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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Financial, manufacturing sectors face parallel paths as they get left behind in economic recovey

My father is a mechanic in a factory he's worked in for more than 30 years. He's retiring next year, and one of the last projects he worked on was assembling the robots that will soon replace the hundreds of employees who work on the factory's packaging line.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

6 hrs ago | USA Today

Neato robot vacuum does a neat job at cleaning

Show of hands, who likes to vacuum your house? I wouldn't raise my hands either.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Dining, Science / Technology, Robots, Newark, CA

10 hrs ago | Hedonistica

Honda's New And Improved ASIMO Humanoid Robot

This is a short video of Honda demoing the latest version of their ASIMO humanoid robot.


10 hrs ago |

Mellow sous-vide "kitchen robot" makes foodie fave even geekier

Sous-vide cooking isn't new, but Mellow aims to make it mainstream with its eponymous "kitchen robot", a smart appliance that can not only cook but cool, and all controlled from your smartphone.


Related Topix: Sous Vide, Life, Food

10 hrs ago | Control Design

Infographic: 11 Places You Never Expect to Find an Industrial Robot

It is very common to find industrial robots in a big warehouse with lots of machinery, conveyors, and robots moving products, conducting quality inspections, packing products, etc, but sometimes industrial robots pop up in places you least expect them.


13 hrs ago | ESchool News

Robots4Autism Name Our Robot Contest Determines Name of Social Robot

RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, announces the Robots4Autism Name Our Robot Contest results.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Marketing, Kids, Family

17 hrs ago | CNET

Meet your prom date, a telepresence robot

Two Kansas high school students who had to be out of state at prom time get to dance with their friends, from thousands of miles away, thanks to technology.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Education Etc., Education, Home Schooling, Lawrence, KS

21 hrs ago | Reuters

RPT-The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea - when a wrangle over terms is solved.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

23 hrs ago | Bay View

Robocop to Start Patrolling Streets by 2014, Perform Unwarranted Searches

As we reported earlier , a Silicon Valley company called Knightscope has developed a prototype robot that has all the capabilities that Hollywood has projected to be available by 2050.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Americans Want Future Tech, Just Not Drones, Implants and Humanoid Robots: Study

Good news ahead for tech and science innovators: American's are overwhelmingly optimistic about future tech, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Inventions, ITA Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Cheshire Students Learn About Space, Robotics

Of all the questions kids have about astronauts and outer space, perhaps there's one that's not often addressed.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Family, Kids, Robots, NASA

BBC News

Back to the future with Isaac Asimov

At least, that's according to Isaac Asimov, one of the 20th century's best-known science fiction authors, who in 1964 published an essay predicting what our world would look like today.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Science / Technology, Robots, TV, Electronics, Business News

The Washington Post

Wanna build a robot in 5 minutes?

Robots, animals, space simulators, musicians, career advisers and a lot of hands-on science activities will be on hand at the Washington Convention Center this weekend, when the third annual USA Science & Engineering Festival ends with a "grand finale expo."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Advertising, US Politics, US News


Future tech: Americans foresee made-to-order organs, teleportation and robots

Many Americans think the next 50 years will bring custom-ordered, made-to-order organ generation, teleportation and robots that will take care of the elderly and sick.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Inventions

NASA's 'Robonaut' Finally Getting Its Space Legs

For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot - now stuck on a pedestal - is going mobile at the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Robots, NASA


I Prefer Dumb Robots to Smart Houses

We recently got a Roomba. I wouldn't call it a smart. I can vaccum and sweep faster and more thoroughly than the little rolling disk.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, CIO News

Daily Mail

Rise of the robots: Humans will compete with droids for jobs by 2040, study claims

Would YOU be underwater if the polar caps melted? New map reveals what our planet would look like if sea levels rose by 260ft Runaway teenager hides in wheel well of jetliner and survives flying more than five hours by HIBERNATING from California to Hawaii after fleeing parents 'Unforgivable, murderous acts': South Korean President slams captain in ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, New York, Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

Medical News Today

Keeping it simple may be the key to co-operative robots

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Apiculture, Science, Environment, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Sony Patents Self-Washing Robot

I would suppose that Sony's most famous robot release would be their beloved Aibo , which happens to be a robotic pooch that was the bomb back in the day, although the $1,900 price tag back then would make any potential customer think more than just twice as to whether to splurge that kind of money on what is essentially an expensive toy.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Cameras, Gadgets

Globe and Mail

Meet the new middle class: robots

John Van de Vegte, right, Project manager robotics and automation with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, along with Harvest Robotics test an early prototype of a mushroom harvester on March 17, 2014.


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