Thursday, May 25, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/12/2017
During a visit to Silicon Valley, I had an interesting encounter with a salesperson of the future: a robot. And it gave me a hint of what much of the ...
HANGZHOU, China — Even a decade ago, car manufacturing in China was still a fairly low-tech, labor-intensive endeavor. Thousands of workers in a ...
More recently, renewed talk of mass displacement by robots has started to generate some anxiety. Stoking this fear is a recent report from U.K. ...
The biology lab as we know it might be a dinosaur. That's why it's appropriate that the robots at Gingko Bioworks in South Boston are nicknamed after ...
Imagine a world where robots clean the dishes and do the laundry. That's the world Fergus High School's Jon Chen wants to create. Jon, the son of ...
They're delivering pizzas in San Francisco, parking cars in L.A., and serving up lattes in crowded coffee shops. In fact, robots are becoming so skilled, ...
"Unfortunately, the Industry 4.0 revolution is just bringing industrial robots ... "As improvements in the way industrial robots work and communicate ...
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A new report is revealing some shocking statistics on the potential future of jobs in Las Vegas. The report basically says, 66% of ...
Robots are becoming part of the workforce faster than many industry experts predicted. This can have particularly unsettling implications for women ...
High schoolers who are extroverted, mature, highly intelligent, or interested in arts and sciences have a fighting chance against the robots and ...
We have yet another study that debunks the widespread notion that robots -- and other forms of automation, including “artificial intelligence” -- will ...
It's like training robots using The Matrix. Nvidia has announced Isaac, a virtual simulator that it says will allow robots to learn significantly faster than in ...
If you've ever taught a dog to sit or shake, you're familiar with the concept of reinforcement learning. Positive reinforcement is when an animal—or a ...
When people think of robots, they envision metallic and large objects moving around. However, scientists are looking at a different solution in the form ...
The robot, known as Optimus, can automatically teach intelligent machines to open doors, drop objects into a bucket, and remove cylinders from a ...
We are smack dab in the middle of TV pick-up season, what with Syfy's just-announced round of shows and Fox's The Gifted getting its first teaser ...
Students struggling to decide what career path to choose are now facing a battle with robots taking future jobs. Researchers say that in just 20 years ...
Scientists at MIT are using robots to teach other robots — a glimpse into the future of robotic reinforcement learning. (Wired). • People with HIV are ...
Cloe Gray watches a computer screen most of the day, sitting in her pink bedroom surrounded by stuffed animals, books and photos on the wall.
University of Minnesota researchers have developed a tiny sensor that can be 3D-printed directly onto fingertips…allowing a robot to one day get a ...
As for those farm owners suffering from a shortage in labor, fruit picking robots are also a source of reliability. “Human pickers are getting scarce,” said ...
Musculoskeletal humanoid robots, which aim to copy human joints, provide better range of motion and multiple degrees of freedom compared to the ...
Rather than fear this latest example of work-replacing robots, many farmers welcome it. The experimental machines, unlike human-driven tractors, will ...
Telstra says it has invested in robotic process automation (RPA) technology on projects including its HFC network upgrade and the way it arranges ...
Automation - whether through robots or artificial intelligence - is being scripted as a destroyer of human endeavour. But there is very little evidence to ...
Although many in today's workforce are concerned about how the introduction of robots is going to affect their job, the collaboration between ...
Another lesson learned in robot-human interaction is how robots should approach humans. When Cozmo moves toward someone it recognizes, ...
ZDNet reports that's likely to be the work of a robot; the outlet contacted several of the named posters, who said they didn't leave any messages with ...
A study, published this week in the European Journal of Personality, finds that the people best-suited to fending off job-stealing robots are those who ...
The bionic skin that could give robots a sense of touch. 3D printed tactile sensor engineered at the college of science of engineering, University of ...
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - GPU Technology Conference - NVIDIA ( NASDAQ : NVDA) today ushered in a new era for the robotics ...
In the coming robot revolution, one area believed to be relatively safe from automation is creativity. While artificial intelligence may soon usurp taxi ...
The Robotics Challenge will be held during RoboCup, a competition for intelligent robots and one of the world's most important technology events in ...
The advanced robotics platforms are based on Nvidia's Jetson artificial intelligence module that is powered by the company's Pascal architecture.
Will sentient robots improve our lives or will they take them over? According to some of the artists showcased at the exhibition, our destiny may be ...
It's an age-old classroom scene, except for one space-age detail: More than half of the students are robots. Ok, to be more precise, nine of the fourteen ...
But that stuff in the world of George Jetson – the flying cars, zipping off to Mars for dinner, having a robot maid named Rosie – were how millions of us ...
Livestreaming ROVs not only let scientists participate in underwater expeditions from land, they also educate the general public on the wonders of the ...
For decades, robotics has been an essential component of factories, manufacturing plants and warehouses around the world. However, these are ...
A group of people cheer while looking at a small robot vehicle on the floor. Northwestern Engineering's annual Design Competition draws hundreds of ...
... industry should play in retraining workers whose jobs are displaced by robots and AI. We also talked about President Trump, who Bohn doesn't like.
Do you think robots will change your job in the next five years. Accountants seem to think so. A new report by FreeAgent says 96 per cent of ...
Instead, German pizza lovers will be able to choose robot delivery when placing orders in Hamburg, thanks to Domino's partnership with automated ...
In 2013, researchers from Oxford University predicted that robots will replace human workers in up to 47 percent of U.S. jobs over the next 20 years.
NORWALK, CT — OMEGA Engineering-sponsored Sim-City robotics team from Simsbury High School who ranked 19 out of the 68 teams in their ...
To win the XPrize, a privately funded team must be the first to successfully place a robot on the moon's surface; it must travel 547 yards; and it must ...
While local high schools have had robotics teams in recent years, interest at the elementary and middle schools has increased. Immanuel Lutheran ...
MIT CSAIL researchers have developed a way for robots to easily learn from each other. The team's new C-LEARN system enables users to easily ...
Moving while staying upright is easy for humans. But it hasn't been easy for robots, especially bipedal robots. This robot runner from the Institute for ..

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