Thursday, May 25, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/18/2017
Robotic workers have already revolutionized several different manufacturing industries, and as the tireless machines grow smarter and smarter, the ...
Kevin modelled the robots on his computer, 3D-printed them out, added a ball joint from a Gundam model to articulate the arms then painted them.
Robots that occasionally act randomly can help groups of humans solve collective-action problems faster, new research has shown. Playing a game ...
Lately, there has been lots of buzz about collaborative robots, or co-bots, which are robots designed to work alongside humans. Before we let robots ...
A self-balancing robot is a great way to get introduced to control theory and robotics in general. The ability for a robot to sense its position and its ...
Rethink Robotics co-founder and CTO, former CSAIL director and all-around robot luminary Rodney Brooks joined the Disrupt New York stage this ...
A professor at the University of Akron is creating a robotic snake with a camera. It would mimic the reptile's unique movements and ability to get into ...
When humans work together with not-very-smart robots, they're better at solving problems than when they work only with other people, new research ...
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 set of Lego building blocks.
HUMANS will eventually merge with robots to become an elite race of ... future humans will begin to adopt robotics onto their bodies, a scientist says.
While most robot-related anxiety in popular culture has swirled around unfounded concern of a violent cyborg rebellion and the more likely possibility ...
San Francisco wants to reject these robots, but other cities welcome the technology. Photograph by Getty Images. E-mail; Tweet; Facebook; Linkedin.
Humanoid robots and advances in information technology are increasingly being used by nursing homes in a bid to give elderly people a better ...
As Nick Carr put it, "You can see the robot age everywhere but in the labor statistics." In fact, even as the market has gone frothy over machine learning ...
Soon afterward, he and friends at St. Elizabeth School in Rockville, with the support of their parents, formed a robotics team and began participating in ...
“A lot of blue collar jobs are going away and are unlikely to come back because robots are very cheap,” said Rodica Damian, assistant professor of ...
Automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) are a hot item in industrial automation these days, with a popular variant of this technology appearing in ...
The partner, Hoomano, specializes in the development of robots meant to interact with humans in an intuitive way. Together with Softbank Robotics, ...
I saw the most gorgeous robot arm the other day. Its task was to take small cast iron parts and place them in another machine for cleaning — nothing ...
“The robot's got to be able to identify an apple, and then after that, tell if it is ripe. It takes a lot of specialized sensors and cameras to do that.” Photo by ...
UK – David Atkinson Lighting Design (DALD) recently completed the lighting design for the Robots exhibition at the Science Museum, London.
In just a month, teams will guide this 300-pound, 6-foot-tall humanoid robot in a series of simulated trials as part of NASA's Space Robotics Challenge.
OT (Oberthur Technologies) today announces its partnership with Hoomano, a pioneer in social robotics, focused on real-world interaction robotic ...
Ella Peers is a fourth grader and says she learned how to code. "We're making robots go around the table," Peers said. "You tell the dash where you ...
The study by Mediavest Spark into UK consumer attitudes towards robots as away at peeking at the future, also found that most Brits (78%) would only ...
The testing firm's guide on ethical design and application of robots attracted strong interest from China and the US, as well as UK media channels, the ...
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has unveiled its plans to study social robotics, inviting SoftBank Robotics' Pepper onto its campus.
Mya, an AI chatbot designed to streamline the recruitment process, could free up human resources employees for other tasks — and just might help ...
Russia has provided us with another piece of proof of the growing role of robotics, as robots have just become available to a wider range of ...
Elon Musk is ramping up production and plans to be worth as much as Apple in 10 years. How exactly does he plan to do this, and how financially ...
A university that incorporates robotics into much of campus life will test another frontier Saturday by having its ​"​TepperBot 3000​"​ stand in for the ...
Erica, the brainchild of Hiroshi Ishiguro, is already the world's most sophisticated humanoid robot and her creators aren't done developing her yet.
Killeen ISD's Reeces Creek Elementary School won a class set of tiny robots on Wednesday. The devices, called Ozobots, allow learners to "code, ...
Presenter, Nathan Burke explained to the students about how to program a robot by learning how to speak its language. A little robot called Andy ...

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