Monday, May 1, 2017

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS    4/29/2017
The robotics era is beginning. Delivery robots are starting to appear on sidewalks in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Self-driving cars will soon ...
In the summer of 2015, I was attending a rally in South Carolina when I heard a conservative leader tell the most heartwrenching tale. It was the story ...
That system eventually could change dramatically as at least two companies are rushing to get robotic fruit-picking machines to market. The robotic ...
Despite major advancements in robotics and the huge potential it has to make our lives easier, robots are still mostly stuck in industrial settings.
Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity team members celebrate the landing of Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Robots may be infiltrating the warehouse where she works, but Veronica Mena is welcoming them with open arms. Mena ...
The engineers behind these robots won't be satisfied with a probe that just digs straight down, either. Their creations will have to navigate and ...
Rabbi Lord Sacks speaking to TED in Vancouver began by quoting Thomas Paine — “These are the times that try men's souls, and they're trying ours ...
President Trump blames China and Mexico for stealing American jobs. But as Fred Katayama reports, economists say most jobs are lost to automation ...
But when 6-year-old girls were given a chance to take part in a computer-programming activity that involved robots, they showed more positive ...
The Austin Police Department is planning to drop just over $300,000 for a new bomb squad robot that's aimed at keeping officers out of harm's way.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESSThis photo provided by Robots in Service of the Environment shows a new robot used to hunt dangerous and invasive ...
The robotic Cassini spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for the past 13 years began its final and most daring observation of the ringed planet by ...
Around 50 advanced weapons are being tested by the US Marine Corps, from a speedboat-submarine to smart robots able to carry 600lbs. The new ...
Scientist have figured out how to get them to fold themselves, which could bring us closer to self-assembling robots. Researchers in Atlanta and China ...
But that's the case when it comes to battling robots they've engineered for the 12th annual Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ competition, which is ...
When we talk about a future where robots accomplish all the basic tasks in society, we fail to take into account that there are so many vital roles that ...
A growing number of Russian start-ups involved in everything from robotics to gaming are fuelling Dublin's fast-growing startup scene. Some of these ...
Top Chinese technologist Kai-Fu Lee, the founder of venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures, tells CNBC that artificial intelligence is “reshaping the ...
It [polymer material] could also be used for printing drones, powered exoskeletons, machine components, complex parts of robotic devices and ...
The future of construction just got a little bit more real. Researchers at MIT have created a mobile robot that can 3-D-print an entire building in a matter ...
One is named Twitch, the other Night Fury. And both aluminum-based robots dueled this week to bring glory to two Lake Orion schools in a major ...
We already know that sex robots could possibly be tasked with fucking everyone to death in the future, but "the future" is simply too far off to provide ...
The military of the future could use armed drones and robots to fight the enemy. The new gear would help to keep American service members safe.
Equipped with Baidu's AI operating system DuerOS, the home assistant robot can speak with users and answer their questions with high-level ...
The robot, as FinanceFeeds has reported earlier, understands commands in a number of different areas of interest to traders, ranging from account ...
Video footage uploaded on April 25 shows a robotic chef working in the kitchen and making noodles from dough at South China Agricultural University ...
It's fair to say that robots won't be replacing humans any time soon, as AI technology is simply not at the same level of cognitive thought that humans ...
The robots were powered by simple motors and servo systems and were constructed from recycled materials like Doritos boxes or Cool Whip contain-
Dozens of tech-savvy middle schoolers throughout Long Beach on Saturday will finally get to see the outcome of months of work. The youths from 17 ...
Kavraki's claims to fame include inventing randomized motion-planning algorithms in robotics and developing robotics-inspired methods for ...
Lebanon – In February 2017, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) students of the Faculty of Engineering won the VEX Robotics Lebanese ...
The Duluth East Daredevils robotics team works in the pits Thursday at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis. (Photo by Kody Olsen ...
The working class of robots has arrived. Tireless, intelligent, and efficient to the extreme, these electro-mechanical beings are threatening to render ...
The time is not too far off when robots could take over #Security duties in shopping centers all over the world. A Silicon Valley firm has developed ...
BEIJING, April 28 (Xinhua) -- China's humanoid robot Jia Jia has gone viral on the Internet since her experimental interviews with the world's top AI ...
The Global Surgical Robots Market Key Vendors are Intuitive Surgical, Mazor Robotics, Accuray, Medrobotics, Medtech, MAKO/Stryker Corporation, ...
The novel algorithm allows robots to ask for clarification if unsure as to the request from a human operator. The algorithm permits robots to receive ...
Unfortunately for fans of glossy science fiction, our future robot colleagues/overlords are far more likely to take the forms of AI-based algorithms, ...
Every week, we bring you the coolest science videos we can find, ranging from virtual reality to robotics to astrophysics. If you missed last week, check ...
New research highlights how parents are failing to recognise the importance of digital skills for their children, especially their daughters. As a parent ...
THE US Army has revealed a new machine gun-wielding robot designed to travel underwater and storm beaches as the first line of attack in future ...
It is equipped with 24 Lely robots, which are milking more than 1,000 cows ... After visiting a robotic dairy in Michigan, they eventually settled on the ...
The Arlington High School NeoBots Team 2903 was a subdivision winner in the FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, held April 19-22 in ...
If science fiction has proven anything, it's that humanity is never prepared for the robot uprising. But leaving aside the prospect of a violent coup by ...
The seven robot manufacturers we survey are the result of mergers, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and good, old-fashioned entrepreneurship.
You may have noticed large crowds of teenagers milling about downtown St. Louis this week. Those teenagers are here for the largest convention ...
China is betting big on industrial robots - so big that most of China's jobs ... revolves around smart factory software and not purely industrial robotics.
From front left and clockwise: Alec Krawciw, Helen Leslie, Benjamin Dam, Guy Stoppi and Aila Simpson run robot Fermion through paces. Photograph ...

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