AI & Robotics

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Prototype NASA robot will burrow through sheets of alien ice

When it came to life on Mars , NASA might have struck out, but it's got a good feeling about Europa . The agency is working on a probe designed to scan its vast oceans for signs of alien life, but there's a problem, namely the 30 feet of ice that covers ... [Published Engadget - 1 hour ago]
Entities: NASA, Microbe, Planet Mars
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Jibo on its way to a crowdfunding record

The Indiegogo campaign for the little family robot has already passed the $1 million mark -- 10 times its initial funding goal, making it one of the most successful crowdsourced tech products in the site's history and there are still 24 days remaining ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Honda launches ASIMO robot

The latest generation of Honda's humanoid robot, the fastest in the world, makes its European debut in Brussels The latest version of Honda's ASIMO robot was launched in Brussels last week, boasting the fastest speed for robots at 9 kph.In addition, the ... [Published Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

You can pilot one of the robots from 'Pacific Rim' in virtual reality at Comic-Con

We're not sure how many of the new Oculus Rift VR kits have shipped out to developers already , but it looks like a healthy amount are in San Diego right now. That's where Comic-Con is happening this week and, following the X-Men VR demo we already heard ... [Published Engadget - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Robots could take half German jobs

More than half of the jobs currently being done in Germany could be taken over by robots in the next 20 years, according to a think tank.The study from Brussels think tank Bruegel found 51 percent of jobs in Germany at the moment could be computerized ... [Published The Local Germany - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 7 reports

Can robotic surgery catch on?

Robotic surgery has become a selling point for many medical centres across the United States. Read the article > ... [Published 3 News - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Robotics, United States
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

ABB launches new materials handling robots

ABB Australia announces a new robot family in a smaller form factor toaddress the needs of modern materials handling and machine tending industries.ABB’s new IRB 1200 robot family offers flexibility, ease of use,compactness and short cycle times. The ... [Published Ferret.com.au - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

J.J. Abrams’ ‘Westworld’: Anthony Hopkins & Evan Rachel Wood Are On Board?

JJ Abrams – currently filming Star Wars Episode VII – has been eyeing Westworld as a potential project for a long time, and now it seems as if the project is actually coming to life on HBO.Deadline has confirmed that mega-star Anthony Hopkins and True ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

InformationWeek Finds 10 Healthcare-Friendly Robots

NEW YORKHealthcare is one of the major reasons to welcome an influx of HAL 9000-like robots into our human sphere. With healthcare concerns top of mind in the US right now, there's a pressing need to apply new technologies to help with old problems. That's ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 6 reports

Building a better robot

QUEENSBURY -- Twelve-year-old Oliver Caron of Queensbury tried to move his robot into position to lift a ball and put it into a bucket on the game board.Ten seconds into the competition, however, a piece broke off the machine.“Ugh,” he said, fastening ... [Published Post Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 4 reports

Chinese army shows off dancing robots

The exposition, held at the Armoured Forces Engineering Academy in Beijing, was touted by senior People’s Liberation Army (PLA) officials as an opportunity to burnish civilian-military and international ties ahead of Army Day, the August 1 commemoration ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 5 reports

Project Tango smartphones prepare to explore the ISS

Last week, Orbital Sciences' second commercial resupply mission delivered two Project Tango Google smartphones to the International Space Station. The sensor-filled phones will be used to create a detailed 3D map of the spacecraft, which will then help ... [Published Gizmag - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Smartphone, Robotics, NASA

Quotes

"Sadly, these men may have lost valuable time. The minimally invasive nature of robotic prostate surgery enables a skilled surgeon to treat a wide range of prostate cancer patients at any age. Most men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer have options; they just need to get inin front of the right specialists" said Dr. Samadi
"As part of the initiative, we are encouraging the manufacturing sector to co-create and implement future manufacturing solutions in Singapore, leveraging technologies such as advanced robotics and automation, additive manufacturing and ICT solutions."
Donald Jones, Managing Director of Draper Triangle Ventures is quoted saying, "My guess is that in five years, there will be ten times the number of robots deployed in hospitals that there are today. We are just not going to have enough human hands to do all the work."
...a 'Worldwide Innovation Challenge' award," said Jacques Biot, president of the Ecole Polytechnique and a member of the Innovation 2030 Commission. "The educational vision of the Ecole Polytechnique aims to place a stronger focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. It is therefore with interest and a sense of satisfaction that I follow Clement Vidal's career. He demonstrates this entrepreneurial drive and aims to respond to society's future needs by developing innovative medical technology."

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Ekso Bionics(TM) Named 'Leading Robotics Compan... [Published Benzinga.com - 2 hours ago]
Marines experiment with military robotics [Published Fort Hood Sentinel - 2 hours ago]
EndoControl wins award in the Worldwide Innovat... [Published MENAFN - 2 hours ago]
Convergence comes to vacuum cleaners as Bissell... [Published Gadget Guy - 2 hours ago]
Global Image Guided Surgery Market - Industry A... [Published MyNewsDesk - 2 hours ago]
Make your home more convenient with these three... [Published SlashGear - 2 hours ago]
Drones show great potential [Published Glen Innes Examiner - 2 hours ago]
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Record-setting facial recognition software test... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 3 hours ago]
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Car-parking robot saves time and effort [Published Telegraph - 3 hours ago]
Farmers in Shandong build robots out of used ca... [Published CNTV - 3 hours ago]
Robots Can Smell Now [Published Motherboard Magazine - 3 hours ago]
CLSA upbeat on Advantech-Hiwin robot alliance [Published Want China Times - 3 hours ago]
You can pilot one of the robots from 'Pacific R... [Published Engadget - 4 hours ago]
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You can pilot one of the robots from 'Pacific R... [Published Engadget - 4 hours ago]
Which Robotic Milking Traffic System Is the Best? [Published AgWeb.com - 4 hours ago]
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Study: People are “more honest” when chatting t... [Published SiliconANGLE - 28 mins ago]
A study has shown that chat-bots might be a better alternative to filling in questionnaires when it comes to screening applicants for security clearance. The research was carried out at National Center for Credibility Assessment along with military ...
Prototype NASA robot will burrow through sheets... [Published Engadget - 1 hour ago]
When it came to life on Mars, NASA might have struck out, but it's got a good feeling about Europa. The agency is working on a probe designed to scan its vast oceans for signs of alien life, but there's a problem, namely the 30 feet of ice that... ...
You can pilot one of the robots from 'Pacific R... [Published Engadget HD - 4 hours ago]
We're not sure how many of the new Oculus Rift VR kits have shipped out to developers already , but it looks like a healthy amount are in San Diego right now. That's where Comic-Con is happening this week and, following the X-Men VR demo we already ...
You can pilot one of the robots from 'Pacific R... [Published Engadget - 4 hours ago]
We're not sure how many of the new Oculus Rift VR kits have shipped out to developers already, but it looks like a healthy amount are in San Diego right now. That's where Comic-Con is happening this week and, following the X-Men VR demo we already. ...
Is robotic surgery better for the patient? [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 12 hours ago]
Robotic surgery is on the rise among medical centers across the country, with robots being used in 422,000 surgeries last year. The preliminary result of a new study finds no difference between robotic and open surgery. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. ...
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Record-setting facial recognition software test... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - 3 hours ago]
Robot concierge “Ray” parks cars hassle-free [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 13 2014]
Robot carer offers company and security to 94-y... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 08 2014]
Japan awaits a robot revolution [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 08 2014]
Robotic hand 'sees and feels' for gripping dext... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 07 2014]
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National Science Foundation Continues Support o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Oil News - 18 hours ago]
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Global Machine Vision and Vision Guided Robotic... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 22 2014]
Robots Have Feelings Too [Published 3D Systems Latest News - Jul 18 2014]
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