK – New findings from Juniper Research have revealed that over 1 in 10 American households will own a housekeeping robot by 2020, ...

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