Saturday, May 27, 2017

FRIDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  5/19/2017
“The robots of reality are starting to get a lot closer to the robots of our imagination,” said Sarah Bergbreiter, an image of a fast-moving, multi-jointed ...
As automation places millions of us at risk of losing our jobs, now is the time to rethink how humans and robots will coexist on this planet, says ...
The player isn't David Beckham or Cristiano Ronaldo—it's a small, blue EduMIP mobile robot. And it's not the final moments of the World Cup. Instead ...
Robots are replacing human workers at a faster pace than any other point in history. Most of these robots are in factories, but a new kind of ...
We often use "as the crow flies" to describe the most direct line between two points. But flying isn't always the most efficient way to get around.
A wave of fear over automation is driving dire predictions about robots rendering swaths of Americans unemployable and has created a vogue for ...
Bicycles and skateboards aren't supposed to be ridden on them; and that means that wheeled delivery robots ought to stay off them as well. If Yee has ...
Elon Musk's non-profit AI research company OpenAI announced that it had successfully trained its artificial intelligence powered robots to perform a ...
Amid a growing debate over the use of robots in the American workforce--and the resulting loss of workers' jobs--Entropy Economics president Bret ...
Delivery robots are getting the green light in Midwest and east coast states, but not in San Francisco if one official has his way. Supervisor Norman ...
Switzerland's largest insurer is starting to use machines to decide personal injury claims. A series of trials showed the processing time could be cut ...
Robotic servants have been a distant dream for people seeking to avoid house chores for a century and more but with the arrival of a new breed of ...
Amazon.com Inc. has patented technology to allow warehouse robots to sense workers and avoid collisions. The patent describes covering ...
There's no debating it. Robots have been one of the most enduring aspects of the every popular Star Wars franchise. When Disney revealed a live, ...
I am also tired of AI and the constant specter of intelligent robots and computers that are smarter than us, and that for some reason want to harm us.
"Robots are becoming cheaper than overseas labour, climate concern and volatile fossil fuel markets are restricting carbon footprints, and consumers ...
People have created robots to kill weeds, milk cows, move crates, pick fruits and herd cattle. Right now, a growing number of farmers and ranchers use ...
From a 12-ton giant fighting robot making its first public debut before it takes on a Japanese opponent, to protein bars made from leftovers in the craft ...
A San Francisco supervisor introduced legislation this week to ban the use of small, food-delivery robots on city sidewalks, citing pedestrian safety in ...
Prudential shoppers pose for a photo with a high-tech security robot. ... working inside the Pru who received an email about the security robots.
Ellen Huet for Bloomberg: Depending on whom you ask, the Robot Operating System—or ROS—is kind of like the plumbing in a house. Or it's like a ...
In Singapore, where robots are being deployed from healthcare to restaurants in a government-backed push to ease a workforce crunch, a new niche ...
Robots versus humans: what tech can't offer As important as new technology can be in enhancing the efficiency of the insurance industry, there still ...
THS teacher Barbara Tate said the robots are a project-orientated way of introducing further STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and ...
Trend Micro recently released the first in-depth, hands-on research that demonstrates the extent to which industrial robots can be compromised.
However you describe it, ROS is everywhere. It's the shared system of underlying code that powers robots around the world, from the hobbyist ...
The robots are supposed to be able to do random, albeit challenging, tasks. In this year's Vex event, which took place in January in Mountain View, ...
Johann Rupert, the billionaire who controls Cartier owner Richemont, envisions a future in which humans are displaced by robots in the workplace ...
We may be years away from robots bringing us soup when we're sick, cleaning the house or sounding an intruder alert. But researchers attending the ...
NO TOILET BREAKS: Robots work as waiters in a restaurant in Japan. ... and the answer to many has been the introduction of the robot work force.
The question of whether the rising cost around the world of employing casino dealers might lead to the introduction of robotic ones in some markets ...
Students at the University of Nevada, Reno not only get to work with the latest, advanced technology in robotics for precision liquid handling, they can ...
Evil robots have taken over the Earth, and we didn't even notice. It's a bold claim, but a thought experiment from computer science can help illustrate ...
Gynecological surgery robots are robotic systems that are used to perform gynecological surgeries. There has been an emergence of novel product ...
68% of diners agree that automation, including robots taking orders or preparing food in restaurants, is a bad thing and takes away from the restaurant ...
By Alexey Tabolkin is the CEO and Founder of Eiratech Robotics. Alexey has over 15-year experience in managing high profile R&D and Hi-Tech ...
(NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in consumer robots and maker of the Roomba® vacuuming robot, today announced that the United States International ...
The robot features a total of four legs that were made using 3D-printing, and with them the robot is able to walk across rough surfaces like sand, ...
As if fears regarding job loss due to automation wasn't bad enough, it's about to get worse. Companies are now starting to use robots to conduct job ...
Uh... many other Gundam. You know, when you think of Japan, one of the more iconic images is the giant robot. Japan has had a love for giant robots ...
Robots are out, pre-booking of a preferred table is in. New research reveals how diners feel about the use of technology before, during, and after the ...
Robots and automation are already commonplace in food warehouses, but they could soon be coming to supermarket aisles. Fujitsu's Matey, shown ...
Helping the elderly stay in their homes with an assistive robot, giving those with disabilities greater independence by increasing their mobility and ...
Embedded security software products and services provider Oberthur Technologies (OT) has signed a partnership agreement with Hoomano, ...
The Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab has finalized all arrangements to hold its mega event 6th Robotics Expo, “Machines of The ...
The exhibition lets you interact with Nanyang Technological University's humanoid robot receptionist Nadine, who can recognize faces and hold a ...
The “bionic skin” could give robots the sense of touch or, someday, humans the ability to have technology in their skin. When it comes to 3D printing, ...

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