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Japan PM Abe wants to stage 2020 Robot Olympics

Thu, 2014-06-19 13:31
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to stage a "Robot Olympics" in 2020, the same year Tokyo hosts the Summer Games, local media reported Thursday. Abe also revealed plans for a task force to develop Japan's robot industry and to triple the size of the market for the machines to 2.4 trillion yen ($24 billion). "We want to make robots a major pillar of our economic growth strategy," Abe was ...

World Cup weird: Robot Lionel Messi may steal your soul

Thu, 2014-06-19 12:12
The World Cup is Christmas for soccer fans. Also for people who like really strange things. Thanks to the internet, we have a reliable catalogue for these. Here are some that we’ve noticed. You should know that we had to cut a lot from this list.

Lindamood-Bell Prototypes Instructional Robot

Wed, 2014-06-18 16:12
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is expanding its use of a new type of interactive instruction in their Learning Centers—an Instructional Robot, made by Double Robotics. The ...

Robot education

Wed, 2014-06-18 13:30
MILFORD — The students in Robert Curtis's Delaware Valley High School Engineering Class and Engineering Club visited the 5th grade classes at Dingman Delaware Elementary School recently.

Japan robot firm showcases thought-controlled suits

Wed, 2014-06-18 12:21
A Japanese robot-maker on Wednesday showed off suits that the wearer can control just by thinking, as it said it was linking up with an industrial city promoting innovation. Cyberdyne founder Yoshiyuki Sankai said he was allying with Kawasaki, a city south of Tokyo, to explore ways to expand real-life applications for his robo-suits, which are often used for physical therapy. "We want to make ...

Japan robot firm showcases thought-controlled suits

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:01
A Japanese robot-maker on Wednesday showed off suits that the wearer can control just by thinking, as it said it was linking up with an industrial city promoting innovation. Cyberdyne founder Yoshiyuki ...

Belajar Robot di Mal

Wed, 2014-06-18 02:07
Mulai dari merakit, hingga mengadu robot dalam kompetisi Untuk warga ibukota, pilihan untuk mengisi waktu luang bersama keluarga banyak tersedia di kota yang penuh dengan aneka hiburan ini. Namun, pilihan liburan yang edukatif dan inspiratif tidak mudah ditemui. Nah, sehubungan dengan itu, Ghiboo mendapatkan informasi menarik tentang acara yang diselenggarakan salah satu mal di Jakarta... The ...

Hitchhiking robot to journey across Canada this summer

Tue, 2014-06-17 22:39
With pool noodle arms, a plastic bucket for a torso and a limitless wealth of retrievable knowledge — at least while in 3G network range — a curious entity is getting ready to put out the thumb and bum rides across Canada this summer. It’s HitchBOT , the genderless hitchhiking robot that will rely on the kindness of flesh-and-blood strangers to safely complete a 4,480-kilometre odyssey that ...

SoftBank Uses ‘Gundam’ Style for Android-Like Robot System

Tue, 2014-06-17 20:19
Billionaire Masayoshi Son wants to create Android for robots. The platform called V-Sido OS can be customized for different types of robots used in home health care, construction and entertainment, Wataru Yoshizaki, the chief developer at Asratec Corp., said in an interview yesterday. Japan wants to double the market size of domestic robot production to 2.41 trillion yen ($24 billion) by 2020 ...

SoftBank Robot Guru Uses ‘Gundam’ Style for Android-Like System

Tue, 2014-06-17 17:29
Wataru Yoshizaki, chief robot officer of Asratec Corp., poses with the company's humanoid robot 'Asra C1' in Tokyo. Close Wataru Yoshizaki, chief robot officer of Asratec Corp., poses with the company's...

Hitchbot robot set to hitchhike across Canada

Tue, 2014-06-17 08:48
Meet Hitchbot, a robot who will hitchhike across Canada and tweet his adventures to the world.

CHINA MENGATASI JEPUN SEBAGAI PASARAN ROBOT TERBESAR DUNIA

Tue, 2014-06-17 08:16
Oleh Niam Seet Wei BEIJING, 17 Jun (Bernama) -- China membeli sejumlah 36,860 robot industripada 2013, kira-kira satu perlima daripada robot industri dunia tahun lalu,menjadikan ekonomi terbesar kedua dunia itu mengatasi Jepun sebagai pembeliutama teknologi berkenaan. Data yang disiarkan oleh China Robot Industry Alliance (CRIA) hari inimenunjukkan jumlah penjualan robot di China melonjak 36 ...

Thumbs Up! HitchBOT the Robot Plans to Hitchhike Across Canada

Mon, 2014-06-16 19:32
If you happen to come across a robot by the side of the road this summer, you might want to stop and offer it a ride.

A Canadian built robot is going to hitchike across the country

Mon, 2014-06-16 17:23
A Canadian built robot is done testing if humans can trust robots, it’s trying to decide if robots can trust humans. What happens when a robot, with no human supervision, is simply thrust into the world and tries to survive? […]

Hitchbot robot set to hitchhike across Canada

Mon, 2014-06-16 16:51
Meet Hitchbot, a robot who will hitchhike across Canada and tweet his adventures to the world.

Hitchbot robot set to hitchhike across Canada

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:37
A chatty robot from Ontario will attempt to hitchhike from Nova Scotia to B.C. this summer. Hitchbot will be about the size of a six-year-old child and have a child booster seat built into its buttocks, says David Harris Smith, an assistant professor at McMaster University who first came up with the idea of creating a collaborative art project centred around a hitchhiking robot.  The little ...

HitchBOT the hitchhiking robot is about to make its way across Canada

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:38
Late next month, a robot named hitchBOT will embark on a cross-Canada journey — and it needs kind Canadians to help it along. So if you see a hitchhiking robot on the side of the road this summer, offer it … Continue reading →

Robot love is in your future

Mon, 2014-06-16 07:56
by Barclay Ballard The Japanese who tend to love robots now have a robot that can love you right back like a friend or a member of the family. Read more about Robot love is in your future

Meet trainee security officer Bob, the autonomous robot

Mon, 2014-06-16 05:24
The robot, called Bob, is carrying out tasks such as patrolling the offices, and monitoring the environment, checking doors are closed and that desks are clear.

‘Pwnage’ robot a hit at middle school

Sun, 2014-06-15 17:44
Photo: Kaneland students and 2451 Robotics Team members include Elburn resident Triston Powell (left to right), 16, and siblings Alyssa, 18, and Charles Faulkner, 15, of Aurora. Photo by Lynn Logan KHS students bring robot to Harter Middle School KANELAND—Harter Middle School recently had a unique visitor grace its main stage: a robot. And not […]