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wsj.com - Jacky Wong - Battle of the Robots Still Favors Japan and Europe-For Now
Battle of the Robots Still Favors Japan and Europe-For Now
Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 has accelerated automation in factories, especially in manufacturing powerhouse China. Foreign companies have long dominated the market for industrial robots and automation tools there—but there are signs that dominance is fraying…

medium.com - James Kotecki - Author Flynn Coleman on the Reality of 'Robot Rights'
Author Flynn Coleman on the Reality of 'Robot Rights'
Medium

This idea of so-called robot rights — I think it's something people feel like they can brush it aside. But what is the non-human that is prescribed personhood without a second thought? The corporation! This is Machine Meets World, Infinia…

chicagobusiness.com - The chef in this Naperville restaurant is a robot
The chef in this Naperville restaurant is a robot
Crain's Chicago Business

An Arlington Heights-based robotics company is betting that customers are ready to dine on food prepared by a robotic chef. The robots eliminate human error and deliver more consistent taste, said Ajay Sunkara, co-founder and president of Nala…

japantimes.co.jp - Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing as Olympics loom
Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing as Olympics loom
The Japan Times

Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. If you're not sure how to activate it, please refer to this site: https://www.enable-javascript.com/ Health minister Norihisa Tamura watched a demonstration Tuesday of a prototype automated…

digitaltrends.com - Luke Dormehl - Ice Robots Could Be The Key to Future Space Exploration
Ice Robots Could Be The Key to Future Space Exploration
Digital Trends

“It was right around dawn on the frigid world of Enceladus, the sixth-largest moon of Saturn, when the ice robots began to stir. Receiving their marching orders from half a billion miles away, the frozen rovers twitched and hummed and…

businessinsider.com - James Brains - Roborock S6 MaxV robot vacuum 2021 review
Roborock S6 MaxV robot vacuum 2021 review
Business Insider

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Roborock S6 MaxV Robot Vacuum has the most powerful suction of any Roborock model I've tested. Its innovative home surveillance feature is a novelty…

japantoday.com - Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing
Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing
Japan Today

Japan's health minister watched a demonstration on Tuesday of a prototype automated COVID-19 testing machine that uses a robotic arm to take a sample from a person's nose and can deliver the results in about 80 minutes. The robot system, built by…

inverse.com - Sarah Wells - Video: A beetle-inspired hack could create next-gen robots
Video: A beetle-inspired hack could create next-gen robots
Inverse

A click beetle rolling around on its back may look pitiful — but don't be fooled. Beyond the hard exterior of their bodies lies a jack-in-the-box-like mechanism that, once snapped, springs them high into the air with a signature click !

digitaltrends.com - Luke Dormehl - Quirky Humanoid Robot Can Be Teleoperated Using a VR Headset
Quirky Humanoid Robot Can Be Teleoperated Using a VR Headset
Digital Trends

The inventors of Reachy, a humanoid, open-source robot created by the French startup Pollen Robotics, have come up with a way to teleoperate the robo-creation through virtual reality. This opens up the possibility of users controlling the robot to…

honestversion.com - Published by : Hiren.s - World Warehousing and Logistics Robots Marketplace 2019 Most sensible Producers - ABB, Amazon Robotics, Clearpath Robotics, Daifuku, Denso Wave, FANUC
World Warehousing and Logistics Robots Marketplace 2019 Most sensible Producers - ABB, Amazon Robotics, Clearpath Robotics, Daifuku, Denso Wave, FANUC
Honest Version

The Warehousing and Logistics Robots marketplace globally is probably the most encouraging markets. This international marketplace is evolving with a propelled price and building of novel methods are elevating on consumers inclination. The…

phys.org - Science X staff - Fastener with microscopic mushroom design holds promise
Fastener with microscopic mushroom design holds promise
Phys.org

A Velcro-like fastener with a microscopic design that looks like tiny mushrooms could mean advances for everyday consumers and scientific fields like robotics. In Biointerphases, published by AIP Publishing, researchers from Wageningen University…

shephardmedia.com - Flavia Camargos Pereira in London - PREMIUM: UK tests robot for chemical reconnaissance - Land Warfare
PREMIUM: UK tests robot for chemical reconnaissance - Land Warfare
Shephard Media

The fully autonomous Merlin UGV was developed to detect and report chemical agents over large areas in order to protect ground troops and help them to deal with hazardous scenarios. It was successfully tested by the UK MoD. The UK MoD is keen to…

digitaltrends.com - Jacob Silver - Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum is $80 Off -- it's the Perfect Time to Buy!
Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum is $80 Off -- it's the Perfect Time to Buy!
Digital Trends

It's hard to get your home cleaner, with less effort, than with a Roomba robot vacuum, which is why these Roomba deals could make your winter — and every season after — easier than ever. And right now, at Amazon, one of the most…

examinerlive.co.uk - Chloe Laversuch - City centre restaurant run by robots is 'the future of eating out
City centre restaurant run by robots is 'the future of eating out
Examiner Live

Fresh plans for a restaurant run by robots – which the owners say could be the future of eating out during a pandemic – are to be considered by City of York Council. The owners of Haizhonglao Hot Pot and BBQ Restaurant at 12 George…

businessinsider.com - Nancy Luna - How much does Postmates pay engineers, data scientists?
How much does Postmates pay engineers, data scientists?
Business Insider

Uber bought Postmates last month in a deal that includes the delivery company's sophisticated tech stack. Insider analyzed US Office of Foreign Labor Certification disclosure data to see the base salaries for various tech-focused roles. Insider…

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