Robotics News


Man arrested for knocking over a 21-stone security robot while drunk

The same type of robot made the news after injuring a toddler last year

Wed 26 Apr 17 from The Independent

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Boston Dynamics' Spot robot could have a future as a mailman

We know that Boston Dynamics builds some pretty amazing, albeit often terrifying, robots, but the company has struggled to find the best application for its machines. However, it seems at least ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Techspot

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TED: Smart machines to recover lost memories, mind your children

Intelligent machines of the future will help restore memory, mind your children, fetch your coffee and even care for aging parents.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Cable-driven robot monitors buildings as it prints them

There have been a number of 3D-printing robots rolled out lately that can squirt out a house, but Tecnalia in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Gizmag

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Georgia Tech system reduces robot-programming to a couple of clicks

If grasping-armed robots are ever going to be widely used for applications such as assisting seniors in their homes, then they'll have to be easy to program. And unfortunately, programming ...

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Gizmag

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Making robots that can work with their hands

It's quite common for humans especially those who work in manufacturing to tie a knot, strip the casing off a cable, insert a pin in a hole or use a hand tool such as a drill. They may seem ...

Tue 25 Apr 17 from TechXplore

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Alibaba's Jack Ma Issues Dire Warning That AI Could Steal CEOs' Jobs

While Elon Musk is running around cautioning the world about the real danger of Skynet-style warrior robots, Jack Ma would like you to consider another possible problem: CEOs might lose their ...

Mon 24 Apr 17 from Gizmodo

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Space technologies improve surgeries back on earth

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a novel surgical robotic system that provides tactile feedback and is capable of single-incision and natural orifice (incision-free) robotic surgery. ...

Mon 24 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Magic Is Just Technology In This Amazing Video

We all know the Arthur C. Clarke quote about any sufficiently advanced technology looking like magic, but perhaps our own technology is already enough to look like magic if presented in the ...

Mon 24 Apr 17 from iProgrammer

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Robotic cheetah moves almost as efficiently as the real thing

The fastest land animal on Earth, the cheetah, has inspired a number of swift-footed robots. The latest has cropped up at the University of Twente, where doctoral candidate Geert Folkertsma ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Gizmag

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