Robots Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. News Spotlight -- Genre Books and Media: a column by Sandy AudenRead the original story

    May 16, 2009 | SF Site

    ... a brand new trilogy that mixes philosophical exploration with adventure and conflict... On a world of intelligent robots who seem to have forgotten their own distant past, it is a time of war as the soldiers of Artemis City set out to conquer ...

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  2. Robot Will Teach Coding To Sioux Falls StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    One of the newest teachers in Sioux Falls will help students learn computer programming skills. His name is "Fred," and he's sure to become a classroom favorite among young coders at Patrick Henry Middle School.

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  3. What are the ethical implications of intimate human-robot relationships?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    ... American roboethicist from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Professor Ron Arkin, believes a future with companion robots is probable - and now is the time to discuss the ethics of forming close relationships with the machines. "The advent of ...

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  4. Global Nanorobotics Systems Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.06% During...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SBWire

    A robot is a machine designed to perform one or more complex tasks with high speed, precision, and accuracy. The robotics market is highly competitive with a large number of automation and robotics vendors.

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  5. Five Star Wars spin-offs we want to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    OPINION : A new Star Wars spin-off featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi is on the way. And now there's a great disturbance in the Force once again as it gets diluted by the Disney corporate cash cow seeking the omni-present buck.

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  6. Scientists invent self-healing robots, ushering forth the end of mankindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boy Genius

    If mankind's own creations one day rise up to take control of the planet and turn us all into batteries or something, you can bet that they'll also be able to heal themselves. Researchers from the Free University of Brussels just revealed a novel implementation of a self-healing polymer which could give robots the ability to actually fix themselves back up if they are damaged.

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  7. Robot with sturdy grip rebricks Roanoke's Poff Federal BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... face and rebrick the identical east side. It has come to Roanoke with a team both human and robot. A local example of robots in the work place, an automatic bricklayer will set about 40 percent of 470,000 bricks ordered from Belden Brick Co. in ...

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  8. Subsurface Circular Tells A Short, Engrossing Robot Detective StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kotaku

    ... and spent a couple of hours playing through it. The setup is straightforward: You're a detective "tek," which is what robots are called in this world, riding a train called the Subsurface Circular. A passenger tells you a troubling story about a ...

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  9. This Workplace Robot Is Designed Not To Steal Your JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PSFK

    ... more complex and "human" tasks could reshape our economy . But amid all the futurism, one thing gets lost: actual robots. London startup Automata Technologies is one of those hoping to reverse the trend. The company makes a tabletop robotic arm, ...

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  10. New Facility Enables Remote Users to Control Robot SwarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | T.H.E. Journal

    The Georgia Institute of Technology is opening the " Robotarium " this month to allow users from around the world to test out their code on a rotating pair of robot swarms. The 725-square-foot facility features a 12-inch x 14-inch bowl-shaped court and is home to teams of wheeled and flying swarm robots that users can put their code to the test on after honing it on simulators provided by Georgia Tech.

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  11. gearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Government Computer News

    The Department of Veterans Affairs' Financial Services Center is interested in adding robotic process automation to its business process management suite. RPA allows users to configure a software robot to complete rules-based, non-subjective tasks associated with processing a transaction, manipulating data, triggering responses and integrating with other systems.

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  12. WK60210 Evaluating Aerial Response Robot Situational Awareness: Inspect WiresRead the original story

    Thursday | ASTM Standardization News

    The purpose of this test method is to specify the apparatuses, procedures, and performance metrics necessary to quantitatively evaluate the system capability to Inspect Wires of interest in the environment using cameras from defined altitudes in open space. This test method applies to aerial systems operated remotely from a standoff distance appropriate for the intended mission.

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  13. Monkeys can be tricked into thinking all objects are familiarRead the original story

    Thursday | New Scientist

    Seen it, seen it, seen it, seen it, seen it. Most of us instinctively know whether objects are familiar or unfamiliar.

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  14. Inside Jun Takahashi's World - and StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New York Times

    ... for three days in June. Wood is also the author of "Edison's Eve," a book about mechanical dolls and the history of robots. (Takahashi also has a fascination with dolls: For his spring 2009 collection, he made a photo-book about a colony of furry ...

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  15. Four Tribal Colleges Receive Toyota Tcu Stem Award from American Indian College FundRead the original story

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    ... College , $10,000, for continuation of its robotics programs, purchase of lab equipment and a 3D printer to make robots parts, and STEM program outreach and recruitment at high schools. Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian ...

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  16. Alexa can control this exoskeleton for people with mobility difficultiesRead the original story

    Thursday | Digital Trends

    For most of us, virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa are time- and effort-saving technologies for when we are too lazy to get up and find a notebook to make a list, or find the particular music track we want to listen to. A new partnership involving Toronto-based medical device and robotics company Bionik Laboratories is using Alexa in a more life-changing way: As an interface for controlling robot exoskeletons for people with mobility difficulties.

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  17. Considering the downsides of Smart Home technologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Archinect School Blog

    Essey is an engineer at Uber and an early adopter of the Internet of things. He can control his lights with his Amazon Echo or an array of touchpad sensors he has installed throughout the home.

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  18. 'Volume' developer launches a surprise, bite-sized sci-fi gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Engadget

    Well, that's not entirely true. Mike Bithell, the developer behind Thomas Was Alone and Volume , tweeted a prescient question in April, asking followers if they'd be interested in paying $5 for a unique, hour-long video game.

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  19. Voice-first developers share best practices for Alexa Skills, Google ActionsRead the original story

    Thursday | ITWorld Canada

    With Google Home now available in Canada and receiving more useful features and Amazon's Alexa expected to be released in the near future, many companies find themselves pondering how to have a totally different kind of conversation with their customers. A conversation that is can be started at any time, is automated, and coordinates with an AI assistant to push relevant data out to an endpoint device in real-time.

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  20. These self-healing robots could be our smartest bad idea yetRead the original story

    Thursday | Digital Trends

    Giving robots the ability to heal will not only make them more durable, it could fundamentally change how we design them. The body's ability to regenerate itself when it suffers various scrapes and abrasions is one of the most important tools we have, allowing us to live long and healthy lives.

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