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Robot Bartenders Mix it Up on the High Seas - ABC News

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:00

ABC News

Robot Bartenders Mix it Up on the High Seas
ABC News
Powered by Makr Shakr, a company that aims to "empower people with new robotic interactions, especially in the food and beverage sector," guests place orders via tablets and then wait as robotic bartenders mix cocktails. Quantum of the Seas will sail ...
Robot Bartenders: The Future is NowPaste Magazine

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The hyper-real robots that will replace receptionists, pop stars... and sex ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:27

Daily Mail

The hyper-real robots that will replace receptionists, pop stars... and sex ...
Daily Mail
Unable, for now, to use some of the advanced artificial intelligence (AI), face and voice recognition systems that some Japanese robots coming on the market now use, Asuna relies on a camera rigged behind her that is relayed to a remote human ...

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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:23

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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas
Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com is an online retailer that likes to invest in new technologies and innovation. I hope this new project based on robots helps to its workers to improve the operations of the warehouses. Sometimes, the robots create more problems than solutions.
Amazon robots prepare for ChristmasMarketWatch

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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:23

Wall Street Journal

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas
Wall Street Journal
The Seattle online retailer has outfitted several U.S. warehouses with squat, orange, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers, instead of having employees seek items amid long aisles of merchandise, according to people familiar with the matter.
Amazon robots prepare for ChristmasMarketWatch

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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:23

Wall Street Journal

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas
Wall Street Journal
The Seattle online retailer has outfitted several U.S. warehouses with squat, orange, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers, instead of having employees seek items amid long aisles of merchandise, according to people familiar with the matter.
Amazon robots prepare for ChristmasMarketWatch

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This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App - Wired

Thu, 2014-11-20 09:42

Wired

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App
Wired
“It's a huge bottleneck for research.” As OpenTrons' creators point out, the process isn't just boring but also error-prone. Human eyes, hands, and brains just can't ensure the kind of precise consistency that a robot can. Lab robots are nothing new in ...

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App - Wired

Thu, 2014-11-20 09:42

Wired

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App
Wired
Apps and smartphones may captivate consumers and investors at the moment, but the future of technology will be much more dizzyingly weird. Chances are, the most radical innovations in the 21st century won't be built on silicon but on DNA. Over the past ...

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App - Wired

Thu, 2014-11-20 09:42

Wired

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App
Wired
“It's a huge bottleneck for research.” As OpenTrons' creators point out, the process isn't just boring but also error-prone. Human eyes, hands, and brains just can't ensure the kind of precise consistency that a robot can. Lab robots are nothing new in ...

Amazon robots prepare for Christmas - MarketWatch

Thu, 2014-11-20 07:48

MarketWatch

Amazon robots prepare for Christmas
MarketWatch
Now, “pickers” at the facility stand in one place and wait for robots to bring four-foot-by-six-foot shelving units to them, sparing them what amounted to as much as 20 miles a day of walking through the warehouse. Employees at some robot-equipped ...
Amazon robots get ready for ChristmasBDlive

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Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ... - CryptoCoinsNews

Thu, 2014-11-20 06:12

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Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ...
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Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, the charismatic leader of Bitnation, gave a talk at The Global Summit in San Francisco from Copenhagen, using a telepresence robot. The Beam telepresence technology by Suitable Technologies allows a remote operator to ...

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ... - CryptoCoinsNews

Thu, 2014-11-20 06:12

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Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ...
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Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, the charismatic leader of Bitnation, gave a talk at The Global Summit in San Francisco from Copenhagen, using a telepresence robot. The Beam telepresence technology by Suitable Technologies allows a remote operator to ...

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ... - CryptoCoinsNews

Thu, 2014-11-20 06:12

CryptoCoinsNews

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ...
CryptoCoinsNews
Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, the charismatic leader of Bitnation, gave a talk at The Global Summit in San Francisco from Copenhagen, using a telepresence robot. The Beam telepresence technology by Suitable Technologies allows a remote operator to ...

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ... - CryptoCoinsNews

Thu, 2014-11-20 06:12

CryptoCoinsNews

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof Promotes Bitnation Across the Globe via a ...
CryptoCoinsNews
Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, the charismatic leader of Bitnation, gave a talk at The Global Summit in San Francisco from Copenhagen, using a telepresence robot. The Beam telepresence technology by Suitable Technologies allows a remote operator to ...

Westland student heads to Russia for Robot Olympiad - Hometownlife.com

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:14

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Westland student heads to Russia for Robot Olympiad
Hometownlife.com
Lawrence Technological University students John Marnon of Westland and Farmington Hills resident Philip Bigos have built their robot, programmed it and are arriving in Soci, Russia, today to represent the United States in the college category of the ...

Westland student heads to Russia for Robot Olympiad - Hometownlife.com

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:14

Hometownlife.com

Westland student heads to Russia for Robot Olympiad
Hometownlife.com
Sorting and collecting balls by color doesn't sound that difficult unless you have to build a robot and a computer program to do the task. Lawrence Technological University students John Marnon of Westland and Farmington Hills resident Philip Bigos ...

Sick student attends class using remote-control robot - KABC-TV

Wed, 2014-11-19 18:44

KABC-TV

Sick student attends class using remote-control robot
KABC-TV
"We see, long term, this can help with students who are disabled, people with physical handicaps" said Steve Cina, A+ Technology Solutions communications director. "I think now we can offer it as a service to schools where they can rent or lease a ...

Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola - WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Wed, 2014-11-19 18:39

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Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola
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Orange, California (CNN) -- Gigi the robot looks like a skinny, harmless cousin of R2-D2, but the machine is a cold-blooded killer for hire, a germ zapper that could become an important weapon in the fight against Ebola. After being wheeled into ...
South Florida Hospital Unveils Ebola-Zapping RobotCBS Local
Hospital gets first disinfecting robot7Online WSVN-TV

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Amazon robots prepare for Christmas - MarketWatch

Wed, 2014-11-19 18:02

MarketWatch

Amazon robots prepare for Christmas
MarketWatch
Now, “pickers” at the facility stand in one place and wait for robots to bring four-foot-by-six-foot shelving units to them, sparing them what amounted to as much as 20 miles a day of walking through the warehouse. Employees at some robot-equipped ...

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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 2014-11-19 17:44

MarketWatch

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas
Wall Street Journal
Coming to a McD's near you.... The employee model of WaWa and Royal Farms is: Convenience Store, Soft Drink machines, Many refrigerated cabinets with Soda, Hot Food fulfillment, Cash Registers, and Four lanes of gas pumps that can fill 16 cars at one ...
Amazon robots prepare for ChristmasMarketWatch

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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 2014-11-19 17:44

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas
Wall Street Journal
Coming to a McD's near you.... The employee model of WaWa and Royal Farms is: Convenience Store, Soft Drink machines, Many refrigerated cabinets with Soda, Hot Food fulfillment, Cash Registers, and Four lanes of gas pumps that can fill 16 cars at one ...