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“Empowering” robots could replace the Three Laws of Robotics

July 21, 2017

Michael Irving | July 20, 2017 http://newatlas.com/empowerment-replace-three-laws-robotics/50544/ Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics are versatile and simple enough that they still persist 75 years after he first coined them....

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Boeing’s ‘game-changing’ robot submarine ready for deeper-water testing

July 14, 2017

By Sandy Mazza, Daily Breeze http://www.dailybreeze.com/business/20170701/boeings-game-changing-robot-submarine-ready-for-deeper-water-testing Posted: 07/01/17, 4:13 PM PDT | Updated: 1 week, 5 days ago Boeing’s newest, largest unmanned undersea vehicle, Echo Voyager, is preparing for...

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Fastbrick signs a deal with Caterpillar to develop bricklaying robots

July 7, 2017

Jessica Sier http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/fastbrick-signs-a-deal-with-caterpillar-to-develop-bricklaying-robots-20170703-gx3kj0.html July 3 2017 Investors poured into small-cap robotics company, Fastbrick Robotics, on Monday after the company struck a deal with global construction manufacturer Caterpillar. The US...

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Robotics Software Could Be a $140B Opportunity

June 30, 2017

The dawn of the robotics era will have wide-reaching market implications. By Wayne Duggan, Contributor | June 26, 2017, at 11:39 a.m. http://money.usnews.com/investing/articles/2017-06-26/robotics-software-could-be-a-140-billion-investment-opportunity Tech investors are very familiar with...

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CARNAC program to put robots in the pilot’s seat

June 23, 2017

Darren Quick | June 21, 2017 http://newatlas.com/re2-robotics-carnac-drop-in-robotic-pilot/50155/ Unmanned aircraft are generally either built from the ground up, with robotic systems integrated from the earliest design stages, or are existing...

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Boeing’s Massive Autonomous Sub Takes to the Seas

June 16, 2017

Kyle Maxey posted on June 15, 2017 http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/15105/Boeings-Massive-Autonomous-Sub-Takes-to-the-Seas.aspx Boeing’s Echo Voyager, a 51-foot, Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) has taken to the water off the coast of California...

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In Buying Boston Dynamics, SoftBank Is Betting Big on Walking Robots

June 9, 2017

Can the company make a go of the automatons that never did fit in at Google? by Jamie Condliffe June 9, 2017 https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608063/in-buying-boston-dynamics-softbank-is-betting-big-on-walking-robots/ The technology conglomerate Softbank has acquired...

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Robotic VISION Technologies, Universal Robots to introduce 3D cobot packaging application at Jacob Javits Center in New York City

June 7, 2017

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 7, 2017)—Robotic VISION Technologies Inc. will be a co-exhibitor June 13-15, 2017 with the world’s largest collaborative robot maker Universal Robots. RVT will be demonstrating...

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Randstad: Increased Use of AI & Robotics Linked to Brighter Outlook for U.S. Business Growth

June 2, 2017

Staff Report http://augustaceo.com/news/2017/05/randstad-increased-use-ai-robotics-linked-brighter-outlook-us-business-growth/ Monday, May 22nd, 2017 The number of U.S. companies reporting an increase in their use of automation doubled in the first quarter of 2017, fueled in...

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Japan’s labor-scarce building sites automating, turning to robots, drones

May 26, 2017

by Akiko Yasuhara Japan’s labor-scarce building sites automating, turning to robots, drones Kyodo Mar 16, 2017 Construction sites in Japan are enjoying a wave of automation amid an increasing...

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