Drone World Expo Provides a Sneak Peek at a Few of the Exciting Conference Sessions Being Planned for November Event
November 17-18, 2015, at the San Jose Convention Center
Companies are making human-like robots and they think they've stumbled on the biggest thing since the iPhone
Cadie Thompson for Business Insider: Downloading apps on your own personal robot may become as common as downloading apps on your smartphone. Robot makers Jibo and Blue Frog Robotics are creating social robots that are aimed at living with humans and in order to entice consumers they are selling them for about the same cost as an iPhone. Jibo’s robot called Jibo is priced at about $749 for pre-order and Blue Frog Robotics’ robot called Buddy is priced at $549. But these companies are also promising consumers that these little live-in robots are going to become the biggest platform since Apple’s iPhone, capable of performing all kinds of functions via apps. “It’s like the iPhone, if we want to reach the mainstream and have success we need many very interesting apps,” said Frack de Visme, the chief financial officer of Blue Frog Robotics. “We are going to have an open system so many developers can develop and create amazing apps so that it become mainstream.” Cont'd...
With a production line requiring tens to hundreds of workers for daily operations, manufactures see automated production and man-machine collaboration as innovative ways to increase production efficiency while cutting labor costs.
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Microsemi Introduces Its Highest Capacity SLC-based Secure Solid State Drive for Mission Critical Applications
New SSD Designed for Defense, Intelligence and Other Applications Requiring Highest Level of Security and Reliability in an Extremely Compact Solution
Guests can fly a drone, ride in a driverless vehicle, code robots and 3D print all summer long
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Brand-Agnostic Solution Provides Accurate In-Cab Payload Measurement on Tractors, Forklifts and Skid Steers
Staubli Nozzle and Accessories Continue to Connect and Resonate with Fleets throughout North America
The quick connect technology brings autogas refueling into the modern age at the fuel pump.
The exposition is expected to attract 2,500 international visitors.
University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) using Robotmaster to help students' racing team
The students from the University of Sheffield's Department of Mechanical Engineering make up the Sheffield Formula Racing (SFR) team, who are entering this year's car - the SFR6, into the annual Institute of Mechanical Engineers' (IMechE) Formula Student competition.
The English-speaking receptionist is a vicious-looking dinosaur, and the one speaking Japanese is a female humanoid with blinking lashes. “If you want to check in, push one,” the dinosaur says. The visitor still has to punch a button on the desk and type in information on a touch panel screen. From the front desk to the porter that is an automated trolley taking luggage to the room, this hotel in south-western Japan, aptly called Weird Hotel, is “manned” almost totally by robots to save labour costs. Hideo Sawada, who runs the hotel as part of an amusement park, insists using robots is not a gimmick but a serious effort to use technology and achieve efficiency. Cont'd...
Cornell University Attempts Fourth Straight Victory With Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Powered by ADLINK's Express-HL COM Express Module
Cornell team employs improved performance and design techniques in 2015 vehicle for continued success in 18th Annual International RoboSub Competition
County Commissioners unanimously approve a $5.7 million agreement to integrate the first county-wide Unmanned Aircraft System in the world performing robotic 911 emergency response.
OCTOPUZ was created to meet the rising needs in the robotics industry, and uses a revolutionary method of combining offline programming of robots with manufacturing process simulation.
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