Monday, April 30, 2018

4/29/2018 BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


“Pietà” is X Ball's largest scale work to date, created over the course of about seven years using a process that combines 3-D scanning and sculpting, robotic stone milling and thousands of hours of human handwork. But the sculpture, which cost nearly $1 million to produce, wasn't X Ball's only project ...
“So while we have people who have been working in manufacturing for most of their lives,” Reddick said, “if those jobs are sent overseas or … if the job's been phased out and replaced by robots, we need to make sure that person is now able to make that robot. That person is now able to do the scientific ...
Macau (MNA) – Local Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics company Singou Technology (Macau) Ltd. told Macau News Agency (MNA) that it will supply some 30 robots to Macau tourism information offices for assistance purposes, after signing an agreement with the Macau Government Tourism Office ...
Anthony Moyles joined Hugo MacNeill and Dan McDonnell on the Saturday Panel to discuss the future of sport as they attempted to peer into a crystal ball and predict what lies in store. Tommy Martin raised the subject of technology and how audiences will potentially consume sport in the future as the ...
Each robot working in Britain's factories has cost the equivalent of 3.6 jobs, according to the first study of the impact of modern automation on employment. The research implies that the 18,500 robots deployed in vehicle manufacturing and other industries have already displaced about 66,000 posts.
The 2018 FIRST Robotics World Championship brought 700 teams to Detroit to compete in four divisions, with the biggest one being the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition for high school students. It brought 15,000 students from across the U.S. ...
A lucky few could even be scouted by industry professionals who are interested in the design. A team from Kalamazoo, Stryke Force, are defending world champs and have qualified for finals Saturday with their team of 50 students. "It's a great competition and I love that it's more than robots," said Paula ...
Following a similar plot to the dinosaur epic, Westworld is set in a perverse safari park—but instead of being populated with extinct species, the area is full of high-end robots, or “hosts”. Visitors to Westworld pay large sums of money to indulge in whatever they wish within the park, without fear of ...
EVERYONE knows that yawning can be contagious – but now it appears it can be passed from robots to humans too. Volunteers who watched the EMYS android mimicking the sounds and signs of sleepiness found that they developed the urge to yawn. The robot dropped its head, closed its eyes and ...
The room at Englewood School in Crapaud, P.E.I., is abuzz — quite literally — with moving Lego robotscontrolled by computer code written by students. The coding club, led by teacher Sharna Reynard, is working with robotics kits on loan through P.E.I.'s Home and School Federation. The federation ...
Any kid who grew up watching Transformers cartoons wanted one in real life, and now a robotics company and roller coaster manufacturer have teamed up to make that dream come true. Brave Robotics, SoftBank sumsidiary Asratac, and Sansei Technologies in Japan have created a 12-foot-tall robot ...
She was nicknamed the “Maybot” after she took to endlessly repeating mantras such as “Brexit means Brexit” and “No deal is better than a bad deal”. Now proof has emerged that the prime minister is officially the country's most robotic-speaking politician. In tests on British political speeches by Trint, ...
A mum with late-stage bowel cancer is recovering well after pioneering surgery using robots. Five weeks ago, Christine Lockton, 63, had her womb and part of her colon removed simultaneously by two surgeons using robotic hands. The surgeons sat on opposite sides of a console as they performed the ...
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Dispense Works now offers the RP Series robots with a 36 in. x 20 in. work area in a compact and space-saving benchtop. Manufactured in the US, the robots are used for adhesive and myriad other fluid-dispensing applications as well as assembly using UV curing for mounting, tooling, and fixturing.
submitted photo • The North High School robotics team was one of three teams on the winning alliance at the Northern Lights Regional event held in Duluth in March, which secured its spot at the FIRST Championship to be held April 28 in Detroit, Michigan. The team also competed in the Medtronic ...
The Micronesia Mall was crawling with robots on Saturday, April 28, as 19 teams took on the Hydro Dynamics Challenge at the third FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition. The competition, sponsored by Science is Fun, and Awesome Inc. tasked students to learn all about the water around us.
Many obviously have health issues. Others have limited education and training. Does Knox County have a good, well thought out plan, to find work for this many people quickly? Have you heard from any church, agency or civic group about how they can do this? The robots are definitely not going to help ...
Picture a home robot equipped with advanced cameras and vision software that can freely roam your home. Amazon is already working on a domestic robot for use at home, business wire Bloomberg has reported, citing sources familiar with the project. The project, which appears to be a mobile version ...
In the struggle for ultimate power in the future, could humans battle the robots they created for the top spot? On Friday, San Diego's best and brightest minds in artificial intelligence and cybersecurity gathered to discuss the future of technology. "Robots will acquire the capacity to do things on their own," ...
China has recently established a first of its kind bank in Shanghai where everything run entirely by robotswho greet customers and manage their accounts. The bank dubbed as China Construction Bank (CCB), is equipped with several smart automated tellers capable of a range of services, including ...
TOKYO: A Transformers-style, humanoid robot that can shapeshift into a sports car in about 60 seconds was unveiled in Japan on Wednesday. The “J-deite RIDE” robot is the brainchild of Kenji Ishida, CEO of Brave Robotics and a fan of anime movies featuring robots that could transform or combine ...
Video: Amazon may be building robots, and hackers target medical equipment. Amazon may be building robots, and hackers target medical equipment. Video: Cambridge Analytica app creator speaks, DNC sues Russia. Cambridge Analytica app creator speaks, DNC sues Russia. Video: Google wants ...
Blockchain Education Network Vietnam recently held an event titled “Building a Robotics & Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem with Blockchain”. The title alone has three of my favorite things in it, so when a client of mine asked me if I could put together a little hardware demonstration for the event, I jumped ...
In 1495, Leonardo DaVinci published the first design for a mechanical knight. Roughly 400 years later, the word "robot" was popularized courtesy of Czech playwright, Karel Capek, and only five years after that, humanoids hit the big screen for the first time. But it wasn't until the 1960s that everything ...
Busyness is the new black. People love to talk about how busy they are, almost like it's a badge of honor. But the truth is that people are more distracted than busy. And the good news for you is that there's a way to distract them from their distractedness. The secret is to create and deliver content that ...
I'm Caitlyn Clabaugh. So, I'm studying computer science. I'm in the computer science department here, but my research is focused on machine learning applied to human robot interaction. For me, I really didn't do computer science until I got into undergrad and I did it to avoid a math class. I was a Fine ...
As you may already know, male sex robots are now on the market and available for consumer purchase. GPB reported in the topic back in 2017 when word started to leak out. In case you haven't heard, these electronic companions are customizable – replete with facial hair and warm peens. You can ...
"Hakuna matata" may very well be the only Swahili phrase that many people outside of East Africa have ever heard (thanks, Lion King), but a 4-foot-tall humanoid robot named Pepper is working to change that. The National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C.—part of the Smithsonian Institution's ...
The industry study on “Global Surgical Robots Market” deliver a recent industry information and advanced future tendency. Likewise, highlights the Surgical Robots market forecast for 2023, top vendors, different analysis, and drivers. Furthermore, the Surgical Robots market size, trade facts discussion ...
Carmakers have big plans for their next generation of factories: smarter designs, artificial intelligence and collaborative robots building a wide range of vehicles on the same line. The plants will also feature a component they say is the secret ingredient to flexible manufacturing: humans. SAIC-GM's ...
In”Pressurized,” episode 7 of Netflix's Lost in Space, we get to see hot tar, geysers, secrets, tragic loss and a potentially rekindled romance. It's time for a recap! Don and Judy's June Dilemma. It's been a rough season for Judy Robinson (Taylor Russell) and Don West (Ignacio Serricchio). In addition to ...
The Smart City administration in Jaipur is considering using 'fire robots' — small unmanned vehicles — for fighting flames in constricted spaces. Hosepipes from fire tenders can be attached to these vehicles to tend to situations where there are high chances of explosion or building collapse. “I attended ...
A team from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in England has searched the Gulf of Oman by way of underwater robots and discovered a vast oxygen-less dead zone that is not only larger than anyone expected, but also rapidly expanding. “Our research shows that the situation is actually worse than ...
We believe AMMC will be a great addition and a valuable asset in broadening the reach of the company,” said Bernie Mucitelli, Director, Business Development for Applied Robotics. “AMMC's mission statement focuses on respect, fairness and integrity along with a strong work ethic, which are all ...
A new study at Brigham Young University (BYU) proved that robots have beaten human beings in cooperating. As we are living in a world where the boundary between 'genuine' and 'not as much as genuine' realities is winding up progressively obscured. The general population living in the eighteenth ...
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL)- - A national underwater robotics competition was held in Kingsport Saturday. At the Kingsport Aquatics Center, high schools students across the country put science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to the test. For a Tennessee Regional M.A.T.E. (Marine ...
The research study Global Autonomous Mobile Robots Industry offers strategic assessment of the Autonomous Mobile Robots market. The industry report focuses on the growth opportunities, which will help the Global Autonomous Mobile Robots market to expand operations in the existing markets.
While car workers in Germany and South Korea fight to save their jobs, one of China's youngest car brands is gearing up to build sport utility vehicles at a new factory with digitally connected robots and a fresh workforce of 1,800 people. A three-hour drive from the Chinese capital Beijing, the Lynk & Co ...
Stryker reported a 9.2 percent increase in first quarter sales to $3.2 billion, with a 7.1 percent increase in orthopedic sales year-over-year. During the first quarter conference call, CEO Kevin Lobo and COO Katherine Own discussed Stryker's robotic technology — Mako — and the transition of orthopedics ...
Having a robot boss or coworker is not what I imagined as a child growing up in the Space Age. I was hoping my android could handle all unpleasant tasks, leaving me the freedom to play and pretend. Instead, artificial intelligence is worming its way into all aspects of our lives in the form of algorithms ...
The Westhampton Beach High School FIRST Robotics Team 3171 is competing at the World Championships in Detroit from April 24–28 against entries from the U.S. and dozens of foreign countries. Westhampton Beach won that right at the Long Island Robotics Championship at Hofstra University two ...
Saddle up on this robot horse and you could help improve your coordination, balance and strength. Nicknamed Stewie, the robot was designed and built by senior mechanical engineering students Kelsi Wicker, Sebastian Jia, Matthew O'Gorman, James Phillips, Wesley Yee and Jijie Zhou attending ...
Along with the work staff already does to clean and disinfect the hospital, officials hope the addition of the robots makes Mercy a “zero infection hospital,” as interim CEO Paul Hiltz told The Canton Repository on Thursday. Our View: We applaud Mercy Medical Center for utilizing new technology to ...
Ted Risch, technology teacher for North Star Central Elementary, has been using robots in kindergarten through fourth-grade computer classes to teach students basic programming and coding skills. Using giant robots such as the almost-child-size Meccanoid to quarter-sized robots that travel on tablets, ...
Packaging Robots market Report speaks about the manufacturing process. The process is analysed thoroughly with respect three points, viz.Types, Application and Manufacturers with associated costs (material cost, labour cost, etc.) and the actual process of whole Enterprise Packaging Robots market.
Eventually, researchers hope to be able to make four-legged robots that would be able to function as and replace service dogs. The advantages of a robot are obvious because training service dogs is so expensive and so many dogs begin training and then don't make the cut. On the down side, service ...
Silicon Valley appears to have its eyes set on disrupting the paint industry. That's because, thanks to a new autonomous robot, you may never have to paint your own walls again. Scientists behind the robot, named Maverick, claim that it can paint walls evenly and with striking accuracy. Scroll down for ...
While the Variety Kit (review) is mostly a package of fun but limited ideas, the Robot Kit shows off the goofy potential of what Labo might do with future kits with a more elaborate toy that makes its simple game a whole-body experience. Of the two kits available at launch, the Robot Kit is by far the most ...
[52 Skillz] didn't know anything about building robots. So he decided to not just read about it or make a simple robot. He jumped right in and wanted to build a robot that could make a cake. It took about a year and a half but it now — mostly — works, as you can see in the video below. Granted it isn't ...

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