Thursday, August 3, 2017

8/2/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS   8/2/2017
Addison Ritner meticulously inserted Lego bricks into the base of what would become a robot. Sometimes the bricks fit, other times it required her to ...
The age of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics is upon us, but the current fad of emotional humanoid robots is not headed in the right direction.
Interacting with Kuri, a robot set to hit the market in December, is at once fascinating, delightful, and puzzling. Kuri's creators call it a "companion robot ...
The MIT Media lab version is much more humane, however, using palm-sized robots that cling onto clothing with magnets. The team has been ...
Robots are coming for our jobs—but not all of our jobs. They're coming, in ever increasing numbers, for a certain kind of work. For farm and factory ...
Aside from being a story about giant robots beating the snot out of equally giant aliens, Mech Cadet Yu—inspired by a story Pak and Miyazawa ...
In the concluding part of their lively R2-detour, the pair criss-cross the globe to fistbump with state-of-the-art robotic AI, from Nasa's bipedal would-be ...
This weekend, the premier international robotics soccer tournament, the annual RoboCup, took place in Nagoya, Japan. The competition, which sees ...
As Chris Matthews, vice president of marketing at Mayfield Robotics put it: “What does Kuri do?” In other words, we know that Kuri is cute and fun, but ...
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A born-in-Japan competition of low-tech clunky robots is gaining traction in many countries, spreading its motto that “All failures are beautiful.”.
An inexpensive robot has triumphed over its more sophisticated competition to win Amazon's annual Robotics Challenge. 'Cartman', a robot designed ...
The Sun revealed yesterday that Facebook's boffins shut down part of an AI experiment when two robotsmade up their own language and began ...
Nvidia has been teaching robots how to play games and perform more practical tasks using virtual reality and it is showing off what they can do at this ...
Daniel Wilson is the bestselling author of Robopocalypse, How to Survive a Robot Uprising, and many other books. A former roboticist, he is now a ...
As you can see, the humanoid robots seem rather better at falling over than kicking the ball. Perhaps they've been programmed with the mind of the ...
GreyOrange, an Indian AI and robotics company based in Delhi NCR, is one of the few Indian companies that has been building tools that can make ...
The University of Virginia Health System on Tuesday offered a peak at its lab that features a new system for running blood tests using robotics rather ...
Last year, MIT and Stanford debuted a new type of robot that could crawl over the surface of your clothing with the use of magnets. Now, it appears to ...
According to multiple reports, American workers are so high on pills that they can't get it together enough to get a job, which is causing manufacturers ...
In my Reason sexbot feature a few years ago, I noted that not even the most starry-eyed roboticists, futurists, and philosophers expect sex with robots ...
A Coventry robotics expert has spoken of his fears after Facebook had to abort an artificial intelligence experiment - after two robots began ...
Canada turned 150 this week, and to celebrate, a robotics, puppetry, and live performance company called La Machine unleashed its giant robot ...
As JPMorgan, the world's largest interbank FX dealer by volume takes the reign from Citigroup, the company prepares to replace traders with robots.
Amazon has revealed the winning team in its Robotics Challenge 2017. Teams from around the world took home $270,000 in prizes, the company ...
A team of engineers and programmers from Tamagawa University won first place at RoboCup, an international competition for in-home robots held in ...
When it comes to designing robots with dextrous digits, you've got to hand it to the Chinese, especially now that a local university has picked up a ...
Nxt Robotics, a San Diego startup developing robots for private security, has named San Diego CyberHive and CyberTech founder Darin Anderson as ...
Some humanoid robots can walk, talk, climb stairs, and even run (in the case of Honda's ASIMO), but robots still fall well short of the sophistication ...
Amid a seemingly constant stream of alarmist news from experts about how robots and artificial intelligence will upturn our entire world, including Elon ...
Artificial intelligence has taken a back alley to gain access to the global labor force. Many imagined an army of hulking robots, but today's AI is much ...
Major robots leading to three different schools have finally been fixed after six months of despair. I am grateful to the municipality for having responded ...
CBR lists 7 of the biggest predictions made by billionaire, Elon Musk for the future of advanced technology such as robot doctors and humans in space ...
Boston Dynamics, everyone's favourite robotics company and purveyor of the apocalypse, recently visited Vancouver to demo its Spot Mini robot and ...
The global robots market in oil and gas drilling operations to grow at a CAGR of 4.68% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Global Robots Market ...
MIT creates incredible 'living jewelry' robots for clothing. Researchers at MIT's media lab have developed miniature robots that roam on a wearer's ...
What happens when you combine robotics with cloud computing? You get smart robots powered by a super “brain” that resides in the cloud. Robots ...

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