Thursday, July 13, 2017

7/12/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   7/12/2017
But many robots are more akin to machines that can operate independently, especially in the medical field. And they're the ones that often have the ...
The robotics industry is exploding worldwide. Market research and intelligence firm, Tractica, predicts that the industry will grow from $34.1 billion in ...
It was a spooky sight: two lifelike disembodied robot torsos discussing the pros and cons of humans in front of a nervously tittering audience in Hong ...
BLACKSBURG, Va. - More than a dozen students were invited to a special technology camp at Virginia Tech this week learning about robots.
The last of Israeli army's llamas are to be pensioned off in September after years of active service in favour of speedier and less complaining robots.
Following a highly publicized release in the South Bay, a fleet of delivery robots will be rolling out — literally — in Concord. The small delivery bots ...
Airport robot A humanoid Furo robot guides Sea-Tac travelers through the intricacies of the security screening process in multiple languages. (Port of ...
By September, the last of the IDF's infantry llamas will be replaced by an experimental deployment of robots, according to Tel Aviv-based Haaretz.
From wire to finished product in less than 13 minutes: a new robot-builder is faster than most takeaways. It works by bending wire that already has ...
Robots will take over the jobs that currently poorer people to move up in ... "The rise of robotics is taking away the traditional ladders of opportunity in ...
With robots set to become our servants, companions and co-workers, we need to deal with the increasingly complex situations this will create. Science ...
Remote control robots are nothing new. Using Bluetooth isn't all that unusual, either. What [SayantanM4] did was make a Bluetooth robot that accepts ...
The rise of sex robots is presenting increasingly difficult moral and legal dilemmas, an expert has warned. Artificial intelligence is becoming ...
Robots and artificial intelligence will 'break the social ladder' and could cost up to 15 million jobs, new research has found. A study found that the ...
While futurologists debate whether man or machine will triumph this century, I'm getting on with things and have already picked my side. Robot.
The latter seemed to only be a high-level research project, but now Volkswagen announced that it is working with robot manufacturer Kuka to make it a ...
This textile-based sensor effectively registers fine motor movements of the human body, taking researchers one step closer to creating soft, wearable ...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 12 (Reuters) - A privately owned company plans to use robotic spacecraft to launch a series of commercial missions to ...
Industrial robots have taken over routine work from human hands in the past several decades. A paper published in March by Acemoglu and Pascual ...
The next time you order room service from a hotel, your order could be delivered by a robot. A startup company called Savioke in San Jose, California ...
Walt Disney Co. announced the members of its small-company mentoring program for 2017, a lineup heavy on video games, robots and online ...
If only there was some way to speed up the security screening line at the airport ... Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is hoping it may have found ...
Berkeley Square Shopping Center, he understandably assumed nobody would forget his collection of $15,000 remote-controlled robots. Wilbur the ...
More broadly, the nuclear weapon treaty offers hope for formal negotiations about lethal autonomous weapons (otherwise known as killer robots) due ...
Tonight (July 11), Major League Baseball will play its 87th All-Star Game, and as in every previous one, balls and strikes will be called by a human ...
But now it looks like scientists are working on devices that are sort of like flying cars: Robots that can drive and also fly. While the technology is still in ...
An industrial robot moves a vehicle during a demonstration at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo on Dec. 2, 2015. Bloomberg photo by ...
SELF-AWARE sex robots capable of “emotional intimacy” with humans will throw up difficult legal and ethical problems, according to a leading ...
Premier Li Keqiang called on domestic manufacturers to make China's own robots-a vital part of the Made in China 2025 strategy-with further ...
An ultra-realistic sex doll has been made available at a brothel in Dublin, Ireland for men to rent. The doll is the next step in the evolution of sex robots ...
But now, Plastorm has become an essential stop for everybody from teenagers drawing robot penises on the fence-affixed chalkboard to passersby ...
Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss the outlook for UK banking, UBS's new robots, and US quarterly bank earnings. With special guest Stephen Jones, ...
Robby technologies is testing its fleet of self-driving delivery robots that can cruise the sidewalks at either walking or running speeds, while carrying up ..
Now, several universities in China have some extra “manpower” when it comes to getting things where they need to go: Robot deliveries. Read on for ...
Jul 11, 2017: The technology group Wärtsilä and DHL have completed a successful pilot, where the companies tested mobile robots of Fetch Robotics.
Big businesses are waking up to the power of robots and are investing billions of pounds in new technologies in the hope it will boost profits.
“Capabilities… that's where the punch is,” he told the senators, enthusing particularly over robotic and unmanned systems. He even said, albeit in ...
One little-noticed but interesting straw in the wind concerns the use of robots. Towards the end of 2015 the company introduced Pepper, a humanoid ...
Researchers from ETH Zurich University plan to use giant robots and 3D printers to build “the first house in the world to be designed, planned and built ...
Any time a movie or television show features a robot gaining sentience, there's an opportunity for an actor to really show audiences their chops.
The aptly-titled Will Robots Take My Job will answer that exact question for you. Punch in your job, and the handy-dandy website will let you know just ...
During the week long camp, kids work with LEGO MindStorms robotics kits and build and program these robots using a laptop to perform tasks during ...
Photo/Illutration A robot, right, mimics a worker's precise movements based on data of the person's positions, angles and degrees of force applied, ...
Meet Edgar the robot, one of the hosts of this year's National Day Parade. His inventors say Edgar can do more than just host - he can also be ...
With a solar cell on top, this robots moves when light hits it and also has LEDs to light it up. BEAM robotsare a type of robotics that does not use ...
Robo advisers have become a hot topic on Wall Street and in the financial media in recent years as the asset class continues to grow and draw assets ...
Technavio has published a new report on the global vision guided robotics market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire).
Robot Sophia is well programmed to respond to human fear of machines but many of her answers were a little clunky. What is mesmerising was her ...
To kids 30 or even 20 years ago, the idea of showing up to a local park and seeing a self-driving car and robots that talk and move underwater would ...

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