Monday, February 29, 2016

MONDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS
The Guardian
Volvo's latest research prototype uses a small robot to pick up and empty bins into a rubbish truck, guided by an overhead drone and without the need ...
Gas 2.0
Here's an interesting story. According to Quartz, Mercedes is replacing some of therobots on its automobile assembly lines with human workers.
Engadget
Smart clothing and robots alike might soon get better thanks to a breakthrough from a team of Swiss researchers. They created relatively thin ...
Newsday
At Longwood High School in Middle Island, 40 teams of students aged 9 to 14 using Lego Mindstorms robots competed in a science and technology ...
NDTV
While we're all fearful of robots taking over our jobs, spare a thought for the multi-millionaire sports stars to whom they are catching up fast in many ...
Washington Post
The new commercial of IBM Watson shows a group of robots discussing their problems with their therapist, Star Wars actress Carrie Fischer.
The Hindu
It will be a robot show all the way. The smart robots will elbow humans, steal their jobs, manage an event and even give a futuristic glimpse of their ...
Inverse
Sandwiched between Mad Max scoring about six Oscars for visual effects and a visit by Star Wars robots R2-D2, C3P-O, and BB-8, was a brief ...
Crow River Media
The Drum
This year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, the biggest yet, offers a microcosm of how the world of technology has changed.
RYOT
According to the Washington Post, American wildlife law enforcement officials have been deploying robot animals in the wild in the hopes of catching ...
Omaha World-Herald
As a middle schooler on his grandparents' farm near Minden, Nebraska, Travis Deyle designed a functional robot powered by a windshield-wiper ...
Two teams watch as their Lego robots perform different tasks at Polk State College on Sunday in the Lego League Central Florida Regional ...
With increasing deployment of automation and robotics the labour market is set to undergo a dramatic change, resulting in loss of some jobs and ...
Total Croatia News
Part of this project is recently presented Croatian Makers League, which was met with great interest among students and launched a robotic revolution ...
Bwog
Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers ...
Zee News
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A new programming method previously used in manufacturing can be applied to control a swarm of robots to make use of ...
Isle of Wight County Press
WEIRD and wacky robots battled it out for top prizes at the King Lud, Ryde, on Friday evening on the first anniversary of the Island's 'scrapbot' battles.
Examiner.com
If worries about artificial intelligence and the impending robot apocalypse are keeping you up at night, you may be gratified to know that Czech author ...
Global sales of industrial robots are expected to almost double in volume by 2018, reaching 400,000 units, according to the latest figures from the ...
The Republic
By 2018, around 1.3 million industrial robots will be entering service in factories around the world, according to the latest forecast from the International ...
The Japanese government plans to promote the development of humanoid robots that can work at disaster sites. Japan was once said to excel in the ...
NEW YORK NY, February 29, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Over the last 20 years, a lot of milestones inrobotics have been attained. Ideas that had ...
To those who may be unfamiliar with the FIRST robotics program, it's a non-profit public charity engagement program that aims to inspire young ...
KNPR
Robots people the landscape of our sci-fi fantasies. Egg-shaped and beeping, golden humanoids with bad joints, and fully functioning (if pasty ...
NYOOOZ
At last report, Amazon had 30,000 robots working for it. ... With increasing deployment of automation and robotics the labour market is set to undergo a ...
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
This all-girl team is constructing a Lego Mindstorms robot using instructions. From left, Julia Brooks, 12, looks on while Trista Villaro, 11, snaps pieces ...
Newton County Times (subscription)
Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders thinks he can wave a magic government wand, impose lots of new taxes and government programs ...
Sputnik Mundo
En un video, que fue publicado el otro día por los diseñadores, los ingenieros golpean a los robots del proyecto de nueva generación Atlas con ...
News & Observer
The little robot whirrs indecisively, making tiny side-to-side jerking motions as its programmers look on nervously. It got “stage fright” like this on Feb.
The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english
The WEF also discussed the increased use of robots in military conflicts – one of the main arguments in favour of this is that robots will make better ...
Forbes
Japanese Robot Wrestling involves bipedal robots weighing less than 3 kilograms and, well, wrestling. Last week Gargoyle KID, a diminutive headless ...
The new robotic class at Westby Area High School was filled with both and from its inaugural year forward any future challenges will be met with ...
The Biological SCENE
As researchers envisage new ways to use drones as flying laboratories, others are tinkering with their robotic insides, trying to make them smaller, ...