Monday, July 17, 2017

7/15/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   7/15/2017
Autonomous robots can inspect nuclear power plants, clean up oil spills in the ocean, accompany fighter planes into combat and explore the surface ...
It's perhaps unsurprising, given both history and the entertainment industry, that we might be afraid of a cybernetic takeover that forces us to live locked ...
TC Sessions: Robotics takes place on Monday, July 17 at MIT, and the agenda is stacked with the best minds, engineers and founders in the robotic ...
Mining giant Rio Tinto PLC is willing to go to hell and back for copper. Its new mine near Superior, Arizona, bores nearly 7,000 feet below the Earth's ...
What if you only had to show a robot a task once? OpenAI has developed an artificial intelligence system in which a robot can learn from a single, ...
Researchers have created a system that may make robots better at following spoken instructions from people, regardless of how abstract or specific ...
The robots will benefit local restaurants and burnish the city's image as a hub for autonomous device testing. by Lisa P. White, East Bay Times / July 14 ...
The first place team from USC's Center for Advanced Manufacturing. From left to right: Matthew Buckley, Professor S.K. Gupta, and Brual Shah.
Retraining and education are offered as solutions to help workers learn to work with technology instead of being displaced by it. In the US, though, ...
In 1927, Fritz Lang, in his futuristic film Metropolis, probably for the first time in the history of cinema, gave the role of femme fatale to a robot: ...
This machine that prints the robots uses "evolutionary algorithms" which change the shape and form of the wire bit by bit until it hits on a shape that will ...
A group of Afghan girls who were twice denied visas to take part in an academic robotics competition in Washington, D.C., revealed their delight at ...
A few days ago, the Foundation for Responsible Robotics, which was established in Holland, released a scholarly paper on “Our Sexual Future With ...
Machine learning has the potential to change the world, and the potential to teach robots to do human tasks (and jobs), so there are few smart career ...
Whiskers are all the rage in nature, so why not give them to robots? Mechanical engineer Mitra Hartmann of Northwestern University is doing just that.
Most parents have concerns about their kid's social media usage, but they shouldn't worry about their brain cells frying. Under the hoodー kids are ...
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Scantily clad robots and Ashton Kutcher make headlines; Say bye-bye to White House science; Will Gen Z close ...
Educators and library staff, meanwhile, have been schooled in the latest coding techniques, roboticsprogramming, stop-frame animation, and even ...
Kids can build a life-sized cardboard robot from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, July 27 at the Hales Corners Library, 5885 S. 116th St. The "Recycled Robots ...
Smarter cars should help radically reverse these troubling trends because — as NHTSA's statistic indicates — robots don't get drunk, drowsy, ...
A consortium of technology institutions has reported initial positive results from research piloting the use of robots in elder care in Finland.
Shares of surgical guidance equipment maker Mazor Robotics (MZOR) have been on a tear for the last month. Since June 13, Mazor stock is up about ...
Critical thinking, math and science skills are just a few of the things that kids are learning at robot camp. One robot in particular, named Sparky, has the ...
Rookie players took the Livonia high school robotics team's practice 'bot, The Iron Horse, to a big win July 8 during the Taylor Big Bang Competition at ...
Starting next month, though, there'll be an even easier way to enjoy sushi, and one that still shows off mechanical prowess, as sushi delivery robots ...
Northwestern State engineering technologist Curtis Desselles teaches kids about how robots move Tuesday as robotics campers Kale Moffit (left) and ...
Malden High Robotics Club advisor Chris Bazzinotti and Malden students are shown at the International Botball Tournament held this past week in ...
Robots are one step closer to communicating “more seamlessly” with humans as computer scientists have developed a system which allows them to ...
The maker of one of the most famous guns in the world, Kalashnikov, is now turning its attention to robots. Autonomous killer robots to be precise.
Eight out of ten US corporates have begun investing time and money into robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) – and the ...
Only through close integration of robots, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) applications can the manufacturing sector manage to ...
First, they are making your hamburgers, now they are mixing your cocktails. America's first robot bar is opening in Las Vegas this month. The Tipsy ...
Cleaning robot moves to clean the floor at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. Robots will help travelers find their boarding ...
In the 1950s, Canadians felt that the threat of the Soviet Union dropping bombs on urban centres was very real. We needed a new kind of supersonic ...
The robots also had some groundwork to do, namely detecting and recording co-ordinates to enable their sophisticated laser beams to identify where ...
We reckon there'll be more than a few and if you head down to a Teesside museum this summer, you can have a go at spotting them all.
One big area people are paying attention to is employment. Robots are already doing physical work like welding car parts together. One day soon they ...
Job-stealing robots seem to be on everybody's minds these days. Whatever the reason for lost jobs, people point fingers at the coming robotic ...
The young women are in the U.S. for the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge, in which teams of young women and men from around the world ...
Libraries in Fishguard, Haverfordwest, Milford Haven, Neyland, Pembroke Dock and Tenby will be offering free Lego Robot Workshops during the ...
IHMC won the use of the robot, named Atlas, through a series of challenge competitions where robotsassist in disaster recovery scenarios.
Send an alien race. Send the robots. Send the robot aliens. There's precedent for it in science fiction. And sometimes it goes pretty well. It's all relative ...
According to the new market research report "Industrial Robotics Market by Type (Articulated, Cartesian, SCARA, Parallel, Collaborative Robots), ...
The Michelin-starred restaurant l'Ecrivain owned by Derry and Sallyanne Clarke trimmed its losses from €611,019 in 2015 to €496,895 in 2016.
The use of robots has tended to be reserved for tasks people either don't want to do or which are considered dangerous. This is set to change, ...
DENSO Robotics has announced the release of a new RC8A robot controller. The new model goes a step beyond the previous RC8 controller, adding ...
​THIS week the Echo is once again bringing you reports from an event we are supporting at Weymouth College. Last week was Careers' College, ...
The new Denso IP67 submersible robot doesn't mind a shower of metalworking coolant, which makes it ideal for tending CNC machines inside their ...
What would these developments mean for music? Will we soon be serenaded by robots? For those that recall the controversy surrounding Kraftwerk's ...
Even with certain bands. Everyone remembers the first time they heard that lifetime-defining album. Mine was Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The ...

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