Friday, March 10, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   3/9/2017
What if your friend the robot could tell what you're thinking, without you saying a word? Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial ...
Residents in our nation's capital may have noticed a six-wheeled robotic device rolling through the sidewalks of D.C. in recent days. Fear not, because ...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has had something of a makeover and renaissance in recent times. We have stopped using the term to describe fantasy ...
With a remote-controlled snip of its cable, the latest robot sent into the bowels of one of Fukushima Daiichi's damaged reactors was cut loose, ...
Today on In Case You Missed It: Belgian company BeWell has created an automated roving kiosk that assists doctors and nurses in admitting and ...
First through eighth graders have been busy making LEGO robots at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center. It's a special project from the ...
iRobot CEO Colin Angle, the man behind the Roomba, discusses the company's military roots and tempering public expectations about what robots ...
The stocks of robot makers will likely enjoy sharp gains in the coming years as the United States—along with other major industrial nations—use ...
His donated millions have since given rise to a new set of guidelines, the real-life version of the “three laws of robotics” as devised by science fiction ...
The hand-built robots are able to detect light and dark colors. One Virtual Academy student says the program has been “amazing,” and she has her ...
Robots from the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad prepare to enter one of the condemned houses near the 15 Mile Road sinkhole in Fraser.
ExoDesigner, a free of charge AutoCAD add-on to design PV plants and the new cleaning robot have been introduced to reduce soft costs around ...
But Aaron Steinfeld, an associate research professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, knows that the answers to that question could ...
The Register Lectures are back, and on April 19 we'll be considering one of the most fascinating topics in the world of tech: how AI and robotics are ...
Robots are usually created to help us, but that's not always the case. Last week, California's Palm Desert was home to a machine that was different.
For anyone contemplating a new career, working with robots can be fun, ... A case in point is my robot (a version of the famous InMoov project).
A Danish manufacturer of small, flexible industrial robot arms, Universal Robots (UR), is helping American educational institutions to train students ...
To do that, TEPCO personnel need to send robot probes into the wreckage because radiation levels remain far too high for human inspectors.
ROBOTS and driverless cars are among the “disruptive technologies” to receive additional funding, the Chancellor has said. As part of his first Budget, ...
The UK is not ready to embrace new technology such as driverless cars and robots, new research claims. A study into our attitudes towards cutting ...
An aging population and its negative implications for the global economy has been a worry among economists for some time now. A shrinking ...
The milli-robot development and control work is an outgrowth of Becker's previous research, which was funded in part with an NSF CAREER award ...
Beware the rise of the robots! These metallic strangers are coming to our shores to steal our jobs and cause the collapse of our society! Before you ...
Like many Americans, I've been thinking a lot about robots taking over jobs. People talk a lot about “job retraining” and “education” to put people back ...
In the demonstration the robots - basically robot arms performing basic tasks - were given the task of placing either a cannister of paint or a ball of wire ...
The European Commission's Legal Affairs Committee recently published a report calling for EU-wide rules governing AI and robotics[1]. Rapporteur ...
It seems like AI and robots have become the favourite industry for venture capitalists with some $5bn invested in over 658 deals in 2016 alone. This is ...
The global market for collaborative robots is expected to grow at a CAGR of 60.04% between 2016 and 2022 from USD 110.0 million in 2015 and ...
The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and ...
It's International Women's Day, and we're looking at the need for women in AI and robotics, and the danger posed by the gender gap. The gender gap ...
Three underwater robots spent weeks listening to grey whales off the west coast of Vancouver Island last month, so scientists can learn more about ...
... Innovation and Employment's Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund to run RoboPa, a robotics initiative designed to engage Maori students.
Robots will soon be able to diagnose patients "more accurately and faster" than almost any doctor, says the man behind a scheme by Britain's ...
The Pleasant Hill High School robotics team, Gromit's Grommets, took first place in the “Winning Alliance” category of a state robotics competition Feb.
At Michigan State University, telepresence robots have helped shift that dynamic in profound and promising ways. As the head of Michigan State ...
Some niche exchange traded funds (ETFs) push the boundaries of far-flung concepts, including ETFs that hold robot stocks. The theme is still nascent ...
A pledge to fund £270m of research in robotics, next-generation batteries and biotech announced in Wednesday's Budgets was dismissed by the ...
Humans are not going to be usurped in the workplace by robots, according to the European Commission's digital chief Andrus Ansip, who says, ...
Truck driver Xiao-Yun rolls in a platoon of similar trucks equipped with Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) which controls speed, braking ...
Kuka Robotics, as the world's leading maker of robots used in automobile manufacturing, has been making efforts to extend robotic application to ...
The Johnson County Middle School Robotics Team has brought great recognition to not only themselves but to all Johnson County with their recent ...
The next time you are out and about in Washington D.C., be sure to keep an eye out for a robot moving its way down the sidewalk. That little guy is on ...
The competition highlights the industry's most innovative young companies in robotics, machine vision, and motion control who are competing for the ...
Yes, the robots can see, hear, walk, talk, and remember. However, what is in a robot that can sense joy? Is there an 'experiencer' at its core? Perhaps ...
Robotic process automation (RPA), technology that lets software robots replicate the actions of human workers for routine tasks such as data entry, ...
Not once during the 2016 campaign did I hear candidates Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders talk about the impact of artificial ...
You'll soon be able to find out at CaliBurger restaurants in the US and worldwide. Cali Group partnered with Miso Robotics to develop Flippy the ...

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