The market is a forgiving place if you’re a nurse looking for work: the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics finds that the number of jobs for nurses will grow 15% from 2016 to 2026. But a group of hospitals in Texas is turning to the Moxi robot to alleviate some of the need for nursing. […]
You know that robots are already at work in highly specialized positions where the technology has been programmed to fit a custom need. But do you think robotics as a service could change that? Venture Beat guest columnist Hooman Radfar does in this article. “Giant companies with ominous, global, megacorp-sounding names like FANUC and ABB provide […]
Accenture and Mujin, an intelligent industrial robot controller manufacturer, are working together to deliver end-to-end intelligent service that uses artificial intelligence and robotics to help accelerate digital transformation in the logistics industry. The companies will deliver a service ranging from logistics planning through technology implementation and operation. Businesses that have a logistics center, for example, will […]
A group of researchers developed a robot that employs multifunctional components that replicate living beings in a new way.
There’s almost no end to the methods by which robots — and their “brains” — can be created. But trying to create an AI modeled after the structure of a human brain is an enormous task. There are so many cognitive architecture studies, says writer Andrew Tarantola in a recent Engadget column, that Artificial General Intelligence research […]
Even though the quadrupedal has numerous beneficial features, there might not be a consumer market for it.
The newly passed TRACED bill will cut down on robocalls, and boost penalties for parties that continue to pester the country with them.
While many labs use reinforcement learning to help its robots reach their goals, Facebook aims to accomplish more long-term tasks like creating a robot that thinks creatively and flexibly.
For the first time this fall, a portion of the apples on sale in grocery stores around the U.S. will have been picked by robots, not people. The apple-buying public has agricultural automation startup Abundant Robotics to thank for it. They’re the maker of apple harvesting machines that will assist in Washington state’s next harvest, […]
Even though the use of robotics in automating processes is on its way, the technology still has years to go before it’s ready to fully take over human labor.