Monday, December 11, 2017

11/27/2017 BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   11/27/2017
The difference between the robots of today and all previous forms of automation is that they are so flexible (Editorial, 25 November). Intelligent robots will be utilised in any new enterprise rather than people now because the financial returns are likely to be so much greater, given that there will be no ...
Robots are going to keep eliminating jobs. That's the gist of the latest projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which attempt to predict the future ...
One potential solution is to build robots in a way that when they face a tricky situation, they can improvise. They would do this by using their past experiences from training, combined with some context of their current situation. This approach will most likely lead to them making very complex decisions.
The tale of new technologies causing the death of work is the prophecy that keeps on giving. Despite evidence to the contrary, we still view technological change today as being more rapid and dramatic in its consequences than ever before. The mistaken view that robots will take our jobs may come from ...
The efficiency of the recruitment industry is set by the ability of employers and agents to match candidates to vacancies. With a typical hire taking up to six weeks and costing upwards of $4,000, more accurate matching can clearly lead to reduced waste of time and resources, and an impact on a ...
Industrial robots have existed since the 1960s, when the first Unimate robotic arm was installed at a General Motors plant in the United States. Nearly ...
In October of this year, Saudi Arabia granted the world's first citizenship to a robot. The humanoid, named Sophia, is the brainchild of Hanson Robotics, an American firm by way of Hong Kong, and it (she?) is controlled by an ever-evolving artificial intelligence. Sophia's brain is a cloud-based network that ...
There will soon be an algorithm to diagnose your health problem, a driverless air taxi to take you to the hospital and a robot to perform surgery on you, ...
Responding to footage of a 6ft9 back-flipping robot, the Tesla CEO spoke of the need to control development of AI, or else it could be 'sweet dreams' ...
Fourteen-year-old Hargobind Khurana had always been fascinated by computers, electronics, and robots. Since his school curriculum didn't offer ...
BEIJING: Scientists have developed a swarm of robots measuring about the size of a blood cell that can be remotely operated to diagnose and treat ...
Ever since I saw Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot perform a backflip, I've not ... These robots are beginning to shrug at us and we just stand and stare.
Hi, this is Pavel in Japan. First, the good news: robots are finally coming. The bad news: they won't be the sexy humanoids imagined by anime ...
The biggest robotics festival in Europe, Robotex, that took place in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, hosted among other things the first live concert ...
Not all bankers need to fear the march of the robots. Nordea Bank, which last month said it will need to cut 6 000 jobs as part of a process to become a ...
How vision operates is a complex task thehuman brain (and now “computer brains” have to take on). We take much of whatour brains do for granted.
More than nine months and hundreds of miles after Starship Technologies' squat, white delivery robots hit Redwood City streets in February, officials ...
A chance meeting in a bar one night led a young Australian academic Genevieve Bell into a job she'd never expected. She was hired by software maker, Intel, as their resident anthropologist. Her boss asked her to find out how people outside America were using their cell phones. This began fourteen ...
First of all, people will form an intense connection with their robot companions.” “These robots will be tailor-made to meet people's desires, and will do things that human partners cannot or will not do. For this reason, significant numbers of people will likely come to use robots as their primary mode of ...
The surging availability of robotic sex dolls and virtual reality pornography means it is now easier than ever for people to rely on technology for all their ...
SPARTA, NJ – The gymnasium at Sparta Middle School was swarming with robots last weekend. Sixteen elementary and middle school FIRST Lego ...
It features a touch-screen panel where visitors to the office can check in, automatically alerting the employee they are meeting of their arrival. The robot ...
The International Robotics Challenge was held in Sydney last week, and showed off just how good our future robot overlords are. They might even ...
Ludwig, a two-foot-tall robot, was created by University of Toronto researchers to engage people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu). The implication, then, is that the country's present and future depend very much on our ability to understand and meet the ...
I was dismayed at Geoffrey A. Fowler's Nov. 19 Business column, “These robots don't want your job — just your love,” which emphasized the “magic” ...
MCALLEN, RGV – Diana A. Peña, coordinator for career technical education at McAllen ISD spoke for many at a recent FIRST-RGV robotics tournament when she said the non-profit is not just about building robots. “One of the most important things the student gets from these robotics events, aside from ...
Artist-in-residence Daniel Pillis stumbled over a pile of old robot parts tucked in a basement hallway at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute.
Delivery companies (of course) are looking to get rid of human labor, and use robots to bring everything from pizza and Chinese food to Amazon ...
Primary sector and manufacturing employees may find themselves with some interesting new colleagues in the next few years as researchers develop robots that can be trained to work alongside people in factories and the great outdoors. A two-year, $2m project funded by the Science for Technological ...
The system permits a client to stay inside a VR room controlled with different sensor displayers, which makes them feel like they are inside the robot's ...
An exclusive Sunday Mirror investigation into the shocking conditions for staff at Amazon has generate a massive response online. It discovered workers fall asleep on their feet during relentless 10hr shifts - under constant pressure to deal with a package every 30 seconds. You can read the full ...
The use of robotics in the lettuce industry is one example where growers have turned to machinery for both harvesting as well as packing produce. Taylor Farms, lettuce producer in California, utilizes robots in harvesting their Romaine and baby leaf lettuce. They also function in numerous other ...
As Prince Chapman Academy students navigated an obstacle course against a racing clock, teacher Jarod Leasure encouraged and complimented them from the sidelines. “This is extremely impressive,” he said. “Good job. You have so much time left it's ridiculous.” The two-minute challenge didn't ...
Beijing, Nov 27 Scientists have developed a swarm of robots measuring about the size of a blood cell that can be remotely operated to diagnose and ...
Measuring just a few millionths of a metre long, these machines called “bio-hybrids” have already been successfully tested on animals. Now a team of boffins believe they are ready to make the jump to humans. The robots will deliver treatment to very hard-to-reach parts of the body. Doctors would track ...
GlobalSpace Technologies, on Monday announced the launch of 'Makebot', their STEM based educational DIY robotic kits. Makebot is an Edu-Tech ...
AI robots could be commonplace in our homes within a few years. Credits: Image - Getty; Video - Newshub. Watch out Jacinda Ardern - a politician named Sam is making a beeline for Parliament at the next election. Except unlike the many others who will throw their hat into the ring, Sam is not human ...
ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ABB and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, two global industrial automation and robot suppliers, announced today that the ...
Brainlabs is one of those places – the sort that has a robot secretary. A bit startuppy, quirky, cool. Lego figurines lining the walls, a birthday board, free ...
The Techman Robot company is inviting Japanese companies to apply to become distributors for the its robotics and automation products.
The robot can be coded and features voice command, facial recognition and an augmented reality game controlled by your Smartphone. You can ...
MANILA — UBTech Robotics has launched Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia the Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper robots in the Philippine market.
The robotics and automation industry has always held a fascination for many people – for seasoned professionals and even passing observers alike. And it's been particularly interesting in the past couple of years, for several reasons. One reason is the advancements in computing – both hardware and ...
Global Surgical Robots Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 Report “ Provides In-Depth Analysis Of Parent ...
Recently, though, CD Projekt Red has posted a new job listing for a vehicle artist that sees complex vehicles, planes, bikes, robots and mechanics to ...
(And they never need to take a sick day.) Over the last few years, a growing army of efficient cost-cutting robots has arrived to automate a range of food ...
About Taxes, Each Side Is Equally and Foolishly Robotic. submit to reddit. By Chris ... If we don't have jobs and income, robot-made products will have no customers.” Some have taken ... Perhaps we should be wary of the robots that create misleading headlines and flimsy stories. Those programmed to ...
“This is an exciting time for our company as now after years of development work we are finally able to bring Mekamon to customers across the UK and US,” said chief executive and former UWE graduate Silas Adekunle, who set up Reach Robotics in 2013 with Chris Beck who'd been working as a ...