Robotics

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Origami robot inspired by protein folding

8 August 2014Engineers have built a robot that assembles itself into a complex shape in four minutes and moves without any human intervention.The advance, described in Science , demonstrates the potential to quickly and cheaply build machines that interact ... [Published Engineer Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Robotic hand gets a grip on objects

18 July 2014A robot that enhances the grasping motion of the human hand has been developed in the US.The wrist-worn device, created at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is said to operate like two extra fingers adjacent to the little finger ... [Published Engineer Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

The First Automata Trailer Is Finally Out and It Looks Spectacular

If Blade Runner and I, Robot gave birth to a new movie starring a bald Antonio Banderas, it would look just like Automata, the latest vision of our inevitably dystopian future[1]. That future—or at least the way director Gabe Ibáñez has imagined it—also ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Students take pragmatic approach to robotics

Unlike some schoolboys, Yin Mingde is counting the days until he starts a new term in September at one of the leading schools in the capital, Beijing No 4 High School.His eagerness for school is understandable, but it also owes a great deal to an after-school ... [Published Ecns.cn - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

AIRBUS : Robots Lending A Helping Hand to Build Airbus Planes

BRUSSELS , Aug. 20 -- The European Commission issued the following news release:Trying to squeeze into tight spaces, carrying out highly repetitive tasks and living with back injuries: these everyday realities of working in aviation construction will ... [Published 4 Traders - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 6 reports

4 Professions Vulnerable to Job-Killing Robots

Popular Posts: Recent Posts: Picture this: A sentient robot so advanced that its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities dwarf mankind’s intellect and displace human workers. That might sound like science fiction, but it’s happening today .Source: ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

NASA Training 'Swarmie' Robots for Space Mining

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Dmitri Gerondidakis/NASA The absolute least efficient way to get air, water, and fuel into space is the way that we currently do it: by packing as much of it as we can into rockets on Earth, and ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: NASA, Robotics, Mining
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

Foxconn's automation project may have hit bottleneck

Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry, which trades as Foxconn Technology Group, may be facing bottlenecks in its robotics project as the number of robots it owns is far from the target it set three years ago.Hon Hai chairman Terry ... [Published Want China Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Drones, robots to help Laramie students learn math

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Students at Laramie High School will be using drones and robots to help learn geometry, algebra, trigonometry and calculus this year.The school got a state grant of nearly $69,000 to use robots, software and 3-D printers to teach science, ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 7 reports

An algorithm & an army of robots

It looks incredible, if not a little unnerving. An army of a thousand robots, propelled by tiny motors, forming their collective body into recognisable shapes.The self-organizing swarm of "Kilobots" - simple three-legged structures with bodies measuring ... [Published Rapid Electronics - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

MarketResearchReports.Com: Robots Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020, New Report Launched

Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/19/2014 -- Robots in general are poised to change every aspect of modern life. Robots are poised to change everything, what we eat, how we eat it, what we drive, how we drive it, what we manufacture, how we manufacture it, ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 5 reports

Sumo-wrestling robots take center stage

Lompoc students combined sumo wrestling and their newfound robotics skills in a competition at the United Boys & Girls Club’s Lompoc Clubhouse.The students, ranging from 8 to 12 years old, took classes three days a week for 10 weeks this summer in order ... [Published Santa Maria Times - Aug 19 2014]

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Ground broken on first-of-its-kind robotic milk... [Published Feedstuffs - 26 mins ago]
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MIRC hosts first Military Maker Faire [Published Belvoir Eagle - 43 mins ago]
Tiny robots that think like the hive [Published Columbian.com - 44 mins ago]
Killer Robots: Keeping Control of Autonomous We... [Published Human Rights Watch - 49 mins ago]
N.J. high-schooler gives it the old college try [Published Inside Jersey - 50 mins ago]
Autonomous Robot Mission Completed By US Military [Published Tech Beat - 53 mins ago]
Seattle teens dive into underwater robotics com... [Published Wenatchee World - 58 mins ago]
Best shows to see: Prince Royce, Stacian, Micke... [Published Chicago Reader - 59 mins ago]
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PRT-Enabled 2D Laser Scanner delivers 360° dist... [Published ThomasNet - 1 hour ago]
Premier names State’s top scientists [Published Government of Western Australia - 1 hour ago]
Northrop Grumman partners to support STEM [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
New robot arm at Romford hospital could help st... [Published Essex Enquirer - 1 hour ago]
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Why Facebook is stockpiling Blu-ray discs [Published WDSU New Orleans - 1 hour ago]
KidsArm Pediatric Surgical Robot Inspired By Sp... [Published Red Orbit - 1 hour ago]
23 Things You Didn’t Know About Doctor Who [Published Gizmodo UK - 1 hour ago]
What has two years on Mars done to Nasa's Curio... [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
These two facts about ‘clickbait’ will change t... [Published CIPR - 1 hour ago]
The long and winding d'oh: 20 can't-miss Simpso... [Published Tech Hive - 1 hour ago]
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Volvo begins testing at world’s first full-scal... [Published International Fleet World - 1 hour ago]
Muscle cells and electric pulses provide power ... [Published Engineer Online - 1 hour ago]
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DFJ leads $3.3 mln Series A funding in Nervana ... [Published PE Hub Blog - 2 hours ago]
DFJ has led a $3.3 million Series A funding round in Nervana Systems , which has developed a machine learning platform. Existing investor Allen & Co. has participated in the funding round. As part of the investment, Steve Jurvetson , DFJ partner, ...
Nervana feeling food with $3.3 mln funding led ... [Published PE Hub Blog - 2 hours ago]
Nervana Systems , a developer of artificial intelligence algorithms, announced it has raised $3.3 million in a Series A round led by DFJ . Also participating in the round are current investor Allen & Co , Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures and Fuel ...
DEF CON 22 ICS Village [Published Digital Bond's SCADA Security Portal - 8 hours ago]
For my first blog post at Digital Bond I’m going to break The Rule and talk about what happened in Vegas. Every year I head to Las Vegas in early August for DEF CON. Usually I’m participating with my fine teammates in the capture-the-flag competition ...
Delivery by drone [Published MIT News feed - 10 hours ago]
In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as autonomous ...
Apprenticeship competition aims to draw attenti... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - 15 hours ago]
Adrian Schut came from a family of scientists and PhD recipients. In high school, he earned math marks in the 90s and won competitions in robotics technology. By all accounts, he seemed destined for an academic career. Teachers encouraged him to become ...
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Mystery of starling flock formation explained [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Aug 18 2014]
Commercial U.S. cargo ship reaches space station [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
How Not to Build a Brain [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 11 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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Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecast... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 19 2014]
MecklerMedia's Inside 3D Printing Conference in... [Published Financial Services - Aug 14 2014]
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Adept Technology Announces Date and Time of Fis... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 12 2014]
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