Friday, April 7, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  4/6/2017
The 63-year-old from the UK took part in user tests with care robots from the University of Hertfordshire. To him, a robot makes a poor companion ...
Most people at Chicago's Automate conference are looking over the latest robots, which are faster, safer, and smarter than ever before. They're here to ...
Hive-minded armies of robots could take over warehouse picking. For humans, grasping a bottle of detergent or a bag of bananas is simple—but ask a ...
The dream of many science fiction films where robots carry out the mundane, domestic chores that humans balk at could become a reality if the goal of ...
Can a robot read your emotions? Apple, Google, Facebook and other technology companies seem to think so. They are collectively spending billions ...
But one thing is certain: Investors who are in on the ground floor of the robot revolution will be well-served no matter what the fate of manufacturing ...
Automation replacing jobs is inevitable, according to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. But, instead of trying to ignore advancements, ..
Artist Kal Spelletich (left) and Mitch Altman prepare Spelletich's "Split Brain Robotics" installation for weekend presentations at The Lab in San ...
Are you terrified of robots, artificial intelligence and aliens? Then you won't want to miss this episode. Greg's guests today are Dr. Susan Schneider, ...
Robots designed by Chicago-area student and amateur teams will be on display, and guests can watch a live robotics competition during National ...
Las Vegas – The thought of using robots as guards may seem like a far-fetched notion to some, but the technology itself is already mature and starting ...
Which do you want first, the good news or the bad news? The good news for anyone who goes weak in the knees at the thought of massive robots ...
By Meghan Sullivan Robots are cool. Androids are cool. Cyborgs are cool. In fact, pretty much anything part human, part machine — or just straight up ...
Politicians' inability to solve problems means Relay Robot could soon replace columnist Rod Watson to dispense advice that never gets old.
Dayton, OH — Ideal for high-speed assembly and handling applications, the new GP-series robots are fast, compact and efficient. Available Ideal for ...
Lord Martin Rees says machines could take over from humans within a few centuries and go on to enjoy billions of years of supremacy.
(Bloomberg) -- General Motors Co. has connected about a quarter of its 30,000 factory robots to the internet, and the largest U.S. automaker already is ...
If robots kiss, is it a mechanical feat or a sentimental moment? What if their behavior is controlled by the brainwaves of two human beings?
A series of experiments has pitted robots against each other in different tasks to assess their evolving fitness across 10 generations, as they swapped ...
There is a great deal of fear and fear-mongering around the prospect of robots “taking our jobs.” I read about this almost daily in articles like this which ...
For Christmas last year, Rudy Pavlick got a brand new robot. This inspired Pavlick, 9, and his dad, Dave Pavlick, to assemble a robotics team.
DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, said today it will begin testing the use of so-called collaborative robots, ...
ROBOT REPORT: A professor in Toronto says robots are a big threat to the survival of humans. OK, here's what we do: We make every robot wear a ...
Robots will transform the U.S. workplace in the next decade. So says San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim. She is looking to help thousands of workers ...
Perhaps the robots' profitability will fill some of the gap, but these machines will also be available to competitors worldwide. And that also makes it ...
The Brainary's product specialist Sam Kingsley unveiled Kevin to a crowd of delighted children on Tuesday, and suggested these robots could be ...
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new study says the number of industrial robots sold in the U.S. will triple over the next decade. But that could spell bad news ...
Continuing on with the topic of robots and automation, and their impact on jobs and U.S. manufacturing, we take a look at the CEO round table hosted ...
We're starting to see a strong uptick in interest from investors about robots as a potentially lucrative investment theme. While we've provide you with ...
The CyberCraft Robots epic fantasy narrative extends beyond just fine art sculpture — it's even more invested in the backstories behind these ...
Japan is no stranger to gigantic battle robots, but the country's latest mechanical bloodbath is on a bit smaller (and more adorable) scale. The country's ...
Elon Musk has finally weighed in on the futurist tech question on everyone's mind. “Sex robots? I think those are quite likely,” the billionaire founder of ...
There are fears the Government might be forced to implement a 'human quota' regarding employment, amid concerns robots are becoming more likely ...
He decided to get married to a robot that he built himself. Apparently Zheng had been severely disappointed in finding love and was tired of the ...
General Motors has 30,000 robots in its production line. After it hooked one-quarter up to the internet, improvements became obvious. Automation has ...
Where there's water, there's probably life — at least that's what NASA scientists say. While these robots might not look high-tech, they could help ...
Arnd Baurichter is announced as Chief Executive Officer for the company behind the innovative patient-moving robot, Multi Tower Robot. He will be ...
The majority of manufacturing professionals in the UK have never seen job losses as a result of the introduction of robots or automation while more ...
Patrick F. Taylor Hall hosted a mechanical spectacle late Tuesday morning, as four robotic teams battled it out at the University's first annual Bengal ...
Following a bout of frenzied activity involving some of the biggest names in the tech and auto industries, hands-free driving is now months, rather than ...
New research has been conducted in to the use of robotics in manufacturing. Despite common fears, the trend of the research shows that robots are ...
With the Chowbotics systems, more particularly one of the prototype models known as Sally the Salad Robot, users get access to a kind of vending ...
Robots are revolutionizing architecture and Zaha Hadid Architects is hopping on board to show what that technology can do for custom building ...
It's a drone of the deep. A soft-bodied robot that swims like a manta ray has been engineered to spy on underwater creatures without disturbing them.
Techno-pessimists tend to be underwhelmed by recent innovations, like the smartphone, as well as most upcoming ones, like driverless cars.
A lot of the projects at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab are considered “moonshots,” but some ideas developing in the lab are so far-flung that the brains ...
Building a robot is easy. Building a robot with soft, bendable parts is still doable. But building a soft robot “fish” that can swim as well as the real thing: a ...
Now management is getting serious about the technology. The Hamburg delivery robots will begin slinging pies within a one-mile radius soon enough ...
A British program about robot competitions of remote piloted robots competing in a “last man standing” format was aired. An instant success, the ...

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