Thursday, March 9, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  3/8/2017
One reason humans fear robots — and autonomous technologies in general — is the potential for them to spiral out of our control (perhaps taking over ...
The notion that we may soon be chauffeured around by robot cars doesn't seem so far-fetched when you consider that Uber has already disrupted a ...
Terminator-style robots covered in human flesh may sound absolutely terrifying, but they could soon be used to improve the lives of injured people in ...
Science Pub to focus on robots ... by animals that slither, swim and crawl, engineers are designing new robotic systems as soft as skin and muscle.
When Amazon purchased Kiva Systems in 2012, the interest in Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) for the warehouse soared. For a while, Kiva, now ...
To help keep human cooks out of harm's way while fulfilling our collective appetite for burgers, a Pasadena-based Miso Robotics is rolling out a new, ...
Scientists have developed an algorithm that enables robots to ask intelligent questions when they are confused to help them get better at fetching ...
The future of payments will be like a sci-fi movie where NFC and facial recognition will enable payments. Currency notes will become a thing of the ...
Human flesh-covered robots that were featured in the famous fiction movie Terminator could soon become a reality in the near future. Though they ...
Robots will soon be able to diagnose patients “more accurately and faster” than almost any doctor, says the man behind a controversial NHS scheme ...
A new report from Tractica says that the worldwide warehouse and logistics robot unit shipments will increase from 40,000 robots in 2016 to 620,000 ...
Ross was asked about the idea that income generated by robots should be taxed at similar levels to human income tax — a suggestion Microsoft ...
Researchers at Imperial College London have programmed human learning behaviour into robots to help humans complete physical tasks.
RobotHumanNdoeljindoelDreamstime Ndoeljindoel/DreamstimeProphets of the impending automation apocalypse predict that robots will soon take 7 ...
These 4 jobs will keep you safe from robots. Ben Pring. 31 Mins Ago. CNBC.com. CEO of Box Aaron Levie and CEO of Paradigm Joelle Emerson ...
It's now possible in D.C. to have a robot deliver a hot meal to your door. Robots from the delivery company Starship Technologies are rolling along ...
Cage-free, user-friendly collaborative robot (cobot) arms affordable for enterprises of all sizes have now become the market driver within industrial ...
We all know it's illegal to torrent copyright material, but is it illegal to use tools such as Kodi to stream pirated content? Probably not in European Union ...
Cleaning up the mess at Fukushima has proven to be a tough task even for Japan's robots as high radiation levels in the site repeatedly cause them to ...
Scientists instead want to deploy dozens, or even thousands of tiny robots to travel the body's venous system as they deliver drugs or a self-assembled ...
Thanks to this ability, the robot doesn't need to learn complex human languages or other ways to get orders from humans — those humans can ...
If manufacturers are going to flourish in America, they'll need to buy a lot more robots. Here are six ways to play this hot trend. Jack Hough for Barron's: ...
Is it possible for computers to become racist and act upon stereotypes? Maybe it is better to understand computers, robots and machine learning to ...
Quanta Storage reportedly has landed orders for its own-brand Teckman (TM) collaborative robots from shoemaker Pou Chen Group and Pegatron, ...
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross doesn't see an income tax on robots as a solution to the threat of job automation, disagreeing with a suggestion ...
Humans wanting to control artificial intelligence can be hooked up to the bot, where they can share brain signals. The brain-computer interface is then ...
Although technically, being a robot, Hank doesn't have a heart, but he seems like an okay guy just the same. Plus, he can transform into a hoverbike, ...
If someone asks you to hand them a wrench from a table full of different sized wrenches, you'd probably pause and ask, “which one?” Robotics ...
“Uran-6” demining robot, made by JSC 766 UPTK, has been assisting Russian sappers in Syria, helping clear recaptured areas from mines, IEDs and ...
Both cars are redolent of what seems like an emerging trend in motoring — that within a relatively short time, robots will take care of the drudgery of ...
While flowers and chocolate are in abundance in Russia, which is marking International Women's Day with public holiday and celebrations, some are ...
From left: Russell Potapinski, head of cognitive science and robotics, Woodside, middle is Robonaut and on the right is Julia Badger, Robonaut project ...
Stevens County made its mark in the FIRST (for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics world last weekend. Both Kettle ...
While many robots were introduced at CES, Kuri is an interesting one. First, this robot's design avoids the uncanny valley, as it is much closer to R2D2 ...
Robots have become essential for a world in which more people are trying to do more things with greater efficiency. But it's not enough these days to ...
WPI was the first university in the country to offer a bachelor's degree in robotics engineering, and once enrolled undergraduate and inventor Dean ...
Worldwide robotics spending is set to reach more than $188 billion by 2020, but a report from security consultancy IOActive suggests that robots in ...

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