Thursday, June 1, 2017

WEDNESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS    5/31/2017
Today, robotics Ph.D. student Ruta Desai will present a report on the design tool she developed with Coros and master's student Ye Yuan at the IEEE ...
Robot arms have come a long way since the 1960's when George C. Devol and Joseph Engelberger created the earliest industrial models. Those had ...
Amazon cleanup robot A two-diagram sequence shows how an Amazon cleanup robot could open its robotic arms and pull a box into its storage pod.
Increased automation and more use of robotic technology in these manufacturing powerhouses could help cushion the impact, according to Moody's ...
Just after dawn in the Salinas Valley south of San Francisco, a raucous robot rolls through a field spitting clouds of vapor. It's cutting lettuce heads with ...
In one of my favorite books on behavioral economics, “Freakonomics,” authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner tell many stories about how the ...
The brainchild of Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell–and, initially, an arm of that company–it featured entertainment provided by a cast of robotic ...
As robots get more and more advanced, the panicked sci-fi claim “the robots are coming for your job!” seems less hyperbolic by the day. According to a ...
RICHMOND – Having your groceries delivered by a robot sounds like something out of The Jetsons, but that prospect is not as futuristic as you may ...
Robots at work: A file picture showing humanoid robots working side by side with employees in the assembly line at a factory that makes automatic ...
Andreessen, who developed the Netscape web browser and is the co-founder of VC firm Andreessen Horowitz , likens today's obsession with robots ...
Robots are coming. Those goddamn robots. Will they enslave humanity and breed us in flesh farms for energy purposes? Probably not. Will they take ...
The Guardian is raising the question with a story about a robot priest in Wittenberg, Germany. The robot, aptly named BlessU-2, provides blessings in ...
Robots, such as those designed by Marble, delivering food and other goods have been trialled in the US, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
Artificial intelligence researchers are creating tools to help teach the robots that will assemble our gadgets in factories, or do chores around our home, ...
Hundreds of orange robots will traverse the vast aisles of Amazon's coming fulfillment center in north Houston, dramatically speeding up the amount of ...
This was the first year when we participated in the FTC (First Tech Challenge). It is a smaller scale competition with simpler robots, making it easier for ...
Robotic Process Automation goes deeper than BPO previously allowed. Automation end-to-end using bots is not possible, explains ServiceNow's VP ...
While the news isn't being embraced with any great enthusiasm by workers, enterprise investment in robotic process automation (RPA) is set to soar in ...
She's a senior at the Southeast Connecticut Science and Technology School in New London. She's also a member of the New London robotics team.
Animals will always be cuter than humans. And robots will always be smarter. No one, though, will be funnier than us. We are the only entities on this ...
Universal Robots, collaborative robots, ROI, automation With the costs of robots coming down – particularly collaborative robots – the return on ...
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) — The rise of robots and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the workplace, but could these advancements send ...
Japan, the world's leader in robotics technology, has a hotel near Nagasaki that is run almost entirely by robots. Aptly called Henn-na Hotel, which ...
IMAGE: An interactive design tool developed by Carnegie Mellon University was used to design and test in simulation two robots that were then ...
If you were a child of the '80s, if there wasn't a Chuck E. Cheese's location in your town, odds are you celebrated a birthday or two at Showbiz Pizza ...
"Even though the problem of self-organization by robots has been resolved, to get them to take independent decisions amidst an ever-changing ...
TOKYO -- Chinese robot maker Suzhou Pangolin Robot has firmly set its sights on challenging SoftBank Robotics, the market leader for service robots ...
Asus Zenbo was nowhere to be seen during the Computex press conference this year. Instead, the company decided to display its super thin laptops, ...
Pitesti-born Ioan Istrate graduated from the International Business & Economics – Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and then moved to the US ...
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- There is an 8.8 billion-dollar market for robotic laboratory automation systems, according to ...
An interactive design tool from Carnegie Mellon University, PA, is available for those who wish to build customized legged or wheeled robots. Intended ...
In 2013 Carl Frey and Michael Osborne, researchers at Oxford University, predicted that robots would take over nearly half of US jobs. Their finding ...
Since the foreign exchange market has been getting the attention of various individuals, several automated robots have been developed to help these ...
Indonesian Muslim cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, second from right, speaks to journalists shortly after arriving at Jakarta Metropolitan Police ...
LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - A robot preacher can bless you if you visit a church in Wittenburg, Germany to receive a robotic blessing.
Chivhu, one of the oldest towns in Zimbabwe found in Mash East Province had its first robots installed at a cost of $38 000 in the tiny CBD on Sunday.
Just 15 inches wide, the Keecker robot moves independently, can project video with surround sound onto walls, keep track of a room's temperature ...
In this undated photo, a senior converses with a cat robot at a care facility. (Photo courtesy of Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development).
Robots may not wipe mankind from the face of the earth as suggested by movie ... That could mean that robots will get better at nudging investors into ...
Ashley Furniture is teaming up with Western to provide robots and training simulators for the school's electro-mechanical technology program.
So-called robo-advisers have become a cheap alternative to humans who make investment decisions. It turns out that worldwide, bank customers do ...
Three KUKA robots from the KR QUANTEC pro family are in operation at the plant of Bizerba SE & Co. KG. They guarantee that aluminum housings ...
North America took in 34,600 manufacturing robots last year alone. Looked at another way, America lost 34,600 unskilled jobs. That's nearly double ...
Soon robots could learn from each other and work together to complete tasks, say researchers. Artificial intelligence experts at Oxford University have ...
A chess-playing robot stole the show as Asia's largest tech fair, Computex, kicked off in Taiwan yesterday with job- threatening artificial intelligence ...
Some of the high school's participants of the Nutrons pose with their robot. Every year, there is a different challenge for teams to build. This year, the ...
Unbeknownst to many casual traders, the vast majority of trades that take place today on the financial markets are made with robots, known as bots.
Western Technical College and Ashley Furniture announce a partnership to build a robotics lab in the WTC Integrated Technology Center. The lab will ...
Patients being cared for at home could have robots helping to look after them in future. Such aid will start in hospitals, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong ...

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