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Technology A look at the companies bringing humans and robots together. This five-part series takes Grant around the world to explore the companies that are bringing humans and robots together. [...]
Source: Popular Science
AI veteran set to take self-driving robots from novelty to business necessity [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow News
Robotic automation from Packsize efficiently produces custom corrugated cartons to increase output and minimize manual labor dependencies [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow News
Join RE•WORK this June 28 - 29 in San Francisco to learn about factories of the future, smart manufacturing, and the digital transformation of industry through applied machine learning, robotics and automation at the AI in Industrial Automation Summit and the Deep Learning for Robotics Summit. [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow News
Integrating computer vision and artificial intelligence, Tennibot autonomously picks up tennis balls on the court to save coaches and players from wasted time, tedious labor and needless backaches. [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow News
Earlier
Technology On Kickstarter and Indiegogo, women outperform men. Women entrepreneurs received only 2 percent of venture capitalist money in 2017. But they outperform men on crowdfunding platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter. [...]
Source: Popular Science
Consumer demand for the latest electronic devices contributes to the large amount of e-waste, and cell phones are the biggest problem.
Nexus Media News Used cellphones are a huge source of electronic waste. How often do you swap out your old smartphone for a new one? Today, phone companies make it easy with deals to trade in your old phone for the newest [...]
Source: Popular Science
Masdar City
Environment Tour Abu Dhabi’s ambitious, and incomplete, eco-utopia. It’s not quite a mirage, but it is a work-in-progress: Masdar City, the most ambitious—and expensive—urban planning experiment on the planet today. [...]
Source: Popular Science
Structured Light imaging is commonly used for machine vision because it can yield high resolution results. Some of the methods can be used effectively in moderate and high-speed applications. [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow
Two hands are better than one, so consider how doubling that to four hands – with robotic steadiness – will forever change neurosurgery, and especially life-threatening blood clots and brain tumor resections. [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow
John Koetsier for Forbes: In worst-case scenarios, 800 million jobs could be lost globally; in best-case scenarios, robots squeeze humans out of just a few at-risk occupations. [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow
Contrary to sci-fi tales of robots taking over, there’s an abundance of ways that robots help keep people safe. Across a variety of industries, robots are minimizing the chances of injury and death at worksites. [...]
Source: Robotics Tomorrow
Hacker attacks are nothing new, but several popular Web sites have been targets in the past few weeks. Bettina Edelstein discusses the recent security scrambles with Brian Stelter, the New York Times reporter who covered the security breach at Gawker Media this month. [...]
Source: New York Times Robotics News
A new study, in which scientists threw paradise tree snakes from a 50-foot tower, suggests that the snakes are active fliers, manipulating their bodies to aerodynamic effect. [...]
Source: New York Times Robotics News
If the trillions spent on weapons systems had been invested in infrastructure and jobs for Afghanistan and Iraq, these nations might today be blooming societies. [...]
Source: New York Times Robotics News
John Markoff reports from Fort Benning, Ga., where he attended a demonstration by military contractors of robots intended for surveillance, logistics and war fighting. [...]
Source: New York Times Robotics News
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