Monday, September 30, 2013

YOUR MONDAY DOSE OF ROBOT NEWS


So get started with your dose

Before there was the "Oracle of Delphi" there was Count Vampire J. Machiavelli

VJ Machiavelli

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New Study On Global and China Industrial Robot Industry Report ...PR Web (press release)
ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global and China Industrial Robot Industry Report, 2013" to its huge collection of research reports.Browse ...
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FIRST Robotics Championship to remain in St. LouisSt. Louis Business Journal (blog)
Organizers of the FIRST Robotics Championship said they plan to keep the annual event in St. Louis through at least 2017. St. Louis was selected from a group ...
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New Study On Global and China Industrial Robot Industry Report ...DigitalJournal.com
Industrial Robot Market report is designed for clients needing a quality in-depth understanding of the Industrial Robot Market report. These reports provide a ...
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Robots could take over half of US jobs - study3News NZ
It could only take two decades before almost half of jobs in the US are taken over by robots, a new study has found. An Oxford University study looked at 702 ...
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Jellyfish exterminator robot developedNanowerk
(Nanowerk News) A team led by Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's Professor ...
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Global Service Robotics IndustryDigitalJournal.com
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Service Robotics in US$ Thousands and Units. The Global market is analyzed by the following Product ...
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Robots could replace nearly 50 percent of the workforceKPHO Phoenix
Robots could replace nearly 50 percent of the workforce. Posted: Monday, September 30, 2013 8:10 AM EST. Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013 8:13 AM ...
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Will doctors be replaced by robots under Obamacare?Fox News
One of the hallmarks of the president's vision of Obamacare is that under his leadership, the cost of health care will come down. In addition to the fact that there is ...
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Indian-origin scientist develops 'brain' for robotsTimes of India
WASHINGTON: Robot brain! An Indian-origin scientist in US has developed a new feedback system that allows robots to operate with minimal supervision and ...
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Winners of the euRathlon 2013 land robotics competition announced!Robohub
euRathlon is an outdoor robotics competition where teams test the intelligence and autonomy of their robots in realistic mock emergency-response scenarios.
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Robot Can Solve A Rubik's Cube In One Second (VIDEO)Huffington Post UK
As if you needed another reminded, robots are getting closer to making humanity fundamentally irrelevant. Today's example, however, is a little less galling than ...
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BBZ150 Bluetooth Robot: Foosball 2.0Technabob (blog)
One of those games I always saw in the arcade quite, but never quite understood was foosball. I get that it's sort of like playing soccer on a table, but I always ...
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Penn Engineering's GRASP Lab and Wharton's Mack Institute Take ...DigitalJournal.com
Beginning today, contestants from all over the globe will propose commercial applications for robotictechnologies developed by Engineering professors Vijay ...
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Osaka University's human-like androids: in picturesTelegraph.co.uk
When Japanese scientists make robots they like to make them as lifelike as possible, ... Hiroshi Ishiguro, who has been developing robots for 12 years at Osaka ...
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Yaskawa to invest millions in IsraelYnetnews
... from Japan, a global leader in planning and manufacturing industrial robots, is set to invest tens of millions of shekels in an Israeli company in the robotics ...
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Robots create world-first artworkSky News Australia
In what has been described as a world first, an artist has created an artwork simultaneously in Vienna, London and Berlin, with the help of two robots. Austrian ...
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Oxford Professors: Robots And Computers Could Take Half Our ...Men's News Daily
Robot 2013 What are human workers going to do when super-intelligent robots and computers are better than us at doing everything? That is one of the ...
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euRathlon 2013 land robotics competition – Day Four recapRobohub
The autonomous robot MuCAR-3 from team MuCAR (University of the Bundeswehr Munich) arrives. Photo credits: Aaron Boardley. Clouds, mist and rain ...
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Robots to replace almost 50 per cent of the work forceHerald Sun
Robots to replace almost 50 per cent of the work force. by: STAFF WRITERS; From: news.com.au; September 30, 2013 7:33AM. Increase Text Size · Decrease ...
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The rage for roboticsHimalayan Times
KATHMANDU: Karkhana Pvt Ltd and Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) are jointly organising the second edition of Nepal Robotics Championship 'Yantra ...
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Jobs being taken over by robotsKTAR.com
Or, as Isaac Asimov wrote in his famous collection of short stories, "I, Robot," “Only the machines, from now on, are inevitable." To know if your job is in trouble, ...
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Drones dull the drudgeryHerald Sun
Modern day farmers are no longer just found toiling knee deep in wheat crops but they are tinkering with robots and computers to help run their properties.
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X-Robot Shows New Cool Electric Segway-Like Vehicles [Video]autoevolution
The Segway pioneered the 2-wheeled electric transportation, but for some reasons, it didn't take off the way its creators had hoped. However, it triggered the ...
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Human-like Robot Getting CloserFars News Agency
TEHRAN (FNA)- A robot that feels, sees and, in particular, thinks and learns like us. It still seems like science fiction, but if it's up to University of Twente (UT) ...
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Robotic milkers at Dairy ShowThis is Somerset
ROBOTIC milkers will be on display at the Dairy Show next week to show farmers the benefits modern technology can bring. Sales of robotic milkers are ...
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Indian-origin researcher developing robots with 'brains'Newstrack India
Washington, Sept. 29 (ANI): A Indian-origin researcher has developed a new feedback system that allows robots to operate with minimal supervision, and can ...
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Adept sees adoption of robotics in primary food processingFoodProductionDaily.com
Adept showcased its SoftPic grippers and Quattro robots used for primary and secondary food packaging at Pack Expo in Las Vegas.
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Students create helpful robotsMassillon Independent
William Ayers, a second-grade student in Barbara Miklos' class at St. Barbara School, attaches an arm with duct tape to his robot creation. Students created a ...
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New Study on Robots Highlights Investing OpportunitiesDailyFinance
The International Federation of Robotics recently released it's "World Robotics 2013 -- IndustrialRobot" report. In a quest to find the best robotics investment for ...
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This android's muscles and tendons allow it to move like a humanio9
As the designers of this android undoubtedly know, the best way to get arobot to look and move like a human is to give it an actual musculoskeletal system.
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Austrian uses robots to create art in three different citiesIrish Independent
Austrian uses robots to create art in three different cities ... has created three artworks simultaneously in Vienna, Berlin and London using two industrial robots.
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'Education should produce good humans, not mechanical robots'Hindustan Times
The central point of the education is not to produce mechanical robots, but to produce good human beings -- this was the core thought and motive of principals' ...
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Austrian artist uses robots to create art in three citiesTimes of Malta
An Austrian artist enlisted the help of two robots to create a work of art simultaneously in Vienna, London and Berlin in what he called a world first. Alex Kiessling ...
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Pakistan's first ever robotic event organised by NED UniversityNews Tribe
NED University SENTEC Robotic Competition organised in NED | TheNewsTribe KARACHI: Under the umbrella of Science Engineering and Technology ...
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Robotic welding program brings Walker to FVTCAppleton Post Crescent
The program — and the eight robots mounted with welding guns — caught the ... to add as many as 20 more, views robotic welding training as a definite plus.
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Researchers want to send snake robots to MarsPCR-online.biz
A snake-shaped robot is being considered for use in future European Space Agency (ESA) Mars missions. The research on the use of the slithering design is ...
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Chinese Industrial Robot Market 2013 AnalysisSBWire (press release)
Dallas, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/27/2013 -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds new market research report “Global and China Industrial Robot Industry Report ...
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New Standard Means You Could Be Working With Robots SoonMotley Fool
The big news in robotics has been the adoption of the RIA/ANSI F15.06 2012 safety guideline earlier this year. This is a pivotal moment in robotics because the ...
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FANUC America Demonstrates Ultra High-Speed Picking with New ...Robotics Online (press release)
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – FANUC America Corporation demonstrates ultra high-speed battery picking with its new intelligent M-1iA/1H parallel-link ...
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Drivers who don't use their hands are on our roads alreadyFinancial Times
Judging from all the drivers I notice busily texting away on the roadways and even in a Zurich tram on the Bahnhofstrasse last week, apparently robots are ...
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Mentors of Steel: The role of mentoring in robotics educationRobohub
The Girls of Steel – a competitive FIRST team located in Pittsburg, PA – is on a mission to draw more young women into engineering. We've already heard what ...
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In the Future, Wars Will Be Fought with Lasers and RobotsGizmodo
If you take a step back and really think about it, we're living in a pretty futuristic age. People are flying around on jetpacks. Everybody's carrying around pocket ...
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Report From the Maker Faire: Local Girl Wins AwardBaristanet
This event highlights interests in science, education, robots, crafts, circuit boards 3D printers and more. New technologies and makers of do-it-yourself projects ...
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What Undercover Boss and The Jetsons Tell Us About the Future of ...Slate Magazine (blog)
We now know, however, that it's far harder to get robots to do things that come naturally to us (like identify objects and pick them up) than it is to get them to prove ...
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Robots, drones and self-driving cars, oh mySiliconBeat
“It's a loaded word,” said Steve Cousins at C2SV, or Creative Convergence Silicon Valley, Thursday in San Jose. Cousins, formerly CEO of robot maker Willow ...
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Robot teacherFox News
There's not -- robot can assist teachers what their lessons in computer science and ... But the addition of a programmable robots we'll bring -- student learning ...
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With robots, artist simultaneously draws in three citiesChina Post
VIENNA -- An Austrian artist on Thursday drew three pictures simultaneously in three European capitals thanks to two robots copying his every movement in real ...
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Fisher Barton donates robotic arm to high schoolWatertown Daily Times
Robots are now making a home at Watertown High School after a generous donation from a local business to encourage manufacturing jobs after high school.
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Friday, September 27, 2013

THE TGIF DOSE OF ROBOT NEWS FOR YOU TO READ

So get started.

Before there was the "Oracle of Delphi" there was Count Vampire J. Machiavelli

VJ Machiavelli

On Twitter @vjmachiavelli 


iCub Robot May Think Like a Human: Lines Between Man and ...Science World Report
What if a robot could act and even feel like a human? Researchers are getting a bit closer to accomplishing that feat. They're working on a robot that feels, sees, ...
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Robot scholarships; Revive SJ; CASA; BEN Column, Sept. 27 ...NJ.com
Robot scholarships; Revive SJ; CASA; BEN Column, Sept. ... 40-44 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton Saturday at 10 a.m. to watch six teams of robots compete.
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Marine Corps Warfighting Lab experiment may lead to possible ...DVIDS
The experiment is also using and evaluating Robotic Moving Targets. The robots are treaded moving targets developed by an Australian company named ...
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With robots, Austrian artist Alex Kiessling simultaneously draws in ...Art Daily
An industrial robot reproduces the art work of Austrian artist Alex Kiessling live in Breitscheidplatz in Berlin and at Trafalgar Square in London on September 26, ...
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Call for papers: We Robot 2014Robohub
hdr-we-robot-2014-11 Robotics is becoming a transformative technology that presents many legal and social challenges. This conference will build on existing ...
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QinetiQ North America wins $20M contract for TALON IV robotsWashington Technology
QinetiQ North America has won a $20 million contract to provide Iraq with the company's TALON IV military robots, spares and training. This contract was ...
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Siemens and Kuka join forces on machine tool roboticsDrives & Controls
Siemens Drive Technologies and Kuka Robots have announced a cooperation agreement centred on the integration of Kuka robots with Siemens CNC systems ...
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The Pentagon Wants Its Creepy Robot Horse To Be Silent And ...Uproxx
The LS3 Support System, better known to robophiles (as in people who likerobots, not our own admittedly highly loveable Robopanda) as “Big Dog”, just got an ...
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Human Robot Getting Closer: iCub Robot Must Learn from Its ...Science Daily (press release)
Sep. 27, 2013 — A robot that feels, sees and, in particular, thinks and learns like us. It still seems like science fiction, but if it's up to University of Twente (UT) ...
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2013 Medical Device Manufacturer of the Year Finalists: Rethink ...Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
With robotics trailblazer Rodney Brooks at the helm, Rethink Robotics boasted a banner year in 2013 as its flagship product Baxter robot shot to stardom.
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Croco Studio celebrates with free apps for kidsDailyGame
Bucharest, Romania – Successful iOS developer Croco Studio is pleased to share that its flagship app Build and Play 3D – Planes, Trains, Robots and More ...
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euRathlon 2013 land robotics competition – Day Three recapRobohub
UAV pilot demostration carried out by CATEC during the euRathlon 2013 workshop. Photo credits: Aaron Boardley. The sun was shining again on the third day ...
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A glimpse at our robotic future: 235 start-ups reviewedRobohub
Robotic start-up companies range from the whimsical to the amazing, from futuristic to topical, and from hubs of robotic activity in Silicon Valley, Boston, New ...
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Professor develops 'brain' for robotsScience Daily (press release)
Sep. 26, 2013 — A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology has developed a new feedback system to remotely control mobile robots.
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Jellyfish exterminator robot developedPhys.Org
A team led by KAIST Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's Professor Hyeon Myeong has just finished testing the cooperative assembly robot for ...
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The image of heads created by the robots and Kiessling will be ...Daily Mail
An Austrian artist has figured out how be in three places at the same time with the help of two robots. Alex Kiessling is today creating a work of art simultaneously ...
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See Unbelievable 3-D Visuals Performed Live With Robots and ...Wired
Design and engineering studio Bot & Dolly have done something very rare — they've shown us something that we've never seen. It's so spectacular, in fact, that ...
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QinetiQ North America's TALON® Robot Selected by IraqRobotics Tomorrow
he TALON IV robot provides the Iraqi military's explosive ordnance disposal technicians with a man-transportable capability to remotely perform reconnaissance ...
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Robotic "birds of prey" make their mark on the food packaging industryRobotics Tomorrow
2013-09-23 - With a combination of tenacious experience and engineering, JLS Automation is out to change the food packaging industry-one ABB robot at a ...
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Robot wars: top 20 US jobs likely to be lost to machineCitywire.co.uk
About 47% of US employment is at risk of being replaced by computers or robots according to a new study by academics at the University of Oxford. We list the ...
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Reliable, easy-to-use Roxtec sealing solutions reduce field ...Robotics Tomorrow
FANUC Robotics America is committed to cutting business costs. One way of achieving that objective is to eliminate time required for field installation of the ...
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PTC Continues as Exclusive CAD and Collaboration Sponsor of ...Robotics Tomorrow
NEEDHAM, Mass.--Dedicated to promoting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational opportunities, PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) today ...
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QinetiQ North America's TALON Robot Selected by IraqVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it is being awarded a $20 million, firm-fixed-price contract for its TALON® IV military robots, spares and training.
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Robotic arm in London replicates drawing in ViennaITV News
robotic arm in London is replicating the exact work of an artist as he draws an image of a face 900 miles away in Vienna. Video of Alex Kiessling is being ...
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Toray Engineering Announces Revolutionary Coater System ...MarketWatch (press release)
Eliminates additional costs of vacuum equipment and transfer robots Supplementary equipment such as vacuum equipment and transfer robots are not required, ...
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Industrial Robots Industry 2013 Report on Trends & AnalysisMENAFN.COM
Sep 27, 2013 (Menafn - M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --Global and China Industrial Robot Industry Report, 2013 is now available at RnRMarketResearch.com.
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Loansome robots replace cash cowboysMail & Guardian Online
Loansome robots replace cash cowboys. 27 Sep 2013 00:00 Lisa Steyn · Tweet. Microlenders who put their trust in algorithms say humans indulge in too much ...
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Artist Uses Robots To Simultaneously Draw A Picture In Three ...Business Insider Australia
Artist robots An industrial robot reproduces the art work of Austrian artist Alex Kiessling live in Breitscheidplatz in Berlin and at Trafalgar Square in London on ...
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Watch Australia's 'Flume' Collab With Intel's Musical RobotsGizmodo Australia
Stylish direction and cool robots? We're in. Conducted by the purpose-built 'Felix the robot conductor', with beats by 21 year old Sydney artist, Flume. You may ...
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Foundry Group Adds To Robot Army, Funds Drone Makertechrockies.com
Need your own robot army? You might try asking local venture capital investor Foundry Group, which has just added another, robot maker to its portfolio of ...
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Are robots taking over the world?Deseret News
Industry has a long history of benefiting from technological progress. From the spinning jenny to the personal computer, machines have not only made ...
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Sapulpa Middle School receives grantSapulpa Daily Herald
The middle school ngineering project for students focuses on robotics. Students can work with partners and small groups to build up to 12 different robots with ...
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New Robots Could Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections in MinnesotaKSTP.com
Millions of patients across the United States end up with new infections during their hospital stays. Now special new robots could help patients here in Minnesota ...
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Some Robots Are Starting to Move More Like HumansMIT Technology Review
Robots usually look rigid and nonhuman, with joints engineered to avoid the elasticity that can make their movements less predictable and harder to control.
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Japanese Robots: Argo's ReWalk Exoskeleton Gets a Pile of ...AkihabaraNews
“Yes hello, this is Yaskawa again - Konnichiwa! Yeah so, our assistive robotics stuff already got coverage this month, but we also just sealed a deal to finance, ...
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Sales of robotic milkers soar at Dairy ShowFarming UK
Sales of robotic milkers are rocketing, with more and more farmers seeking to ... “Most of our clients have chosen robots to improve cow welfare, boost yields, ...
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The Robots Are Coming - Now What?Huffington Post
A new study says that nearly half of all American jobs may soon be performed by robots. And the White House has just announced the formation of "the ...
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A new feedback system to remotely control mobile robotsNanowerk
(Nanowerk News) A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology has developed a new feedback system to remotely control mobile robots.
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Planetary Annihilation hits beta today, watch tiny robots battle for ...games.on.net
Planetary Annihilation backers will already know, but those of you following along from the outside will be excited to hear that Uber Entertainment's spherical ...
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Robots compete in mock disaster-response scenarios at EurathlonGizmag
Roboticists are competing in Europe this week to prove their superiority at bomb disposal and other dangerous tasks, but the teams are not comprised of military ...
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Robot Snakes Could Help Us Explore MarsMashable
Instead of robots-on-wheels rolling around on Mars, mechanized snakes may soon explore the red planet. The European Space Agency has asked Norwegian ...
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SOTG operators put robots to testDVIDS
An operator demonstrates a Stingray Micro Unmanned Ground Vehicle's capabilities Sept. 18 at Camp Hansen. Photo by Lance Cpl. Stephen D. Himes.
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Farm RobotsABC Online (blog)
Farming practices have come a long way since the days of the horse drawn cart and plough. In fact those romantic images of hundreds working the fields and ...
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There are mobile robots and then there's KUKA's MOBILE robotRobohub
... their concept mobile robot showing how it could work a huge turbine blade.... of a KUKA omnimove mobile platform, a KR Quantec shelf-mounted robotarm, ...
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Robots Making MN Hospital Squeaky Clean Via UV RaysCBS Local
EDINA, Minn. (WCCO) – Fairview Southdale in Edina is embracing technology and putting a team ofrobots to work inside patients' rooms. The robots eliminate ...
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26/09/2013With robots, artist simultaneously draws in three citiesExpatica Germany
An Austrian artist on Thursday drew three pictures simultaneously in three European capitals thanks to two robots copying his every movement in real time in ...
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You, Too, Can 3D Print a RobotMashable
Robots are part of our everyday lives, but they're boring — relegated to menial jobs like scrubbing your floor, vacuuming it or just zig-zagging all over it. Sure ...
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Reinvention revolution: Robots and perceptive mediaallvoices
“Did you see RoboCop?” he asked an audience at Manhattan's Liberty Theater. “Of course we're terrified. The “Today” co-host and MSNBC contributor is ...
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Artist Alex Kiessling's 'Long Distance' uses robots to copy him paintingDaily Mail
The artist, who said he has a life-long fascination with robots, is using two ABB IRB 4600 industrial machines, each 2.8 metres high and weighing in at 435 ...
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Robots are the Next Big Thing in TelepresenceWall Street Journal
The latest thing in corporate videoconferencing isn't the grand “telepresence room” with wall-to-ceiling high-definition monitors and leather chairs arranged ...
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Are robots coming for your job?Fox News
MAYBE A ROBOT CAN DELIVER THE MAIL? THAT'S THE QUESTION RIGHT NOW, COULDROBOTS TAKE OVER THE WORKFORCE? A NEW STUDY SAYS ...
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Robots Now Replacing Chinese Factory Workers and US Fighter ...Gawker
Tom Cruise in that Top Gun movie, Han Solo, and that U.S. Airways pilot who landed a busted passenger jet in the Hudson River are some of the many dashing ...
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How to Slay a Robot : Try These iPhone + Android GamesSiliconANGLE (blog)
If you're a fan of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, you've probably already seen “The World's End.” It's a movie about a guy and his friends wanting to relive their ...
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Con | Living wage will force chains to replace humans with robotsMyrtleBeachOnline.com
WASHINGTON — The writer is addressing the question, “Should fast-food workers earn a living wage?” Medieval doctors bled their patients with leaches.
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QinetiQ North America's TALON Robot Selected by IraqMarketWatch (press release)
QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it is being awarded a $20 million, firm-fixed-price contract for its TALON(R) IV military robots, spares and training.
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