Wednesday, April 26, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  4/20/2017
Experts see robots playing a significant role in children's emotional, social, and cognitive development in the near future. UIG via Getty Images.
RUSSIAN military leaders have unveiled their secret state-of-the art robot army – which has an android gunslinger in its ranks. The Terminator-like ...
If you've seen any robot try to walk , you'll know that they're not very elegant. The reason is their cumbersome, inefficient gait, optimised to prevent ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A traveling robot with a human face and voice rolled through Children's Hospital Wednesday morning. It's one of two VGo ...
Robots can perform a lot of tasks — some almost as well as humans, if not better. But one area where they stumble: Choosing among a series of ...
We finally reached the workbench where the Navy is building... a robot squirrel. "Squirrel" is a bit of a stretch, as the first fully built-out version of the ...
... science fair competition, presentations by NASA and Virgin Galactic, the first-ever presentation of all the X-prize tricorder finalists, and tons of robots.
While many of the robots' gains cut into blue collar jobs, it's not all bad news for those workers, says University of Ohio economics professor Michael ...
Robots could be set to take more than 30,000 construction workers' jobs in the West Midlands. US company Construction Robotics has created a ...
The report, Global Inspection Robots Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
The ROV is the first device from Robots in Service of the Environment (RSE) a new non-profit formed by iRobot CEO Colin Angle and Science from ...
TEMPE, AZ - Robots are taking over everything these days. From manufacturing to fast food orders, robots are becoming the new norm. But, one ...
Construction experts say the robots, which can lay bricks five times faster than a human, could even be at work in the City of London in the "very near ...
Scientists are using specially constructed underwater robots to study extremely rare sharks that live in one of the harshest environments on planet ...
There's a lot of talk these days about how robots, software, and artificial intelligence will (or won't) steal jobs. On one side of the debate you find ...
The Stealth Panthers Robotic team poses for a group photo after the 10,000 Lakes Minnesota Regional with the Rookie All-Star Award. In the back ...
Madison (WQOW) -- 35-pound robots with six wheels that specialize in carrying small items for short deliveries could soon by rolling down a sidewalk ...
University of Twente researcher Geert Folkertsma has developed a prototype cheetah robot. Folkertsma has dedicated four years of research and ...
Some 550 years ago, Gianello Torriano got an idea in his head and set out to create the world's first robot. Working in Toledo, Spain, he crafted an ...
Fusion-driven rockets, remote control systems for space robots, and satellites that build themselves up in orbit are among the made-in-Washington ...
Robots can be programed to adhere to the NAR code of ethics always. Robots don't need sleep or take days off. Buyers would not have to wait for an ...
The steel skeleton is a clue that this is no ordinary warehouse: it will stand 130 feet tall, be able to store 100,000 pallets, and robots will pick most of ...
BOSTON, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Robotics today announced the ClickSmart™ series, a unique solution for end-of-arm tooling that ...
Robots have been racist and sexist for as long as the people who created them have been racist and sexist, because machines can work only from the ...
Medical robots should be split into different categories of autonomy, just as driverless cars are, a group of academics proposed today in Science ...
The per capita income of West Virginia is about $37,000 a year, which makes it one of the poorest states in the union. Still, at about three-quarters of ...
A look into the Wendy & Norris E. Mitchell Robotics Laboratory in Goodwin Hall, which houses a large portion of the mechanical innovation that occurs ...
It's bad enough when you have to deal with the Decepticons year in and year out, but when they start combining into gargantuan versions of ...
When it comes to insurance, you'll probably end up dealing with a robot rather than a human within three years, according to a survey by Accenture.
According to the BBC within the UK, the occupations of the contact centre are some of the jobs most at risk of getting the “robot upgrade”. In fact, they ...
In preparation for Earth Day on April 22, the students have been building robots out of recycled materials. With glue gun help from an adult, each ...
Increasing automation using sophisticated and potentially even intelligent gadgets means that robots are about to develop enough "brainpower" to ...
Apr 2017 ITHACA, N.Y., April 19, 2017 — A new system that allows a team of robots to share and interpret information as they move around could ...
This robot is a joint project between Horticulture Innovation Australia, the University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics, RMCG and ...
Robots Helping Children With Autism In The ClassroomTeachers and parents at one Dallas school are getting some extra, high-tech help, Don ...
Integrating enterprise robotic technology into existing IT systems will be different for every industry -- and a new challenge for CIOs. Read about how to ...
Some time ago, not a particularly long time since, I felt the inclination to share via my Twitter feed, a quote from enigmatic Argentine football coach, ...
The ability of U.S. companies to pay back all its debt is at its lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis, according to the International Monetary Fund
Value investing, a style of stock picking that dates back to Benjamin Graham and David Dodd's 1934 tome, 'Security Analysis,' can't be mimicked by a ...
RARE ocean predators – so tough they can survive inside a volcano – were only recently discovered by scientists.
The Henn-na Hotel is Japan's latest robot wheeze. Nine types of bots whirr and clack away throughout the building, from the Tyrannosaurus at ...
Watch TERRA-MEPP, a farm robot that can wheel itself around to monitor plants, in action. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / YouTube).
The fastest land animal on Earth, the cheetah, has inspired a number of swift-footed robots. The latest has cropped up at the University of Twente, ...
Why Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics will define New Health – which is based on a commissioned survey of over 11,000 people from 12 ...
Robotics and automation will create more skilled jobs in the future, despite a report claiming 46% of manufacturing workers were at “high risk” from ...
The George R. Brown Convention Center is the biggest classroom in the Bayou City right now, as it hosts a global robotics championship where ...
For an "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer spoke with Ori Hadomi, CEO of Mazor Robotics (MZOR) , a surgical robotics maker that Cramer featured ...
Almost 40,000 construction workers in Essex could lose their jobs to robots in the next few years, Essex Live can exclusively reveal. Construction ...
The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his new companion Bill (Pearl Mackie) are off on a journey to the far future in the next episode of BBC's ...
Let's take it as a given that robots are going to be deployed in your warehouse soon, if they aren't already. The pundits seem to all agree that it's no ...

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