Thursday, December 31, 2015

THURSDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS
Forbes
Computerworld
Audi, a German automobile manufacturer, has been testing telepresence robots in 68 dealerships across the United States. They're also piloting a few ...
Voice of America
The company wants to create a fleet of robots that it said would deliver local packages faster and almost for free. Firms like Amazon and Google are ...
ExtremeTech
A recent groundswell of interest in bringing robots into the marketplace as caregivers for the elderly and infirm, in part fueled by graying population ...
Deutsche Welle
Robot Alice is designed to help the elderly. Her childlike face and guileless behavior make her different from other carebots. She elicits strong ...
Tech Insider (blog)
The robots are being built by Soil Machine Dynamics, a manufacturer of subsea robotic vehicles, for Toronto-based company Nautilus Minerals, IEEE ...
ENGINEERING.com
Will the largest importer of robots become the largest robotics-based manufacturer? Working with Israel on that SIRI R&D center may be the first step in ...
Game Rant
Thanks to a typo in the console commands, two Fallout 4 gamers accidentally start the synth versus human war a few hundred years early, during the ...
In fact, during Control Design's first year, the topic of robots came up only once, and that was in an article on how to recondition and upgrade old ...
TravelersToday
Costa Cruises, a European travel company is planning to debut a fleet of robotscalled Pepper, to greet cruisers, assist passengers, and help them ...
New Scientist
The 'caring' robots that are only fit for termination. 'Tis the season to rage at a computer down a phone line. Jeff Hecht gets angry about lack of ...
Clapway
Users can also bring innovation to the table, and design their own ways to go about the kit and upgrade their robots, and they can display their ...
Simcoe.com
Kids were able to test drive SumoBots to give kids hands-on experience with robots. The display was run by Stayner's Cybergnomes FIRST Robotics ...
Drones And Robots Will Take Over In 2016—And Other Tech Predictions. Mobile App Testing Learn tips, techniques and trends for launching great ...
autoevolution
We're still at a point where we look at robots candidly, as though they're just some tools we can decide when we need or not. We have the remote ...
Free Press Journal
Singapore /Tokyo, Dec.29 (ANI): Japan has developed robots to help rescue victims during any disaster. The New Energy and Industrial Technology ...
Madison Record
MADISON – Madison youngsters are mastering the concept of coding, as shown by first-place wins at Alabama FIRST LEGO League (FLL) ...
Much has been made of the potential dangers of creating artificially intelligent robotswith the likes of Elon Musk warning that humanity is “summoning ...
Tokyo, Dec 30 (ANI): Robots may soon be serving you meals, or may even assist at your workplace, if the latest robotic applications and technologies ...
Hindustan Times
Also does Delhi home minister Satyendra Jain wants to run the government with the help of robots? All system pertaining to governance is based ...
Voice of America
Someday, there may be no such thing as a deliveryman. A small robot that can drive itself on sidewalks to deliver packages is going to be tried out in ...
Builder Magazine
The Fast Company "2015 in ..." series has a distinct advantage over a lot of click-bait wannabe sites in that it actually cadences substance with its ...
iTech Post
Tiago Amorim of Brazil, poses with a Google Glass eye wear frame in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014. Credit:Reuters/Adrees Latif.
iTech Post
Naki'o, a mixed-breed dog with four prosthetic devices, goes for a run in Colorado Springs. Abandoned as a puppy in a foreclosed home, Naki'o lost ...
iTech Post
A worker wipes a poster advertisement for Apple's iPhone 5C on a wall of Japan's biggest mobile phone operator NTT Docomo Inc shop before its ..
Mashable
A Samsung logo at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Picture taken on December 18, 2015. Credit:Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji.
iTech Post
Gadgets & Robots. FCC Documents Show Google Glass For The Enterprise · Samsung Launches New Fitness Chip · Microsoft Says It Needs A Phone ...
Triangle Business Journal (blog)
Metallic robots, even the well-spoken C-3PO from "Star Wars," just aren't a realistic stand-in for mankind, says fluidics expert-turned robot scientist ..
Information Management
While many people are afraid that robots will take over the world one day, the true situation is that they are already under us, we just don't recognize ..
Herald-Mail Media
"It's kind of like playing basketball with robots," he said. ... Club members said that building the robots this year was a bit different from what they have ...
The Guardian
It is all rather disconcerting, but if Japan's new generation of intelligent robots are ever going to rival humans as conversation partners, perhaps that is ...
Breaking Defense
Imagine a horde of automated sensors and armed robots in the air, space, sea, and land, each individually possessed of some intelligence, but ...
NPR
"VertiGo extends the ability of robots to travel through urban and indoor environments," according to a team from Disney Research Zurich and Swiss ...
The Oceanside Post
It's been a while since we last saw Google's monstrous robots that the company acquired when it bought Boston Dynamics. They're part of the ...
KQED QUEST
These robots are wildly different than traditional rovers, which are super expensive, really heavy and hard to land. The new robots are based on a type ...
Space.com
Those missions, according to the plan, will include coordination between astronauts and robotic systems on the lunar surface. Robots would land first, ...
WIRED
And you're already part owner of a trillion-dollar space agency that sends robots to faraway worlds. In short, you live in the future. In many ways, it's a ..
PC Magazine
This is actually quite a strange detail when you consider how in this future world, intelligent robots handled all sorts of complicated tasks. So, why ...