Saturday, April 29, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS   4/28/2017
We spoke with five people — a travel agent, a robotics expert, an engineer, a customer-service representative and a scriptwriter, of sorts — who have ...
In this artist rendering provided by Robots in Service of the Environment, a new robot that hunts the dangerous and invasive lionfish made its debut in ...
This story is the second in a four part look at 'Robots and Michigan.' Check back next week, when we'll bring you part three. Jacob Staniszewski is ...
Good news: The robots may not destroy us after all. A few weeks ago, I wrote a column that outlined the worries of big thinkers such as Stephen ...
For the robot activity, children chose an animal-like robot. They first followed step-by-step instructions on a smartphone to "tell" it to move forward, ...
An Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine-learning robot is consistently outdoing 80 percent of its human peers in University of Tokyo's (Todai) ...
While some companies are researching how to use drones or autonomous vehicles to deliver goods to customers, one company has trained a robotic ...
While some applications remain under lock and key in heavily guarded laboratories, it's clear nonetheless that AI and robotics are (very) rapidly ...
They have been bitter political rivals for several years, but now Education Minister Kate Jones and Campbell Newman could unite over robots in ...
Photo by Daniel Freel/New Jersey Herald - Vernon Township High School robotics team member Brian Hill, third from left, helps young children learn ...
As a child, Carlos Sabates' family called him “destructive hands.” If it was electronic, Sabates, now 36, wanted to know how it worked. That usually ...
A 6-year-old girl follows instructions on a smartphone to program a turtle robot. Credit: UW Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences. Girls start believing ...
In a crowded market dominated by companies in the US and Asia, Abyss Creations' RealDoll Harmony robots stand out as they are incredibly realistic.
Diagnosed with rare seizure disorder as well as spina bifida, the 19-year-old Colaluca has attended school via a VGo robotic telepresence device ...
US Marines could one day use robots to storm beaches. Pictured is a robot armed with a machine gun, known as the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport ...
Ubbo Visser is a lot like any other soccer coach. He's obsessed with improving the way his players kick. He videotapes them and analyzes their ...
Kai-Fu Lee, founder of venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures, predicted that robots will eventually take over 50% of all human jobs as artificial ...
FEDORrobot Android TechnicsWhile on patrol in the parking lot of its manufacturer, a K5 security robot was assaulted by Jason Sylvain. Sylvain, who ...
Robots are likely to replace 50 percent of all jobs, according to Kai-Fu Lee, founder of venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures and a top voice on tech ...
For example, an autonomous, multilingual robot is designed to help customers at the home improvement chain, Lowe's, to get their shopping done as ...
Children spent their spring break at the Poland library on March 29 working with the Lego Mindstorms Robots. The Lego Mindstorms Robots give the ...
Sneha Priya and Pranavan's venture SP Robotics is providing maker-centric education through AI-assisted learning. Given their love for practical ...
Kingston University London experts will explore how an artificial vision system inspired by the human eye could be used by robots of the future ...
Nothing is more in vogue than claiming that America is getting a “bad deal” because of free trade and all of the nasty pitfalls of globalization — namely, ...
It may sound like something out of a Westworld TV script, but sex robots with customisable nipples that can quote Shakespeare could soon be ...
Cloe now attends class virtually through a $3,000 robot. Hers, which she named Clo-Bot, was donated by the local Rotary Club. Since she began ...
Sir, Fears of immigrants taking local jobs may now turn into fears of no jobs, as robots take over work that humans were once employed to do (“Robots ...
Included was Pepper, a four-foot humanoid robot with a tablet for a chest. It was Pepper's first appearance at a U.S. college campus. C Spire is one of ...
“Harmony is a prototype, a robotic version of the company's hyper-realistic silicone sex toy, the RealDoll,” explained The Guardian's Jenny Kleeman.
Legislative officials in the European Union have been trying to decide whether robots are people or not. This is idiotic. Of course they are people.
Maker Lab award winners Left to Right: Isaiah Lile and Kaden Padgett, Robot Performance Award; Tiesen Beisley and Joseph Fahnestock, Strategy ...
The robots will need to be constructed, maintained, fine-tuned and managed. Furthermore, the reality is that humanity has a unique skill for creating ...
FORT WORTH -- Here in the 21st century, robots are nothing new. But have you ever seen one recite a sonnet? That's just what Dr. Julienne Greer ...
A participant in Enid Public Schools' Early Childhood Robotics Fair and iPad Share puts together a Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-a-pillar. The toy ...
Howie Choset, a robotics professor at Carnegie Mellon University, demonstrates the climbing prowess of Snakebot on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy ...
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Services, Professor Ken Udas said the use of Kubi Telepresence Robots is one of a number of successful ...
Instagram is now officially the world's fastest growing social network - boasting 700 million monthly active users worldwide. Just in December last year ...
Traditional methods for assembly involve intricate automated lines that would bring the part to the press, but with the advancements in robotic ...
“You were insufferable to start with,” groans Gamora, the badass green chick who should be the hero of the Guardians of the Galaxy series. She says ...
The Cumby High School Robotics Team had a very successful year, which concluded with a first in division and third overall win at the Vex World ...
That system could eventually come to an end as at least two companies are rushing to get robotic fruit picking machines to market. (Bob Brawdy/The ...
Workers and robots labour side-by-side with plastic thread made from recycled bottles at the Repreve Bottle Processing Center, part of the Unifi textile ...
After setting the stage for the story earlier this week, Marvel has a released a new trailer for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite that's all about the actual ...
Tesla has just received a massive order of Kuka robots at its Fremont factory in California. The bright orange machines will be used to assemble Model ...
Dr. Jim Fitzpatrick, of Fairfield Mercy Hospital, talks about their latest Da Vinci XI robot device and its benefits during surgery. GREG LYNCH / STAFF.
... airdates, and descriptions for the first seven episodes of Season 3 of Transformers: Robots in Disguise - Combiner Force! Check them all out below.
Robots taking over is a staple of science fiction, including in Isaac Asimov's classic novel, I Robot, and the films based on it. The “Marketplace” ...
UiPath, a robotic process automation (RPA) startup that's setting out to help companies automate repetitive tasks, has raised $30 million in a Series A ...
Industrial robotic automation has attracted the attention of industry fear-mongers and hopefuls alike for taking over jobs — many of them undesirable in ...

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