Wednesday, April 19, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   4/19/2017
The use of robots in the workplace has allowed companies to lower production costs, increase efficiency, and fatten margins. Although it's unlikely that ...
Researchers from Cornell University are building a system for networked coordination between camera robots, drones and mounted smart cameras ...
Employees sort packages at Shentong Express in China in 2013. Now, much of the company's sorting is done by robots. (Photo: Darley Shen/Reuters).
The idea of a robot as an assistant has always fascinated me. I always wanted myself a Weebo (remember the flying assistant to the slightly absent ...
A pair of state lawmakers tried to persuade a Senate committee Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow delivery robots to traverse Wisconsin ...
College students from across the country are programming robots to perform exploration-related tasks for this week's NASA Swarmathon at Kennedy ...
55% of respondents in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region (EMEA) are willing to swap human doctors for robots and artificial intelligence.
State Rep. Mike Kuglitsch, R-New Berlin, (left) and state Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, (right) with a Starship robot after the technology company ...
You might assume that the number of axes you can have on an industrial robot arm is determined exclusively by the robot's manufacturer, but that isn't ...
It's the sound of self-driving cars, package-delivering drones, voice-activated digital assistants, hospital robots and countless other machines waiting to ...
Computer science students will navigate robots through a simulated crime scene as they try to disable mock improvised explosive devices as part of ...
The first gynaecology robotic assisted surgery for six local patients has been performed at St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital, the first in regional ...
And creating robots that can learn without any input from humans is moving ever closer, thanks to the latest developments in artificial intelligence.
RaaS also leverages the cloud, and makes it possible for organizations to integrate robots and embedded devices into the web and cloud computing ...
In a few minutes, each team will take a small robotic ball from the cart and program it to follow the path they've drawn out. The robots, called “Spheros,” ...
Killer robots have been a mainstay of science fiction for decades, but for the lionfish, dubbed “Darwin's nightmare” for its effect on marine ecosystems, ...
While walking robots tend to be large and heavy, taking cumbersome steps that use a lot of energy, the cheetah runs swiftly and smoothly.
Factory automation robots of various shapes, sizes, and capabilities were among the most prominently featured products at this year's Automate show ...
This Russian space-bound robot is being trained to shoot guns from its hands, but the country's deputy Prime Minister insists it is not a 'Terminator'.
Operations at Flowerdale Flowers are about to take a technological turn, with managing director Rob Sadler introducing robots to handle horticultural ...
BEDFORD, Mass., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (IRBT), a leader in consumer robots and maker of the Roomba® vacuuming robot, ...
ABU DHABI // Would you put your life in the hands of a hospital robot? If so, you're part of a growing number of people prepared to embrace new ...
The underwater war being waged on Bermuda's lionfish took a giant leap forward yesterday morning as a prototype submersible robot caught one of ...
You send in robots, of course. “Our goal is to send instrumentation there to get meaningful data, but sometimes it's really fun to just blow stuff up,” says ...
It looks like the kind of thing that should be keeping us awake at night: the march of the robots, the idea that automation will replace millions of jobs.
That's not what the job site looks like at Blueprint Robotics, where factory workers operate heavy machinery that build homes with precision along an ...
DCS added a robotics club to its extra-curricular programs in 2011. The club was founded and sponsored by Eric Vidrine. From 2011 to 2013, the ...
YPSILANTI, MI - To say Grizzly Robotics has changed the lives of the students on the team is not an exaggeration. Ypsilanti Community High School ...
The group competes in the FIRST Robotics Competition. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization ...
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“As robots move into unstructured environments, and can start doing useful work, like clean the house someday, one of the big markets is just the ...
In the region, software robots are increasingly implemented across industries to handle repetitive tasks, such as comparing data or processing claims, ...
If it seems like the day when robots invade the workplace is drawing ever closer, that's because it is. But they're not necessarily coming for our jobs ...
Cordless electric robot mowers are like a Roomba for your yard, traveling around the grass with a set of sharp spinning blades. They run automatically ...
The use of smart robots based on artificial intelligence will increasingly grow across industries, providing new business opportunities, according to ...
SMP Robotics (http://smprobotics.com) a manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots presented the new version of its S5 Security Robot enhanced ...
Developed by experts at the University of Sheffield, it's intended to be used in various environments, but particularly as a companion, perhaps for the ...
The global orthopedic surgical robots market was worth $100.5 million in 2016 and is expected to climb to $687.2 million by 2021, according to a new ...
The robotics team said they feel their hard work has paid off and they are excited to compete against 30,000 students that represent teams from 39 ...
A smaller range of compact, servo-driven linear robots has been added to the LRX line from KraussMaffei Automation (U.S. office in Florence, Ky.).
The company's head of research and development, Jon Snoddy, has revealed plans for life-sized robots based on popular characters, according to ...
Ekas says that Universal Robots, Kuka Robots, and Rethink Robotics are already using EZGrippers. The EZGrippers are also compatible with robots ...
Dutch beer brand Heineken reawakened the spirit of the 1980s techno scene as it carted four eight-feet robots across Asia's party circuit.
Here is Michael Reeves, a young man who has a supple mind and, perhaps, a twisted soul. For he decided to create a robot that does what all robots ...
Thanks to an email from Hasbro themselves, we have confirmation that the US air date for the long anticipated season 3 of Robots in Disguise will ...
The second 2017 wave of Robots in Disguise warrior figures (or wave 11 for those keeping track) was found in Canada this Easter week-end. This is ...
They have national sponsors, more than a dozen awards and enough brainpower to build and battle it out with robots. Austin's "lady cans" robotics ...
Tired of politics? Bored of elections? Of course you're not. Just when you thought we were heading straight for a hard Brexit, Theresa May has now ...
Cyberstein Robots creation, Titan the Robot, continues to cause a stir in the Middle East. The eight-foot tall mechanoid marvel was in the limelight ...

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