Friday, December 30, 2016

FRIDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 12/30/2016
2016 wasn't to everyone's liking, but for robot aficionados there was plenty to pore over. If you believe what you read, robots are set to take our jobs, ...
Sami Haddadin once attached a knife to a robot manipulator and programmed it to impale his arm. No, it wasn't a daredevil stunt. He was ...
But another group is growing just as quickly as the company's human workforce: the number of robots working alongside people in Amazon fulfillment ...
Sir, Yet another FT article on robots, this time from former anthropologist Gillian Tett (“How robots make humans indispensable”, December 23).
"Rogue One," the latest in the Star Wars franchise, has had mixed reviews but features one undisputed star: K-2SO, a gangly robot with the best lines.
Over the years, robots have been increasingly welcomed into our lives due to their abilities to manage tasks from the mundane to the extraordinary.
A Tempe artist's robot creations are helping feed the Valley's homeless. Throughout the week, Alexi Devilliers can be found in his backyard shed ...
Customer Service Robots have debuted in Westfield Mall in San Francisco and Silicon Valley airport. The chatty humanoid is part of an ambitious ...
These are robots one could have sex with – sex of any type. The personal physical characteristics of the robot could be special-ordered to fit the likings ...
This is the third year that I've capped off with a list of the crappiest robots that I can find. It feels a bit different every time thanks to the mood that the ...
Industrial robot arms are expensive, and come with a long list of caveats including concerns over whether they can work safely alongside humans.
“MIND CONTROLLED ROBOT ARMS” — True. The University of Minnesota published an article in the journal Scientific Reports purporting that, using ...
San Luis Obispo High School sophomore Alyssa Foley works on a robot with help from Ian Morse, a Cuesta College student and 2012 graduate of ...
A grant from the National Science Foundation has led engineering and nursing students at Duke University to create a robotic “nurse” to assist human ...
MrrBiz243 The report analyzes and presents an overview on “Global Medical Robots Consumption 2016 Market Research Report” worldwide.
The February forum is being eyed as a step toward raising the university's visibility in robotics, a field defined by grand advances and embarrassing ...
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 31: A man walks past Gundam, an 18meter tall giant robot on permanent display at Odaiba on May 31, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
Pepper the robot looks like another expensive toy, but it would be a mistake to dismiss it as mere child's play. The chatty humanoid is part of an ...
A new report claims that from this point on, intelligent machines could become more vital to business than people. It estimates that up to 15 million UK ...
We begin in Silicon Valley at Zume Pizza, a company using robots and trucks outfitted with ovens to revolutionize delivery pizza. Then, we're off to one ...
A panel of Canadian corporate executives, Don Walker, CEO of Magna International, Kirstine Stewart, chief strategy officer of Diply, Peter Aceto, ...
They're only in middle school, but two Fox Chapel brothers have been rock stars in the robotics world for several years. Arvind Seshan, 12, and Sanjay ...
Technology is always the fuel for growth in an economy. There are a lot of people who are starting to look into artificial intelligence in robots. However ...
QYResearchreports117 Global Exoskeleton Robots Industry 2016 Market Overview, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Technology, Applications, Growth, ...
When the war between man and machine comes — and it inevitably will — the battle lines will be clearly drawn: Humans on one side, robots on the ...
The conclusion drawn from the statistics available about the increasing number of robots in operation, according to which current employees will ...
Being compliant, soft robotics offer promising solutions to emulate human limbs in prosthetic applications, where touch and force sensing ought to be ...
By 2030, the number of people aged 65 and over will have grown by a third, up to two-thirds of jobs could be done by robots and the gap between rich ...
Researchers at Festo have unveiled a menagerie of flying robots, including the eMotionButterfly, AirJelly, and AirPenguin. A mesmerizing video of the ...
The robot — programmed to look for physiological changes that indicate lying through eye-detection software and other sensors — could help border ...
Newswise — Technological revolution means robots no longer are the song of the future. The Governor of the Bank of England predicts today that up ...
Tractica notes the rapidly developing market is being filled by ag tech companies developing and launching a wide and innovative range of robots to ...
But the expansion of its army of orange-wheeled robots is more than keeping pace. The world's largest e-commerce retailer said this past week it has ...
Miniature robotic systems could provide increased precision, minimally invasive access, and highly accurate navigation for a wide variety of clinical ...
The Roomba was a huge advancement in home cleaning technology, allowing people to sit back and relax while a small robot vacuum cleaner ...
The consumer robotics market has achieved significant recognition in the past few years in line with the growing popularity of robotic automation.

THURSDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 12/29/2016
Although robots are currently too primitive to pose any major threat to humanity, the development of new forms of communication marks the beginning ...
Will robots eventually make human workers redundant? Whether this question keeps you up at night depends on how adaptable you think human ...
But right now there is already a worldwide market for flying robots valued at more than $127bn. The figure comes from global consultancy PwC, which ...
Robots don't do my job as a GP yet, but computers are definitely the third person in the room in every consultation. The computer can feel like an ...
Killer robots are weaponized machines that would potentially use artificial intelligence (AI) to strike targets without real-time human intervention.
The report does us a service by pointing out that the bigger immediate challenge is not so much the imminent rise of the robots as the fact that too ...
They grab items from shelves that are replenished by robots, or from boxes brought out of storage via cranes and conveyors. Ocado's algorithms ...
Last week, a conference dedicated solely to the subject of sex robots took place at Goldsmiths, University of London. It may seem like an unnecessary ...
Weapons-toting robots, driverless vehicles, self-unloading resupply aircraft and automated moving targets will soon sharpen the way Marines take on ...
IN an increasingly unpredictable and unsettled world - what with Britain preparing to quit the EU, and Donald Trump in the Oval Office, to say nothing ...
Missing your man in Madrid? Forlorn over your fianceĆ© in Florence? The Kissenger, a new robot companion machine for the iPhone, may be just the ...
The Top 2017 Technology Trend Will Involve Connecting All Robots Testing South Korea's manned walking robot 'Method-2' projects by Korea Future ...
BRITAIN is at “peak human” with smart robots and PCs more powerful than the brain set to take over everyday tasks and jobs. A new report claims 60 ...
Why not see if we can make San Diego 'Robot Valley. ... We will use robots and automation to bring manufacturing jobs back from overseas, primarily ...
How Robots, Automation Will Impact Employment in the U.S.. Thirty of the world's top scientists are scheduled to meet at the University of California at ...
Just barely making it under the wire of a year full of bizarre and adorable robots, the fancy animal robot-makers at Festo are back with three new flying ...
U.S. factories have been achieving this by gradually replacing human labor with robots. Steel mills that 20 years ago employed 6,000 now run at full ...
Above, Davison Middle School's seventh-grade robotics team won second place for the Rockwell Collins Innovate Award. Davison Middle School's ...
The world's largest e-commerce retailer said it employed 45,000 robots in some 20 fulfillment centers. That's a cool 50 percent increase from last ...
After students build their robot, they program it to navigate a field — or obstacle course — to achieve certain tasks, like knocking down blocks or ...
On December 9, Needham High School conducted a “gallery walk” in which students from Robotics and Computer Science classes showed their work ...
Recent developments in the field of artificial intelligence and robotics will likely reduce the number of humans workforce by 2026, or possibly earlier, ...
Students from Newberry High School compete to advance into the finals at the 2nd Annual VEX Robotics Competition. (Today photo/RAY CARSON).
Credit: ESA The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) rely on robots for a number of ...
From the beginning, robots—droids like R2-D2 and C-3PO—provided the comic relief in the Star Wars movies. In the latest of these films, Rogue One, ...
Fifty-year-olds, take notice: In a few decades you might have a robot roommate taking care of you. In conjunction with Rice University, IBM is ...
A report warns a robot revolution will place millions of British jobs under threat from automation, according to the Herald and the Scotsman which both ...
One of Europe's biggest food-delivery apps, Just Eat, will start testing autonomously-driven robots to deliver orders to customer's doorsteps in the next ...
Swarms of robotic weather balloons are being created by researchers at the University of California, San Diego. Packed with GPS and ...
Russian troops are starting to integrate robotic weapon systems into some of their training regimes. The Soratnik and Nerekhta robotic systems were ...
Airborne drones help farmers increase yields and reduce crop damage, and warehouse robots are the workhorses of the most efficient e-commerce ...
DAIRY TECH giant DeLaval has reported global uptake of its robotic milking equipment, driven by the improved animal welfare and farm profitability ...
... a new Boston-area startup that plans to make its vision possible with the development of mini-warehouses using grocery-sorting robots to assemble ...
In conjunction with Rice University, IBM is developing a series of sensors that can someday live inside a robot interface to help senior citizens stay ...
Vietnamese parents, teachers turn students into 'robots'. VietNamNet Bridge - About 3-5 percent of students are in a state of mild depression, while ...
James Madison University senior Dustin Hux will head to Colombia in January to fly a drone -- not for fun but for research. Hux and his JMU ...
robot is an electro-mechanical machine operated by electronic circuitry or computer program. They can be autonomous or semi-autonomous.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Code Red Robotics, an Ithaca High School student organization, is getting ready for the beginning of its six-week build season, and ...
Britain is facing a 'decade of disruption' in the wake of the vote to leave the EU, a report warns. A slowing economy, an ageing population and ...
The Riveters look at a robot they created during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their robotics room Dec. 16 at the school. (Photo provided by Julie Earle).
They say robots will slowly be taking over our jobs. While that might be the case for most manufacturing industries, they've yet to make a dent into ...