Thursday, May 25, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS    5/10/2017
robot like this is being used to patrol a marijuana field in California. (Courtesy photo)[/caption]. The marijuana industry may be growing a thousand ...
Robots can't perform as well as humans when it comes to complex social interactions,” said Rodica Damian, assistant professor of social and ...
Someday soon, robot assistants will be a part of our everyday lives—but only if we can teach them new tasks without programming. If you have to learn ...
Robots are getting cheaper and smaller, and as a result, sales have grown significantly over the past year, particularly in North America, as more ...
The World Economic Forum expects more than five million jobs will switch ownership from humans to robots in the next five years. Concern about the ...
Julan Watson, 10, and Isabella Picone, 9, prepare their Batmobile-themed robot to take down The Riddler on Monday at Garden City Library for the ...
Amazon is offering $250,000 to teams who invent next-generation robots that could potentially work in their fulfillment centers. Sixteen finalists have ...
Cornwall is set to pioneer healthcare technology which could involve robots comforting people with dementia and drones delivering emergency ...
Robots are everywhere. They're stocking shelves, pruning trees, making cocktails, delivering room service. Now they're even showing up for work in ...
Robotic arms work on the body shells of Mini cars as they pass along a section of automated production line at the BMW Mini car production plant in ...
Robots have replaced many tasks in modern life, but how would you feel if a humanoid robot took the place of your doctor? Tasmania's North-West ...
MiR robots are easily programmed using a web-based interface that maps the facility and establishes way points where the robots stop to deliver ...
The digital beast is employing robots, or bots as coders call them, to thwart rivals such as Walmart (WMT) from tracking product price changes on its ...
Virginia Military Institute tasked five cadets, including Williamsburg-native Edward Olbrych, with building a robot to fight Texas' cattle tick infestation for ...
“They have built an underwater robot, and built it throughout the year, aligning it with common core standards,” said Alma Ripley, the assistant ...
But it's not just cars that robots are taking over. Robots are now being used to herd cattle, make pizza, interpret medical scans, compose music, write ...
Alien: Covenant should be about, well, aliens. But the real protagonists are the robots, Walter and David, both played by Michael Fassbender.
LAS VEGAS - Harmon Elementary fourth graders are designing video games, building robots, and using 3-D printers to build and launch rockets.
By Mira Rojanasakul and Peter Coy for Bloomberg: Are you about to be replaced by a robot? The question has broad implications for the U.S. ...
Do you ever wonder what tomorrow holds? Some people are pretty convinced that the future will be filled with flying cars and jetpacks and robot ...
Sean Oh, the president of ASME, works on some sketches of the final product. A fourth-year mechanical engineering student, he is spearheading this ...
Current robotic sensory technology allows robots to have visual and auditory systems at levels similar to human capacity, but there are limitations in ...
Despite the immense progress made in the field of robotics in recent years, the use robots have still proved to hold some limitations. These include ...
So for the 2017 edition, it has selected the theme Robots. Work. Our Future, in order to delve into meaningful living and working through the use of ...
I have long wondered if the day will come when you ask your PC to do something tedious, only for it to answer: “No, I'm too intelligent. Do it yourself.
University of Minnesota's 3D-printed silicone pressure sensor could give robots a sense of touch, or provide surgeons with haptic feedback as they ...
Last week, Representative Peter DeFazio reintroduced his financial transactions tax (FTT) proposal. The bill would impose a tax 0.03 percent on ...
The threat of a robot takeover was once just a plot in science-fiction films, but now the concept is slowly creeping into the real world – experts have ...
Endeavor Robotics - Proud Partner of the U.S. Armed Forces - More than 6,000 Robots Delivered Worldwide. Designed from Experience. Built to Save ...
There are over 2,400 robots in this one factory. Although the company claims that the investment in automation is more to achieve consistency — after ...
We're so oblivious, he's saying, that before we know it we'll all be robots and we'll think it's grand. Yet he doesn't necessarily believe that the future ...
Oregon may have record low unemployment, but many of the jobs added recently have been at the top or bottom of the pay scale. Some of those at the ...
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (FOX 11) - Her name is Harmony. She's a realistic-looking robot with soft skin and a soothing voice. She is what some are calling ...
As automation pushes forward, robots are being designed for just about everything. Now, one startup has designed a robot that will be able to pick ...
DHL Supply Chain will be starting a pilot program using warehouse robots from Locus Robotics in late July, at Memphis facility servicing a medical ...
Last week, Facebook announced it would hire 3,000 workers to monitor content streamed and posted on the vast social network. These legions of new ...
Mumbai: Smart machines and robots are likely to replace highly-trained professionals globally in tasks within medicine, law and IT by 2022, according ...
Pity our children – they're being turned into grammar robots at school. Gaby Hinsliff. From adverbials to digraphs, the damage done by the ...
If you're contemplating the possibility that you might be replaced at work by a robot or computer, it pays to be humble. That's the conclusion of the ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CIMTEC Automation LLC today announced it has been selected as Mobile Industrial Robots' (MiR) ...
Many academics bemoan the often thankless task of peer-reviewing other scholars' research manuscripts before they are published in journals.
At TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics, on July 17 at MIT's Kresge auditorium, the programming lineup is set to showcase the fast developing new ...
Undergrads in a design and manufacturing engineering class will put their homemade robots to the test on Thursday in the 2.007 Robot Competition, ...
Edmonton International Airport will soon become one of the first airports in the world to use robotic falcons and eagles to chase birds from flight paths ...
In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine ...
One of the more endearing characters on the show was George's futuristic maid, Rosie the Robot. Fast forward to the future, and Rosie is real.
One recent afternoon at a Shell-branded station on the outskirts of Rotterdam, in The Netherlands, the price of unleaded fuel started ticking higher, ...
Comment: RFID raises the game while robots attract a new generation of shoppers. James Pepper, technical services director, Vista Retail Support, ...
More than 30 builders will congregate at the Sanibel Community House to battle their robots in the Small Bots of Mass Destruction Beach Brawl this ...

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