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PACK EXPO International

PACK EXPO International takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL October 14th - 17th. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

How Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Can Create More Employment Opportunities

The impact of AI and robotics on employment goes far deeper than just job creation. AI, and subsequently, robotics, are niche technologies that demand an extensive understanding of every associated parameter.

More Than 69,000 Students Worldwide to Explore Teamwork and Advanced Technology with FIRST® Tech Challenge ROVER RUCKUS Presented by Qualcomm

7,000 Teams of Students Tackle New Space-Themed Robotics Challenge During 2018-19 Season

What Are Robots Doing at Schools?

With the help of telepresence robots, teachers can teach a lesson from anywhere. The robots are in classrooms. Their cameras and sensors are the eyes and ears of the teacher.

Preparing Students for the New Industry Standard

Offline Robot Programming is a technology that is quickly being implemented in manufacturing facilities all over the globe. This implementation results in an increase in efficiency, time and cost savings, and results in less down time.

Can Robots help get more Girls into Science & Tech?

Matt Simon for Wired: The United States has a serious problem with getting women into STEM jobs and keeping them there.

There's a huge opportunity in robotics for early career computer scientists

Greg Nichols for ZDNet: The reason is that programming a robot is no easy task, which presents challenges when it comes to deployment. That's particularly true of small- and mid-sized businesses, which are unlikely to have a qualified roboticist onboard.

Colleges Are Marketing Drone Pilot Courses, but the Career Opportunities Are Murky

Elizabeth Woyke for MIT Technology Review: At least 15 community colleges offer them, but it's not clear how many students parlay their new skills into jobs.

Special Tradeshow Coverage for PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PACK EXPO was held from September 25th - 27th in Las Vegas. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Professor Michael Gennert Looks Back at a First Decade of Robotics Engineering Program

WPI.edu: The program's stature as a successful academic pioneer in the robotics field has grown worldwide

Teaching Robots to 'Feel with Their Eyes'

Penn's School of Engineering and Applied Science: Burka hopes to build up a database of one thousand surfaces to help coach robots on how to identify objects and also to know what they're made of and how best to handle them.

ADVANCED EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH EZ-ROBOT TO BRING AI-ENHANCED LEARNING TO K-12 CLASSROOMS

The company's new "Education Bundles" introduce educators to the most innovative robotics platform on the market today.

CMU's interactive tool helps novices and experts make custom robots

Phys.org: A new interactive design tool developed by CMU's Robotics Institute enables both novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators.

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.

Collaborative robots in the classroom deliver hands-on learning

RAMTEC Career center in Ohio is home to the largest, most comprehensive robotics education center in the U.S.

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