Thursday, May 25, 2017

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/16/2017
If you want a robot to pick up a coffee cup, a cherry tomato, or a bag of packaged food, you'll have to deal with a lot of programming and quite possibly ...
“Ground robots have had built-in safety 'bubbles' around them for a long time to avoid crashing,” said Magnus Egerstedt, the Georgia Tech School of ...
Tokyo: Desperate to overcome Japan's growing shortage of labor, mid-sized companies are planning to buy robots and other equipment to automate a ...
I've had robots on my mind recently, and not in a “Wow, robots will make my life so much easier!” kind of way. More like, “Aaagh! Robots are coming to ...
Four crawling robots that can negotiate twists and turns in pipes will be working in Valdez this summer, providing the first internal peeks at 40-year-old ...
Delivery robots are seen as novelties, job-killers and a gimmicky way for restaurants to reach nearby customers. The newest entrant in this logistics ...
In one of MIT's most eagerly awaited annual events, Thursday night dozens of robots designed and built by undergraduates in a mechanical ...
A new online delivery service called Kiwi has come to UC Berkeley, making use of small wheeled robots to deliver food all across campus. According ...
Panasonic's prototype delivery robot, HOSPI, designed to serve bottled beverages and provide bus information, is pictured at a hotel near Tokyo's ...
But, first, all of the current talk about increased automation, computerization and robotics hit home recently, when I heard a conversation on the radio ...
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Technology is rapidly changing how we live, work and learn here on the Central Coast and all indications point to that trend ...
Students in Gateway High School's Quasics Robotics Club work with students at North American Martyrs School in Monroeville. Quasics members ...
The virtual battleground provides the means for fine-tuning robot functions and detecting errors right at the design or pilot stage. Source: Vitaliy Ankov ...
Some think that it will revolutionise the way humans interact with robots while others think it represents the very worst in robotic advancement.
The entire new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is available on Netflix, and if you haven't watched it yet, you're missing out on a fantastic ...
Melonee Wise has two decades of experience designing, building and programming robots. She is the CEO of California-based Fetch Robotics, which ...
During operation, a UR5 robot from Universal Robots (Odense, Denmark; www.universal-robots.com) picks a crown to be milled from dispensers with ...
Sex robot creator Sergi Santos has exhibited his latest creations in a live demonstration in Barcelona. This model can apparently "orgasm" if you "treat ...
Lowe's employees are getting a futuristic new uniform: A robotic suit. The home improvement company partnered with Virginia Tech researchers to ...
Doug Monro, co-founder of Adzuna, commented: “The robots are not just coming, they are here already - in our pockets, workplaces and homes.
FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The number of robots installed by the French car industry rose 22 percent to 1,400 units – compared with ...
MILWAUKEE, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infection rates at nursing homes nationwide are on the rise. The Jewish Home and Care Center (Jewish ...
“Now these robots will be made to play football with one another and it is up to the creativity of these students as to how these robots function and how ...
For 16 hours every day, a serpentine production line coiled inside a 600-acre facility in Manesar shapes and slots steel, rubber, and plastic into shiny ...
Mech Cadet Yu is set in a world where giant robots arrive on Earth from outer space to bond with cadets from the Sky Corps Academy in order to ...
The Baxter and Sawyer collaborative robots from Rethink Robotics are known as the robots with a friendly face, bringing a human touch to industrial ...
SMP Robotics (http://smprobotics.com) a manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots, presented its S5 Security Robot (Robocom) at ISC Brazil that ...
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is instilling senses of both anticipation and trepidation in the enterprise. On the one hand, it has the potential to ...
We had a globe in my house when I was a kid. I used to become fascinated by it on a regular basis… then I'd go off and do something that was ...
One in two jobs in Korea will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence 10 years from now, according to a study released Monday by the Korea ...
More accurately, their robots are the true masters of these skills. About once a year, the club aims to participate in robot maze-solving competitions, ...
CHENNAI: A robot that crosses bridges, skates through slopes and jumps several hurdles…no, it's not a scene from a movie but a robot you can make ...
Back in April, the reportedly technophilic US Deputy Defense Secretary, Bob Work, set up a task force with the sole purpose of pushing the use of ...
Mechanical Mayhem, a regional FIRST Robotics team based in Milford with students from Lyndeborough, Mason and Peterborough, faced ...
SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QIHAN Technology Company (QIHAN), a Chinese company focused on innovations in robotics, AI and video ...
Genesis Robotics has invested C$28m (US$20.4m / £15.8m) in developing its LiveDrive technology, which it is aiming principally at robotics ...
More small and medium-sized companies are buying robots to make up for a labour shortfall, reports Reuters, and robot manufacturers are seeing ...
For months, the team has been prepping “MARTE,” or modular autonomous robotic terrestrial excavator, for the upcoming NASA Robotic Mining ...
Guardian S, a snake-like robot from Sarcos, is integrated with Microsoft Azure cloud technologies to enable data to be sent for analytics while ...
Bart Lorang, Vikas Reddy, Jacqueline Ros and Eric Schweikardt (left to right) discuss the future of robotics and what it means for our workforce.
The robot made its way across the floor picking up gears, connecting the gears, and lifting itself off the ground in a matter of seconds in a presentation ...
Motion planning can allow you to code for all the different situations and variations the robot can encounter, but it takes a lot of time and effort. Mimicry ...

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