Friday, February 28, 2014

TGIF ROBOT NEWS UPDATE


Robots to the Rescue: Machines That Bring Hope
As kids play games such as Simon Says with the robot, they strengthen their motor, speaking and educational skills, while therapists use the bot to ...
University at Buffalo Reporter
Robots, rockets and more all during Engineering Week
Hundreds of students crowded around a makeshift arena in the Student Union, excited as a battle between two robots ended with one being hauled off ...
Nanowerk
Helping robots learn to walk
(Nanowerk News) Fully autonomous robots could transform the way we live, but so far such machines remain beyond the reach of our most advanced ...
BR's Robotics Club ready for robotics competition
The Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School Robotics Club is busy preparing for the New England districts robotic competition at Worcester ...
Frost & Sullivan: Dr. Robot's Appointment Book About to Fill Up, Big
Recently, Baptist Health South Florida's Center for Robotic Surgery showed us just how much robots on the surgical floor could do, showing off not ...
Robots to control traffic?
KINSHASA (AFP) - Can giant robots with a deep voice and massive arms be the answer to easing traffic chaos in the capital of the Democratic ...
BR's Robotics Club ready for robotics competition
It's a robot that can race for ward, backward, kick and throw a 24-inch ... The teams will pit their robotsagainst each other's, trying to score the most ...
Dairy: Robots provide more time for pedigree management
The high-tech system incorporates three robotic milking stations and is budgeted to be paid back in 15 years. Robert Sloan, farming in partnership with ...
Daily Commercial News
Robot workers no longer a concept
It might sound far-fetched, but scientists have now created robots that can build a house for you without having to be told how to go about it. A team of ...
The Guardian
NSA robots are 'collecting' your data, too, and they're getting away with it
The robots-vs-spies divide is especially important as we decide what to do about NSA and GCHQ surveillance. The spy community and the Justice ...

Sisters bet robotics in schools will plant seeds for STEM careers
Can robots steer students towards careers in science and technology? Melissa Jawaharlal thinks so and she's built a robotics kit to prove it.
Inventorspot
Ever Wonder What Your Garden Is Missing? Why Not RoboticLamps?
I can tell you what most of you probably don't have - and what you most definitely, undeniably need: robots. Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the ...
NPR (blog)
Robot Swarm: A Flock Of Drones That Fly Autonomously
The Hungarian team plans to demonstrate its drone-swarm research later this year in Chicago, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots ...
Medical robots will revolutionize most surgical disciplines
London – Surgical robots are gaining widespread acceptance across the globe as they enhance the surgeon's abilities in terms of surgical imaging, ...
New Vision
The traffic robots of Kinshasa...
"Lets leave robots to do the job," says a taxi driver, in reference to traffic police who "bother us too much". CREDIT/AFP (Source: Getty Images).
Robots & Rogues holding Food Finders fundraiser
Robots & Rogues New & Used Books is hosting a fundraising game tournament Saturday to benefit Food Finders Food Bank. The fundraiser is a ...
Local students enter robots in ICC VEX Robotics Tournament
BECKER, Miss. (WTVA) - Around 165 students from Mississippi and Tennessee competed in a qualification round of the ICC VEX Robotics ...
Ranney robotics team brings home 6 state championship trophies
Ranney School's Robotics Team, including 24 Upper and Middle School students and seven robots, competed at the New Jersey VEX Robotics State ...
Today In Dystopian War Robots That Will Harvest Us For Our Organs…
Every few weeks these days you find a great team of robots that can work ... This makes them perfect forrobot sports games, robot exploration, and ...
Telegraph.co.uk
UK researchers investigate robots that can keep secrets
British researchers are exploring ways to prevent information stored on robots being hacked or passed on to others, as part of a £2 million three-year ...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY'S WHATS UP WITH ROBOTS


Robots, Drones and Subs: Where Should the Military Invest?
The Pentagon is putting tens of thousands of soldiers, the A-10 and U-2 aircraft, and billions of dollars on the chopping block in the budget proposal ...
Surgical Robots Take Center Stage with Live Surgical Cases
Robots performing delicate surgery has been a topic of conversation for some time now. While some absolutely love the thought of a robot's incredible ...
Riveting Robots: Firestone High School Students Score Award
Akron, Ohio– It's not often you walk into a classroom and find a robot, but that's the case at Firestone High School in Akron. Students there started ...
Collin Boots | Robots don't kill people
L a st week I attended a seminar entitled “How to NOT build a Terminator” by Ronald Arkin, director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory at the Georgia ...
TERMES Project Models Robots Based on Collective Intelligence of Termites
Though typically associated with the destruction of structures, termite colonies may have inspired the next big innovation in construction. A team of ...
Invest In Robots, And Get On Their Good Side While There's Still Time
Message to investors who have been waiting on robotics to represent an authentic industry before putting money into it: you may have some catching ...
NASA's Latest Robot: A Rolling Tangle of Rods That Can Take a Beating
Space-bound robots tend look like tanks and are about as flexible as the Tin Man after a rainstorm. Don't get me wrong, the robots NASA sends to, say ...
Reservoir High School Robotics Club.
Robots are slowly entering our lives and becoming mainstream. You can buy a robotic vacuum cleaner or a robotic lawn mower. Where does one go ...
Robohub
The robots behind your Internet shopping addiction: How your wallet is driving retail automation
Kiva distribution centre, where hundreds of mobile robots combine with ... Amazon and Google are in competition and both will use robots for a more ...
Economists: Robots aren't killing jobs, but might be hurting wages
Robots aren't coming for our jobs, but they're probably lowering our wages. That's the takeaway from a new survey of top academic economists ...

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

THE LATE TUESDAY ROBOT REVIEW


NEWS
The Week Magazine
Did robots cause the decline of labor?
Robots. Technology has made it cheap to replace humans with automation, driving profits up and wages down. 2. Unions. The relentless decline of ..
Iowa Now
Rug-cutting robots
A student works at programming a robot. The Dancing Robots class is aptly named because students work at programming robots such as the one ..
NBC4 Washington
Prescription for Error? Pharmacy Robots
Next time you go to your pharmacy, peek around the counter. You might see a large machine tucked behind a shelf. It's a pharmacy robot and it's ...
Robots will be smarter than us all by 2029, warns Google's director of engineering
By 2029, computers will be able to understand our language, learn from experience and outsmart even the most intelligent humans, according to ..
KyForward.com
Robots are coming to Georgetown College with annual regional Robo Challenge Xtreme
Peach also conducts robotics camps for students each summer at Georgetown College and is the lead for the Georgetown College Robot Use ...
European Hospital
Medical Robots Will Revolutionize Most Surgical Disciplines
Surgical robots are gaining widespread acceptance across the globe as they enhance the surgeon's abilities in terms of surgical imaging, navigation, ...
Got robots? Area farm uses automated milking and feeding of cows
A digital chip worn by the animal helps the robot recognizes each cow and knows exactly where to latch on. The animals stays in place, munching and ..
Robots to aid surgeons at National Hospital
Preparations to provide robotic assistance to surgeons, mainly in the area of prostate surgery had begun at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, hospital ...
Robot Science Fiction Now Closer to Reality: Cohen
Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Jared Cohen, founder and director of Google Ideas, discusses the possibility ofrobots on the battle field and Google's focus on ...
Robotics could be a big step in autism therapy, but stumbling blocks remain
Seven years ago, robotics researcher Dr John-John Cabibihan was babysitting his 15-month-old daughter Marie, when, on a whim, he decided to see ...

Monday, February 24, 2014

MONDAY MORNING ROBOT NEWS UPDATE

NEWS
Robot cops rule! Humanoids take over streets of Kinshasa to tackle traffic chaos
(CNN) -- How do you solve the problem of choking road traffic in one of the world's bustling megacities? You bring in the robot cops. In Kinshasa, the ...
What if robots lived like we did?
We know that robots can do all kinds of amazing things for us, but what do they do when we're not looking? An exhibition titled The Secret Life of ...
Prescott Daily Courier
Middle school students bring their robots to Phoenix
PRESCOTT - After a metal-to-metal qualifying match, VEX Robotics clubs from both Granite Mountain Middle School (GMMS) and Mile High Middle ...
Storming Robots Capitalizes Creativity with Engineering Disciplines
Storming Robots' Model offers a coherent trajectory of learning structure for students to capitalize their creativity with engineering disciplines. It aims to ...
Worldwide Agricultural Robots Market to Reach $16.3 Billion by 2020 Forecasts a Latest Report at ...
Agricultural Robots Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 study has 430 pages, 236 tables and figures. Worldwide ..
FoodProductionDaily.com
Flying 'Bat' robots – the next big thing?
Robots and automation are a growth area for Eagle, as customers compete world-wide and need to be as efficient as possible with the least amount ...
CMU Robotics Professor Warns Of Growing Technology
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)- Illah Nourbakhsh, Professor of Robotics at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, does not ...
Robots 'will be smarter than us all by 2029'
Robots 'will be smarter than us all by 2029'. Google's director of engineering makes bold prediction. Published: 8 mins ago. (THE OBSERVER) — It's ...
SCSU series combines music, robots
It includes musical robotics workshops, concerts and presentations. One activity designed for all ages allows participants to build instruments to use in ...
Interactive Motion Technologies InMotion Robots Used to Identify Novel Biomarkers of Motor ...
WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT), global leader in Redefining Recovery™ using robotic ...