AI & Robotics

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 14 reports

Google Tech to Bring 3D Mapping Smarts to NASA's Space Station Robots

NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station. Computerworld — NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station. Google said Thursday ... [Published CIO Magazine - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

The secret to swarming robots Simplicity

Simple robots that identify and move toward each other could open the way to armies of machines that measure pollution, pollinate plants, or fly through our ... ... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Robotics, Pollution
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

4/19/2014: WORLD: Robotic submarine starts 5th mission to locate MH370

P E RT H : A mini- submarine deployed to find the crashed Malaysian jet has touched record depths in the Indian Ocean beyond its operating limits and embarked on a fifth mission today with still no sign of the plane’s wreckage. Autonomous underwater. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings

I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots[1] and artificial intelligence systems get kicked around. The Jonny Depp movie Transcendence[2] hits theater screens Friday, and it's only the latest example of slander against sentient machines. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Scientist warns that the robot apocalypse really is coming unless steps are taken now

13:22 EDTFrom HAL 9000 to the Terminator — all those Hollywood movies in which artificially intelligent robots end up turning on their human masters might not be too far from the truth.Noted artificial intelligence researcher Steve Omohundro published ... [Published Raw Story - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 8 reports

Robotic Mission Kicks Up Lunar Dust

A robotic mission to the moon has intentionally crashed into the lunar surface. Before the programmed crash, scientists collected data from the craft, called LADEE, an acronym for Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer.LADEE has been orbiting ... [Published VOA News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 5 reports

NASA Taking Google's Project Tango Into Space

Google has been working with NASA to integrate a Tango prototype into robots that work inside the ISS.0sharesWe only just got our first glimpse of Google's Project Tango 3D mapping smartphone, but its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group is already ... [Published PC Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Google Inc, NASA, Robotics
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 6 reports

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education research

If you fear the rise of robots, the latest humanoid-style machine has an "emergency stop to prevent robot apocalypse."That tongue-in-cheek feature belongs to UBR-1, which has been launched ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 5 reports

4/18/2014: HT NATION: Indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year-old

CHENNAI: It was “borewell robot”, an indigenous device developed by a Maduraibased social worker that saved a 3-year-old boy. The toddler had fallen into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu. For M Manigandan, who. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 8 reports

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Robotic submarine completes first full underwater search

A U.S. Navy robotic submarine, known as the Blue Fin-21, completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday. Pictures of the ocean floor are being analyzed with the hope that they may lead to finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Charlie Rose ... [Published CBS News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 7 reports

Americans not into ‘test tube meat’ or ‘robot nannies’

Maybe lab meat isn’t the food of the future.Only 20 percent of Americans are interested in trying meat grown in a lab, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center highlighting Americans’ views on technology and the future.Most people are optimistic ... [Published New York Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 9 reports

Plymouth-Canton robotics team earns trip to worlds

The Plymouth-Canton FIRST Robotics Team 862 will find out next week if it can improve on the third-place finish it posted in last year's world championships in St. Louis.A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published Canton Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Robotics

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...devices today assume the physical world ends at the boundaries of the screen," said Johnny Lee, the Project Tango leader, in a YouTube video. "Our goal is to give mobile devices a human scale understanding of space and motion."
"[T]hat's a massive statistic," insisted Schwartz. "Sixty percent means it’s no longer chance -- that most people would think the poem was written by a human."
"This allows people to be more aware of their surroundings and all the really cool research going on here" he said
"We will continue no matter what approach we use (to locate the missing aircraft)" he said on Thursday

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Marines happily recycle Army bots [Published Air Force Times - 11 mins ago]
A Swarm of Ant-Sized Robots, At Your Service [Published Gnom.es - 22 mins ago]
The Weekender: shaky science, reliable robots, ... [Published The Verge - 40 mins ago]
Google Tech to Bring 3D Mapping Smarts to NASA'... [Published CIO Magazine - 2 hours ago]
We're Ready For Our Robot Poet Overlords [Published Yahoo! News - 3 hours ago]
Case Western Reserve University show emphasizes... [Published Cleveland.com - 3 hours ago]
Bethel students learn about water safety [Published Register News - 3 hours ago]
Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASAs... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
The secret to swarming robots Simplicity [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
Modern technology rescues backyard pool-time fun [Published Record Delta - 5 hours ago]
Robot waging war on Isle waste [Published Gainsborough Standard - 6 hours ago]
Robot waging war on Isle waste [Published South Yorkshire Times - 6 hours ago]
Robotic submarine launches 7th mission to locat... [Published The Hindu - 7 hours ago]
PTI - PLANE - Robotic submarine launches 7th mi... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
Young Chess Players Set to Compete in Honor of ... [Published PRWeb - 7 hours ago]
Cal Poly Pomona women promote engineering to mi... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - 7 hours ago]
AHS Robotics completes best season [Published Arlington Times - 7 hours ago]
Sub search for missing plane to be done in week [Published The Olympian - 8 hours ago]
Robotics team wins competition [Published Hometown News - 8 hours ago]
Dust do it: Clean-freak Manchester bucks Britis... [Published Mancunian Matters - 10 hours ago]
Student wins elementary chess tournament [Published Parkersburg News - 10 hours ago]
World’s first robot theme park to open in South... [Published thestar.com.my - 10 hours ago]
Boston Engineering Brings Robotic Tuna to Life ... [Published Cadalyst - 10 hours ago]
4/19/2014: WORLD: Robotic submarine starts 5th ... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
Monrovia High robotics team and its rhinestone-... [Published Whittier Daily News - 11 hours ago]
Monrovia High robotics team and its rhinestone-... [Published SGV Tribune - 11 hours ago]
Manchester Cub Scout robotics team making plans... [Published Union Leader - 12 hours ago]
India to Gear up for 'Non-contact Wars' [Published New Indian Express - 12 hours ago]
Robotic submarine looks for plane traces [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
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I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings [Published Mashable! - 15 hours ago]
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots and artificial intelligence systems get kicked around The Jonny Depp movie Transcendence hits theater screens Friday, and it's only the latest example of slander against sentient ...
Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots... [Published Drudge Report Feed - 17 hours ago]
Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots... (First column, 6th story, link ) Related stories: LABASH: Through a GOOGLE Glass, Darkly... REPORT: Why There Will Be Robot Uprising... MAG: New Cop on the Beat May Be a Bot... ...
This Week in Medical News: Weed, Robotics, Alle... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - 17 hours ago]
(MedPage Today) -- Our takes on media coverage of a small study of marijuana users, a comparison of robotic versus conventional prostate surgery, and new allergy therapies topped the headlines this week. ...
Would You Let a Robot Give You a Sponge Bath? [Published TAPPED - 20 hours ago]
Imagine it's 50 years from now, and you've checked into the hospital for a minor surgery that will require you to spend a couple of nights there. There's a nurses' station down the hall, but you know that the nurses are also caring for lots of other ...
Americans Are Bullish On Technology's Distant F... [Published ReadWriteWeb - 21 hours ago]
Despite the number of popular dystopian novels written over the years, Americans have continually been optimistic when it comes to the future of technology. At least, the distant future of technology. We're far less sanguine about the technology that ...
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Australia will soon deploy undersea robot in hu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 14 2014]
Brain clots meet their match with robot needle [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Apr 10 2014]
Brain clots meet their match with robot needle [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 10 2014]
Bionic kangaroo demonstrates big leap in robotics [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 08 2014]
Bionic kangaroo demonstrates big leap in robotics [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Apr 08 2014]
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Kessler Foundation Selects Ekso GT(TM) for Pilo... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 10 2014]
Student-engineered robot takes aim at tobacco i... [Published Financial Services - Mar 18 2014]
Japan eyes new business opportunity from Fukush... [Published Platts - News - Mar 14 2014]
Adept Technology to Showcase Robotics Solutions... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 12 2014]
ROBO-STOX™ Global Robotics And Automation ETF A... [Published Financial Services - Feb 06 2014]
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