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Older adults worry 'robot butlers' will take over - Futurity

Older adults worry 'robot butlers' will take over - Futurity | Robotics | Scoop.it
Older adults say they're comfortable having robots help out around the house, but they worry about giving the machines too much control.
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‘Only Humans Need Apply’ by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby - FT.com

‘Only Humans Need Apply’ by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby - FT.com | Robotics | Scoop.it
An IBM executive told a recent conference that when supercomputer Deep Blue was halfway through its 1997 chess match with Garry Kasparov, it made a random move, due to a software bug. Assuming the machine was smarter than it was, Kasparov later made
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Foxconn replaces '60,000 factory workers with robots' - BBC News

Apple supplier Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots, according to Chinese media reports.
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Self-driving truck acts like an animal

Self-driving truck acts like an animal | Robotics | Scoop.it
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are finding inspiration in evolution's biological counterparts in the development of a driverless truck. The first public demonstration of the vehicle will take place on
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Official Opening of NEST at Empa: NCCR Displays Research On Site | dfab

Official Opening of NEST at Empa: NCCR Displays Research On Site | dfab | Robotics | Scoop.it
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"The design and fabrication of the Unit will leverage the NCCR’s expertise in architecture, robotics, materials and engineering, and the resulting module is scheduled to open in 2018."
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Adidas to launch robot-made shoes in 2017 - Times of India

Adidas to launch robot-made shoes in 2017 - Times of India | Robotics | Scoop.it
New prototype "Speedfactory" in Ansbach in southern Germany.
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This is the robot that will shepherd and keep livestock healthy

This is the robot that will shepherd and keep livestock healthy | Robotics | Scoop.it
The future of agriculture and livestock farming is looking bright with these autonomous robots.
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World's Tiniest Engines Could Power Micro Robots : DNews

World's Tiniest Engines Could Power Micro Robots : DNews | Robotics | Scoop.it
Light-powered machines could one day power microscopic robots small enough to enter living cells.
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Collaboration with ReWalk Robotics to develop wearable exosuits for patients with limited mobility

Collaboration with ReWalk Robotics to develop wearable exosuits for patients with limited mobility | Robotics | Scoop.it
The Office of Technology Development provides a one-stop shop to advance the development of groundbreaking discoveries by fostering strategic collaborations with industry through licensing, sponsored research and new venture agreements.
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Uber shows off its first self-driving car

Uber shows off its first self-driving car | Robotics | Scoop.it
Uber's foray into the world of self-driving vehicles will become a lot more visible in the coming weeks after the company confirmed its first autonomous ca
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These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done

These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done | Robotics | Scoop.it
Industrial robots don't always get as much attention as their humanoid counterparts, but they are changing the life of humans just as much, if not more.
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Hyundai shows off its wearable robot Iron Man prototype suit | News | Geek.com

Hyundai shows off its wearable robot Iron Man prototype suit | News | Geek.com | Robotics | Scoop.it
Hyundai would like to see you in a robotic exoskeleton in the near future. The company known for putting out mid-level sedans is now in the market of making mech suits. Of course, [...]
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Researchers built an artificial hand so agile and graceful, it’s lifelike

Researchers built an artificial hand so agile and graceful, it’s lifelike | Robotics | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an artificial hand that may be the most sophisticated yet.
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Xiaomi’s new drone is as cheap as its smartphone

Xiaomi’s new drone is as cheap as its smartphone | Robotics | Scoop.it
Xiaomi’s new ‘Mi Drone’ will employ the company’s battle tested strategy of low pricing to gain market share
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EmTech Digital 2016

EmTech Digital 2016 | Robotics | Scoop.it
EmTech Digital examines new opportunities in the digital economy and the associated business implications – like increasing revenue, ensuring security, making the best hires in the changing workforce.
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Dozens of talks examining the impact of the latest digital technologies : The state of artificial intelligence,  robotics,  artificial intelligence in the enterprise, intelligent startups, and  autonomous vehicles'
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University Students Launched A Rocket With Completely 3D-Printed Engine

University Students Launched A Rocket With Completely 3D-Printed Engine | Robotics | Scoop.it
They beat NASA to it
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World's First 3-D Printed Motorbike Unveiled Recently

World's First 3-D Printed Motorbike Unveiled Recently | Robotics | Scoop.it
World's First 3-D Printed Motorbike unveiled Recently : An electric motorcycle made from tiny aluminum alloy particles using a 3D printer

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NASA's Valkyrie robots set the table for human life on Mars | Fox News

NASA's Valkyrie robots set the table for human life on Mars | Fox News | Robotics | Scoop.it
Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they're finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills.
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"Robotics has been making tremendous strides in the past five years. Drones, autonomous vehicles," he said. "It's one of those situations where you work on the same problem for decades and decades, and something finally starts to happen. Maybe this is that time."
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How M2M technology spawned the internet of things

How M2M technology spawned the internet of things | Robotics | Scoop.it
Cutting Edge: we look at what machine-to-machine (M2M) is all about and what the future holds for a world with more machines than people.
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Robo-bee: miniature robot perches like an insect - BBC News

Robo-bee: miniature robot perches like an insect - BBC News | Robotics | Scoop.it
Miniature flying robot that can perch and take off could be used in search and rescue, scientists say.
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How Seattle is poised to be an epicenter for machine learning and artificial intelligence

How Seattle is poised to be an epicenter for machine learning and artificial intelligence | Robotics | Scoop.it
Seattle is poised to be an epicenter for machine learning and artificial intelligence. That's one takeaway from the inaugural Machine Learning / Artificial
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France is deploying anti-drone technology to protect football fans at Euro 2016

France is deploying anti-drone technology to protect football fans at Euro 2016 | Robotics | Scoop.it
No-fly zones required.
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Want to Buy a Self-Driving Car? Big-Rig Trucks May Come First

Want to Buy a Self-Driving Car? Big-Rig Trucks May Come First | Robotics | Scoop.it
A start-up has its sights on the long-haul freeway driving that is the bread and butter of the commercial trucking industry.
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The Robot Revolution in Caregiving

The Robot Revolution in Caregiving | Robotics | Scoop.it
As a growing population ages, could computerized assistants provide medical support and companionship?
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Natural History Museum showcases African robotics

As part of the activities at the World Economic Forum, on Wednesday, the Institute of National Museums in Rwanda joined hands with the Victoria and Albert Museum London to hold an exhibition.
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Umuliisa said showcasing emerging technologies like the robots opens people’s eyes to a wider view and be able to think outside the box. 

 “The role of the museum toward showcasing these innovative technologies is to bring knowledge among people and force them to think differently on how they can make money, for instance, without using traditional ways,” he added.

How inspiring! Robotics bringing people together in a valuable way.
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