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Deutsche Post's drone flew a box of medicine from a pharmacy in the city of Bonn to the company's headquarters on the other side of the Rhine river Germany's express delivery company, Deutsche Post , is testing a drone that could be used to deliver urgently needed goods such as medicine to remote locations in the future.
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Heartland Robotics Chairman and CTO Rodney Brooks asks: What will it take for robots to be added to the tool-chest of the makers of American manufacturing, so that they can increase productivity, provide better jobs for American workers, and compete... With "Robopocalypse" on the horizon, "Robotropolis" is likely to get a lot more publicity.
The Factory-in-a-Day project aims to integrate robots into small and medium enterprise factories to optimize workplace production Industrial robots have proven useful in reducing production costs in large factories, with major enterprises enlisting their services to execute repetitive tasks.
"The technology has practical applications that we're only beginning to explore," said Thenkurussi "Kesh" Kesavadas, PhD, UB professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of UB's Virtual Reality Laboratory .
Las Vegas-based Moon Express just unveiled the design for a small robot spacecraft about the size of a coffee table that it says could move about the moon's surface powered only by solar panels and hydrogen peroxide .
A new tool in the quest to uncover the secrets contained in sunken shipwrecks takes its cues from an animal that inhabits that same territory.
While RoboCop is supposed to take place in a dystopian future, the idea of automated security personnel might not be such a leap, at least for some - William Santana Li and Stacey Dean, notably.
After you heard President Obama's call for a hike in the minimum wage, you probably wondered the same thing I did: Was Obama sent from the future by Skynet to prepare humanity for its ultimate dominion by robots? But just in case the question didn't occur to you, let me explain.
At Team Mojavaton's workshop at the Small Business Incuubator, "Buddy" the robot performs one of the eight tasks it will need to be able to do during the Robotics Challenge Trials Dec. 16- 22 in Homestead, Fla.
ABB Robotics has introduced Integrated Force Control, a consolidation of the discrete software features that were available separately in either the machining or assembly Force Control offerings into a single base module.
Technology start-up Knightscope last week debuted a prototype security robot that looks a lot like a Dalek The K5 Autonomous Data Machine stands five feet high, rolls around on wheels, can sense a variety of potential security threats through an array of sensors, and can instantly notify the police in the event of an emergency.
Timothy Sands waves as he enters the room to be introduced as the new president of Virginia Tech University atg a news conference Friday Dec. 6 2013, in Blacksburg, Va.
Documentarian James Barrat, author of Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era , is worried about robots too.
Google already has self-driving cars, so self-aware robots with artificial intelligence are the next logical step, right? To kick things off, "Google hopes to create robots for use in industrial settings, like factories [and they're already] experimenting with delivering packages in urban areas, building upon that existing technology is a ... (more)
Trying to deliver a box of chocolates to my neighbours for Christmas, I find myself battling a dastardly combination of bad weather and British horticulture.
Amazon got a lot of ink for its sci-fi drone delivery idea this week, but a more real and immediate robot effort underway in the Seattle retailer's warehouses could save it as much as $916 million a year, according to one analyst.