Saturday, March 11, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


 NEWS  3/10/2017
Rarely a week passes without a headline about a new type of robot coming out of Japan. Whether they're making an evening cocktail, performing at a ...
Knightscope demontrates a security robot at UTA that can navigate crowds, gather video and thermal imaging,read license plates and communicate.
Chowbotics Inc. has landed $5 million in a Series A round of venture funding to develop what it's calling food service robots. These are machines ...
Many of these impressive robots don't look particularly humanoid — or friendly. Handle, the newest limbed robot from Boston Dynamics, has even ...
The gears are in motion for the Fort Saskatchewan Sting Robotics team to top a recent win at the First Technical Challenge in February. The robotics ...
Prostate cancer robotic surgery. 'Advances in technology such as this provide the platform on which additional innovations can be developed, ...
When Steven H. Walker, acting director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), spoke at Harvard Wednesday evening, he first ...
Robots have begun to play an increasing role in life and death scenarios, from rescue missions to complex surgical procedures. But the question of ...
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Robots on the move. Watch where your step in NW DC, because they are out there. They look like coolers on wheels, but ...
He was the latest addition to our family and when we brought him home he was greeted with open arms and a great deal of relief. We'd fallen in love ...
Although Bill Gates has said that robots who take jobs from human should pay taxes, billionaire Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross doesn't agree that a ...
“No, robots aren't killing the American Dream,” argued the New York Times editorial board in February. As evidence, the Times emphasized that labor ...
With some of the robots, I feel really stupid when I wear them. Like, when I wear the toothbrush helmet, I just feel really stupid. I kind of feel like a dog ...
UH researchers are developing tiny robot surgeons for your veins. By Heather Leighton, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle ...
Brian Carlisle, CEO of Precise Automation, will be giving a presentation on speeding up collaborative robots, as part of the Collaborative Robots: ...
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A New Hanover County teacher got a bright idea: start a fundraiser to bring robots into the classroom. It sounds ...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (NBC) - With looming fears about robots taking our jobs, we have to get used to working with them as "co-bots" start to take off.
Researchers at Imperial College London in the UK have found that robots, when programed, can predict the movements of their human partner, which ...
In essence, Gartman explained in an interview, robots are enabling Japanese corporations to turn a demographic liability into an asset.
Recently, a spate of stories have appeared in the media speculating that advances in technology, specifically robotics and artificial intelligence, will ...
By now everyone should have heard stories of the impending robot apocalypse where humans bow to their creation. Well, from what we can tell, these ...
It's no secret that robots have always suffered from bad optics. Whether viewed as remorseless killing machines or, worse, job-killing machines that ...
Toymaker Lego looks to China and programmable robots for growth ... while keeping kids in its core markets engaged with programmable robots, ...
As part of this team, he built robots and used a computational simulation of an evolutionary algorithm to optimize their performance. Now that he has ...
Or at least, that's one plausible and completely valid theory. But before you start campaigning for a universal basic income and set up a bunker, you ...
Caltech ME72 students had formed teams to design build, and operate, under manual and or autonomous control, a team of 3 robotic vehicles that ...
Various flavors of the tool have required unique inputs, from clicking a box that says "I am not a robot," to forcing users to type in words that OCR ...
If the success rate of the first robots is any measure, the prospects for the ... In April 2015, a snake-like robot was sent into a different reactor, but also ...
MOORE, Okla. - Our world is changing fast with advances in technology and robots are a big part of that change. From building the cars we drive to ...
Robots that look and sound like humans have long been a science fiction staple, but researchers at the University of Louisville's Speed School are ...
In other words, future robots may not intend to destroy humanity, but may do it by accident, or because of poor design by their human creators.
Mumbai: A PwC-Assocham report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, 2017, Thursday said that China is expected to have installed more ...
It's a new bricklaying robot that can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. It could build a house in 2 days that would take Barb and her team 6 weeks. 'How can we ...
Washington: Scientists have developed an algorithm that enables robots to ask intelligent questions when they are confused in order to help them get ...
Mass Effect: Andromeda is looking pretty spiffy in these enormous 4K screenshots from NVIDIA. In them, Ryder is shown duking out with several ...
Food delivery robots roam D.C. streets ... A U.S. company has launched what it is calling the first fully robotic food delivery service in the United States.
But iPhones are increasingly assembled by robots. In a few years, those and other such products will mostly be made on largely automated production ...
"We preprogrammed the robot with songs, but added the brain waves of the listener to make new music." Numao found that users were more engaged ...
Many robots use open source frameworks and libraries. ... In IOActive's recent white paper,” Hacking Robots Before Skynet,” the authors noted, “When ...
Ever since Bill Gates made public his robot tax suggestion, the technology community has been in a state of frenzy not witnessed since C3PO was ...
Music is the ultimate art form for emotion. It can make you cry. It can make you happy, relaxed or pumped to do a workout. Now, robots can tell your ...
They have been investigating the conditions in which reward-optimising beings, whether human or robot, would choose to cooperate, rather than ...
The University of Manchester is leading a consortium to investigate advanced technologies, including robotics and artificial intelligence, for the ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global environmental disinfection robot market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ...
In addition to the obvious added physical deterrence provided by large security robots, Knightscope's strategy of combining software and hardware to ...
FILE PHOTO – A humanoid robot works side by side with employees in Robots could actually help redistribute wealth from rich to poor ...

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