Friday, April 28, 2017

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  4/25/2017
Though robots are getting more and more involved in factory work and in a wide range of other types of jobs – including in the service industry and ...
A mock “killer robot” pictured in central London during the launching of a campaign to stop “Killer Robots,” which calls for the ban of lethal robot ...
Robots belonging to New Jersey students participating in the VEX Robotics Competition were stolen from a hotel parking lot. (Source: Sharon ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global inspection robots market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL.
A Silicon Valley startup has developed a robot that may soon replace mall cops. Knightscope, which specializes in fully autonomous security data ...
This year, we've been promised is going to be the year when sex robots become real – and men shun human contact for sex with the lifeless bodies of ...
Instead of new bank holidays for each of the nations of the UK to coincide with saints' days (as proposed by Labour), why not make national elections ...
Unlike the caged automotive robots for welding and painting, collaborative robots don't require a full-time programmer on hand. You don't need to be ...
China is ahead of other countries when it comes to robot density measured by the number of robots per 10,000 manufacturing workers. For China it ...
Scene: You are on a plane from Tampa to Los Angeles. You have successfully tamped down your air travel-induced anxiety with a Diet Coke and a ...
In 2012, it bought Kiva, a robotics company that it's used to help ferry items around its warehouses. The small orange robots have cut the “click to ship” ...
Meet Thorvald, a member of a new generation of farm robots being readied to plug a labour shortage on Britain's farms that may soon be exacerbated ...
According to the new market research report "Food Robotics Market by Type, Application (Palletizing, Packaging, Repackaging, Pick & Place, ...
For the first time in four years, the Kaleidoscope Discovery Center will be sending two teams to a world-level robotics competition. The Rolla Patriots ...
Czech science fiction writer Karel Capek introduced the term "robot," which means "worker," in his 1920 play "R.U.R." or "Rossum's Universal Robots.".
Unsecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the increasing use of automation are leading to vulnerable robotic device, robots if you will, that if ...
LONDON — British farmers could turn to robots to fill gaps in their supply of labour if the UK's exit from the European Union causes a shortage of ...
Emily Haas, 9; and Kassee Westhoff, 9, work on their team's lego model. Camdenton elementary school students participate in the robotics program in ...
Autoparts behemoth Robert Bosch exhibited a hybrid assembly line where humans and robots work together. This helps to address labor shortages in ...
“Danger, Will Robinson! Danger!” This famous quote may echo in the minds of some when the term “robot” is brought into a conversation. Though we ...
Robots at home are scarier than AI-infused systems used for policing and ... Participants in the survey were most worried by the notion that a robot, ...
The increase in the use of industrial robots in the US automotive industry has created hundreds of thousands of new jobs, rather than destroyed them, ...
Ma also spoke about the rise of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) and said that this technology will be needed to process the large amount of data ...
Of the approximately 120 steps involved in manufacturing an Adidas sneaker, that seemingly simple task is among those robots have not yet been ...
Alexander Reben studies human-machine interaction, including experiments in making robots that can intentionally hurt humans. (Photo by Hiromi ...
ROBOTS in the workplace could prove beneficial to people's careers, an Oxford academic has claimed. Conventional wisdom is that robots will take ...
Apple has released new details about Liam, its line of robots that disassembles the iPhone 6 so that individual components can be reused to make ...
Is it possible for robots to have a bias? If robots attempt to imitate human behavior, isn't it possible that they could make unethical choices — just as ...
A high school student in Tanzania has built a robot that can walk, turn its head, speak and perform other functions with the help of a remote control.
"They've simply moved to the metropolis. Not being able to speak Icelandic to voice-activated fridges, interactive robots and similar devices would be ...
"In many places across the country, all that's available for delivery is pizza or Chinese food," Ron Shaich, Panera founder and CEO said in a statement ...
We're getting a look at last minute modifications on a working robot built by the students of MORT — the Mount Olive Robotics Team. Now in it's 21st ...
The traditional interface for remotely operating robots works just fine for roboticists. They use a computer screen and mouse to independently control ...
The Internet Archive has announced that it is to begin ignoring the robots.txt directives file, meaning it will start to capture and archive entire websites ...
For a robot to be of any real help around the home, it will need to be able to tell the difference between a coffee table and a child's crib—a simple task ...
Scenes from China's quest to dominate the robotic future: At startup E-Deodar, a human-looking droid serves coffee to employees who are building ...
If science fiction movies hold the least bit of truth, it's only a matter of time before robots will rise up and reach for world domination. Until that day ...
After another strong season, Frog Force 503, the robotics team at Novi High School, heads to St. Louis this week to pit its skills against the world's best.
Robots have descended upon the world's largest industrial fair by the hundreds. But the big question that reverberates through the trade floor is this: ...

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