Tuesday, March 14, 2017

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  3/14/2017
“A year ago [grad student and co-author Jun Shintake] came to me and said, 'we are doing all of these bio-inspired robots, but biological systems are ...
Often seen as futuristic, and maybe a bit silly, robots are already changing urban life. Over the past couple of weeks, tech news outlets all seem to be ...
Their discomfort demonstrates what the Japanese roboticist Masahiro Mori referred to in 1970 as the “uncanny valley”: Our affinity toward robots and ...
AUSTIN — So here's the bottom line on robots and artificial intelligence. Don't be too concerned about the rise of humanoid robots, because they're ...
There's nothing quite like a robot to help spin a good story. Automatons offer scifi scribblers an opportunity to create our own Frankenstein tales: of ...
Double Robotics telepresence robots, marketed as a mobile conferencing tool giving remote workers a physical presence at an office, were recently ...
Esmirna Anguiano and Caitlin McKoy of Jo Mackey Academy of Leadership and Global Communication through Technology Lego Leaders team ...
At Morningside Ministries, Xenex germ-zapping robots are used to clean residents' rooms. (Wendy Rigby/Texas Public Radio). Hospital-acquired ...
“Diabetes is a serious challenge for many children and teenagers. Their well-being depends on various decisions that they have to take throughout ...
When robots and automation have taken over not only the agriculture and manufacturing jobs but even the high-level service jobs, who will drive ...
Two robots made debuts in Dallas last week, each promising ways to help humans with automation — or at least save them some legwork.
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), a leading developer and manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots sold in 33 countries, has released a new case ...
Meet Repliee S1 and Android U, robots designed to have logical conversations by human and AI communication scientist Ryuichiro Higashinaka and ...
robot travels among humans in Bern, Switzerland. A robotics company from Estonia has been testing its robot couriers, about the size of an Igloo ...
But a new lawsuit claiming a rogue robot is responsible for killing a human colleague reveals additional nightmarish possibilities. In July 2015, Wanda ...
Robots duel with Roxbury, Mount Olive students at the helm ... Members of the “Roxbotix” robotics team at Roxbury High School prepare the team's ...
And this month, a team of Oxford professors proposed a provocative idea — grow human tissue on humanoid robots. Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and ...
People have thought about killer robotsrobot assistants, and even robots as sexual partners, but has anyone ever thought of edible robots? A team of ...
How should society handle the issue of increasing automation and the expanding use of robots? In our current issue, we feature a Viewpoint column ...
A Team Fridge robot at the end of the pylon section awaits the handoff of a ball to be dropped into a hole at the end of the course. Credit: Caltech.
With giant “claws,” several of the yellow robots are operating at a construction site on Yanbang Road. The machines are 20 meters long and 5 meters ...
At this year's South by Southwest festival, there are more than 30 panel discussions about robotics, artificial intelligence and automation. That's not ...
When the Ghost Minitaur robot debuted last fall, we were impressed with the gearless design. Since then, the Ghost Robotics team has improved the ...
The five-year-old company builds germ-zapping robots to disinfect hospital rooms, senior care communities, and other places where invisible ..
The robot is informed that its initial motion was incorrect based upon real-time decoding of the observer's EEG signals, and it corrects its selection ...
But for now, the Knightscope crime-fighting robots, demonstrated for the University of Texas at Arlington Police Department and the media on ...
Yep, at SXSW 2017, Disney bosses explained how soon you'll be able to interact with story-telling robots at its parks, using a robot version of Pascal, ...
A couple of lost Indian spacecraft have been found by the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) after orbiting around the moon.
Meadowbrook Elementary students build and program robots ... children first Meadowbrook Elementary is continuing to take its 10 year robotics club ...
With more and more technological advances taking place every day, robotic surgery is becoming more and more common. Robotic surgery allows ...
A large fence surrounds the area where two homes on Eberlein Drive in Fraser are condemned and will soon be demolished. (Photo by Nick ...
Robots are officially taking over restaurant and bar gigs typically held by mere humans, both on land and at sea. Ahoy, new overlords? This summer ...
Members of the "Roxbotix" robotics team at Roxbury High School prepare the ... In the end, after two days of student-made robots picking up gears and ...
Robot Wars viewers looked on in disbelief last night after an adult appeared to have a huge tantrum when his team lost - against three kids. The man ...
Students can show off their creativity and ingenuity by making robots in the VEX Robotics Competition Team. The organization is challenged to design ...
On the latest episode of "The Jump Page," Irish music band Fonn Mór is in the studio to talk about their upcoming shows and perform. Click below to ...
This rapid expansion makes many ponder: Are we less intelligent than the robotic counterparts we created to serve us? New studies have brought ...
In a recent interview with Quartz, Gates suggested that taxing worker robots could help mitigate the price we pay when machines are integrated into ...
Dubai Police is developing a multi-lingual robot as part of its smart city programme. The robot will be statioImage Credit: Dubai Police / Supplied.
The Pleasant Hill High School robotics team, Gromit's Grommets, will be heading to an national competition after the team took first place in the ...
The company has partnered with Alphabet Inc. on a robotic surgery venture, which was spun off in 2015 as Verb Surgical. The company aims to ...

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