Wednesday, April 12, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 4/12/2017
Fleets of robots are already performing food deliveries for companies including DoorDash and Postmates in the US. Photograph: Courtesy of Starship.
Computers are getting better at spotting objects, but they tend to work in isolation. What good would a security robot be if it couldn't share info about an ...
A sensor on a robot end-of-arm tooling gives it the dexterity and flexibility to handle precision tasks for packaging and other manufacturing operations.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is taking flak for saying he's “not worried at all” about robots displacing American workers. Yet he's spot on: ...
Today, not a week goes by without a new study being released or conference convened on robots replacing jobs or a newspaper account of a new ...
But does this mean that robot cars will learn our bad habits too? After all, Blade Runner's Tyrrell Corporation didn't design its robots to be killers, they ...
A kind of "poster child" of the cobots revolution, Rethink Robotics' pioneering Baxter-replacing Sawyer was demoed last month in the booth of ...
'Economic equivalent of slave labor': A recent Australian Financial Review piece was headlined 'We must work alongside robots, not against them'.
Due to robotics' interactions with humans, one might expect all possible care would be taken to ensure the devices are digitally secure; however, that ...
Imagine a life where robots did all the work. No longer did humans have to man the factories, serve as secretaries or really do just about anything.
Our burgeoning young population is clearly struggling for jobs, despite being in the world's fastest growing economy. More than 30% of Indians aged ...
HONG KONG – A viral video showing an army of little orange robots sorting out packages in a warehouse in eastern China is the latest example of ...
The limited time event, which starts today and lasts until May 1st, will pit up to four players against an army of Omnic robots who are ravaging the city of ...
Coffee is the world's second-most-traded commodity, after petroleum. Some 125 million people make a living growing coffee, according to estimates ...
"Prior to researching the episode, I'd say I probably had more of a typical pop-culture idea of what a sexbot could be— interpretations based in ...
Futurists like to warn that robots will take our jobs and that artificial intelligence could eventually rise up against humanity. But a lot of researchers are ...
Oakton Community College robotics students and their professor have several visits scheduled to District 36 schools this spring to provide students ...
Designed and manufactured by TAL, a Tata Motors subsidiary, it is touted as India's first indigenously made industrial articulated robot for micro, small ...
The robotic head is far from complete, but when it finally goes on sale (for about $10,000), it could be the world's first commercially viable gynoid.
Students from area schools took their underwater robots poolside on Saturday afternoon for a trial run before the competition coming up on Earth Day.
The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., kicked off its first weekend in celebration of National Robotics Week, Saturday, ...
People's Daily recently shared a video showing how one parcel delivery company in China is employing an army of robots to do parcel sorting.
Researchers and students from the University of Stuttgart have used robots and drones to weave this carbon-fibre pavilion, which is based on the silk ...
SAGINAW, MI - Nine Washtenaw County robotics teams will compete at the FIRST Robotics State Championship this week. The competition will run ...
It's been two years since I addressed the challenge robotic automation poses to skills development. Plenty has happened since. Recent blog posts ...
“Mala in se” is what Wendell Wallach, the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speaker Series lecturer, calls lethal atomic or killer robots. Mala in se is a ...
Chinese factories are automating with lightning speed as robots come online to replace armies of human laborers. Recently, a video showing the ...
TOKYO, April 12 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp <7203 .t=""> said it will commercialise rehabilitation robots later this year when it makes its robotic walk ...
As he notes, “Technological unemployment is growing rampant in the United States, with intelligent machines displacing American workers every day.
Melbourne's drainage network was given a helping hand during recent storm pressure by tiny robots that have been working underneath the city ...
The 'rise of the robots' could trigger a fresh wave of migration as jobs in developing countries are automated, the head of the World Bank has warned.
At Automate 2017, Comau highlighted an Industry 4.0-ready robotic workstation configuration that incorporates industrial robots, collaborative robots ...
Using a combination of robotics and hi-tech components, Vignesh has developed a Bee Saver Bot that removes honey bees -- the species primarily ...
Despite its rather comical means of locomotion, this robot is designed with a serious purpose in mind: its on-board cameras keep a watchful eye on ...
You hear something rustling in the trees above you. You keep running, unsure of how to escape, just trying to outrun whatever is coming for you
The eighth annual National Robotics Week was held April 8 through 16. The Roanoke County Public Library and Roanoke Robotics and Makers of ...

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