Tuesday, April 4, 2017

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  4/1/2017
Robots are able to do product assembly and packaging better and more cheaply than humans, and in food service, restaurants offer self-service ...
According to consultancy McKinsey & Co., robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence will combine to raise global labor productivity by 0.8 ...
The field of soft robotics has been the subject of increasing interest in recent years for the alternatives it presents to the rigid machines we tend to ...
Fetch Robotics today announced that its robots have now completed six months of continuous operation at one of the warehouses of RK Logistics ...
General Electrics CEO Jeff Immelt (pictured) claims that robots won't steal human jobs any time soon. Immelt, 61, states that the idea of robots stealing ...
Budget 2017 included myriad initiatives for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and bolstering the National Robotics Programme and Industry ...
Students from Bogota, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Wallington, East Rutherford, Hasbrouck Heights, Carlstadt, South Hackensack, Moonachie, Rutherford and the ...
Robots will begin delivering Domino's pizza starting this summer. The small, six-wheeled devices go 4 miles per hour and will drop the pizzas off ...
A new study finds “large and robust negative effects of robots on employment and wages.” Robots are chipping away at American workers, write the ...
Intelligent, semi-autonomous tele-operated robots that can squeeze into difficult or hazardous spaces to carry out maintenance and inspection work ...
(News 4 & Fox 11) — The Autonomous Robots Lab at the University of Nevada, Reno celebrated its first year by holding live demonstrations of its ...
Abyss Creations produces RealDoll, a life-size companion robot geared for romance. But even as its creators claim that RealDoll is for companionship ...
Robots will likely be serving up fast food orders within a decade. That's according to Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed, whose company owns major ...
On Wednesday, Domino's announced that it would start testing out delivery by robot. In a partnership with Starship Technologies, a startup begun by ...
I crouched behind a wooden barrel and blasted the alien robots emerging from the Knott's Berry Farm blacksmith shop with my six-shooter laser ...
Red Storm Robotics is based out of East Kentwood High School. They formed in 2011 and have hosted a district FIRST® Robotics Competition since ...
Robotics. It all seems so sexy. And it raises interesting questions, which thoughtful people in industry and academia have pondered for some time, ...
British workers must be trained in how to handle and program robots to prevent their jobs becoming redundant and the country's economy being left ...
Eight years into a bull market, driven in great part by low interest rates, investors seeking income will understandably have some major concerns about ...
KUKA Robotics will showcase the latest in mobile robotics with the KMR iiwa at this year's Automate show. KMR, an acronym for KUKA Mobile ...
British robot helping autistic children with their social skills ... is on hand to encourage the child to rectify his behavior by tickling the robot's feet.
Scientists from North Carolina State University have developed a method of getting soft robotic objects to move using directed magnetic fields.
After deploying two collaborative robots in its Monroe, Mich., facility, the company has improved two production processes while freeing up employees ...
Among the concerns that surfaced this week: "killer robots." ... meeting of Senate Liberals who were exploring the pros and cons of AI and robotics.
Staff photo by Derek Edry Owen Casciotti, a junior at Alvrine High School, and Andrew Bacon, a senior at Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative Middle ...
One entrepreneur claims robot diagnostics through chat bots may be better than doctors, for example, while another suggests that AR and VR will ...
Tax the robotsRobots have been killing jobs for years according to a recent report by economists at MIT and Boston University. From 1990 to 2007 […].
Aethon will showcase new mobile robots and software control systems allowing their robotic platform to achieve Level 4 autonomy as described in the ...
See? The robots are our friends! Watching this viral video of a little girl hugging a discarded hot water heater that she thinks is a robot might be the ...
Qihan, the robot's maker, built 'her' with an open API to do anything 'she' wanted, and developers are taking full advantage.
Roboscribe is one of many robots that does repetitive tasks like calligraphy without fatigue, bathroom breaks, pension or other benefits.
This week, we saw Samsung reveal its IoT security solution, Microsoft go to Germany, warehouses go autonomous and blockchain gain investment.
March 31, 2017) Robots, virtual reality and interactive projections will be part of CLUFest 2017, a California Lutheran University exhibit highlighting ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 31, 2017 — By popular demand, Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), Steve Wozniak's pop culture and technology expo ...
Carnegie Mellon researchers have discovered a new paradigm for robot vacuums, or robot dust collectors and they are more technically termed.
Alongside pitches for state-of-the-art technologies at the tech company's Las Vegas show was a call for young women in technology and ...
(Newser) – While Elon Musk embraces the sci-fi nature of colonizing other planets, he's not exactly a superfan of the sci-fi concept of robot overlords.
Team mascots, fast-paced action and high-energy music revving up cheering fans — all for robots. “It's a crazy time,” said Leticia Moro, a Les Bois ...
When you think of elementary school girls, you probably think of coloring books and dress up. But a group of girls from Howard County has traded their ...
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering will celebrate National Robotics Week (April 8 – April 16, 2017) and extend the conversation on robotics ...
On Valentine's Day at Soft Robotics in Cambridge, Mass. a staff member places heart-shaped marshmallow Peeps on a conveyor belt. A mechanical ...
Ryan Kiehlmeier and Aaron Rodriguez built a robot that solves the Rubik's Cube puzzle. The boys are students in the robotics class at Forest HIlls ...
The recent news that BlackRock Inc. BLK, +0.12% would be overhauling its actively managed equities business, putting a greater emphasis on ...
Robots may someday completely takeover manual labor Robotic systems work on the chassis of a car during an automated stage of production.
Automation and the fear that robots will take over human jobs has been a frequent talking point in the news lately. But at the moment, General Electric ...
With busy hands and deft eyes checking computer code and constructing metal bodies, they toiled not just on their robots, but something less tangible ...
10 years ago, Dr. Allen Yang hadn't read a single academic paper about augmented or virtual reality. He couldn't find any. His only exposure to AR ...

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