Saturday, January 31, 2015

SATURDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
Fast Company
San Francisco Business Times
World's largest fleet of automated robots to deploy at UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center
A fleet of autonomous mobile robots programmed to transport items such as meals, medications, linens and lab specimens will begin operating ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Robots buzz about at Amazon's Haslet facility
Amazon officials led a tour of the predominantly gray and yellow warehouse, explaining that the short, boxy robots called “drives” move storage ...
The Atlantic
Building Robots With Better Morals Than Humans
Building Robots With Better Morals Than Humans. Bill Gates says he's concerned about the decisions machines of the near-future will make once they ...
The Register
Cuddly robots, whipsmart laughs and plenty of heart in Big Hero 6
After the opening set-up of the city, Hiro's robot-building prowess and the close relationship he has with his brother Tadashi – who built Baymax as a ...
Monroe News Star
Underwater robots help students define calling
An unconventional physics project sparked a passion for engineering in some students and rekindled that passion in others. Alexandria Senior High ...
Plastics News
China to lead the way on robots
The International Federation of Robotics in its 2014 World Robot Statistics said that operating unit numbers in China will double from today's 200,000 ...
MarketWatch
Can these robots make you rich?
Robo advisers: They sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but really they're the latest—techiest—trend in investing. And they're seriously shaking ...
Chicago Sun-Times
Rosemount Town Pages
Robots battle, students learn
Rosemount Elementary School students set up one of their robots for competition in the sumobot challenge Friday afternoon.
Adept Technology Launches New Family of SCARA Robots in North America
"Our new eCobra robot family leverages the advantages of Adept's ... Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot ...
1011now
The HuskerBots Talk Robots With 10/11 News
Team 7169 HuskerBots has six members and over the last six months they have been designing, building, and programming their robots to compete ...
Business Insider
Rise of the robots at AOL leads to job cuts
NEW YORK -- Media company AOL is laying off roughly 150 employees on Friday, the bulk of whom are in sales due to the company's surging growth ...
Government Technology
Robots and Other Tech on Display at New San Francisco Hospital
(TNS) At the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, patients will chat with physicians through tablets and get their medications delivered by robots.
Meet the robot that learns by watching videos
Kids (and grownups) can learn a lot from instructional videos. So can chimpanzees. Now you can addrobots to the list. A research team at the ...
Maryland robotics lab builds armies of tiny robots
Sarah Bergbreiter builds tiny robots. In her TED Talk Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice she discusses the methods used to control the robots.
FCW.com
Minding the skills gap, plus AWS results, smart robots and DOE event planning
A new Government Accountability Office report is urging the Office of Personnel Management to work with agencies to strengthen efforts to identify and ...
Industrial Robotics Market Revenue Is Expected To Exceed $40 Billion By 2020: New Report By ...
Growing adoption of robots in non-automotive applications such as electronics, chemicals, and food & beverages has opened up new avenues for ...
The Inquisitr
Robots Are Tracking Great White Sharks Off The California Coast
The robots are part of a program known as Tagging of Pelagic Predators, or TOPP, according to CBS San Francisco. An international and ...
Robots that can clean streets, purify water
Nagpur: School kids contributed to 'Swachh Bharat' campaign in their own way by developing robotscapable of cleaning streets and purifying dirty ...
ABC FOX Montana News
Robotics Tournament Kicks Off at MSU
BOZEMAN - Young engineering minds put their robots to the test Friday in a competition at Montana State University, the annual 'FIRST Robotics ...
Nisqually Valley News
Yelm Robotics Team Goes to State
Yelm High School robotics club members, from left to right, Joseph Donan, Paige Day, Logan Jenny and Jack Coleman work to improve their robot in ...
Headlines & Global News
Navy Plans to Use AI Robots for Marine Forces Training
The study, begun Tuesday at the University of Central Florida, positions a human surrogate — a robot — in the lobby of the university's Institute for ...
Vancouver Sun
Oz bubbling; robots pouring
Australians tend to drink a lot of bubble, which is why researchers there are usingrobots to unravel the mysteries of modern sparkling wine and how it ...
Fast Company
Google Inc (GOOGL) Robots Will Not Generate Revenue
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) robots does not have the monetizing potential for Google, the source thinks. Gallagher thinks that investors will not bet ...
Yahoo Movies UK
Videos Of The Week: Fantastic Four, Drunk Robots and Foul-Mouthed Bears
As the movie world gears up for an epic weekend of trailer reveals at the Super Bowl, we take a look back over the last seven days and realise that you ...
Daily Roundup: Tesla Model X, DARPA YouTube robots and more!
Tesla's Model X has been spotted in the wild; a new DARPA technology lets robots learn from YouTube videos; and Verizon is changing its policy on ...
Headlines & Global News
Robot Valet Created in Germany to Park Cars at Dusseldorf Airport
Robots have found a variety of purposes through technological innovation, one of them being parking your car when you get to the airport. (Photo ...

Friday, January 30, 2015

FRIDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
Computerworld Australia
Military-funded robots can learn by watching YouTube
Those fearing the rise of an all-powerful artificial intelligence like Skynet, take note:Robots are now learning by watching YouTube. Depending on ...
Wired
When Robots Beam Down From the Cloud
One of the most exciting things about this situation is the intervention of our now-familiar software robots. They are late to the party but will make a ...
Alexandria Town Talk
Underwater robots help students define calling
Alexandria Senior High teacher Julia James' physics honors class has spent the last month crafting robots to complete an obstacle course in the ...
DARPA's new tech lets robots learn from YouTube videos
While we're still far from teaching robots complicated skills using just a playlist of YouTube clips, a University of Maryland research team is in the very ...
HuffPost's Love And Sex Podcast Explores The Future Of Sex And Robots
Can a robot consent to having sex? Will an operating system replace your girlfriend? Will we able to sync to our partners' vibrators just by using our ...
Local 10
Florida researchers obsess over robots in program designed to use techonology to train U.S. Marines
University of Central Florida researchers were working with the U.S. Navy Thursday on a study meant to employ robots during marine forces' training.
IEEE Spectrum
Care-O-bot 4 Is the Robot Servant We All Want But Probably Can't Afford
Mobile manipulators are the robots we want, because they're the robots that have the most potential to do the things that we care about: working in our ...
Business Insider
Amazon Still Has More Employees Than Microsoft And WAY MoreRobots
Amazon unveiled its 8th generation fulfillment center which utilizes robotics, vision systems, and almost 20 years worth of software and mechanical ...
RT
US Navy wants robots to train Marines
If successful, ONR spokesperson Eric Beidel said the study “could lead to breakthroughs in creating the next-generation of avatars, robots and other ...
Adept Technology Launches New Family of SCARA Robots in North America
This new generation of Cobra 4-axis robots provides users with Adept's advanced SCARA robotics in a controller-less architecture and industry-first, ...
Gizmodo UK
'Big Hero 6' Review: An Underdog Adventure Where Robots Have Hearts Too
Big Hero 6 is Disney and Marvel's new robot adventure that takes place against the backdrop of the fictional San Fransokyo. It's a huge and beautiful ...
Gizmodo Australia
Inflatable Stickies Make Building Robots As Easy As Arts And Crafts
In recent years, taking a simpler approach to science and engineering has paid off handsomely in certain fields. It's part of the reason there are now ...
Computerworld
Robots and other tech on display at new UCSF hospital
At the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, patients will chat with physicians through tablets and get their medications delivered by robots.
You want cheaper smartphones so Foxconn will use robots to make them
The CEO of Foxconn has indicated that he wants to make a lot of robots to reduce the hiring of workers. Currently Foxconn has 1.3 million workers.
Emergency Management
How Robots Are Changing Disaster Response and Recovery
The field of disaster robotics has been studied for the last two decades. Robin Murphy has been there from the start and explains where it's headed ...

India Today
Bill Gates is very worried about smart robots
Bill Gates, arguably one of the greatest technology visionaries alive, is somewhat scared of the coming wave of smart robots. In a frank and revealing ...
NorthJersey.com
Cliffside Park Robotics Club gears up for Tech Challenge held at school
Robotics Club Coach David Rappaport and student Shravan Parvathaneni edit their autonomous code after a round during the FIRST Tech Challenge ...
Helena Independent Record
Robot v. robot: Local students test their machines at state competition
Capital High School junior Joshua Steiner sits in a mock arena next to his team'srobot during practice on Wednesday. Three teams from Helena will ...
24 Hours Vancouver
Engineering students' robot cars detect 'bombs' 0
About 120 University of B.C. students broke up into 20 teams to create robots that could "sniff out" bombs. The Dory 2.0 team's robot included six ...
Business Insider Australia
Check Out This Futuristic Hospital With Roaming Robots Funded By Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff
One of the things that really stood out were the “self-directed” robots that serve as couriers for delivering meals or medications to patients. It also had ...
Tech Times
This Robot Can Improve the Way That Wine is Produced
European researchers have developed an unmanned robot to assist wine growers in managing their vineyards. Sensors on the robot can measure ...
AutomotiveIT International
China to lead way on robots
The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) in its 2014 World Robot Statistics has said that operating unit numbers there will double from today's ...
moviepilot.com
RUR Or, the killer robots no one has a clue about.
What if I told you good readers that James Cameron's benchmark sci-fi classic "The Terminator" did not introduce killer robots that enslave humanity.
High-tech learning in Weston
Inside were five Sphero robots, a prize from the Hour of Code contest for her fifth-grade students to use. The teacher is one of only 100 across the ...
Computerworld New Zealand
INSIGHT: Why robots won't rule NZ businesses by 2040...
I think that in-person interaction will always be preferred for certain industries, by certain people and for some tasks. For example, while robots may be ...
San Antonio Business Journal
Germ Zapping Robots Keep Hospitals Safe
Xenex, a Texas-based company, has recently $25 million in new funding to help development a new type of service robot — a germ-zapping robot that ...
Palm Beach Post
Robots at the fair, CELLebrate science with Scripps
An army of robots takes over the Concourse Buildings at the South Florida Fair each day through Feb. 1. The LED robots perform a high-energy laser ...
Evil robots? Should we really be scared about artificial intelligence?
Some of the headlines make it sound like Stephen Hawking is building himself a giant military exoskeleton so he can fight in the great human/robot ...
Robots team takes fourth in Lincoln
The Chase County Schools Vex Robots team of Jose Cepeda and Brian Burpo took a fourth place alliance during a tournament sponsored by Lincoln ...
The Vine
Soon, TheVine will be entirely run by robot journalists
Robots! What can't they do? Keep their hands off our jobs, apparently. (Or anything else.) First they came for the financial reporters, and we said ...
The Ellsworth American
Middle school robotics club Off to strong start in bucksport
BUCKSPORT — In its first official year, the robotics club at Bucksport Middle School is punching above its weight. The after-school group has so far ...
Headline:Apple iPhone 7 To Be Made By Robots [ REPORT]
Foxconn, one of the manufacturers for the Apple iPhone 6, are facing revenue decline due to the increasing wages in China. According to a report , the ...
Full-Time Whistle
Bill Gates: I drink human poo and I'm scared of robots - (full-timewhistle)
Aside from founding Microsoft, Bill Gates is known as an all-around smart guy who has put his money where his mouth is when it comes to saving the ...
Combiner Wars Devastator, Protectobots, G1 Reissues and Robots in Disguise Details From ...
Devastator has six Constructicons which all have individual robot modes. Reported as being "nearly the same height as Metroplex" (our investigation ...
Will nanotechnology soon allow you to 'swallow the doctor'?
The robots are made in a "clean room" environment to keep them sterile, much in the same way as computer chips. Nelson says that the test done with ...
INSIGHT: Why robots won't rule NZ businesses by 2040...
Human beings are also likely to stay considerably cheaper than high functioning robots; so while worker replacement might be technically possible, ...
CTIMES
Autonomous Robots & IV Assistants to Have Highest CAGR in AI Applications
AI (Artificial Intelligence) plays a pivotal role in IoT (Internet of Things) as it can be applied to a myriad of smart connected products, such as lighting, ...
AP's 'robot journalists' are writing their own stories now
Minutes after Apple released its record-breaking quarterly earnings this week, the Associated Press published (by way of CNBC, Yahoo, and others) ...
In a hurry? Let a robot valet park your car
(CNN) —Throwing your keys at the parking valet as you sashay onto a flight may seem like the stuff of James Bond films, but already a robotic valet is ...
Ubergizmo (blog)
First Operation In England Performed By A Surgical Robot
surgical-robot It does look as though robots are starting to help mankind out in many more practical ways than previously thought imaginable – while ...
Is Henn-na Hotel in Japan the most futuristic hotel in the world?
Guests at a theme park hotel in Japan will be checked in and have their luggage delivered to their room byrobots as well as use their faces to access ...