Thursday, July 31, 2014

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS UPDATE


NEWS
Robots assist surgeons at Banner Thunderbird
Surgical Tech Rene Maldonado tests out the daVinci surgical robot on display at Banner Thunderbird Friday afternoon. The robot helps surgeons ...
Robot with broken leg figures out how to walk again in under 2 minutes
robot that loses a limb is a different matter. Since we still need to program robots with commands for every little thing, they don't know how to adapt to ...
Students Build Robots Using Legos at STEM Camp
Students put the finishing touches on their robots Wednesday after just two days ... The robots are made using lego mindstorm: kits that come with both ...
Peters library offers programming robots for residents to borrow
The gadgets, developed with technology from Carnegie Mellon University's Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment, ...
Nuclear Response Robots Market to reach $1.1 billion by 2019
Nuclear responder robot market at $55 million in 2012 are anticipated to reach $1.1 billion dollars by 2019. Growth is a result of new interest in ...
NBCNews.com
South Korean Robots Stand In For Real Baseball Fans
The fans of the South Korean Hanwha Eagles baseball team are so loyal that they continue to come to Hanbat Stadium to watch their team lose, game ...
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
Israeli troops, using sniffer dogs and robots, hunt for Gaza tunnels
Instead, he said, the army sends in sniffer dogs and robots that relay back video images through which the layout can be learned. So guided, an ...
Great Film & TV Robots of the Early 1990s
Robots were so plentiful on the big screen during the 1990s, we had to break the decade into two slideshows. The first runs through 1994 and ...
Gamers and robots come to Austin
Gamers with a special place in their heart for retro video games and robots are likely to enjoy two upcoming events in Austin. Classic Game Fest will ...
Ubergizmo
Robot Continues Working Despite Of Broken Leg
robot broken leg Can robots actually know how feelings are like? I suppose if one could boil down feelings to a series of 1s and 0s, then it would be a ...
The Gamer Headlines
Zombies Monsters Robots Delivers Mummy See Mummy Doom Update
On 29th July 2014 En Masse Entertainment released a new update titled Mummy See Mummy Doom update for Zombies Monsters Robots.
Diving in with swimming robots
NEW BRITAIN — The word robotics may be intimidating to some, but for a group of 15 middle-school students, there was no shying away Wednesday, ..
Motherboard
Will Tomorrow's Ball Boys and Girls Be Robots?
The robots are here, and they've got us by the ball boys and girls. I mean, they might, if they can only nail the “towel problem” that has plagued the field ...
Remotec to Repair and Upgrade Robots
The MK3 Mod 1 upgrade will improve the serviceability of the robots, increase the availability of the spare parts and increase the capabilities of the ...
Former Stig: Robots don't make good drivers
Former Top Gear Stig Ben Collins says robots are fantastic as dishwashers but they do not make very good drivers as there are to many parameters ...
Scouts build and program Lego robots
The boys were working on their robotics merit badges at Carden Conejo School in Westlake Village on July 23. Twelve boys from the Moorpark troop ...
Tiny Screw-shaped Robots Could Deliver Medicine Inside Human Body
Researchers have developed robots that are only nanometers — one billionth of a meter— in length, small enough to perform different tasks inside the ...
Self-healing robots are real
Scientists have collaborated to build a robot that could adapt to a broken leg and learn to keep walking. Therobot was built by Antoine Cully and ...
Hitching a ride; engineers study interaction between robots and people
An innovative engineering research project that is intended to study the interaction between people androbotics is reportedly making its way across ...
CBS Local
SWAT Team, Bomb Squad Use Robots To Search Hayward Home After Eviction Attempt
HAYWARD (CBS SF) — A SWAT team and bomb squad were using robots to search a Hayward home where authorities tried to evict residents ...
CBS Local
City Students Compete In Robotics Competition
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A five-week summer program focused on math and technology leads to a robotics competition for hundreds of city students.
Robotics Day set for Aug. 9 at Sci-Quest Hands-On Science Center
Sci-Quest Hands-On Science Center has teamed up with Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama, MindGear Labs, Maker Local 256 and First Robotics to ...
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Wall-E animator's adorable Lego robot could collect big
The lead animator for the movie "Wall-E," Angus MacLane, also built an incredible Lego version of Wall-E currently being considered by Lego as an ...
Korea JoongAng Daily
Robot fish monitors found lousy: BAI
The robot fish developed with an immense state budget of nearly $6 million to monitor water quality in the country's major rivers have been found to be ...
Israeli troops, with dogs and robots, track Gaza tunnels
Instead, he said, the army sends in dogs to sniff out explosives and robots that relay back video images through which the layout can be learned.
Old-world craftsmanship meets lasers and robots
Old-world craftsmanship has joined with new-age technology to create Raines Custom Furniture Cabinets. "It's the power of partnership," says ...
The SA student at the forefront of a robotics revolution
A South African robotics student living in Switzerland is working with some of the brightest minds in the world to produce research papers on ...
Geeky gadgets
Edison Programmable Robot Launches On Kickstarter For $39 (video)
Those of you that would like to learn more about programming robots, might be interested in the Edison programmable robot which can be ...
The Korea Bizwire
Water Quality-monitoring Robot Fish Turn out Research Scam
The robot fish was developed jointly by four research labs including the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) as part of a mega-project ...
Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?
robot is trying to hitchhike across Canada by himself (herself or itself?). It's called “Hitchbot” and its creators started its journey by leaving him on the ...
AZoRobotics
Open Source iPipet System Created as an Alternative to Costly Liquid-Handling Robots
Although liquid-handling robots would seem to be a logical choice for such work, they are also extremely expensive, difficult to program, and require ...
Israel Debuts Tunnel Robot, Tactical Radar System to Fight Hamas in Gaza
Israeli start-up Roboteam's Micro Tactical Ground Robot, created to survey the dangerous underground tunnel networks built by Hamas.
Oakland University receives $500000 gift of robotics equipment
The emerging field of robotics is a wave of the future for the Great Lakes ... with a gift-in-kind donation ofrobots, software and 2D iRVision equipment ...
Rise of the robots: How higher wages are changing manufacturing
Now, a robotics revolution is underway, driven by smart materials and more sophisticated design. Pieter Busscher from RobecoSAM explains the ...
The Lincoln Journal
World-ranked Panthers host robotics camp
The Panthers' Robotics team was ranked Number 1 in the world for the past year. Recently, the team traveled to Hawaii for the International Summer ...
Canadians build hitchhiking robot to see if people will give it a ride
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Be honest now. Would you pick up a Cylon if you saw him hitching along the road? Yeah, probably not. Hitchhiking robots ...
GVSU camp to introduce girls to computing, robotics fields
Area middle school girls will learn about the fields of computing and robotics at a Grand Valley State University camp scheduled August 4-8 at ...
Tomorrow Daily 027: Robot sports fans, color-changing ice cream, and more
On today's show, a Korean baseball team installs a robot cheering section in their stands, a Spanish physicist creates color-changing ice cream, and ...
Bromsgrove Advertiser
Former acting headteacher, banned for inappropriate behaviour, says schools treat 'children like ...
"These days, in schools the children are treated like robots - they have no feelings as long as the pupils perform and they get the right statistics.".
Marian Regional Medical Center unveils new robot
Sheldon the robot is designed to communicate directly with stroke patients. With the robot, doctors can staff multiple hospitals at the same time.
Sydney Morning Herald
Extant taps into alien-human pregnancy
When I first heard that Channel Ten's next Sunday night series involved an unexplicable pregnancy, creepy robots and a cosmic conspiracy I was ...
Designers say droids and drones are nothing to fear
That might be a challenge for warehouse workers to believe when they see the entry from the roboticsteam from Stoney Creek's Cardinal Newman ...
Process & Control Today
Cartesian - the low investment for automation rookies
Buy-in from operators and machine setters can be better with Cartesian systems than with robots, as they do not feel threatened by complex ...
SFGate
Outsourcing scientific tests aids biotech startups
Last year, CEO Jack Lin stumbled on a solution a few doors down from his office, then in Menlo Park: Transcriptic, whose lab of automated robots can ...
SDCC 2014: Transformers Angry Birds! Birds Disguised as Robots in Disguise!
Angry Birds are back in all new game! Autobots and Decepticons have been birdified and they have to team up in order to take out an even greater ...
Top Gear Stig star Ben Collins calls driverless cars "terrifying"
Google recently announced details of its own plans for driverless cars, while major automotive manufacturers like Mercedes and BMW continue to ...
Hampshire Chronicle
Children celebrate all things science at Winchester festival
ROBOTS, frogs and rocket science – a festival that promised to inject fun into science was held in Winchester last weekend. Now in its third year, the ...
Times of India
Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken
The Weird Reasons Why People Make Up False Identities on the Internet · WhenRobots Come for Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?