Thursday, July 27, 2017

7/26/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  7/26/2017
The dawning of the fourth industrial revolution offered African countries the opportunity to take advantage of technological gains, leapfrogging their ...
The Amazon Robotics Challenge starts Thursday and tasks teams with picking up objects ranging from towels to toilet brushes and moving them ...
And soon, robots will be one of those options: small and mobile, they could theoretically deliver pharmaceuticals right where they're needed, tear ...
From ship-hunting Tomahawk missiles and sub-spying drone ships to semi-autonomous UAV swarms and situationally-aware reconnaissance robots, ...
ROBOTS could be deemed as an “invasive species” and threaten the future of the human race because they are evolving so quickly, according to ...
Among the new badges are those that introduce kindergarten and first graders to the world of robots and engineering. Scouts can learn basic ...
The use of robots for industrial tasks is pretty common now but more companies have made efforts in recent years to expand into the home robotics ...
In a few years, you won't be able to hide what you're really thinking from highly advanced robotic computer programs that are attuned to the messages ...
The Tally is Simbe Roboticsrobot being tested for six weeks at Schnucks stores to be on the lookout for shelves missing stock. The first robot will ...
And worryingly, the concerns are not for the long-term, with the experts predicting that the robot-takeover could begin 'in the next few years.'.
The report "Milking Robots Market by Offering (Hardware, Software, Service), System Type (Single-Stall Unit, Multi-Stall Unit, Automated Milking ...
Jalen Jeffrey, 10, reacts to the actions of his team's robot, Jeffy, during a robotics camp at The Leaven in Vacaville. Kimberly K. Fu — The Reporter.
Frankie the Cat is just one of a five robot-building projects in the new Lego Boost, a $159.99 model-building and code-training kit for kids (and adults).
IMAGE: Soft Robotics combines advances in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, mathematical modeling, biopolymer chemistry, computer science ...
Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are fighting over robots. On Monday, Zuckerberg was asked in a chat on Facebook about the Tesla chief's calls for ...
KeyBanc analysts said Alphabet's (GOOGL) biggest source of long-term opportunity is machine learning and artificial intelligence. Benefits ...
APEX Insight: As robots get closer to everyday use in the aviation industry, fears abound that they will steal jobs – but they might also make great ...
Adie Gigliello, left, and Mia Koning, right, both 11, participate in the 4-H B.e G.I.F.T.S. Aquaponics SPecial INterest (SPIN) Program at the Keene Public ...
Lisa Blair worked with Yesenia Rueda and Isabel Calderon for a little rewiring to get their robot to roll. They're among twenty-nine migrant students ...
From left, Boston Children's Hospital's food service robot; UCSF robot assists patients at Mission Bay; Boston Children's medical record robot.
The American "productivity paradox": technology keeps marching, but the amount of profit generated by the average worker's average hour is stagnant ...
While there has been a lot of talk about super-smart artificial intelligence lately, one of the leaders in the field thinks there are more pressing problems ...
Kathleen Turner, a fellow in the ethics of robotics at De Montford University Leicester, has even created a Campaign Against Sex Robots.
Better global growth and increased investment in robotics and artificial ... Artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics are making some real ...
How will artificial intelligence, automation and robots affect jobs? No one can quite agree — even Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark ...
Mobile robotics in material handling and logistics will become a $75bn market by 2027. It will then more than double by 2038. These staggering ...
So, what will we do when a huge portion of the American workforce is inevitably replaced by robots? The answer could be found in a controversial ...
NASA's Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services (CIRAS) is a program dedicated to the advancement of technologies for the ...
iRobot's Roomba robotic vacuum cleaners could soon be sharing the maps of users' homes they make as they clean with Amazon, Apple or Google, ...
One of Explore STEM camp highlights was an introduction to coding and robotics taught by Dr. Paula Leach, director of Longwood University's Institute ...
Last year, the family installed a robotic milker that has not only increased production, but also decreased the farm's somatic cell count to around ...
In fact, it's one of the only reasons why some manufacturing is coming back to the U.S. at all: Robots make factories here cost-competitive with factories ...
A submersible robot the size of a loaf of bread has sent back the first images of what appears to be melted fuel from one of the compromised reactors ...
Bill Bregar, Plastics News David Alan Bourne, robotics director at the Rapid Manufacturing Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, left, and Jean-Michel ...
Teachers are often stretched thin. As classroom sizes get larger and resources dwindle, it can be a significant challenge for even the most qualified ...
A new report claims workers displaced by machines are especially likely to support radical change. Businesses should remember they don't exist in a ...
Robotics should enable greater data mining and analytics, injecting deeper intelligence into the process, which in turn inform the higher-level tasks.
The UK's largest NHS trust has received a multi-million pound grant to buy surgical robots for two of its hospitals. Barts Health NHS Trust has ...
RISING labour costs in China – which are now higher than in Latin America – are pushing retailers to replace staff with robots, aided by the availability ...
CRESTVIEW — The sixth annual Ed-Spark STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Lego Robotics Camp kicked off Monday, July 24 at ...
This robot moves through hard to navigate places by extending its body. (E.W. Hawkes, L.H. Blumenschein, and J.D. Greer.) ...
If you'd asked me to assemble a list of “things I'd need to worry about in 2017” last year, sex robots would never have made the list. I might've even ...
USS Constitution is ready to leave Dry Dock 1 at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Over the past 26-months, Constitution has undergone an extensive ...
It's been well over a year since Five Points staple Tom's Home Cookin' closed, and that feels like a century in Denver dining time, especially because it ...
AI will help make drones, connected cars, connected appliances and robots an everyday reality. Imagine 3 years from now: The internet of things (IoT) ...
Gucci's new campaign includes a surprising cast of characters! The Creature of the Blue Lagoon, a T-Rex, a few aliens, and some humanoids star in ...
In fact, he's more than OK with sacrificing a few precious hours of summer vacation to unlock the classroom doors and dust off a few classroom robots.
They are also difficult and costly to create and maintain but scientists and engineers are looking at way robots could help us in settings underneath our ...

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