Wednesday, August 2, 2017

8/1/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 8/1/2017
Robots in the "kid-size" (really around 16 inches tall) Robocup soccer league face off. These "Rhoban" bots, built by students at the University of ...
A startup called B12 builds websites with the help of “friendly robots.” Human designers, client managers, and copywriters still do much of the ...
The role of humans on the battlefield will be replaced by high-tech robotic killing machines, a U.S. military chief has said. Speaking at the third annual ...
Cartman - a budget-priced robot from Australia - has triumphed in an annual contest to create a machine that can identify, pick up and stow warehouse ...
Amazon says robotic machines work in tandem with humans at its warehouses, rather than replacing them. But the industry is pushing hard to expand ...
Researchers have created a way to design telescoping structures that can twist and bend, which could allow the creation of robots that collapse ...
NASA has announced the latest beneficiaries of its Small Business Technology Transfer program, which solicits and funds small-scale research ...
For years they have exploited those searching for that very simple thing – a home. But those who let them get away with it are culpable too • Rhiannon ...
Artificial skin with post-human sensing capabilities, and a better understanding of skin tissue, could pave the way for robots that can feel, ...
Ohio is now the fifth state in the nation to allow delivery robots on sidewalks. The Buckeye State joins Wisconsin, Florida, Virginia and Idaho where a ...
They used that to build the POLAR (polar optical lunar analog reconstruction) dataset, which can be used by robotic vision designers on future probes, ...
Aida is the perfect employee: always courteous, always learning and, as she says, "always at work, 24/7, 365 days a year." Aida, of course, is not a ...
Every month, a national or international media outlet publishes an article about how the robot revolution will result in many business professionals ...
NEW YORK (NBC News) — Robotic technology has become a big hit with people who don't like mowing the grass, even if mowing the grass is their ...
You know all those robots delivering food across D.C.? A hospital is working with the same company, Starship Technologies, for its own applications ...
Use and abilities of drones in agriculture have been increasing in the last two years while research continues on use of robots to pick apples, bundle ...
They should also inform themselves about future clients in emerging areas such as virtual reality, roboticsand artificial intelligence. Students might ...
The 15-year-old is part of a strong robotics club at St Peter's College in Palmerston North, which gets together in lunchtimes and competes in ...
The reality favourite, who is seeing Ex On The Beach's Stephen Bear, revealed she had been intimate with a machine. Speaking to Vice, she was ...
You also have to build (ro)bots to make sure the cars are at their highest performance and can compete well,” 17-year-old FIRST Robotics Competition ...
In a Frankenstein twist on their research, the robot abruptly stopped using English and could only be understood by other AI. It comes after other AI ...
Susan Teele of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute and Bob Doyle of the Robotics Industries Association, discussed the impact that ...
Food brands can face significant challenges in their supply chains as continual advances in technology mean the sector must constantly change in ...
GP: Imagine a world in which a mysterious giant robot from outer space landed in the Arizona desert years ago and bonded with Boy Scout Skip ...
Every day we see stories on how robots are going to take over our jobs, but this is certainly a time when we should consider the benefits of artificial ..
The algorithm can be used to build robots that can navigate past obstacles, fit into tiny spaces and collapse for easy transportation. Given a curve, the ...
The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (ACRV) has claimed first place in the 2017 Amazon RoboticsChallenge with a low-cost Cartesian robot for ...
JPMorgan will soon be using a first-of-its-kind robot to execute trades across its global equities algorithms business, after a European trial of the bank's ...
Mobile robotics in material handling and logistics will become a $75 billion market by 2027, according to a new report, which adds that it will be more ...
Sally Jones and her son Eli, 4, check out a dinosaur robot in the Barrie Public Library's Tinker Lab. The library has endless activities to enjoy this ...
From AI-assisted rendering and denoising, animated faces built from neural networks, robots that teach themselves to move, and external workstation ...
DULUTH, Minn. – Custom built robots zipped through obstacle courses at the Boys and Girls Club of Duluth this summer. “I think it's fun,” says Rodrick ...
Twenty-five area youths between the ages of 9 and 18 had the chance to learn the basics of cyber security, robotics the programming during a ...
In robotics, the approach has particular application for remote controlled vehicles, used to access hard-to-reach and typically treacherous areas for ...
Driving in Britain has turned into an Orwellian nightmare and it could happen in the US, too. Head out from London on a so-called 'smart' motorway ...
Facebook has shut down two robots after they began talking in a language, its researchers did not understand. The social media giant was testing how ...
It's been almost three decades since the highly anticipated film Robot Jox came out, and it's more than due for a reboot. In an age when reboots and ...
The world's first sex robot brothel is currently in talks to expand globally, while an Austrian brothel has claimed that its own sex doll is now more ...
Two teams entered the skills robotics challenge which saw teams build their own hardware and software to successfully pick and stow items in a ...

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