Thursday, May 25, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/17/2017
"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 ...
Sir, Jonathan Margolis (“Rights for robots is no more than an intellectual game”, FT.com, May 10) appears to confuse two issues: the question of legal ...
Meet Pepper, a social robot. Pepper is 4 feet tall, friendly, and full of personality and it's got rhythm too. Pepper is part of a new generation of bots that ...
The threats that a hacked industrial robot represent today go beyond safety concerns and include also Illustration: IEEE Spectrum; Photo: iStockphoto ...
San Francisco Supervisor Norman Yee has proposed legislation that would ban robots from public sidewalks. Yee's concerns are that the robots could ...
Robots can help workers to look after these people but they cannot replace them, nor should we want them to. As the chief executive of Adidas pointed ...
There are other robotics that will add a new dimension to virtual reality, including a robotic glove. By Bridget Naso ...
Kiwi Campus is a new Berkeley company that uses small robots to pick up food from Telegraph Avenue restaurants and deliver it to people in a 1½ ...
I am not sure if we have touched on this topic yet but it seems inevitable that we will soon be confronted with the new social schism that robots will ...
Noah Gersh, 17, Poh Maga, 18, and Brian Burrous, 16, work on a rope climbing robot at San Marin High School in Novato. They are among several ...
New swarm of robots can fly without bumping into each other In a first, scientists have created a swarm of flying robots that can obey user commands ...
This made it possible for researchers to design more complex shapes for the robot's legs. The legs are made up of three parallel, connected sealed ...
What DefinedCrowd offers isn't particularly easily to distill into a quick elevator pitch. Taking the stage today as part of the Disrupt New York Battlefield, ...
"More than 90% of Japan's companies are small- and medium-sized, but most of these companies are not using robots," said Yasuhiko Hashimoto, ...
BALTIMORE - Graduate students at Johns Hopkins University put their engineering skills to the test to build robots capable of playing games.
The robots are coming, the robots are coming! Everywhere you look, you see whitepapers and discussions about robotics and its use in AML and ...
What happens when men and robots collide? Putting aside doomsday scenarios, these collaborations are starting to lead to some pretty interesting ...
In movies, artificially intelligent beings might look human, but most real-life robots don't, he said. The robots welding parts on automobile assembly ...
WEST SPRINGFIELD -- A robot played dominoes Tuesday at the Eastec manufacturing trade show set up at the Big E. The robot, set up by Westfield's ...
“At its most basic, we absolutely use robots and AI,” says Andrew Brem, Aviva's chief digital officer. “In our administration teams, there are lots of ...
STEM and STEAM Programs are gearing up for summer at the Canastota Public Library. These programs, including Ready, Set, Robotics, Arduino ...
The “volleybot” is designed to help teams practice their spikes: a forceful, downward, jumping strike. The disembodied hands are either ...
U.S. Special Operations Command is launching a new effort to tackle drone and robotics technology hurdles rapidly the same way it experiments with ...
As artificial intelligence, machine learning and robots taking human jobs is all the buzz, such talk elicits wonder from Oribel Capital Management ...
The Parliament called upon the European Commission—the EU's administrative body—to consider “creating a specific legal status for robots… so that ...
Demand is certainly growing: Worldwide industrial robotics shipments are set to grow from 254,000 in 2015 to 414,000 by 2019. By that year there will ...
We are introducing Evezor, a robot that can carve, draw, engrave, pour, pick, place, cut, weld, print, grab, mill, assemble and create your next project or ...
How do you safely integrate all these robot aircraft into the existing airspace control setup, which evolved over decades of exclusively manned aviation ...
There is much discussion in the financial planning world about the disruptive impact of technological advances on the industry, particularly the ...
ANNANDALE - The first Rotary Robotics Tournament in Hunterdon County was held Saturday at North Hunterdon High School. A group of 45 students ...
At Innorobo, the annual robotics event in Paris, robotmakers are asking themselves what it would take for consumers to accept more robots into their ...
Robots look set to take over a “substantial portion” of desk jobs within the next 25 years according to London-based recruitment experts Adzuna .
When RealDoll releases Harmony's robotic modular head later this year, it will be the closest we've come to the sex robots of Ex Machina and West ...
Students working with ABJ's robotics team rebuild their robot's chassis, redesigning it from an 'X' design to a square, after the motors burnt on the ...
The fifth-grade students of Montrose teacher Tiffany Pace (right) control ball-shaped robots with iPads to create artwork on paper in front of the school ...
Desperate to overcome Japan's growing shortage of labor, mid-sized companies are planning to buy robots and other equipment to automate a wide ...
Welcome to the strange-but-true world of robot scientist Robert Shepherd, who runs one of the most exotic robotics labs on the planet at Cornell ...
The co-existence between humans and robots has begun. ... radio show, Oussama Khatib, a computer scientist and director of the Stanford Robotics ...
Supervisor Norman Yee is proposing to ban robot delivery services, citing a danger to senior citizens and people with disabilities. (Courtesy Ricky ...
During the surgery at Kochi's Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, ROSA, the robot, could achieve a level of precision unattainable with human hands.
Robots and automated machinery can't respond quickly if they cannot see quickly, which is why Sony gave the traditional industrial sensor a massive ...
Following his career as a sparkly vampire in the Twilight movies, Pattinson has made it his goal in life to challenge himself in weird and offbeat roles in ...
The line between robo-advisers and traditional wealth-management services used to be black and white. Now it's increasingly gray. Social Finance ...
Swarm robotics are expected to revolutionize a large number of industrial applications, during the upcoming few years, that range from miniaturization, ...
Businesses across the UK are becoming increasingly open to a robotic workforce. Those who were previously sceptical or distantly fascinated by our ...
Few things are more fun to binge on YouTube than compilations of robots tripping, falling over, and crumpling to the ground. They're fun, gentle ...
“Preparing a pizza involves an extraordinary level of agility and dexterity,” says Siciliano, who directs a robotics research group at the University of ...

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