Tuesday, June 27, 2017

6/16/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  6/16/2017
Hance stumbled across all sorts of fun new technologies, including a robot from Primetest Automation that can identify M&M candies by color (and ...
Researchers created a machine-learning algorithm that allowed robots to "intuit" how to behave like humans in certain situations, like being quiet in a ...
I recently presented at an event where leaders of several of the world's largest manufacturers gathered. Everyone agreed that manufacturing is ...
Entitled “Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets,” the paper finds evidence that robots are already costing American jobs. Given that ...
A team of three enthusiastic eighth graders from JMS – Matt Smith, Jacob Moore, and Mike Ingram – spent their days building a robot and designing a ...
Smart robots playing the role of personal assistants, in-home caregivers, even pet sitters used to be fantasies that played out only in the realm of ...
The question of when and how robots will eventually take all of our jobs is perennially up for grabs. It would appear that we're safe for now -- our ...
Products go by at the Sobeys Vaughan Retail Support Centre, equipped with robotics for automation in Vaughan, Ontario on Monday June 12, 2017.
WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a new machine-learning algorithm to help robots display appropriate social behaviour in interactions with ...
A man watches products at the Sobeys Vaughan Retail Support Center equipped with robotics for automation, in Vaughan , Ont., on Monday June 12, ...
Today, Sobeys operates four robotics distribution centres: two facilities north of Toronto spanning 750,000 square feet, another in Montreal and one in ...
Did you know there are drones, autonomous vehicles, and a robotic competition today and tomorrow at the Newton Marriott?
The Estonian parliament has adopted legislation allowing delivery robots – such as the ones manufactured by Starship Technologies – on its ...
Autonomous autos are advancing so rapidly that companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo are beginning to offer robot ...
Why? Because the robots are not coming. Right now, businesses are already leveraging the cognitive abilities of self-learning and self-correcting, ...
The new generation of collaborative manufacturing robots have been freed from their cages, but they're still tied down by wires and cables.
Thus was born a new course, CS 4732, Ethical and Social Issues in AI, about how robots and artificial intelligences may change our world, and what ...
Robots gained plenty of attention yesterday, particularly a robotic harvester that promises to help pick some of the more than 3 billion kiwifruit grown in ...
The robot's name is Valkyrie, and it's designed by NASA's Johnson Space Centre to explore the possibility of using humanoid robots as avatars—like ...
Blue River's machines are robots that help farmers manage their fields more efficiently. The old-school approach is to drench an entire field in ...
Robots and robotics stole the limelight at the third edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia, which was held this month at the Shanghai ...
As industrial robots have become increasingly sophisticated, with machine-learning capabilities and more-sensitive sensors to detect nearby hazards, ...
Sony has unveiled a new robotic toy known as the Toio cube, with the device itself now being available for pre-orders in Japan. The new toy, which ...
In a theoretical robot takeover of the world, you'd think opera would be the last thing the machines get their metallic hands on. But after the University ...
The idea that factories will be automated and run by robots in five years is "bulls--t", outgoing General Electric Chief Executive Jeff Immelt said on ...
Swarms of automated farming robots could hold the key to future ... Pictured: Sean Stanfield of TRP Imports with the Anatis crop-weeding robot.
The third day of camp, the campers got in teams of two built their own robots and created a user guide for it. The teams then switched robots and tried ...
OCTOPUZ Inc. has a new AE (Robotics Applications Engineer) project designed to allow each new AE employee to apply their skills they have gained ...
This week, Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) announced it had carried out the largest number of roboticsurgical procedures in Europe, passing the ...
It comes as experts have increasingly warned that robotic weapons will soon play a much larger role in warfare than they already do, and could even ...
At around this point, most people start to get fears of robots and machines using AI to make us all redundant, but Schmidt disagrees and is optimistic ...
NEWS that the next likely governor of California is preparing for battle against Silicon Valley's job-killing robots shouldn't come as any surprise.
... predicting widespread unemployment as a result of automation, saying that the idea robots will completely run factories in five years is "bulls--t".
Ten of the most advanced infrastructure robots and systems currently in development will be put to the test later this month at the UK Robotics Week ...
Google's parent company, Alphabet, has found a new home for Boston Dynamics. The walking-robot lab was deemed not marketable enough to be ...
A new swimming robot is set to investigate damage at Japan's Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
BluHaptics develops software to help people control robots operating in dangerous and unpredictable places, including outer space, nuclear facilities ...
At the Georgia's Institute of Technology, Shimon plays some marimba jams. Shimon is also not human, but a robot using deep learning and artificial ...
The big question that arises as the industry experiments and adopts robotics and artificial intelligence is what will this ultimately mean for the waste ...
China should be well prepared for the large-scale use of robots as the diminishing demographic dividend, rising labor costs and the country's ...
Robots, on the other hand, will work and work and work as long as they're properly maintained and allowed to function the way they were designed to ...

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