Saturday, July 15, 2017

7/14/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS   7/14/2017


What gets middle schoolers excited about learning math, science and engineering on their summer break? Robots! And Lipscomb University and ...


A new system based on research by Brown University computer scientists makes robots better at following spoken instructions, no matter how abstract ...


Robots can do all sorts of things, from performing delicate surgery to collecting mineral samples on Mars. Now a new generation of robots is lending a ...


The race to create A.I. and robotic technology that will change the way we work and live is dominating countless industries. But the chaos and ...


Robots are here to stay, and it's only a matter of time before they become such a widespread and an indispensable part of our daily activities that we ...


A personal delivery device from Starship Technologies is photographed at the Concord Civic Center. As part of a 12-month pilot program, the ...


They provide entertainment, care for the elderly, even patrol city streets. Robots are here to stay, and it's only a matter of time before they become such ...


Last week, East Japan Railways announced the creation of spinoff company JRE Robotics Station. The firm has designed a variety of robots that will ...


Robots are invading the UK, and they're going to steal 15 million jobs and widen the gap between the rich and poor, according to a new report from ...


CONCORD — Autonomous robots bearing groceries, parcels and take-out soon will rove the streets of downtown Concord and, possibly, Walnut ...


LONDON — UBS is trying to bring automation and artificial intelligence to the trading floor at its investment bank. "I don't think robotics or automating ...


It seems HBO's “Westworld,” the series set in a robot-populated theme park in which human lust runs wild, is science fiction morphing into science fact.


Leith also can claim fame as the first designer to craft clothing for Bina48, a sentient robot that made a recent appearance as a guest "speaker" at ...


Figuring out where things are is an important task that many robots need to know how to do. In applications from health and emergency response to ...


With robots playing a production role in nearly every industry today, here's a rundown of the core issues to address before choosing a vendor and ...


Engineers are studying human behaviour in great detail in order to make robots that not only look like us, but can also understand us and interact with ...


"Treating pedophiles with robot sex-children is both a dubious and repulsive idea," Professor Patrick Lin of California Polytechnic Luis Obispo, ...


One of the common themes in conversations about the future of employment is the idea of robots taking our jobs. Now it seems that there is a risk that ...


WASHINGTON — Don't worry, the robots won't destroy all our jobs. History suggests just the opposite — that new technologies inspire new jobs.


SA is waking up to the threats and opportunities presented by rapid technological change. But it still has to learn that robots aren't necessarily the ...


Browder, then 19 years old, described it to Business Insider as one of the world's first robot lawyers. It overturned over $3 million in parking fines in a ...


Rochester was the dairy capital of Southeast Minnesota for many years -- it still is, with Kemps, AMPI and Pace -- and Little Dutch Mill Dairy was ...


In a dystopian future, robots have prevailed over handmaidens. HBO's Westworld leads the Emmy Awards pack with the most nominations at 22 (tied ...


The demonstration will showcase Locus's new advanced navigation system, LRAN, which enables multi-robot warehouse fulfillment for retailers and ...


Unlike the free-lovin', women's liberation version we saw in the '60s and '70s, this one comes in a purely robotic form – conversation optional.


Salsabeel Alnabi, right, controls Speedbot, the competitive robot built by students at Sir Winston Churchill Collegiate and Vocational Institute.


Robotics has the potential to change the world. From jobs that are difficult or dangerous to do, to jobs that people simply don't want to do, robotics will ...


A recent study conducted by a security software firm found a variety of potential "weaknesses" in industrial robots. The analysis by Trend Micro found ...


Has technology killed inflation? And does that mean interest rates will just stay really low for a really long time? One of the biggest funds in the Nordic ...



For simple bots, Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics" might help. But, for more complex machines, researchers aren't so sure the 75-year-old set ...


With an idea to build robots for social impact, Hyderabad-based robotics startup H-Bots Robotics is in the process of building two humanoid robots that ...


Researchers from Nottingham University are working with Rolls-Royce to develop robots that can perform remote repairs to airplane engines, without ...


(AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — It was a spooky sight: two lifelike disembodied robot torsos discussing the pros and cons of humans in front of a ...


With the rise of automation, some are fearful the mining sector is heading for a jobs drain. But if handled sensitively, could the transition from man to ...


At least for now, surgeons can breathe a sigh of relief. It'll be 36 years until they're outperformed by robots in the operating room, according to AI ...


The silicone-textile hybrid sensors are highly flexible and resilient, making them excellent candidates for sensing body movement. Credit: Wyss ...


The robot races held at the University of New Brunswick on Thursday were only part of a much bigger exercise in collaboration and problem-solving ...


Robotic systems show promise in addressing older adults' physical, cognitive, and social needs (Bedaf, Gelderblom, & de Witte, 2015). Compared to ...


Shared services organisation HealthAlliance is testing the market for robotic process automation (RPA) technology to increase the efficiency of ...


A quick, hassle-free way to stay on top of robotics news, our robotics digest is released on the first Monday of every month. Sign up to get it in your ...


As Mike Gennert steps down after 10 years as the founding director of the Robotics Engineering program at WPI, consider the program's extraordinary ...


Meet Silas Adekunle: Nigerian, builder of world's first Gaming Robots Silas Adekunle is the founder and CEO of Reach Robotics, a company that has ...


Home-delivery services are facing manpower shortages but fear not, robots are taking up the challenge, with sushi deliveries first on the menu.


On Wednesday afternoon, a Texas contractor became trapped inside an ATM building and used his wits (and some paper) to get out. According to ...


During the week-long camp, kids worked with LEGO MindStorms robotics kits . They built and programmed the robots to perform tasks using a laptop.



Overall, seafood processing has a relatively small robotic involvement compared to other sectors. Robotshave yet to make it into any of Alaska's 176 ...


NATCHITOCHES – Robots wheeled around the floor of a Northwestern State classroom, dodging kids' flailing limbs and maneuvering around tables ...


Fraser Valley libraries is loaning out 25 toy robots to teach kids — of any age — coding. The Sphero SPRK+ models are rolling, spherical robots look ...

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