Friday, February 10, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  2/9/2017
This year, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will spend nearly $3 billion to develop new military technologies. A huge ...
When our robot overlords arrive, will they decide to kill us or cooperate with us? New research from DeepMind, Alphabet Inc.'s London-based artificial ...
The result is a large robotic pollinator described in the journal Chem. In addition to putting together the remote-controlled pollinating drone, Miyako ...
Job-stealing robots? ... highly-automated grocery stores that will be staffed primarily by robots and function with as few as three human workers each.
The DoorDash robot can deliver food and packages to destinations within a nearby radius. Postmates, an on-demand delivery service, is trialling the ...
Today's industrial robots can be programmed to do complicated tasks involving multiple steps. The only problem is that most warehouse employees ...
What kinds of jobs will machines replace? Can artificial intelligence create art? Do we want robots to help us grieve? And would you let one tickle you ...
Steve Palomino, the director of financial transformation at robotic process automation company Redwood Software, has both a CPA and an MBA and ...
NASA's Astrobee space robots Photo: Evan Ackerman/IEEE Spectrum NASA's Astrobee is a new generation of free-flying robots designed to help ...
This weekend's The Lego Batman Movie won't be the only Lego-themed movie we get in 2017. Warner Bros. on Wednesday released the first trailer ...
DURHAM, N.C. — Two Duke University students invented a “robot cop” designed to change the way police officers conduct traffic stops. Vaibhav ...
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin are building prototype robots in a bid to address some of the problems inherent in many traditional robot designs.
Rethink Robotics, pioneers in the field of collaborative industrial robotics, have made a massive upgrade to their Sawyer robots. Designed to help ...
Sidewalk delivery robots are exciting in their own right — and they provide an important reminder that transportation automation is much more than ...
TACOMA — One of the state's first automated cold storage warehouses could open in Tacoma by the end of the year. The more than $50 million ...
If you have ever wanted to own your very own robot that is capable of playing soccer, then you might be interested in a new mini robot created by ...
The adoption of marketing automation technology has been rapidly on the rise. MarketsandMarkets forecasts the Global Marketing Automation ...
Instead of putting themselves at risk of hits to the head, students practise their tackling using remote-controlled human-size robots, which are wrapped ...
Working with a robot might become an everyday situation for those employed in the industry. With the improvement of technology, more and more jobs ...
Neo-Luddism – the fear that machines will take our jobs – is alive and well. The idea of a universal basic income as insurance against the day robots ...
According to the paper, the stores will employ no more than ten people while the rest of the work will be done by robots, netting Amazon a huge profit.
WEEDBOT 9000 – The Thorvald robot is one of the many advanced technologies discussed last week at FarmTech being developed to combat ...
The Valencia County Home School Robotics Teams used simple engineering plans and equipment to build robots they will compete in the Kirtland Air ...
Dementia patients are getting the "meow" factor – after two robotic cats were brought onto their ward. The android pets were bought to help older ...
Australian manufacturers considering boosting their investment in robotics for processing and packaging should attend the industry's leading trade ...
The legal status of robots is under review. As robots become more autonomous and less reliant on humans for immediate guidance, the less owners ...
Robots will help store frozen food in new warehouse ... Instead, a computer will deploy robots to shuffle products around to pick up customer orders.
His recent talks with the press about replacing workers with robots is alarming considering his new job would be essentially the head of workforce ...
Amazon has plans for a two-story, automated supermarket run totally by droids . A staff of robots on the top floor will automatically grab shopping from ...
As previously reported by Post&Parcel, the robot – authored by Mady Delvaux, a Luxembourg member of the S&D group – looks at the civil use of ...
Gordon, the barista at San Francisco's Cafe X, will never greet you by your name nor wish you a pleasant day. However, the one thing it will guarantee ...
With articulated wings covered in a stretchy silicone, a 93-gram autonomous robot can mimic several of the complex aerial manoeuvres of bats.
Experts at the University of Oslo in Norway have unveiled a way for robots to design, evolve and manufacture themselves, with the help of artificial ...
The second floor of this high-tech grocery story would have an army of robots picking and packing from a larger range of items — up to 20,000 different ...
Another area of research that is receiving strong support from the UAE is the development of robots that can perform surgical procedures. The idea ...
Recent studies have fuelled fears that insurance professionals will eventually lose their jobs to robots. Earlier this week, new findings reported by an ...
While the fandom is desperately searching for Titans Return preorders, the Robots in Disguise line has some to offer. Entertainment Earth just listed a ...

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