Saturday, April 30, 2016

SATURDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS
Minnesota Public Radio News
In his lab at George Mason University in Virginia, Sean Luke has all kinds of robots: big ones with wheels; medium ones that look like humans.
Dayton Daily News
College students piloted a 410-pound, two-tracked robot, looking for a case of dynamite, an AK-47 rifle and Jimmy Hoffa's body as part of an Air Force ...
A team of researchers at its Princeton, New Jersey, laboratory are creating autonomous spider-like robotsthat can work together to 3-D-print structures ...
Popular Mechanics
Stanford engineers have built a robot scuba diver that's just the sort of sturdy, sensitive sort that you need if you want to pick your way through a coral ...
Chain Store Age
The retail industry has reached a point of progress with robotics where it is not enough to look at how robots will drive business transformation, but at ...
Basic Income News
On Saturday April 30 the globally first robot protest march will take place in Zurich, the financial capital of Switzerland. With more than 100 robots ...
Inverse
Robots do not need to be gendered, but humans seem to prefer it. More specifically, humans seems to prefer competent seeming men and sexually ...
Tech Times
Victoria Advocate
Calhoun High School teacher Jeff Williams, front, places a ball inside a robot as fellow teacher, David Rubac, watches at the 21st annual Math and ...
PR Newswire (press release)
At least three robots in the first annual international Robot Art Contest have utilized this concept to blur the line between human and machine creativity.
Parent Herald
A human-like robot that helps children with autism to develop their social skills may be available for all families soon. This is after an assistive robotics ...
Yahoo News
p> <p>China's National Defense University (a real thing) is putting itself at the forefront of service robots, with its AnBot. The autonomous security robot ...
Tech Insider
This invention shows there's nothing that robots won't do ... This wonder of amateurrobotics is the product of a Japanese anime super-fan who ...
Republican & Herald
Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) will open a new omnichannel fulfillment center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, that includes assistance from robots.
Western Producer (subscription)
The Haustein family gathers in the farm office overlooking their dairy barns. Doug, left, Bernardette, Cal and Conlee Haustein milk 97 ...
ON TARGET: One of the Australian-made robots begins to make its way into an almond orchard to monitor fruit set and areas of substandard ...
Deadly viruses and killer robots may cause human extinction, a report has revealed. The report titled, "Global Catastrophic Risks," collated by ...
Robohub
Every few weeks, Robohub will conduct a Roundtable discussion. In this edition, we discuss the challenges and limitations in defining the word 'robot'.
Barron's
It is still unclear if it is dramatically more cost-effective for hospitals to use the robots. The machines cost in the seven figures, while a scalpel can cost ...
New York Times
These robots, of course, aren't like those you see in the movies. But they are capable of providing investment advice usually delivered by a human ...
iDigitalTimes.com
The courses, the players, the strategy are all pretty much the same. So when I saw the chance to play a game called 100ft Robot Golf at IndieCade ...
The Globe and Mail
He explained just how small and sporadic the demand for snow removal really is. It didn't make financial sense to build a robotic vehicle, they realized, ...
QWTJ LIVE One Stop
Articulated Robots Market Market Research Report on Articulated Robots Market 2016 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the ...
Continuing their long streak of great apps for preschoolers, Sago Sago has released Sago Mini RobotParty. The game is based on the same ...
The Daily Star-Journal
Warrensburg – The high school robotics team, Burger Bots, won the regional competition and this week competes in the World FIRST Stronghold ...
BBC News
UK astronaut Tim Peake has performed a challenging remote control experiment on the International Space Station. He had to command a robot rover ...
Examiner.com
According to a report by the Guardian, ecologist John Read came up with the plan, to employ a rigged laser-sighted robots to spray poison onto cats, ...
But this year, the students showed more interest in robots than in the stars. That led to the visit to the C4 wing of Columbus North High School, ...
Port Huron Times Herald
Some members of the Vermillion Area Robotics Club attended the 2016 VEXRobotics World Championship in Louisville, KY, last week/end.
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Wall Street Journal (blog)
Every week, CIO Journal offers a glimpse into the mind of the CEO, whose view of technology is shaped by stories in management journals, general ...
Memphis Business Journal
The LEGO Mindstorms mini-robotics competition was launched three years ago by the Medtronic chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.
Greenville Daily Reflector
Robots from built by two Pitt County Teams, Boneyard (2682) and Pitt Pirates (2642), attack a tower March 11 in a regional robotics competition in ...
Students have gone far with learning to program and participating in high school robotics competitions. However, a handful of them are stepping ...
International Business Times UK
Johnny Five robot in Lego Hey, bozo! A Lego version of the hugely popular Johnny Five robot from Short Circuit could be coming to a store near you ...
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Store representatives tell BringMeTheNews that they're testing out robots. There's currently one at work in San Francisco. Fortune says the robots track ...
Jillian Ogle, of San Francisco, the Founder and CEO of Let's Robot, talks about the prototype robots at The Batchery in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, ...
The Sparta Independent
The Kittatinny Regional High School Robotics Team. In front are Kim Heim, Sierra Rutnick, Matt Kowalski, and Dan Wynne. In back are ...
One in four people between the ages of 18 to 34 say they wouldn't have a problem dating a robot. They do have two caveats - they as far as ...
ST. LOUIS, MO. - Stronghold is a tough - sometimes brutal game. Two alliances of three robots each battle in a field with drive-jarring obstacles and ...
Builder Magazine
And everybody knows, spiders can build, as Quartz' contributor Mike Murphy reports in his take on robot-driven 3D printing technology. Murphy notes ...
Marines.mil (press release)
The UTACC is a team of aerial and ground robots using the Distributed ... the UTACC represents potential capabilities for robotics integrated into ...
Big News Network.com
BEIJING, China - China has unveiled the world's first robotic cop at the 12th Annual Chongqing Hi-tech Fair. The robot called “AnBots” has been ...