Wednesday, May 3, 2017

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  5/2/2017
For many manufacturers, buying robots to handle small jobs usually is cost-prohibitive. Ready Roboticsrobot-as-a-service model is trying to remedy ...
Who's got the best robots in the world? Look toward the Kalamazoo and Plymouth-Canton areas. Students from robotics teams in these two ...
robot Rise of the robots? There are many jobs that robots would find difficult, especially where social skills are required, writes John Timpson Credit: ...
The findings indicate the youngest and most educated generation in the American workforce isn't necessarily more robot-proof than older workers, ...
A similar proportion reckoned the world would have witnessed the first tax collected via blockchain within that timeframe, while 45 per cent said robots ...
In 2012 online retailer Amazon.com paid $775 million for Kiva Systems, a little-known North Reading company that made robots that moved goods ...
Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent residential robotic vacuum cleaner market in Western Europe 2017-2021 report.
Home robot company iRobot said it will connect more of its vacuuming robots together and connect them to Amazon's Alexa.
What looks like a tiny mechanical ostrich chasing after a car is actually a significant leap forward for robot-kind. The clever and simple two-legged ...
The bill would limit the robots' operations to sidewalks and crosswalks, set an 80-pound weight limit and a 10-mph speed limit and require operators to ...
This summer, my 17-year-old is leaving home. He's been accepted into the engineering program at the University of British Columbia, and will study ...
"Train to repair smart robots, train for a service job where you have to emotionally engage one-on-one to meet people's individual needs, or get into a ...
Researchers at Cornell are using the funding to develop a system to enable groups of robots to share information as they move around and, ...
Some weeks ago, in this column, I had spoken of how today's information technology (IT) services workforce needs to be radically retrained or face ...
The proposal to “tax robots,” taken over recently by Bill Gates, is therefore not extravagant because, if the taxable base represented by human labor is ...
The argument that humans will keep their jobs even as machines become more advanced is generally an optimistic one—except when it's being ...
The technology works like Amazon.com Inc's Alexa voice system. While Chin called them robots, it was not clear if they had a physical presence or ...
One of the most recent grants went to Adams Elementary for two programmable Dash robots, two mini iPads and related accessories for the STEM ...
“One of the fundamental ways in which robotics and AI technology is changing us is that it's changing what labour is.” Dr. Illah Nourbakhsh was a ...
Shanghai-based Slamtec manufactured the robot. The laser radar allows the robot to scan its surroundings in fractions of a second. It also has “brain” ...
From Tyler Durden: Back in 2015, BofA put together a simple equation trying to explain the pervasive deflationary wave around the globe when it said ...
A new analysis of 17 years of data shows that not only are robots taking jobs away from low-skilled workers, but the move to automation is also ...
“Part two focused on computing and control systems that all modern technology is built around, but the highlight of the show was Nell the robot who ...
THEY struggle to promote the benefits of their industry, but mining companies face another challenge in coming years as they cut back workforces to fit ...
The battle of the megabots just got a little more mega. What the world needs now is gladiator robots, so make room for Monkey King. For a couple of ...
With the July 21 release date getting closer and closer, EuropaCorp has unveiled eight new character posters for Valerian and the City of a Thousand ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Robot delivery vehicles may soon be cruising down sidewalks in some Wisconsin cities. The state Senate was set to pass a ...
Should we be afraid of being forced to bow to our robotic overlords? What kinds of jobs will be available in the future for our children? How can we ...
There are two conflicting visions of where artificial intelligence will take humankind. Some people worry that when robots become capable of ...
Lattice Semiconductor has introduced its first embedded vision development kit for mobile designs that require low power image processing.
SUN RIVER – Sometimes the simple solution is the best one, as the RedNek Robotics team learned on the way to another world championship title.
Technavio has published a new report on the residential robotic vacuum cleaner market in Western Europe from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ...
Sinovation Ventures founder Kai-Fu Lee predicts that robots will replace half of all jobs within the next decade. Speaking to CNBC, Lee said AI will be ...
Even during robotic surgeries conducted in the city, I see the robot prodded by the operator. As we progress down our lives, the world seems to be ...
The Kershaw County Robotics Team hopes to raise funds during today's “Midlands Gives!” campaign to attend future competitions. The online 24-hour ...
MacArthur Elementary School students who are on robotics teams show off their robots and talk about the VEX IQ World Championship competition ...
One trope shared among all the fictional depictions of a futuristic robot uprising is the idea that, because we've taught robots so much about how ...
Robots are threatening to take over the work force, but that's not the only thing they're mastering. In this age of technology, artificial intelligence is ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Senate is set to vote on a bill that would allow delivery robots to use Wisconsin sidewalks and crosswalks. The robots ...
For a while scientists have toyed with the potential of automated or robotic equipments in the field of medicine and surgery. This idea may now be a ...
Now that the transition from NetGuide (R.I.P) is complete, let's take a look at the future. FutureFive is dedicated to bringing consumers all the most ...
Everyone seems to be talking about robotics. The sector has soared, with many publicly traded stocks doubling or even tripling in price in little more ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate is set to vote on a bill that would allow delivery robots to use Wisconsin sidewalks and crosswalks.
In the video above, we look at how safety for industrial robot cells is evolving from mechanical and physical guarding and on/off safety systems, ...
It's an open ended question, but how many jobs, currently carried out by humans, will be lost to robots and other innovations with technology?
RUNNING THE ROBOT — Aiden Stock, a third-grader at Hooverson Heights Primary School, and other participants in the Science Saturday program ...
Until now, Pepper the robot has required programming knowledge to control, a fact that's proven a pain point toward wider adoption (well, that and the ...
Now that being said, Russia is creating a robot which is not only capable of rescuing distressed people, but the Russian Robot can fire guns. Well, this ...

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