Friday, May 5, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/4/2017
In low-wage large metropolitan areas including Las Vegas, Nevada; El Paso, Texas; San Bernardino County, in Southern California; robots are poised ...
Startup Abundant Robotics hopes to suck up some of it with a machine that vacuums ripe fruit off the tree. Today apple orchards rely on people to pick ...
"We're showing them the power of robotics," said Ryleigh Weston, an 8th grader at Tahoma Middle School who was showing her team's robot, which ...
Home robots are currently more Metal Mickey than C-3PO - merely virtual servants, doing the domestic chores we consider menial. Yet as AI evolves, ...
And what if a robot "buddy" could help a person with autism navigate the nuances of workplace politics? These are just some of the questions that are ...
LONDON, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The study addresses the efficiencies gained when robots can work 24 x 7 without getting tired from leveraging ...
The hospital is in the process of buying a robot at an estimated cost of Rs 18 crore to carry out surgeries. The poor will be provided this facility for free ...
Council watchers were undoubtedly disappointed when the proposed pilot project for "last-mile" autonomous delivery robots was pulled from the April ...
I recently interviewed Dr. Zev Eigen, the global director of analytics at Littler, for an article about artificial intelligence and workplace communication.
Aaron Becker, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston, is currently testing robots of various sizes ...
GV (formerly Google Ventures) is leading a $10 million investment in Abundant Robotics, a company building apple-picking robots that could ...
I'm not sure if Eufy and some of these other low-cost brands will support their robots the way that iRobot has. But Eufy is a sub-brand of Anker, which ...
Rangeland graziers are set to be the next beneficiaries of new research into weed seeking robots. This week's $10 million funding package for pest ...
According to How Stuff Works founder, Marshall Brain, by 2013 there will be 1.2 million industrial robots working worldwide — that's one robot for ...
Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, isn't too worried about the prospect of robots stealing everyone's jobs. At a talk at MIT's ...
In three different facilities spread across America, Tesla's TSLA, -4.64% robot-manufacturing prowess is about to show its worth. If Musk — who, to his ...
He says that robots and machines will continue to take jobs away from humans. So the new jobs are going to go people who can code, program, ...
“The robots are coming to take our jobs”, the Evening Standard told Londoners in December 2016. In case that didn't depress their readers enough, ...
For most of the school year, students from Foley High School and Sts. Peter & Paul School in Richmond along with members of the Sartell Boy Scout ...
One key is technology — namely robots. Lakeland-based Marlin Steel's shift from producing bagel baskets to airplane parts grabs the headline, but it's ...
Exploration robots are often small and need tiny mechanisms, actuators, sensors and electronics. On top of this, they all need to be able to operate at a ...
Technavio market research analysts forecast the global SCARA robots market to grow at a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period, ...
A drill-wielding robot that bores into your skull for a quick spot of impromptu brain surgery sounds like a scene from a future sci-fi dystopia, in which AI ...
A team at Harper Adams University are trying to grow and then harvest a field of barley using only robots and drones. If they succeed it will be a world ...
Jobs which include more human interaction are less likely to be replaced by robots. image1 Millennials are the least interested in automation-prone ...
Devin Coldewey for TechCrunch: Everyone knows the robots are coming, so we should probably get to work figuring out how we can coexist.
That was one of several questions posed to academics, analysts, and other experts in Pew Research Center's latest look at how coming ...
Robots are only a threat to those not human enough to fend them off. Pexels. Every day there is a flurry of coverage about machine automation and the ...
Scotland's Barrhead Travel Group is introducing metre-high Pepper robots and Tensator virtual assistants (holograms) decorated with female human ...
The weather station which comprises a robot and a simple ruggedised laptop, can be carried in a sack. With a production cost of Rs 30 lakh it has ...
North American robotics companies posted the strongest ever first-quarter results, according to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry's ...
Everyone uses Google Maps, but not often do we consider where, exactly, all that data comes from. When a new road goes in, or a bypass, or the ...
The technology exists now, and at Thursday's Austin City Council meeting we'll learn if plans to test the robots on city sidewalks will move forward.
And what if a robot “buddy” could help a person with autism navigate the ... is about how things work between humans and computers or robots.
WCCO Viewers Weigh In On Robots Running HomesIKEA launched a survey asking, in part, if people would be comfortable with a robot running its ...
We may not be Karate Masters but we sure feel good about our latest brew, Pink Robots. This kettle-soured ale has upfront fruity aromas from over 250 ...
MILLIONS of Australians are destined for the unemployment queue if they don't “wake up” to the robot revolution, warns futurist Shara Evans.
You may never make it onto the property ladder, and older generations have made political decisions you'll have to live with. To make matters worse, ...
Alex Olsen (far right) with technicians Brendan Calvert and Jake Wood on an early stage prototype carrying the rangeland weed seeking system.
The trade and tax plan that is taking shape in the Trump administration could revitalise sectors of the US economy while triggering a global game of ...
What is the best way to control a robot from afar as you circle a planet with your mechanised alter ego doing precise work on the surface? ESA is ..
Eighth grade students in the Automation and Robotics class showed off their pull toy robots during a brief parade for the kindergarten and first graders.
Canterbury University has been importing spiders to the containment facility at their Spider Laboratory for more than 40 years, thanks to an agreement ...
Robots, drones & 3-D printers apart of STEAM week. by Marcus Espinoza. Wednesday, May 3rd 2017. A 3-D printer on display at the STEAM event at ...
Robo-advice has become a widely-known concept in the financial advice community over the past 12 months, as more and more firms launch their ...
We have long anticipated the introduction of robotics into the supply chain. We have predicted the potential of such technology to help businesses ...
When it comes to competing against the best of the best of robotics teams around the world, it's not only about the robot. It's also about strategy.
The Scottish agency has revealed plans to introduce metre-high Pepper robots and Tensator Virtual Assistants, or 'holograms', which will have female ...

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