Saturday, April 8, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  4/7/2017


Robots are a growing component of the IoT. And, like most smart devices, they have impressive features but numerous security holes ...


If a robot were to look at you with a twinkle in its eye, you wouldn't be blamed for running away in terror. But that plunge into the uncanny valley doesn't ...


Robots captured the hearts of children long before they stirred the imagination of Silicon Valley. From the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz to R2D2 in Star ...


The production tells the story of Robot, an older model machine who is getting pushed out of each job he gets by a newer, faster, six-handed robot.


The robot attends school, lives with doting parents, obediently serves tea to the elderly – and in his free time sets off on adventures to save Japan.


He did commit a small faux pax when he said they were “not substituting humans for robots,” which was caught and corrected by the CNBC host.


While visiting Japan and interviewing officials on the robotics revolution that is sweeping much of Asia, it became clearer than ever to me that


Visitors stand behind a robot at the booth of THK at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2017 in Hamburg, Germany April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer.


Robots will rule at Huntington North High School Friday and Saturday as 32 teams of high school students vie for a world championship spot in the ...


In one, the IT guy is a robot who says no to everything. Until HPE comes along and turns him into, gosh, a human being. A nerdy-looking human being, ...


RICHARDSON (CBS11) – In Richardson, a robot is reporting for its first day on the job. Dallas lawn care startup, Robin has installed 50 robotic ...


Ademco's robot is equipped with sensors, multiple cameras, WiFi and GPS to capture an array of security information for clients during a patrol. (Photo: ...


GALESBURG, Illinois – Students looking to expand their education can now get a degree strictly online from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg.


Axios caught up with Yann LeCun, head of Facebook's artificial intelligence lab, backstage at the Future Labs AI Summit to get his thoughts on how the ...


Why it matters: Robots will soon move out of warehouses and hospitals and into harsher, less predictable environments where they'll have to navigate ...


The anthropomorphism of machines appears to fall on a rather unsurprising spectrum: The more alive a robot seems, the more likely its behavior will ...


GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Hundreds of Long Island students got a hands-on lesson Thursday in how robots are transforming modern ...


Researchers have developed a new, tiny manta ray robot that could one day roam lakes in the hunt for pollution. The field of soft robotics can ...


The Mountain View tech giant has applied to patent a system that combines drones with ground robots. “Aerial delivery devices may be problematic for ...


Turn a corner, though, and you spot the future: a hybrid assembly line where shiny Japanese robots are mingling with human workers. Peter Guarraia ...


A group of Miami Dade College students is spending a semester at Massachusetts Institute of Technology learning about robotics and building a ...


Soft-body robots could someday be roaming Disney theme parks, playing animated, humanoid movie characters and interacting with visitors.


Should we be worried about robots taking our jobs? Some of us, maybe — look what happened to Blockbuster Video clerks — but collectively, not, ...


robot explains its customer service system, which is being developed by Zensho Holdings Co. and Osaka University Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro, in Minato ...


Members of the Camden County High School robotics team demonstrate the robot they have built for this weekend's state finals. They are Bailey ...


Unique museums are popping up all over the world. Washington DC's Spy Museum, Museum of Bad Art and Ramen Museum are just a few examples.


LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Some of the brightest students in Nevada will compete in the first Robotics Regional Invitational at Cashman Center ...


PocketGamer.biz: With War Robots now nearly three years old, how do you reflect on its performance - from launch to the mature title it is now?


Five students from an engineering college in Kolhapur district have designed a robot that can transport organs for transplant between long distances.


That's only the beginning. California-based Miso Robotics, an offshoot of the CaliBurger chain, recently introduced the next step toward avoiding wage ...


Computer vision is ready for its next big test: seeing in 3D. The ImageNet Challenge, which has boosted the development of image-recognition ...


Currently the team behind the idea are aiming to design small bio reader prototypes to use in combination with musculoskeletal robots to test the ...


Nier: Automata has an abundance of robots in it. These range from stubby little animatronics to YoRHa androids to towering Goliaths. Some of these ...


(BLOOMINGTON) - The challenge: Build a robot that will shoot 5 inch whiffle balls into a 21 inch diameter goal that is about 8' off the floor. Oh and ...


But while she never made it to Wimbledon, Matsuoka's pioneering work studying robotics and the human brain earned her the prestigious MacArthur ...


A new study of the US labour market shows that each new robot added to the workforce costs between three and 5.6 jobs. The discussion about ...


A leading Chinese fishery company and the Dalian University of Technology have established a laboratory to develop underwater robots, which are ...


Minter Ellison leader Tony Harrington: a firm is more than the sum of its parts. Brook Mitchell. by Katie Walsh. Interactive | Australia's Best Lawyers and ...


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Honda Robot Asimo as he visits Honda Motor Co. headquaters in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.


The Flemish robot company Zorabots has already launched a project with the Dutch and Belgian police for the protection of the airports of Schipol and ...


But an even greater worry might be cyberattacks originating from robots, a special category of IoTY devices, according to a recent study by IOActive.


This is something which no robot or software program can hope to do, not now, not ever; because the art of the sale is an inherently creative and ...


Joel Griffin for Security InfoWatch: The thought of using robots as guards may seem like a far-fetched notion to some, but the technology itself is ...


This year, robots include Paro, a furry baby seal robot used as a stand-in for a therapeutic pet, and Sphero robots, small balls that visitors can drive ...


Ademco, a local security services company, recently launched a rent-a-robot service, in response to fewer people signing up to work as security ...


"We've got the robot programmed so it knows its way from the kitchen to the various dining room areas, and the staff are then able to use an iPad to be ...


Pictured, from left, are Cole Joly, Spencer Kindberg and Jackson Root during WCA and Persell Middle School's LEGO Robotics Club event. P-J photo ...


Finally, David talks to MIT professor and author Erik Brynjolfsson about stagnated wages in middle-skilled jobs, and how this makes them ripe for robot ...



Switzerland-based professor of Information Systems and Ethics, Oliver Bendel easily expects “perfect” sex robots to be capable of reading “every wish ...

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