The tech giants of Silicon Valley are starting to rely on crime-fighting robots for security

Melia Robinson for Business Insider: On a recent night outside the offices of Knightscope, a robotics startup in the heart of Silicon Valley, a middle-aged man allegedly toppled a five-foot tall, 300-pound robot to the ground.

Increased use of AI and robotics linked to brighter outlook for U.S. business growth

Business optimism may be fueling recent spike in number of executives reporting increased use of automation

OT Partners with Hoomano to Securely Connect Robots and Deploy a Wide Range of Innovative Use Cases

Through this partnership, OT and Hoomano bring together their expertise to develop robot-agnostic software solutions in a secured hardware environment.

ARGO Unveils Amphibious Xtreme Terrain Robot (XTR) for Defense and Disaster Recovery

First customers include U.S. and Canadian Militaries

ELLIQ: Intuition Robotics Bridges Uncanny Valley To Cure Loneliness Epidemic

Red Herring: ELLIQ comprises a tablet screen and a small, bobble-headed assistant, which looks like two bell jars glommed together, that interacts with elderly users, the device and humans on the other end of communication.

Lowe's and Virginia Tech Equip Retail Employees With Futuristic Wearable Robotic Suit

New lightweight exosuit aims to enhance performance, reduce injury and improve safety

QIHAN Unveils Multi-service Platform System for Sanbot Robot

First of its kind system enables businesses to manage hundreds of Sanbot Robots from anywhere in the world

International Federation of Robotics: France Outperforms Britain as Robots Transform Car Industry

The number of robots installed by the French car industry rose 22 percent to 1,400 units - compared with 700 units in the UK (+ 7 percent). The automotive sector is one of the main driving forces modernizing the French economy: with a robot density of 940 units per 10,000 workers, France currently ranks 2nd within the European Union - the UK ranks 10th with 606 units. These are the latest results of the World Robotics Report 2016 published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).

Security Robots Made in Silicone Valley Come to Brazil

Proterisco, the official distributor of SMP Robotics in Brazil chose ISC Brazil to introduce S5 Security Robot (Robocom) to the Brazilian market

OSU College of Engineering establishes institute for robotics, intelligent systems

It's called the CoRIS Institute, short for Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems. Institute director Kagan Tumer said the new center would conduct research in robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as machine learning, vision, sensors, devices, and new materials. The institute also will explore public policy and ethical questions surrounding the deployment of robots and intelligent systems.

Teaching robots to teach other robots

Adam Conner-Simons, CSAIL via MIT News: CSAIL approach allows robots to learn a wider range of tasks using some basic knowledge and a single demo.

Another Race to the Moon-This Time by Robots

On September 13, 1959, the Soviet Union landed the first human-made object on the surface of the Moon. The United States landed the first human on July 20, 1969. Now, there is a race to land the first robot on the moon.

NVIDIA Ushers in New Era of Robotics, with Breakthroughs Making It Easier to Build and Train Intelligent Machines

NVIDIA Ushers in New Era of Robotics, with Breakthroughs Making It Easier to Build and Train Intelligent Machines

DFRobot Launches Boson Kit, First Coding-Free Electronic Building Blocks

Company Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Unique STEM-Teaching Tool

Researchers developing robotic prosthetics to help restore balance in fall victims

Ryan Terry for Phys.org: Hur's prior research helped him answer two questions: "Can we predict a fall? Can we then reduce the number of falls?"

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This paper uses NAO, the humanoid robot from Aldebaran Systems, to demonstrate how MapleSim can be used to develop a robot model, and how the model can be further analyzed using the symbolic computation engine within Maple.