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  1. Timbercrest Robotics Club earns first at Pacific Northwest regional Mate Rov challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Bothell Reporter

    ... its volume. The MATE Center, working in partnership with the Marine Technology Society ROV Committee, uses underwater robots - also known as remotely operated vehicles or ROVs - to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and prepare ...

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  2. Next-gen Neuroprosthetics: Clinical Trial Shows Intuitive Control of Robotic Arm Using ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    Paralyzed from the neck down after suffering a gunshot wound when he was 21, Erik G. Sorto now can move a robotic arm just by thinking about it and using his imagination. Through a clinical collaboration between Caltech, Keck Medicine of USC and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, the now 34-year-old Sorto is the first person in the world to have a neural prosthetic device implanted in a region of the brain where intentions are made, giving him the ability to perform a fluid hand-shaking gesture, drink a beverage and even play "rock, paper, scissors," using a robotic arm.

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  3. Rumor: Apple looking to integrate public transit information into MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | O'Grady's PowerPage

    The rumors have focused on larger icons for mass transit facilities along with a Transit view alongside the Standard, Hybrid, and Satellite/Flyover views, and a trip-planning feature. Apple is also reportedly using autonomous robots to map out large buildings, a feature that may or may not be part of iOS 9 Apple Maps.

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  4. AI: Trial And Error Empowers Reinforced Learning In RobotRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Researchers have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error, using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn. They demonstrated their technique, a type of reinforcement learning, by having a robot complete various tasks -- putting a clothes hanger on a rack, assembling a toy plane, screwing a cap on a water bottle, and more -- without pre-programmed details about its surroundings.

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  5. Secom's New Security Drone Trails, Records IntrudersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Security Sales & Integration

    Security firm Secom has debuted a drone that will automatically launch when it detects an intruder, and follow the individual while sending video to security supervisors. The Japanese security company revealed the unmanned aerial vehicle during the International Drone Expo.

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  6. Radiation: Evolving Choices in Cancer TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    One expert says the therapy is generally performed through "external radiation," which is delivered from outside the body with X-rays or electrons. In early 2012, Carol Easthope, 73, of Marblehead, Massachusetts, learned she had bile duct cancer in her liver that surgery couldn't help.

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  7. Bomb-proof WALLPAPER could save lives with Kevlar fibres that stops debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... troops find heavy and restrictive, this new variety is 'like wearing a fabric [and] it's loose,' said Mr Gamache. Robots, medical devices, safer helmets and high tech weapons were on show, developed by thousands of scientists working at US ...

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  8. Robot Masters New Skills Through Trial and ErrorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, marking a major milestone in the field of artificial intelligence. They demonstrated their technique, a type of reinforcement learning, by having a robot complete various tasks -- putting a clothes hanger on a rack, assembling a toy plane, screwing a cap on a water bottle, and more -- without pre-programmed details about its surroundings.

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  9. Livestock Event: two live robotic dems - for dairy and beefRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    ... Lely's TomA s Cooney comments: "We were excited by the level of enthusiasm shown by farmers for milking and feeding robots at last year's event, in fact the demonstration proved to be the most popular by over 50% of visitors. That interest is ...

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  10. Draper Nexus funds drone company CyPhy WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PE Hub

    ... elements to a robot. Our mission statement describes our philosophy: Our community inspires; Our team creates; Our robots empower. For more information please visit http://www.cyphyworks.com and follow us on Twitter @HelenGreiner and @CyPhyWorksInc. ...

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  11. Automation is Evil: The View From the Other SideRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CMSWire

    Of course this line is a little tongue in cheek, but many people talk about automation systems as if the people who build them are unwittingly building the future skynet that will bring about humanity's last days. I've always fallen into the star-trek camp of automation, where computers help to reveal the vastness of what lies beyond our current limitations in a world ironically abundant with scarcity, rather than the 2001 vision of the future where HAL attempts to murder his crew because of a programming conflict.

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  12. QA Automation EngineerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Monster.com

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  13. Kentucky's Corvette Assembly Plant gets major boostRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... region and around the world." The paint shop will receive substantial upgrades in technology, including new tooling, robots and state-of-the-art environmental and efficiency enhancements. Construction is planned to begin this summer and is expected ...

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  14. AM Buzz: Live-action 'Tinker Bell'; robot rappers; moreRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Reese Witherspoon arrives at the LA Premiere Of "Hot Pursuit" held at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. . Steven Knight is writing "World War Z 2" based on the Max Brooks novels for director Juan Antonio Bayona, with Pitt set to return as UN investigator Gerry Lane.

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  15. School's Out! Check Out These Summer Camps Near MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... experience of hiking, canoing and handicrafts. Today's camping options range from learning to sail to programming robots to learning skills that might encourage your child to run away and join the circus. The School of Young Captains is a sailing ...

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  16. Warburtons tests groundbreaking robot at BurnleyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bakery & Snacks

    Warburtons is testing a groundbreaking robot picker at its Burnley Wraps and Thins plant, where it officially opened its latest sheet and cut line on May 20. The picker is the first of its kind and uses vacuum technology to pick up three Sandwich Thins at once and deposit them in stacks on the production line. The machine had dramatically boosted in-line picking speeds, site general manager Mike Dawson told FoodManufacture.co.uk and sister title British Baker.

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  17. IoT Edge Node connects field devices to cloud.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ThomasNet

    Equipped with Microchip PIC32MZ 32-bit MCU and high-speed cellular Telit module, Wireless PingPong IoT Edge Node is suited for cloud-connected oil tanks, intelligent waste bins, and cloud-connected gateway systems for manufacturing robots. Standard interfaces include Ethernet, USB, and CAN as well as high-precision GNSS.

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  18. Brain chip that let man control robot arm is just the beginning....Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Brain chip that let man control robot arm is just the beginning. Here's a look at the future of implantable chips.

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  19. 'Tomorrowland' Puts a Disney Spin on the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... was that humans would be bouncing around on the lunar surface in reflective clothing by now. Instead, we're sending robots. This conundrum is at the heart of the film - how the future isn't always what you expected. In prepping for the movie, Bird ...

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  20. GM investing $439 million in Corvette plantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Autoblog

    ... the site will make painting the 'Vette more efficient and environmentally friendly. The upgrades there include robots that use paint more effectively, technology to eliminate sludge water, LED lighting to improve inspections, and less ...

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