Saturday, April 1, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   3/31/2017
The robots are coming! The robots are coming! They are coming and they will completely alter our economic reality. However, instead of planning for ...
As a robotics researcher and educator, I strongly advocate that the best way to get those jobs back is to build on our existing strengths, remaining a ...
In this March 13, 2015 photo, robots fasten parts on a new 2015 aluminum-alloy body Ford F-150 truck in the body shop at the company's Kansas City ...
Fetch Robotics today announced the introduction of two new Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to its fleet: Freight500 and Freight1500. Both new ...
Life is soft. If we want our robots to become more lifelike, or if we want to start using them for more biological applications, they too have to be soft and ...
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin raised eyebrows last week by saying he was “not worried at all,” about robots taking jobs, even going so far to say, ...
They don't sleep, don't need health insurance, and usually don't embarrass themselves at the work Christmas party. Robots might make employers ...
In fact, Perry is a champion robot, designed and built by Crush 1011, the high school robotics team at Sonoran Science Academy Tucson, 2325 W.
The five films, each in their own unique way, "explore the complexities of a future populated by humans and their robotic counterparts," says fest ...
This year, Vance has relaunched Captured! by Robots in time for the project's twenty-year anniversary. Vance, a former member of ska-punk bands ...
The federal budget was chilling in many ways, but here's what scares me the most: Robots are after your job. Those career-snatching tin cans were a ...
Should we fear or embrace the advent of "co-bots" - robot colleagues? Ed Butler reports on the startling advances in the automation of the workplace.
Do not be alarmed, but this disembodied robotic tentacle can gracefully grasp smooth objects or pass them to your puny human hand.
That research, and his further health robotics work, prompted Kidd to found Catalia Health in 2014. He's been touting the persuasive powers of the ...
A host of new "dashers" hit the streets this week after DoorDash partnered with Starship Technologies' new autonomous delivery robots. (Published 3 ...
What if sex robots with artificial intelligence become predatory? ... The European Parliament is trying to put the issue of robotics and artificial ...
Financial advisers across Wall Street's biggest brokerages have fretted over their professional futures in recent years as their firms worked to develop ...
Tim Dunlop has worked himself up into a lather about the robots stealing all our jobs. That latest paper from Daron Acemoglu has got him seriously ...
CloudMinds is building AI in the cloud, and connecting it to robots via the internet. In an interview with Bloomberg North's Anthony Lacavera, Bill ...
Ruben Castro, 16, talks about the practice robot he's able to train on as the driver for the Sonoran Science Academy Tucson's Team CRUSH 1011 for ...
The Tel Aviv-based company, Roboteam, has already made millions selling a host of robots to militaries around the world — and now they're tackling ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – As the advance of robotics and artificial intelligence continues without pause, public fears persist about the effects of ...
This week's Future with Ford conference gave us a bit of a glimpse into how we could be getting around in the 'World of Tomorrow'. Inspired by Ford's ...
Robots will replace human workers in the fast food industry in a decade or so, Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed told CNBC. Many fast-food restaurants ...
Glen Meadows Retirement Community has a companion cat for its residents. This interactive robotic cat purrs, meows and rolls over to show its belly.
Can robots write blog posts? Asking for a friend. A new study out of Boston University, picked up by Quartz, studied the impact of automation on the ...
Among the concerns that surfaced this week: “killer robots.” ... meeting of Senate Liberals who were exploring the pros and cons of AI and robotics.
In this photo provided by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency/Carnegie Mellon, the U.S. Army's new Crusher combat robotic vehicle ...
"I don't believe that robots will replace judges. However, the combination of a judge's expertise and a computer's ability to process and analyse ...
The suicide of a student on campus made Steven A. Miller realise that his students didn't need a philosophy class to remind them of their impending ...
The Westin Buffalo is the first hotel in New York State to feature a Relay machine, but the robots have been used in Dallas, Florida and California.
The shift from the silent generation to the baby boomers in senior housing is slowly happening, and one large distinction between the generations is ...
Team members of the Rogue Robots team are: Back row, from left: Isaac Fortier, Aaron Lehman, Drew Kennedy, Trent Huffman, Hayden Aspiranti and ...
The command comes from a little robot named RASL, better known as Russell. It's perched on a chair at the front of a small fluorescent-lit room.
What are the rights of a robot? Does it have any? Should it? It's a question few of us have given much thought to, outside of a Friday night curled up in ...
But a new study by consulting firm Accenture finds that clients across all ages and economic brackets want robots and humans together, not one ...
Robots and plants are being intricately linked into a new type of living technology that its creators believe could be used to grow a house. 'The growth ...
The toy market is only $3 billion in size in India, with 95 percent of the market being unorganised. iBlocks wants to disrupt this with its intelligent robots ...
Researchers with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have built bio-inspired robots to better understand how ...
On Robot (Booth 469) provides flexible grippers for UR and other collaborative robots. This is its first show in the United States. The two-finger RG2 ...
The company recently marked the 35th anniversary of manufacturing its line of painting robots at its Rochester Hills, Mich. headquarters. In time for the ...
The world's biggest money manager on Tuesday announced that it would cut more than 40 jobs, replacing some of its human portfolio managers with ...
Among the concerns that surfaced this week: "killer robots." Known more formally as lethal autonomous weapons systems, the spectre of ...
Imagine a supermarket where you could walk in, stroll down the aisle, grab a sandwich, put it in your bag and just walk out of the door. No queuing, no ...
The solution uses proprietary mobile robots and cloud-based enterprise software that integrates easily with all Warehouse Management Systems.
The South Korean union for automaker Hyundai has formally requested that jobs be protected against the introduction of robotics and artificial ...
Brown, who joined the electrical engineering faculty in January, is researching ways to leverage robots and other health care technologies to improve ...
“People have this perception of footballers as robots, and not human but when you see stuff like Jermain Defoe and Bradley [Lowery, the five-year-old ...

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