Thursday, July 28, 2016

THURSDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
Yahoo News
ZDNet
Robotic surgery has skyrocketed ever since the Food and Drug Administration approved the da Vinci surgical system 16 years ago. Now, a study has ...
FOX 7 Austin
The robots look like coolers on wheels and they don't quite have names yet but the company is called Starship. "Starship Technologies have created ...
Financial Times
An oddity about the gangs of robot labourers that are supposedly about to take our jobs, leaving humanity to watch daytime TV and survive off a ...
UNCG Now
Writing and Robotics, a companion program for the university's two-week Young Writers Camp, allowed 12 campers to simultaneously explore STEM ...
Times Higher Education (THE)
But the torrent of articles and books published in recent years shows that humans are once again worried that robots are about to displace them in the ...
Seeker
Traditionally when a robot injures someone or damages property we hold the robot'screator or owner accountable. But that notion is changing.
So, enter the robots; machines capable of quickly processing company and customer data and conveying their learnings to customers, often in a ...
Wall Street Journal
Robot vacuums used to be terrible. But now they suck. That's a good thing. Suction is what stands between you and a house beset by dust bunnies, ...
Irish Times
With a few more weeks of school summer holidays to go, kids might welcome the fun of a science-themed day out.
The Week UK
Metal-crunching hit show Robot Wars returned to television screens last Sunday to the joy of fans across the country. It was Team Carbide who won ...
Less than a week ago, a customer of Just Eat Plc in the U.K. had their evening takeout delivered to their home by a robot rather than a human. For the ...
Healthcare IT News
“Surprisingly, most of the geriatric psych patients are very comfortable with the robotbecause they remember the cartoon TV show The Jetsons,” Illini ...
While developing microswimmer robots for surgical and targeted drug delivery applications, Drexel researchers demonstrated the chain-like robots ...
Robots, virtual reality, artificial intelligence -- are they coming to kill our jobs or to create more? Liam Dann gazes into the future ...
Ubergizmo
Have you ever seen a blimp? If you've never seen one in real-life, there's a good chance you might have seen one in photos and in movies/TV shows, ...
AsiaOne
Literally translated as "Weird Hotel", this hotel has been living up to its name by being the first in the world to be staffed almost entirely by robots.
The afternoon scuffle capped a week of summer learning for the young spectators, who worked with ERAU professors during an advanced robotics ...
The Bakersfield Californian
Simone Biles works out in the uneven bars during the women's gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials training at SAP Center at San Jose earlier this ...
CleanTechnica
One astute observer, Bob Wallace, provides this perspective about such garbage-sorting robots, “If domestic garbage could be effectively sorted, then ...
Evening Standard
This comes on the heels of Just Eat using robots to deliver food and Zara announcing that you can request a different size without even leaving the ...
The Indian Express
Since Kohei Uchimura's arrival on the world stage, Japan have had to settle with silver medals behind champions China in 2008 and 2012.
NUjournal
NEW ULM - Robots are taking over kids' imaginations during Robot Camp this week at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School. Kids are building ...
Stripes Japan
Secretary of the Army Eric K. Fanning talks with soldiers about a robotic device during a demonstration at Bellows Air Force Station, Hawaii, Tuesday, ...
Advanced engineering could be the solution for the sustainable intensification of agriculture, as technology for producing service robots reaches ...
DZone News
Scientists from multiple nations have come together to develop a breakthrough inrobotics — the ability to recognize and react to each other's body ...
Plant Services
A new McKinsey & Co. report says those jobs are among the least likely to be automated in the next decade. The consulting firm analyzed more than ...
Employees of Innopolis University, Russia, took an opinion poll among 300 young robotics enthusiasts and discovered what they think about future, ...
ODENSE, Denmark & STONY BROOK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile Industrial Robots, (MiR), a next-generation developer and manufacturer of ...
The Daily Dot
Researchers have built a robot using sea slug muscles, and a 3D-printer to create a flexible polymer exoskeleton. At just under two inches long this ...
Yahoo News
Tresset detailed two of his robots, Paul and e-David, in a paper published in 2014. Both of these robots use a camera to visualize their subject and a ...
LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - The world's best gymnasts will be hoping the sweat and tears they have shed in training will provide them with the spark ...
The Global Recruiter
The introduction of robotics into the workplace has already begun. It can be seen in workplaces as diverse as assembly lines in manufacturing plants ...
KEYT
25 children from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indian Reservation are learning while having fun building robots.
Boston Business Journal (blog)
IRobot took one more step toward its overarching vision to become a leading "connected home" company when it became a customer of Amazon ...
Robotics and Automation News (press release) (registration)
Aethon's growth was driven by strong sales of TUG autonomous mobile robots, selling a record 102 robots in the first half of 2016. Aethon claims the ...
China Daily
Beijing ' s booming robotics industry has the potential to deliver transformative technology that could help raise living standards and save lives .
ENGINEERING.com
An AMRs ability to operate with this greater degree of autonomy is what separates something like the MiR100 into the category of robots, when ...
Popular Mechanics
A new viral video from an Australian company shows just how fast their robots can build a house. Spoiler: it's really dang fast—the bot takes just two ...
New Scientist
METHODICALLY, a team of robots patrols the turbid waters of Venice's lagoon. Some glide through the gloom, seeking their quarry. Others sit silent on ...
Vision Systems Design
By this time, China's robot density is targeted to rise to 150 units (150 units per 10,000 employees.) In 2015, the country's robot density was 36 units, ...
The Daily Dot
When it comes to robots there's really no “wrong” way to get around. They roll, they crawl, they run, they fly, and while some methods may be more ...