Monday, May 1, 2017

SUNDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   4/30/2017
In this artist photo provided by Robots in Service of the Environment shows, taken April 18, 2017, the first day a new robot was used to hunt dangerous ...
Some weeks you just want to unwind with a few cocktails and beat up a robot. Since that can land you in jail, try decompressing with a look back on ...
Knightscope, which makes the robot that was targeted in Mountain View, said it's had three bullying incidents since launching its first prototype robot ...
(Dr. Philippe Rouja/Robots in Service of the Environment via AP). In this artist photo provided by Robots in Service of the Environment shows, taken ...
As Tesla shares stayed at near-record highs (again) this week, we're probably getting the final pre-rollout glimpses of the final Model 3. And the first ...
President Donald Trump's new agriculture secretary is reportedly lobbying to protect the food industry's supply of cheap-labor illegal migrants, even as ...
Members of the Mentor Memorial Middle School junior bots team watch as their robot fights Perry Middle School's robot. Jonathan Tressler — The ...
Ever since the United States retired its space shuttle fleet in 2011, NASA astronauts have had to hitch rides to the International Space Station (ISS) in ...
On Saturday, young students from the Brook Oaks Robotic Club got to do just that at the Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital. Scrubs and all ...
In China, the world's leader in robot production, machines have already begun providing the elderly with care and helping raise children at daycare ...
The tiny robots are capable of relining almost a kilometre of drains in three to four days. Pipe replacement would normally take four to six weeks.
In the emerging war of pets versus home robots, things have now ratcheted up from furry-faced consternation over mechanical invaders to fighting ...
Fears of a Terminator-style arms race have already prompted leading AI researchers and Silicon Valley leaders to call for a ban on killer robots.
DANVILLE – Several robots — operated by their 10-year-old creators ... “I let them customize their robot to the task they want to do,” DeLaurier said.
“These vehicles have different robotics components,” said Rachel Gerrish, director of operations at airBridge and a Zionsville resident. “Last year, we ...
Computers and robots are taking over many types of tasks, shoving aside some workers while boosting the productivity of specialised employees, ...
This photo released by NASA shows a view of Mars that was stitched together by images taken by NASA's Viking Orbiter spacecraft. (AP File ...
WASHINGTON — For all the talk of robots replacing humans on the job, in schools and even in bed, students at Everett Community College in ...
At least two companies are rushing to get robotic fruit-picking machines to market, and the owners of some of Washington state's orchards say they're ...
Lincoln Elementary School fifth-grade students ran back and forth between the competition area and their tables, frantically making adjustments to ...
According to Russian news agency TASS, Russia plans to crew Federatsiya's first mission with a humanoid robot named FEDOR (short for "Final ...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The owners of some of Washington state's vast fruit orchards are watching with interest as two companies race to get robotic ...
Some people see a native bird. Some people see a pest. But does the Government see a state of the art anti-aircraft attack machine? Here's the ...
robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lion-fish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam's trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious ...
CLIFTON PARK — Clifton Park is teaming up with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to show kids that there isn't any magic behind making robots move, ...
Esko's SubZero Robotics reached the playoff rounds Saturday at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis, with its alliance advancing to ...
They are also investigating how these techniques can be used to improve robots' ability to understand and manipulate objects in their environment.
CLERMONT – Four wide-eyed Windy Hill Middle School sixth-graders and their robot walked into a Kentucky arena filled with more than 1,400 ...
The Knightscope robots collect surveillance data and alert human authorities when the robots sense a situation needs police attention and action.
The program of the Army-2017 international military and technical forum will include the demonstrations of naval robots, the deputy head of the Main ...
In hindsight, a more precise statement would have been "automation / robotics are eliminating labor costs as the primary factor in determining where a ...
That system eventually could change dramatically as at least two companies are rushing to get robotic fruit-picking machines to market.
Last month, we told you about these hip new robots that are out on the streets of D.C. delivering food. Now those robots are pretty self-sufficient and ...
The Evening Standard has been given exclusive access behind the scenes of the Imperial Festival, a yearly event organised by Imperial College ...
The potential for both AI and robotics in healthcare is vast. Just like in our everyday lives, AI and robotics are increasingly a part of our healthcare ...
(WEAU) -- Local middle school students got the chance to show off their robotic-making skills at a competition Saturday. You don't see autonomous ...
The Russian army has been putting one of the world's biggest military robots through its paces, acting as a further reminder of Russia's increasing ...
It was a robotics competition between all the elementary and middle schools in Stanly County in early April. “I'm astonished at the crowd. This is great ...
“Steve helps train employees on how to install and maintain robots in the facility, retraining from within,” Brancaccio said. “Instead of laying off ...
BEDFORD – Bedford robotics team Tech Tonix took a top spot by advancing to the semi-final round, and brought home the Control Award in New ...
The Lego Mindstorm robots used in the program are expensive and most of the students at the school would never have been exposed to them, she ...
KHS junior Wil Dublin plays the first robot to turn into a human. During the play, Dublin has a scene where he rebirths himself in order to become ...
Rodolphe Gelin, chief scientific officer of SoftBank Robotics presented a speech at the Entrepreneurship event at Cornell celebration. More than 100 ...
Imaginarium and STEAM Arena are the two other exhibitor locations where fun activities like combat robots and Lego builders were stationed.
To avoid being made redundant by a robot, people will need to harness their “creativity, emotional intelligence, and cognitive flexibility,” the ...
MARION - The human element proved to be the key to success for the Grant Middle School robotics squad at this year's VEX Worlds competition.
The US Marines have been secretly testing robot soldiers and hypersubs for the past few weeks. These new machines were evaluated on how they ...
These Montana Tech students hope this robot will do well at a NASA-sponsored competition in May that pits other universities against each other to ...
Penn Robotics Team 135, a squad composed of 11th- and 12th-graders, ranked fourth out of 68 teams in its division after two days of qualification.
“We have accomplished a lot, a lot of the things on our list,” said Shawn Taylor, coach and faculty advisor for the robotics team. “We learned what it ...

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