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This factory robot is small, precise and human-friendly

Picture a typical factory robot in your head and you'll probably see a cold, unsympathetic arm performing relatively simple tasks. You may want to shake that image soon, though. Rethink Robotics has taken the wraps off of Sawyer, a smaller sibling to its earlier Baxter model that's built for …

Teen Fighting Cancer Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Class Thanks To ‘V-Go’ The Robot

<b>V-Go and Sabastian Quinn attend class together. (Credit: CBS2)</b><i>V-Go and Sabastian Quinn attend class together. (Credit: CBS2)</i><p><b>CHESTER, N.J. …

Is It Time to Buy a Robot?

If you have harbored dreams of owning a robot, you've probably been waiting eons. Robots have been a staple of popular culture for decades: a 1933 …

Mocoro Robot Cleaning Ball

You can turn up "I want to break free" as loud as you like, hoovering is still a pain in the backside AND it eats up hours of your precious time. But …

It’s the Final Robot Countdown!

With <b>3.5 million dollars</b> in prizes at stake, the DARPA Robotics Challenge is heating up. And I mean, to a fever pitch. These half human, half robot …

iPad App of the Week: CARROT Weather – Talking Forecast Robot

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

12 chores we wish robots could conquer (pictures)

Robotics

Gadget Ogling: Cute Robots, Secure Tablets and a Conscientious Can | Tech Buzz

Greetings, fair traveler, and welcome to a springtastic edition of Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that smiles on excellent gadgets in full …

Disney invents an adorable robot for making giant sand drawings

<b>(CNN) —</b> Disney has long been a hotbed of robotic innovation, from the audio-animatronic Abraham Lincolns in its theme parks to the vision of drones in Wall-E. The Mouse's latest electromechanical project, called the BeachBot, brings robots out of the theme parks and theaters and onto shores and …

Robotics

Bring On The Boring Robots

Why autonomous butlers are the beginning of ubiquitous robotics<p>Sometimes, people would see the robot coming down the hotel hallway, and do exactly what you'd expect—fast-draw their phones, and snap some pictures. Kids were also pretty predictable, spotting the three-foot-tall cylindrical SaviOne …

Robotics

Clearpath Robotics Raises $11.1 Million To Build Ethical Industrial Robots

Ontario-based industrial robot maker Clearpath Robotics announced today that it had raised CAD 14 million (about $11.1 million USD) today in a Series A round. RRE Ventures is leading the round and iNovia Capital is also participating.<p>Clearpath was founded by a group of friends from a robotics …

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Robotic Surgery Is Useful Option for Oral Cancer

Pediatric surgical robot inspired by ISS remote manipulator arm

The technology that built (and continues to maintain) the International Space Station can now be used to help heal sick children. KidsArm, a robotic …

Doctors Bust Your Most Common Robotic Surgery Myths

When patients hear they should have robotic surgery for urological or colorectal problems, some experience a fear of machines, others mistakenly …

A look at robotic surgery proliferation in Denmark

Frederik Joelving, who once did outstanding work for ReutersHealth in the U.S., recently published a piece on robotic surgery in <i>Politiken</i>, a major …

Big Idea of 2014: Our New Robot Economy — NOVA Next | PBS

It started with a trickle, but recently robots have begun flooding the workplace. From Amazon’s Kiva robots that zip goods around its warehouses to …

Communication Skills

Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery (FRS)

"The Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery (FRS) is a joint Department of Defense (DoD) and industry (Intuitive Surgical, Inc) funded project jointly …

Hands on with the Apple Watch

An Apple employee and I exchanged doodles on Apple Watches Monday. He outlined what I believe was a piece of broccoli, I drew a melting bunny.<p>While watching the pictures appear on our screens as animations, I wondered what exactly you could communicate with tiny drawings. The medium doesn't really …

Smartwatches

What if the Apple Watch price drives people from iOS?

Last weekend on the debate, we examined the price of the Apple Watch. The cheapest Apple watch came in at 33% greater than the most expensive …

Three Technologies for Harvesting Ambient Energy

<b>We are entering an era</b> when scavenging tiny amounts of power from the environment can power small devices to do extraordinary tasks. The needs of the …

Smart Glasses Won't Hit The Mainstream Till Our Bosses Start Buying Them

Alberto Torres has seen a few corporate tragedies unfold in his lifetime. One was close to home when he ran the fledgling Meego operating system at Nokia, watched his bosses can the project then shop the entire company to Microsoft. From further afield, he saw the rise and fall of Google Glass, …

Augmented Reality

Google patent filing suggests company is working on wearable for cancer detection

Google has been known to take on “moonshot” ideas within its Google X program, such as measuring glucose levels through ‘smart contact lenses’ for …

Wear Android vs Apple Watch: A sensibility analysis

Before Apple declared its first SmartWatch Tuesday, some technology experts were convinced that Apple could reimagine a way that no other …

Minecraft Story Mode Game being Developed By Telltale

Telltale Games and Minecraft creator Mojang, who are now owned by Microsoft, have announced a new Minecraft game called Minecraft Story Mode.<p>The …

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