Tuesday, June 27, 2017

6/14/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   6/14/2017
Within a few minutes, I've got one hand grasped gingerly on the zipper. The other is holding the bag's handle in place. I unzip it slowly, as if performing ...
Rigid steel-and-plastic robots have their place, but some applications require a softer touch. Already in development are light-powered tiny caterpillars ...
Amazon Facility With Working Robots Coming to Colorado ... its third Colorado facility in Thornton, which will be the first in the state to use robots.
The team also created a robotic water strider capable of pushing itself along the liquid surface. The robots are described in a recently published paper ...
Video by Temujin Doran, timeline by Sarah-Grace Mankarious, illustrations by Michelle Thompson, text by Katy Scott.
Take a stroll down a city sidewalk and there's a rapidly growing chance of spotting a small delivery robotcharting its course through crowds of people, ...
Robots have been a staple of the factory floor for decades now, their use increasing as they've become more sophisticated. It's no longer just a ...
We all knew robots would take over some of our jobs, but the fashion runway? At CES Asia this year robotstook to the runway, strutting their electronic ...
Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, scientists George Whitesides and Alex Nemiroski have created a type of semi-soft robot capable of walking, ...
Now the robotics company has secured $18 million (£14 million) in venture funding, reigniting old fears that the machines could soon replace human ...
Robots of all kinds are already among us. Think Alexa, drones and driverless cars. The type of robotsthough, from an investment perspective, that ...
Last year, United Nations research showed terrorists are already working to build armies of killer robotscapable of slaughtering mass numbers of ...
Franklin Robotics, a Massachusetts-based robotics company with a team that includes the inventor of the Roomba, just launched a Kickstarter ...
A small team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a tool that allows newbies and experts to design customized robots that ...
In one experiment, the researchers measured the chance of people pocketing a $20 that accidentally came out of an ATM, was given by a robot or a ...
Roger Newman, a robotic patient at Western's Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing simulation lab, receiving care from his nurse on June 8, 2017.
Sony might not be a name you'd immediately associate with robotic toys, but it does, or rather did, have a few under its name, from the dog-like Aibo to ...
Robots and artificial intelligence programs are taking over our jobs, but many Kiwis think it won't happen to us. Massey University researcher David ...
Dozens of police officers were in Hamilton today completing challenges and obstacle courses with bomb disposal robots. It's the first time the special ...
Automation is reshaping our economy every day and that trend will only continue as technology advances. According to a website called Will Robots ...
U.S. apparel-making jobs have plummeted by 65% over the last 15 years as the work has moved to lower-wage countries. And now greater ...
Yesterday, San Francisco-based Momentum Machines raised $18m from investors like GV and Khosla Ventures, to further develop its patty-flipping ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global professional cleaning robots market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire).
Ever since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, in the 1780s, mechanization has been destroying jobs. That is not only its aftereffect, but its primary ...
Enter Stan the parking robot who will take that burden off your hands. At the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, the electric-powered robot designed ...
In India, many law firms may not be familiar with the impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work...but that could ...
Come June 30, Las Vegas will be home to its first robot bar. Tipsy Robot plans to open at the Miracle Mile Shops, bringing “Galactic Ambassadors” ...
American workers are more worried about immigrants taking their jobs than they are about robots making their professions obsolete, per recent ...
The UR5 from Universal Robots is programmed to only engage the suction mechanism when the mould is open. Once it has taken the parts, the robot ...
Hearing aid device manufacturer Oticon required a more flexible robot to handle the tiny hearing device components in its production. The company ...
The dual arm collaborative robot was a guest of ROBO Global LLC, creator of the world's first robotics and automaton investor index series.
People are often afraid of AI-enabled robots causing them physical harm. That got some scientists from Tohoku University thinking. What could they do ...
Speaking at technology conference TechXLR8 in London, Dr. David Hanson, founder and CEO of Hanson Robotics has announced that it has ...
They're reminiscent of the Anki Cozmo, however unlike that desktop robot, these little guys don't rely on an internal AI. Instead, the Toios are equipped ...
The groups of kids are studying robotics, so it was only fitting that the bomb squad brought one of their robots to share with the class. The children are ...
It feels like everything is a cloud service these days, and it turns out that includes roboticsRobotics as a Service (RaaS) is quickly growing into a ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global robotic flexible part feeding systems market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire).
Medical robots comprise the use of robotics in various disciplines of medical science to execute a variety of functions performed by clinicians and ...
The Port of Los Angeles has been transforming its TraPac terminal over the last several years by outfitting it with massive robots. Some are tasked with ...
Artificial intelligence (AI) is dividing opinions on the impact it will have on the job market, with some organisations predicting the smart technology will ...
Robot 'row bots' test whether we've been rowing wrong all along. By Luke ... Robots aren't merely preparing to steal all our jobs and leave it at that.
Since Dentsu Inc.'s venture capital fund launched two years ago, it has funded a few forward-looking startups, from a maker of household robots to a ...
The study covers the technologies of robotic exoskeletons, metal 3D printing, computer integrated manufacturing, nano 3D printing, collaborative ...
Epson Robots is showcasing a range of new technologies for a wide variety of applications in factory automation at the Automation Technology show, ...
A remote platform for monitoring nuclear accidents and high levels of radiation has been created by the Robot Lab from the Korea Atomic Energy ...
Today BETTER FINANCE announced that will release its research report on Robo-Investing at the Seminar on Financial Guidance. Financial ...
The C-suite is eager to tout its abilities in riding the 21st-century wave of automation by using sophisticated machine learning or shop-floor robots.
A AI expert from Australia thinks that automating weapons will lead us into a Terminator scenario. If people don't direct the killing machines, we'll have ...
A drunk man reportedly ran into an armless K5 robot in the Knightscope parking lot in Mountain View, California and met his match. The April incident ...
The second is that there soon won't be any jobs at all: Robots, artificial intelligence, and similar technologies will produce so much labor displacement ...

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