Tuesday, August 1, 2017

7/29/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 7/29/2017
A team of high-tech gearheads is applying that age-old adage to self-driving cars, with plans to launch a new motorsport that will pit robotic cars ...
The world's third largest economy is looking to buttress its diminishing human population with a growing population of robots. Japan's robot revolution ...
After a two-hour standoff, the police decided further negotiations were futile, and sent an 800-pound Northrop Grumman robot with a bomb attached to ...
There was a dramatic drop in the number of Americans employed in the apparel industry over the last 30 years. Could robots lure clothing companies ...
Five years ago, Marketplace explored how machines, robots and software algorithms were increasingly entering the workforce in our series "Robots ...
The Amazon Robotics Challenge looks to develop the next stage of warehouse delivery by progressing sorting, picking, and stowing of inventory items ...
Time will tell whether our great-grandchildren will have a place on this planet or if it will be ruled by robots, humanity going the same way as the ...
Her research shows the way we treat robots (and animals, for that matter) has implications for the way we treat other human beings. Darling said the ...
"Robear" lifts a woman for a demonstration in Nagoya, central Japan. Welcome to the new age of elder care, the age of robots. JIJI PRESS / AFP/Getty ...
Most people store cars in their garage, except Joe — he has an eight-foot-tall robot. "He's made out of Nerf guns and a lot of toys!" Joe Sulit excitedly ...
Kaia was one of 120 girls between the ages of 8 and 18 who got to do activities such as program robots, create video games and make digital videos ...
Ryan Fischer/The Herald-Dispatch Wesley Hinten, 10, of Worthington, Ohio gives people an inside look at his emonymous robot, "Wesley II," during ...
The new STEM-related badges — for things like "What Robots Do" or "Programming Robots" — are meant to expose more young girls to the fields of ...
Robots and artificial intelligence are going to destroy that pattern,” says Harvard professor Richard Freeman while visiting Sydney. He argues “this ...
LISLE, N.Y. — For dairy farmer Chuck Mras, the decision to install robots was all about the future. “My son Andy was already back at the farm and my ...
JACKSON, Tenn. — Students at the University of Tennessee at Martin Jackson Center wrapped up their week of building robots this Friday. All week ...
Specialized robots have the potential to provide a cost-effective solution. Most products in development are a fraction of da Vinci's size, which makes ...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When a tall, thin robot was introduced to visitors at University of Illinois test plots July 13, it was reminiscent of early “Star Wars” ...
The Wall Street Journal reported that several companies are testing such robots in their distribution centers. Robotic “pickers” are 50 percent faster ...
Immigration is set to be a major issue this election and RNZ's podcast team are confronting the politics of it all, while also checking out the future of ...
Mention robots, and many people think of a large humanoid machine like C-3PO or RoboCop. But robotsincreasingly come in all shapes and ...
Robo-One has been featuring biped robotic battles since 2002. The robots square off in three rounds of 4.5-minute battle. For the first time in history, ...
Robots are going to take over many of the routine jobs in the world of work - some fear. Packaging goods in factories, plus food and car production are ...
Scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology in China have developed micro-robots capable of moving inside human blood vessels.
The development of ASICs optimized for industrial robot AI is approaching maturity, and autonomous driving is a trend, but the use of AI technology to ...
An autonomous security robot coined “Steve” became an internet sensation last week when it accidently drove into a fountain and nearly 'drowned' ...
Over the past few years, humanoid robots have been popping up on higher education campuses in Southern Ontario to aid students in the fields of ...
“But until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react.” In a Facebook Live broadcast, Zuckerberg, Facebook's ...
Industry veteran Mike Rose has announced his brand-new indie publishing label No More Robots. Using a data-driven approach, Rose will be using ...
This new breed of ethicist: Robots. Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology developed a robot, called an “intervening ethical governor,” to help ...
Avatarion Technology creates custom solutions for robots. It develops applications for humanoid robots by providing customers with a complete ...
There's a debate being waged within the upper echelons of our government as to whether or not and/or to what extent, America's military forces should ...
US president Donald Trump is celebrating Foxconn's decision to build a new plant in Wisconsin as a personal win. Had he not been elected, the ...
SAN ANTONIO - A middle school engineering camp that's exclusive to girls is in its third year, introducing more girls to robotics and engineering and ...
Russian weapons manufacturer Kalashnikov is best known for creating the AK-47 assault rifle. But the company's latest range of weapons could end ...
Yesterday, industry veteran Mike Rose (pictured right) announced his new publishing company, No More Robots, which aims to use a data-driven ...
It all started one Christmas, when 10-year-old Girl Scout Finlay Sitzman of Olathe saw her brother's toy robot for the first time. After playing with it for ...
Midwestern chain Schnucks Markets is testing its first front-of-store robot, according to the St. Louis Post –Dispatch. Tally, the 38-inch tall robot, will ...
Creative Loafing Tampa announced the nominations for the 2017 'Best of the Bay' Thursday afternoon, with Monkeys Fighting Robots receiving 11 ...
A new robotic gripping tool can grab floating objects in low gravity. The grippers could one day help robotsclean up dangerous space junk or assist ...
The report about Global Telepresence Robots Market 2017 constitutes of pervasive fundamental research along with a structured analysis of ...
Any fan of the mecha genre or who appreciate giant robots will surely love how the robots play huge roles in the plot of “Knight's & Magic.” The robots ...
They have come from all over the country to compete in the Festival of Champions. This weekend, the winning teams of the 2017 First Robotics ...
C Spire customers will get their first chance to meet and interact with Pepper, a four-foot tall humanoid robot, at a customer appreciation party this ...
In the report, "When Robots Do It All and Leisure Is Mandatory: Not for Another 100 Years," BBVA Compass Economist Shushanik Papanyan explores ...
Ed Smith, who works on the multi-asset team at Rathbones, comments, 'The optimists' argument has it that increasingly cheap robots will displace ...
In a face-to-face conversation, you end up saying more in subtle gestures, tics, and shifting of pose than you do in words. Unfortunately, most of us ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia's Foundation for Advanced Research (FPI) is conducting research to create groups of autonomous sea robots for the ...
Using a cheap robot, a team of hackers has cracked open a leading-brand combination safe, live on stage in Las Vegas. The team from SparkFun ...

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