Sunday, March 12, 2017

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  3/11/2017
On Thursday, Starship Technologies went to Washington, D.C., for the latest launch of its robot delivery service, where automatons pick up orders from ...
These might not be the robots of the future, but these students are the future of robots. It's an annual tradition at Caltech: mechanical engineering ...
Autonomous delivery robots this summer will be able to travel on sidewalks, crosswalks and shared-use paths throughout the Commonwealth of ...
If you think robots are poised to completely take over the service sector, think again. Many of the robots CNBC visited at banks, restaurants, and stores ...
For the caption on the robotics story: Matt Backlund, left, and Kaledon Grandy stand behind their VEX robot at the state championship in Farmington on ...
Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and President Donald Trump's tech policies are among the topics expected to dominate discussions at South by ...
The robot moves surprisingly quickly. It's about the size of a cinderblock, but far lighter, built from plastic Lego blocks surrounding the "brain" of the ...
Many doctors already use robotic patient simulators in their training to practise procedures and test their diagnostic abilities. “These robots can bleed, ...
DALLAS - Twenty years ago, if you told someone robots were taking over the world-- they probably would call bluff. But now, RoboCop isn't just some ...
A USC professor studies how robots can assist emotional, physical and social rehabilitation. Will the next two decades see them become the best ...
Alumnus Stacy Stephens, Knightscope Inc. cofounder and vice president of marketing and sales, showcased robot technology Thursday at College ...
Driven mainly by growth in these new categories, the author forecasts that the global robotics industry will expand from $34.1 billion in 2016 to $226.2 ...
And the Italian company, Makr Shakr has a robotic bar system, which is what's in use on board the Harmony of the Sea's. The robots will beat humans ...
The family of a repair technician killed in an auto parts factory accident is suing five robotics companies they say are responsible. In a suit [PDF] filed to ...
Mechanical engineering students designed and built robots to go over what looks like a simple obstacle course: One robot finds its way through a ...
"Voyaging of Curiosity: A Martian Chronicle" is primarily an extensive roundup of the science discoveries that this little robot has made since its arrival ...
Robots are basking in the limelight these days, but the possibility of purchasing a Rosie the robot for the home is still a ways off. In fact, robots are used ...
Unlike ground robots that have been used in bomb disposal roles for decades, UGVs integrated with a weapon system – including machine guns and ...
Bill Gates has stated in an interview that robots who take human jobs should pay taxes. This has some obvious attractions. Not only, as Gates says, ...
Human facial expressions and subtle body language can influence children's responses during investigative interviews — bias that might be avoided ...
When you think of robot safety, that usually means safety for humans. Yet in the case of food and beverage production, safety can mean preventing ...
Sir, – I read with some amusement your article “Could robots go beyond taking our jobs to running our world?” (Business & Technology, March 9th).
Scientists in Japan have developed light-powered molecular motors that repetitively bend and unbend, bringing us closer to molecular robots.
Every January, high school teams competing in the FIRST Robotics challenge get a list of common parts, used to build the core systems of a robot.
Garrette reflected a bit on technology after competing at Friday's second annual SeaPerch regional competition, an underwater robotics tournament ...
Ipswich robot war enthusiasts Miles Blow and Julie Pitts will host Antageddon from 10am today, with up to 60 radio-controlled killing machines to battle ...
Shiller also notes that one of the big challenges to future income levels may be artificial intelligence and robots, and he suggests some ideas on how ...
TACOMA, Wash. -- Hundreds of extremely smart teenagers and their robots will invade the Tacoma Convention Center for the First Tech Challenge ...
Prepare your brackets and get notifications about your favorite teams with these March Madness apps. Play video. Video: WikiLeaks will work with ...
“Once you've had a lover robot, you'll never want a real man again.” So declares Gigolo Joe (Jude Law), a sex toy of a robot on the run after being ...
The teams were notified in January of the game for which they would be designing their robots. With only six weeks to have a finished robot ready for ...
A: We are seeing a lot of robotics and artificial intelligence trends. We're seeing in banking, for example, a lot of use of robotics to automate activities ...
Human-centered robotics hold a special place in the robotics field because they both mimic human sensing and cognitive behavior, and are designed ...
In downtown Myrtle Beach, robots went head-to-head against each other to ... For the 14th year, the FIRST Robotics Competition came to town.
“With a wheeled robot, you can try and go forward, or you can try and go backward, and that's about all the affordance you have trying to get out of a ...
Five Mashpee High School students tested their mettle—along with the metal of Wilson, a robot they created—at the VEX Robotics Southern New ...
Picasso's wife walks into the studio one day to find him watching a television show about a new-fangled computer and painting a portrait of its ...
For contract packers that deal with varied products, packages and sizes, automation equipment, like the FANUC M410 palletising robots and the ...
With robotics playing such a pivotal role in the future of manufacturing, keeping humans safe is gaining the attention of the Occupational Safety and ...
Robotic technology that is suitably miniaturized to travel the human body, steered externally, could potentially deliver drugs or perform surgical ...
PARIS -- It's often by listening for the vibrations in the muck that one can pick up on the big moral conflicts looming ahead. And this one's a doozy, ...
The robots are part of an unprecedented task, challenging engineers to come up with technology that doesn't exist to deal with a nuclear disaster the ...
Flippy the robot is starting its culinary career with one simple task, but just like any rookie, it is learning on the job. With some practice and training, ...
That's when the Demerath Farms dairy made state history when it began using four robotic milking systems on its expanding dairy operation.
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As Japan sinks further into a service industry labor shortage, places such as restaurants and retail outlets are increasingly turning to humanoid robots ...
The humanities are in crisis. There is an urgent skills gap for at least 3,000 graduates capable of explaining the events that led to the War of Jenkins' ...
GREENSBORO, NC -- You've never seen robots like this before! High school students are meeting in Greensboro to compete in the FIRST Robotics ...
“The most exhilarating feeling of our life,” is how Early College student Shami Chideya, a member of ECG's Robotics club, describes winning the State ...

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