Saturday, July 1, 2017

6/27/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS     6/27/2017
One perk of working for Melonee Wise's startup Fetch is that if your feet are tired you can glide around the office on the back of a squat wheeled robot.
Two-thirds of U.S. workers are confident robots will perform and replace human jobs, yet 80 percent believe their position will remain intact. A biased ...
The Sunshine state is the fourth state to allow automated delivery robots on sidewalks and crosswalks, reports Recode. There are a few caveats: the ...
That's where space robots come in, according to panelists speaking at Future Con, a convention held in Washington, D.C., from June 16-18, where ...
Adding robots to warehouses hasn't dented Amazon's hiring spree. The company had 351,000 employees at the end of March, up 43 percent from a ...
10.5 million U.S. jobs are at high risk of obsoletion due to artificial intelligence and robotization, according to a new CB Insights study. A prime ...
Not that it'll have any bearing on the future of the franchise—whose writers' room is currently working on a solid decade's worth of sequels—but it does ...
Conversational robots and virtual characters can enhance learning and expand entertainment options for children, a trio of studies by Disney ...
Although we have yet to see the flying cars of Back to the Future 2, we now have dozens of delivery robots, beginning with pilot programs in ...
Seth Casto, 9, of St. Albans, watches his robot, “Jeffrey,” roll along a track he and his lab partner, Jack Drummond, programmed during the first day of ...
Today, Florida became the fourth state in the country to pass a statewide law permitting the use of unmanned delivery robots on sidewalks and ...
Robots will also take over the more repetitive tasks in professions such as law, with paralegals and legal assistants facing a 94% probability of having ...
With robots vacuuming our floors, answering our phones, driving our cars, and detecting our cancers, you would hope that at least one of the most ...
Faced with labor shortages, some dairy farms are increasingly using automation to get work done. We visit one operation where robots are milking ...
It's rare that a day goes by when there is not some major story of workers losing jobs to self-driving cars and trucks or robots stocking supermarket ...
GE (GE) CEO Jeffrey Immelt believes that fears surrounding the rise of robots replacing human workers are misguided. “We've all been given this ...
Michael Bay: 'I see robots when I sleep' ... to walk away from the "Transformers" franchise, director Michael Bay admits "I see robots when I sleep.
He said: 'The robot is expected to effectively assess the behaviour of ASD children and infer their psychological disposition in order to select valid ...
Sooner or later, our children will be raised by robots, so it's natural that Disney, purveyor of both robots and child-related goods, would want to get ...
The inventors of HitchBOT, the friendly, traveling robot that delighted fans in Canada and beyond, saw the project as a way to ask the question, "Can ...
According to Bloomberg, Amazon will introduce robots into Whole Foods' warehouses as a way to cut down on costs. Gary Hawkins, CEO of the ...
Competing against 68 other teams in its division, Robots by the C brought home a World Championship blue banner for the first time in school and ...
Inside Ford's car assembly plant in Hangzhou, at least 650 robots assemble the steel structures of cars. This is is Shenzhen Rapoo Technology where ...
Frequent flyer and blogger Max Prosperi tweeted a video of a toothpaste-delivering robot he encountered while staying in a Miami hotel on June 24.
(WJBK) - Just a short four-hour drive to our west holds a rewarding experience for kids and parents alike, especially for those who love science.
In the past few years, AI, bots and robots have reduced the need for relatively unskilled or moderately skilled workers. But things are changing.
A further 18% would seek robotic advice as to which insurance provider would give them the best offer for their needs, but only 15% would trust robotic ...
Sony makes all manner of electronic gadgets. There's probably one of the company's products sitting near you or hiding in a nearby drawer right now.
One such manner of doing so would require using its robots to automate some of the labor of Whole Foods' operations, namely in the distribution ...
But AQR managed to grow by 48%, RenTech by 42% and Two Sigma by 28%. Future world robot overlord Ray Dalio had to settle for just a 17% bump ...
Michael Bay: 'I see robots when I sleep' ... As he prepares to walk away from the "Transformers" franchise, director Michael Bay admits "I see robots ...
Education was the key to prosperity in the industrial economy, but it won't work in the same way as artificial intelligence and robots remodel the job ...
The robotics-as-a-service era is rapidly approaching. The shift toward automation will no doubt raise demand for robotics hardware, but Loup Ventures ...
CMRubinWorld's newest interview with Ling Lee, Co-Curator of Robots at the Science Museum in London, explores what it means to be human in the ...
Anand Rao, Global Leader of Artificial Intelligence at PwC, argues it's time to embrace the robots, or at least admit you've been holding hands with ...
As automation threatens the existence of millions of jobs across the US, not every American is equally at risk of being replaced by a robot. Twice as ...

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