Friday, September 30, 2016

FRIDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 09/30/2016
The Guardian reports that robots designed to interact with adults are "out of fashion" lately because—not to put too fine a point on it—adults are ...
The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning Wednesday about repeated reports of Samsung top-loading washing machines ...
That's where a team of researchers, led by the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), has been testing a variety of robotic subs in recent ...
First, robots typically struggle with uneven surfaces, let alone the kind of cliffs and crags you see on Mars. Second, space is kind of gravity challenged.
Fleets of self-driving robots capable of delivering groceries or restaurant meals are now being tested in the U.S., with the promise of conquering the ...
In 2013, documentary filmmaker James Barrat warned of the rise of artificial general intelligence—that is,robots that are all-around smarter than ...
According to the results of a new survey over a quarter of British consumers (27%) believe a robot would provide better customer service than a ...
Industrial robots have assembled cars and other machinery for decades, but a conference in San Jose this week showcased robots that are creeping ...
SCIENTISTS have moved one step closed to making robots like humans ... is being heralded as a major breakthrough in both surgery and robotics.
Robotic technology is aiding with many manual tasks in manufacturing. The continuing development ofrobotic hardware is having an impact on ...
Fancy a robot pet? Minitaur is designed to be an affordable and practical quadrupedrobot. Not only can it cross obstacle-strewn terrain impassable to ...
As technological advancements power a new age of artificial intelligence (A.I.), automation, smart living, and the like, the range of roles that robots can ...
Kawasaki Heavy will boost output capacity for these robots used to move wafers within clean rooms at semiconductor fabrication facilities.
When robots fight, the least safe place to be is inside of one. When it comes to military tech, one major advantage of robots is the distance they put ...
Walking into Steve Ballard's classroom at Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School the first thought isn't usually "classroom." ...
The high point of our tour was to peer into the several-story “people-less vault,” watching robots zoom around picking up cash and ferrying it here and ...
“What we have is robots and humans working collaboratively,” Zume Pizza Co-Founder Julia Collins said. Zume is taking a page right out of Silicon ...
In some factories, robots already outnumber the human workers. The general factory workforce is going through radical changes with more robots ...
The robot, designed by researchers at Cornell University, uses a deep learning neural network to consult a database of manuals in order to process ...
BRIEF-Kawasaki Heavy Industries will construct a new domestic plant for robots used in semiconductor fabrication - Nikkei. Sept 29 (Reuters) -.
Today, robots can handle parts of the garment-making process—cutting fabric, for instance—but human hands are still needed to feed fabric into ...
DUESSELDORF, Sept 29 (Reuters) - German consumer electronics retailer Media Markt is testing usingrobots to make home delivery of goods faster ...
Westworld, originally a movie directed by Michael Crichton, bears a lot of resemblances to Crichton's more famous project, Jurassic Park: giant, ...
(Fifteen Points reads as male and appears to be happy, as far as robots go.) Blur Mirror is described by the pair as 'very analogue – we manipulated ...
There are boasts of hydrogen-powered cars, the world's fastest Maglev Train, a man-made meteor shower, and lots and lots of robots—so many, ...
Sex-mad customers will choose their desired robot and coffee from an iPad before they enjoy a steamy 15-minute sex session for as little as £60.
The robot revolution now means that more and more companies bring their manufacturing back to the U.S., Europe or wherever they are based.
We got a taste for what this will look like at the RoboBusiness exhibit in California. iPal, a 3-foot-tall humanoid robot, is designed to look after children ...
Heavy machinery whirrs and clanks on the factory floor of precision metalworking firm Robert Bion & Co, where a planned three-meter robotic arm ...
“There are people inhabiting the same world that are stopping buildings from falling down, robots from doing this, aliens from doing that,” he says.
Video recognition has the potential of giving digital eyes to robots, which may then be able to do regular chores like laundry. Image recognition is now ...
Laced with intricate control systems, massive data centers, robots working alongside humans, and high-tech rapid material-handling systems, ...
Wonder Workshop, creator of award-winning Dash and Dot robots that teach kids 6 and up to code, has opened registration for its second annual ...
Students in the Car Lab course spend a semester building real-world electronic systems, like a roboticdevice that plays soccer. (Video by Evelyn Tu ...
In some models, transponders are placed around the necks of the cows, which allows them to receive individualized service. Robots allow the cows to ...
A moose and a robotic lawnmower engaged in a lengthy battle as the moose attempted to steal apples from a backyard tree. The moose made several ...
Joseph Oliver, a retiree, pilots a bomb disposal robot under the supervision of Spc. Augustus Lacomb, 52nd Ordnance Group Explosive Ordnance ...
But the corporate-sounding tenets seem to be a trumped-up, yet still watered-down, version of the three fundamental “Rules of Robotics,” as written by ...
The Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort, Mesquite, Nevada, undated | Photo courtesy of the Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort, St. George News.
The Three-Brained Robot is definitely a musical act to be seen, and not just heard. Sam Martin is an extremely talented performance artist, and his ...
Next, in today's “Future of Work,” we see how one Silicon Valley pizzeria is using robots to capture a big slice of the multi-billion dollar market.
Serial Kickstarter entrepreneurs at Plum Geek have this week launched their fourth Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the new Spirit Rover robot ...
The company's researchers are studying how deep-learning could help robots with hand-eye coordination and learning through predictive video.
Set inside a massive wild west theme park populated by robots playing out the fantasies of privileged guests, "Westworld" is visually arresting from the ...
AMC, for its part, renewed Humans, a drama about human-like AI robots. HBO, meanwhile, will debut big-budget drama Westworld — about a futuristic ...
Commentary: SpaceX has advanced a vision of a city built on Mars as soon as the 2060s, but a galaxy of technical, ethical, legal and other questions ...