Wednesday, April 29, 2015

WEDNESDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS
Forbes
Forbes
What Lego's Taught Me About How Robots Should Work
I grew up in Newport, RI, a city rich with breathtakingly beautiful vistas. Most Saturdays, I'd be walking the ocean cliffs at Brenton Point or hiking out to ...
BuzzFeed News
Fetch Puts Robots To Work
Fetch Robotics has a new vision for work in the warehouse — one in which a new generation of robots works side by side with humans.
Port Huron Times Herald
Middle school students prepare robots for competition
Unlike FIRST Robotics, where teams form alliances and play games on a basketball court, Robofest robots are confined to a tabletop and each has to ...
Daily Mail
Tech firm uses pole dancing ROBOTS to attract people in Shoreditch
Technology shows such as the annual E3 games conference in Los Angeles have become known for their scantily clad 'booth babes' designed to ...
Boulder-made robots expands as STEM toys see market growth
But the toymaker has also come of age at a time when robots and other STEM products — those involving science, technology, engineering and math ...
MarketWatch
Bernanke doesn't see robots taking over the Fed
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Robots aren't about to take over the Federal ... “I don't think we'll be replacing the FOMC with robots anytime soon.
Deseret News
We finally understand what robots mean for the economy
How are we supposed to feel about robots? Not the kind that infiltrate governments and threaten to obliterate mankind, but the kind that are ...
BuzzFeed News
“Ex Machina” Is “Gone Girl” With Robots
“Ex Machina” Is “Gone Girl” With Robots. The problem with the perfect girl is that she doesn't exist. And is a murderer! (Warning: Spoilers for Gone Girl ...
Wichita Business Journal (blog)
Kansas girls can engineer, program robots thanks to this Girl Scouts troop
That includes learning to program robots. The girls start out using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 software, which helps them to quickly jump into programming ...
Ubergizmo (blog)
Bloomberg
The Rise of Robots in the Service Industry
Savioke founder and CEO Steve Cousins discusses how he uses autonomous robot helpers for the service industry with Cory Johnson on “Street ...
TechRadar
Three new planets have just been discovered by robots
The planetary system that the robots found is very unlike our own solar system. Their masses are seven or eight times greater than the mass of Earth, ...
Fighting robots with robots
“Emotion detection software” has put robots one step closer to replacing the humans who work – or used to work – in what we in the olden days called ...
Co.Design
These Robots Battle To The Death For Resources, All In The Name Of Art
It's getting easier by the day to imagine a future where robots can understand and express emotions, and replace humans in even jobs that now seem ...
Bundaberg News Mail
Flying robots are here, but are you ready for the future?
"UAVs [Unmanned Aerial Vehicles], commonly referred to as drones or flying robots, like many emerging technologies will challenge businesses to ...
Industrial Material Handling, Palletizing, and Cartesian Logistics Robots: Market Shares, Market ...
Industrial Logistical Robots Manage End Points on Conveyors and Load Pallets With Boxes of Different Size and Shape. A robotic logistics revolution ...
Daily Mail
Hackers can take over MEDICAL equipment: Security experts discover telesurgery robots are at ...
They found that robots designed for surgery could be 'easily' hacked in to. This is because they are operated over public networks which allowed the ...
Automation World
New Gudel 2-Axis Gantry Robots for Heavy Payloads
G├╝del is the only company dedicated solely to auxiliary linear motion for robots and automation, and the ZP product line is fully, vertically integrated ...
Empire State Tribune
These “Super Robots” Can Hoist up to 2000 Times their own Size and 100 times their Weight while ...
The composition of the Micro Tugs includes battery, a hoist, actuator, wheels, adhesive layer on the tiny robots' belly and a processor. The adhesive ...
Could floor scrubbing robots take over cleaners' jobs?
Autonomous cleaning robots could soon be drafted into service on the floors of supermarkets, airports and industrial premises. Developed as part of ...
MINING.com
Codelco utilising robots to monitor equipment and safety
The robots at Gabriela Mistral will be deployed to inspect equipment before scheduled maintenance, which the company hopes will reduce service ...
San Francisco Business Times
East Bay wearable robot maker targets industrial workers and aging consumers (Video)
Ekso Bionics co-founder and CTO Russ Angold shows off the company's new "Works" exoskeleton. The wearable robot is designed to help industrial ...
Bluefin robots from Quincy are helping Navy
QUINCY – Bluefin Robotics, based in the Quincy shipyard, has delivered two more robotic ship hull inspection systems to the U.S. Navy. The systems ...
Times Gazette
Samson-like and Spiderman-like tiny robots to open floodgates of opportunities in engineering
The website New Scientist stated that the robots' movement imitates an inchworm, moving onward in small bursts to steer clear from falling over or ...
Pole Dancing Robots Entice Crowds to Major London Tech Startup Event
Yesterday I read an article about pole dancing robots drawing crowds to a major London tech startup event, and I dismissed the news item as an ...
Robotics project combines fun, learning
The two sixth-graders got their first taste of programming robots last week, thanks to a project involving East Central University and the fifth- and ...
Voice of America
High School Students Compete in Robot Building
Six-hundred and eight teams of high school students from 40 countries competed last week in St. Louis, Missouri, to build robots capable of performing ...
This cuddly Japanese robot bear could be the future of elderly care
Cute robots are a definite trend. Japanese carrier SoftBank is selling its congenial, dubiously useful Pepper this year, in perhaps the biggest ...
Re/code
Telepresence Robots Bring More Face Time to Remote Workers
The modern workspace would hardly have been recognizable 20 years ago: We've gone from hardwired phones to roaming telepresence robots, from ...
Washington Post
How to talk to your infant about 'Star Wars'
All that stuff, plus robots. I don't know what most of those things are. Doesn't matter. I think you're going to love these movies. I loved them as a kid, and ...
WDAZ
WDAZ Special Report: Officers On Wheels
“Because of the type of situation that was called in we used one of our robots to do a perimeter check of the business,” commented Macki.
Los Angeles Times
Would animals swim differently on an alien planet?
The findings could help scientists learn how to better build underwater robots that swim quickly and efficiently, the researchers added. Such skills are ...
Robotic Summer Camp
In this program, participants are going to be introduced to robots and their applications. The introduction to robotics camp will include: a demonstration ...
Daily Mail
Robot swarm surrounds car and works in unison to move it
Tiny robots, the size of an A4 sheet, are being programmed to lift cars that are up to two tonnes in weight. Working together, these creepy machines ...
The American Bazaar
Dubai to unleash 'Robo-Cops' to help local population, tourists
“The robots will interact directly with people and tourists,” Alrazooqi said. “They will include an interactive screen and microphone connected to the ...
STLtoday.com
Boeing looks to car industry expert for jet production savings
"Think of it as a robot. Because robots are automated they can go through many types of motion that are wasteful. But in order to utilize robots correctly ...
Albany Times Union
'Avengers' stars wary of artificial intelligence
I want like talking robots, to tell them my problems and stuff like that. That will be a real plus for me. ... We're on a slippery slope, aren't we? You can't ...
ZDNet
Self-learning systems to replace humans in manufacturing
Robots are cracking eggs and making ice cream sundaes. These aren't just party tricks. The way robots learn to do complex tasks is changing, and ...
Business Insider
Is Wage Growth About To Take Off?
“Faced with an acute and worsening shortage of blue-collar workers, China is rushing to develop and deploy a wide variety of robots for use in ...