Thursday, April 6, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  4/5/2017
Robots hold a lot of promise as our future factory workers, warehouse stockers, and personal assistants. But the android takeover likely won't happen ...
Bruskas and her teammates began working with the robots in Fayetteville last year. The environment in America is more rugged than that of Estonia or ...
General Motors has connected about a quarter of its 30,000 factory robots to the Internet, and the automaker already is reaping the benefits of less ...
The robots are coming. Run for your lives. And your jobs, if you can carry them with you. If you're not careful, you'll turn up to work one day only for ...
Students at Northville High School have built a robot that can pick items off the floor, deliver them to a specific location, shoot balls into a hopper and ...
The new robotic picking platform, which uses a combination of a hybrid gripper and machine learning, and which was developed by a startup called ...
Google's ability to use its computer systems to spot extremist videos online has been called into question after researchers managed to easily deceive ...
Quiet Logistics, which ships apparel out of its Devens, Mass., warehouse, had been using robots made by a company called Kiva Systems.
And we may need to give greater thought to the type of jobs we wouldn't robots to do - including looking after babies and small children.
A new study assesses the evolutionary dynamics of physically embodied robots — and it suggests that we're mashing the fast-forward button on the ...
From reducing the risk of projects being halted for labour falling from high floors to sending real time project updates, robots can be utilised to solve ...
LSU is hosting its first ever robotics competition, "Bengal Bot Brawl," on Tuesday, April 4. Teams will battle their bots for a chance at the big time "Robot ...
Autism Awareness Month 2017: watch USC Viterbi short film on robots helping kids with autism. Also, a Q&A with Prof. Maja Matarić on the present ...
Government and industry are rushing to develop, deploy and adopt AI, with talk of robots taking over the world firmly regarded as tongue-in-cheek and ...
Robots have been given the tedious task of traveling from one side of a 40,000-square-foot warehouse to the other to examine products, choose them ...
A large car maker boss was showing a union leader the latest robots for assembling cars and asks the union man “How will you collect subs from this ...
Robots are smart enough to replace many of the jobs human knowledge workers are doing today. And Masayoshi Son, CEO of mobile company ...
Just how many jobs will the robots take by, say, 2030? The above chart from a new PricewaterhouseCoopers study provides yet another speculative ...
In living proof that not enough people go to sci-fi movies, General Moters connected a quarter of its 30,000 factory robots to the internet. The largest US ...
"There is a complete missmatch now between the pace of change and the ability of humans and societies to adapt," said author Thomas Friedman at ...
Artificially intelligent machines take over from humans within a few hundred years, and go on to rule the universe for billions of years. That's the ...
CHICAGO—After Markus Lorenz, managing director at the Boston Consulting Group, examined all the benefits of automation and robotics in ...
A three-way collaboration between Eiken, Nippon Animation, and Wako Productions seeks to revive interest in four classic Seventies super robot ...
There's no denying it: robots are becoming common helpers in hospitality, showing up in hotels and restaurants around the world. From Japan's ...
He claims his robot bride, which he has named YingYing, can speak simple sentences and understands Chinese characters. Not content with simple ...
A sex robot on display at an expo in Las Vegas. Sex workers are embracing Internet of Things-connected toys to allow clients to interact with them from ...
Woodside Energy is hoping that a five-year trial of humanoid robots will show they are capable of replacing people on its older manned offshore gas ...
THE ROBOTIC revolution's devastating effect on human employment will force governments to bring in human job quotas, experts have warned.
We talk about robots displacing jobs but is that the right way to view the apparently intractable problem of solving for long term meaningful 'work.
At the Universal Robots booth at Automate in Chicago, I had the opportunity see how collaborative robots could work together with humans where the ...
Global South to Be 'Potential Losers' as Robots Replace Workers: Report ... “Without doubt AI, robotics and increased automation will bring about ...
If you want to set yourself apart from your competitors, an Omaha executive says, just have a real person answer the phone. That's how far today's ...
It's no secret technology has almost single-handedly created the modern healthcare industry — from maintaining medical records to analyzing a ...
More than 600 students from 40 colleges and 30 high schools will demonstrate their programming skills in a robotics competition culminating at the ...
A team of researchers at the University of Missouri are using a pair of robotics platforms and a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation ...
Technological developments have come so far in the 21st century that for some time now it's been looking plausible that robots will take on many roles ...
More than a quarter of workers think 20% of their daily tasks could be automated through artificial intelligence (AI) and robots, and 10% believe up to ...
Industrial automation comes in all shapes and sizes, but autonomous mobile robots are particularly intriguing. Manufacturers would seem to agree, ...
Starship Technologies, a startup based in Estonia, developed six-wheeled robots that are under two feet tall, travel about two miles per hour and ...
Alpha Secondary robotics students , from left in orange, Dylan McLean and Patrick Reddy put robot 502a through its paces at the VEX Robotics Pacific ...
Henry Harris-Burland of Starship Technologies said future versions of the bot will have alarms to prevent theft. He also noted that every robot records ...
Members of Fort Gibson's Hostile Gato robotics team work on their robot during the FIRST Robotics regional contest in late March. The team was part ...
The companies launched a pilot program to deliver Domino's pizzas using Starship's autonomous robots within a one-mile radius of stores in certain ..
Are you an actor robot? That may seem like a weird question, but it might a reason your career isn't going as well as it could. What is an actor robot ...
I can hear you now saying, “Now, I have heard of that. It is something to do with robots! I know, it is high school students building robots, but I just can't ...
Tax season has arrived again and everyone is working crazy hours to fulfil their obligations. However, this season brings a refreshing and ...

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