Tuesday, May 31, 2016

TUESDAY BLAST OF #ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
PC Magazine
The Week Magazine
The reason is robots: "If you look at the robotic devices that are coming into the restaurant industry — it's cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it ...
Business Insider forecasted a loss of 7 million jobs to the robots by -…-8, while the World Economic Forum predicts the same amount, but by -…-…
euronews
The robot is designed to carry out vital tasks in environments deadly to human beings. In the short term, these humanoid robots could venture into ...
Bangkok Post
SoftBank's emotion-reading robot Pepper is seen before a photo session at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on May 19, 2016. The robot is being ...
ArabianBusiness.com
Automation is steadily affecting jobs in finance, healthcare and insurance. But the future isn't entirely controlled by robots. Here's how to remain ...
The recent killing of the Taliban Chieftain, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, by a drone inside the Pakistan province of Baluchistan, is a striking reminder that ...
The Week UK
Thirteen years after it was part of Channel 5's schedules, Robot Wars is back – and on the BBC. The technological game show's heyday saw first ...
Sputnik International
Just as China's home appliance maker Midea has snapped up Germany's builder of factory robots, Kuka AG, for 5 billion dollars, a leading Chinese ...
Zap2It
Merrick is a normal 10-year-old boy that has a passion for both surfing and robots. Growing up by the beach, venturing out into the ocean sounds like a ...
NASA are working with four universities, in Massachusetts and Scotland, on creating human-like robotsthat will be sent to Mars to set up habitats on ...
New York Times
DAKAR, Senegal — One robot slammed into some blocks and nearly fell to the floor. Another sideswiped a wall. Yet another spun in dizzying circles.
NDTV
At the fair, 1602 exhibitors from 30 countries are expected to present cutting edge advances in robotics, virtual reality, innovation, business solutions ...
Times LIVE
An Oxford University professor predicts that robots may one day demand the same rights as humans, The UK Telegraph reports. “It's getting to a point ...
TODAYonline
SINGAPORE — Telling stories and singing songs, robots could be your child's next learning companion in pre-school if a pilot by the Infocomm ...
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio's latest report on the global educational robots market provides an analysis on the most important trends ...
Two robots have become celebrities at Zhoukou Normal University in central China's Henan Province after their stunning performances at a tai chi ...
ChinaTopix
President Obama once asked Steve Jobs of Apple, so, when are those jobs coming back: the answer was never. And Apple didn't in fact really ship ...
Channel News Asia
IDA is currently conducting its pilot study with the aim of testing the impact of socialrobots in the areas of collaborative play and interactive story telling ...
Mobile ID World
MasterCard digital payment technology is now being used in a robot. Called Pepper, the robot was developed by SoftBank Robotics and will be ...
ITProPortal
After Foxconn replaced 60,000 employees with robots and Adidas decided to bring its shoe business back to Germany through the use of a fully ...
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Margaret Eaton is executive director of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council. Tom Zizys is a Toronto-based labour market analyst.
Robotics and Automation News (press release) (registration)
Asbury Park Press
Dec. 11, 2015, is a day that will live in infamy for Bruce Springsteen fans. That's the day tickets went on sale for the Boss' River Tour 2016 in area ...
SiliconBeat
It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it: Behold sewer robots. “Human pups like to live in packs, play with squeaky toys, eat from bowls and nuzzle ...
Big Think
We have an ethical imperative to deploy artificially intelligent robots on the battlefield, says Jerry Kaplan. They keep soldiers off the battlefield and ...
Computer Business Review
A large sample of the British population is conscious of the impact of the introduction of robots, with 42% believing they could be replaced by robots in ...
I can't help but think that the easy solution to it all would be to have robots replace CEOs, thus freeing up the needed resources to provide a living ...
Herald Sun
SIX hundred WA teachers will take coding workshops and all public primary schools will get new resources, including robots, as part of a push to boost ...
Elektor (blog)
For robots, pain is an unknown sense. This insensitivity is also one of their major advantages in their inexorable progression to replace humans, ...
Robots & Dragons
Für Drehbuchautor und Regisseur Shane Black war er der Wunschkandidat: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wird in der neuen Verfilmung zu Doc ...
The Vex IQ robotics competition does just that — teams construct robots from basic kits, all the while contriving how best to solve the problems that the ...
At the recent Robot Day 2015 exhibition and workshop, former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad mentioned that while the awareness of robot ...
New York Times
WayBlazer and Watson's cognitive technology are the brains behind Connie, a robotbeing tested at the Hilton in McLean, Va., outside Washington.
Robots, virtual reality, drones, and smart devices — these are the innovations fueled by digital transformation that will pave the way for Asia Pacific's ...
Logistics Manager
Logistics operations have seen a steady growth in the use of automation, and we are starting to see robots becoming available. But, asks Malory ...
Technology, most would agree, is making life easier for all of us. Right? Well, yes and no. While it's undoubtedly easier to create robots to do all those ...
South China Morning Post
Total sales of industrial robots in the country reached 66,000 units last year, up 16 per cent from 2014, according to estimates from the International ...
Times of India
A scientist and an academic have proposed creating robot sex brothels to undermine demand for human sex trafficking. Futurology specialist Ian ...
Liverpool Echo
The Edge IFB2016 Robot Challenge will see teams take part in a full-day event next month at the Innovation Hub in Alder Hey Children's Hospital on ...
The Inquisitr
Asahi Shimbun
KHI's industrial Duaro robot, which can perform a variety of tasks, will be dispatched to factories and businesses through Century Tokyo Leasing Corp., ...
China Daily
Artificial intelligence is making its way into every aspect of people's life. Recently arobot-themed café opened its doors in trial operation in Shanghai.
Lawfuel (blog)
A paper published at the end of last year “Can Robots Replace Lawyers” from Dana Remus, the University of North Carolina School of Law and Frank ...
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
Students will first be introduced to a type of ROV called the "angelfish," which will allow them to learn how to construct the robots. Afterward, they can ...
CNN
Beijing (CNN) This funny-looking, chubby robot might well be the most popular ... Master Xianfan says the robot is intelligent enough to chant Buddhist ...
Australia Network News
A 10-year-old kid dancer's moves on the stage of “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation” were called ridiculous by judge Nigel Lythgoe, ...
Press TV
In order to make their one of a kind dancing robot more unique, the students decided to break down tai-chi movements and program the moves into ...
OregonLive.com
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Washington last week deployed the so-called ocean robot ...