Wednesday, April 11, 2018

4/9/2018 BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


One of the things that struck me is that while the implementations we're seeing are small, it feels as if the market for mobile collaborative robotics is at a tipping point in materials handling, and it feels as if the adoption rate, poised to become in the next three to five years just another tool in the tool kit.
A group of non-aligned states, led by Venezuela, is calling for the negotiation of a new international law to regulate or ban killer robots. The group seeks general agreement from states that “all weapons, including those with autonomous functions, must remain under the direct control and supervision of ...
LSU's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is hosting its second annual Bengal Bot Brawl on Tuesday, April 10. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Patrick F. Taylor Hall Capstone Gallery. The sumo-style robotics competition was launched to make engineering fun ...
It could soon cost less to operate a factory of robots in the United States than to employ a human worker in Africa. That is the finding of a report from a London-based research organization. The report warns that automation could have a bad effect on developing economies. It says to avoid that ...
Universal Robots S/A will be displaying collaborative robot applications at Booth C2454 with new partners RightHand Robotics and Schmaltz. The demonstrations will show how cobots — the fastest-growing segment of industrial automation — can optimize supply chains in ways traditional industrial ...
The use of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) is "a step too far", said Mary Wareham, the global coordinator of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. "They cross a moral line, because we would see machines taking human lives on the battlefield or in law enforcement. "We want weapon systems ...
Many of them fear that after gunpowder and nuclear weapons, we are now on the brink of a “third revolution in warfare,” heralded by killer robots—the fully autonomous weapons that could decide who to target and kill without human input. With autonomous technology already in development in several ...
We all know by now that robots are the future of farming, and things are no different for winemakers in The Golden State. Faced with the shortage of water and workers, they asked researchers from the University of California to create an irrigation system that needs minimal human input. What the team ...
The robots, developed by start-up Bossa Nova Robotics, have a simple task that has nothing to do with jazzy Brazilian music. The machines autonomously navigate around stores and scan shelves with a tower fitted with cameras. After gathering and processing the data, the robot will then inform a store ...
Robots cleared obstacles and breached barriers for manned tanks in a joint U.S.-British training exercise and demonstration in Germany on Friday. It's the first time robots have been used for that purpose. "We did a robotic breach today, which has never been done before," 1st Lt. Cody Rothschild, ...
Recently, Nakamura proposed an algorithm that enables robots to learn concepts and language. The robots obtain multimodal information from objects and linguistic information by communicating with others. Using this information, the algorithm allows robots to form object concepts and learn ...
Activists seeking to persuade nations to ban so-called killer robots say they are cautiously optimistic about official talks on the future of such autonomous weapons, which reconvened at the United Nations in Geneva on Monday. This week over 120 United Nations member states are meeting at the Palais ...
Technology is becoming an increasingly large part of life and society. There's more and more that artificial intelligence and robots can do: they're already filling Amazon orders, playing music at a nightclub and flipping burgers at a California restaurant. Will you find yourself working alongside a robot?
Lior Elazary, chief executive officer of inVia Robotics, is entirely comfortable with stating that “robots are taking over the supply chain.” But that doesn't preclude a continuing role for humans, he says. At least for now. The need to automate the fulfillment of e-commerce orders in particular is driving the use ...
One of the largest programs, and one that has good representation in area schools, is the FIRST Roboticscompetition. In this competition, teams are given a task that their robot has to perform. Then they have to "brand" themselves, raise funds, design a robot to perform the task, and then build and ...
Robots have arrived at Bill and Carol Shuler's farm near Baroda, Mich., and life has taken a turn for the better. “It absolutely changes your lifestyle. It gives you a life!” says Bill Shuler. For decades — for the entire time that Bill and Carol have been married, in fact — the Shuler family's routine was ...
The world body hosted the first-ever killer robot negotiations last year and agreed to move forward, even if a treaty governing the use of such weapons remains a distant prospect. Activists say time is running out before weapons are deployed that use lethal force without a human making the final ...
Robots are already largely inspired by the bodies of animals, so why not mimic their behaviors too? Swarms of insects and schools of fish have inspired engineers to create groups of robots that move as one entity, and now Aquabotix has unleashed SwarmDiver, a series of small synchronized swimmers ...
In a new documentary, Sex Robots and Us, Sharkey says, 'We're just doing all this stuff with machines because we can, and not really thinking how this could change humanity completely. 'Some people have suggested that sex robots create an attitude of 'too-easy' sex which is always available.
Six robots at a time would square off in the arena, scrabbling at yellow milk crates and trying to lift them onto a 6-foot teeter totter. Teams were awarded points for every second the teeter totter swung toward their side. The robots' handlers maneuvered with joysticks and laptops from behind shatterproof ...
Australians need to put their trust in technology companies and forget the doomsday scenarios in Hollywood movies about the perils of intelligent robots, according to the man in charge of developing the latest advances at Amazon. Tye Brady, the chief technologist at Amazon Robotics, is in Australia this ...
A sex robot firm DS Doll in the Chinese city of Dalian has been mass producing 'transgender' dolls and shipping them across the globe to meet growing demand. Since DS Doll was established in 2010, the company has been producing around 400 custom models of all shapes and sizes per month, with ...
Deutsche Bank ended last week with one boss and starts the week with a different one. The lender's supervisory board named Christian Sewing as the new chief executive with immediate effect on Sunday, ousting John Cryan two years before his contract runs out. (This was after Mr Cryan sought to ...
“Like Meccano, with motors and brains” — that's BCIT instructor Jason Brett describing the two robotscompeting on a field in front of him. Built and programmed using VEX technology by teams of high school students, the robots are attempting to stack coloured cones and move goals over obstacles to ...
Scientists at the University of Twente have developed the first robotic birds, like the RoBird that are flying and operational right now. All things considered, taking off and landing like a flying creature or uneven wing fluttering are impractical yet. Sharing Leonardo da Vinci's fantasy, Professor Stefano ...
It was hot, hot, hot in the ice rink — but the crowd's champion was no mortal puck slinger. Robots are the contestants here — custom-built contraptions that seem like the diabolical hybrid of an upright vacuum cleaner and a very angry forklift — each steered by a battalion of engineers drawn from high ...
To be productive in the age of automation, human skills and social and emotional capabilities will matter more than anything. The future of work in a world of robots may not be as bleak for humans after all, with a range of human skills pivotal for managing of data and automation. That's the view of Rob ...
BOSTON, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavor Robotics, the world's leading supplier of unmanned ground vehicles, announced that it has won the Engineering Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract for the US Army's Common Robotic System–Individual (CRS-I) program. In being awarded the ...
When it comes to farming, it is no secret that robots and machinery is the way of the future. After all robotsand machines require no rest and they are precise and efficient. However there is the argument that robotsmean that jobs done by humans are replaced, but that might not necessarily be a bad thing ...
Flying robots Members of the Indonesia Drone Racing World Cup's organizing committee with drones that took part in an international competition at Puputan Renon Square in Denpasar, Bali, on Sunday. Sixteen drone pilots from nine countries participated in the three-day competition held to ...
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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: More 'Bandicoot' robots are set to make their entry, Kerala startup Genrobotic has said. Five such robots to clean sewer holes will be unveiled which will also be used for pilot projects in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The firm has been invited to present the Bandicoot in ...
The references are usually negative and driven by the mainstream media which often indicates that there are no differences between David H. Koch and brother Charles G. Koch. Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders often rails against “the Koch brothers.” The New York Times refers to them as “the billionaire ...
“They will probably do everything for us. We'll be couch potatoes. They'll cook, they'll clean, they'll bathe us.” -Yesenia Alvarado, Business Management, 18. “They will be driving for us, they already are. We are just going to be the passengers, it may be a little bit safer that way.” -Dylan Calte, Kinesiology ...
Two months after the Kerala-based startup Genrobotics developed Bandicoot, a robot that cleans sewer holes, the company is set to roll out five more robots, including ones for pilot projects planned in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Founders of the startup, who envisaged Bandicoot as a project that could ...
She said: “I do find the idea of making a man robot interesting. I would very much like to make one. If I would personally use it, I don't know. Probably out of curiosity." Over time the couple have constant improvements to their sex robots, adding in-built vibrations that make their dolls sensitive and reactive ...
SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Robotic VISION Technologies Inc. (RVT) has released the beta version of its Random Bin Picking™ (RBP™) vision guidance product for the emerging collaborative robotmarket. The latest version of RVT's machine vision software, collaborative ...
New York-headquartered Roboteam Home USA Inc. has signed a three-year distribution deal for 100,000 units of its personal assistant robot, called Temi, with Chinese electronics distributor Shenzhen Aisidi Co., Ltd., Yossi Wolf, founder and CEO of Roboteam Home said in a phone interview with ...
In an article for The Conversation, Victoria Brooks, a Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, suggests that we need to change the way we see sex robots. Her argument is based on the fact that at a tech fair in Austria last year, a sex robot called Samantha was repeatedly molested, and left 'filthy' ...
Global Heavy Duty Robot Platform Market research report gives a systematic and competent approach to gather important statistics of Global Heavy Duty Robot Platform industry. The research report analyses the historical as well as present performance of the Global Heavy Duty Robot Platform industry, ...
Fans packed the bleachers of Marysville High School Friday and Saturday to cheer on area robotics teams competing in the FIRST in Michigan Marysville District Event. A playing field that looked like a video game brought to life dominated the gym floor. Robots controlled by teams of students shifted ...
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In a first for the military, humans took a backseat while robots cleared obstacles for manned tanks and fighting vehicles for an exercise hailed as a “giant step for the Army and robotics,” Stars and Stripes reported. U.S. and British troops participated in the Robotic Complex Breach Concept demonstration ...
Savioke, the California-based company that created the robot, was founded in 2013 and sold its first onein 2015. More than 100 have been sold since. The closest hotel robots are in New York, Boston and Chicago, saidLauren, Savioke vice president of marketing and sales. There are seven robots ...
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Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS): Kerala startup Genrobotics will unveil five more 'Bandicoot' robots for cleaning sewer holes, including for pilot projects in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The step comes after its Kerala model got a huge response when it eliminated the age-old practice of manual ...

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