قالب وردپرس درنا توس
Home / Tag Archives: Robots

Tag Archives: Robots

Robots beat people in poker

One scorching summer's day two weeks ago, I was sitting in a cavernous room in the Mojave Desert with about 2,000 other people I'd never met. There was more than $ 8 million in cash in a secure spot somewhere on the compound, which we and others like us had paid for privilege in nearby rooms. That day we sat …

Read More »

Jumping robots use teamwork to overcome obstacles

Now, researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) have developed tiny robots with similar skills. The "Tribots" are origami robots with three legs which are autonomous and untethered. Zhenishbek Zhakypov, first author of the paper, says: "Their movements are modeled on those of Odontomachus." These insects normally crawl, but to escape a predator, they snap their powerful …

Read More »

Robots, not humans, are the new space explorers: NPR

This image shows the NASA Cassini over the Northern Saturn Hemisphere before completing one of their Grand Finale dives. NASA / JPL-Caltech Hide caption Caption switch NASA / JPL-Caltech This image shows the NASA Cassini over the Northern Saturn Hemisphere before completing one of their Grand Finale dives. NASA / JPL-Caltech When Neil Armstrong walked the moon 50 years ago, …

Read More »

Flying, insect-like robots fly closer to the independent flight

Enlarge / The RoboBee XWing without power and electronics. Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory. Just When the researchers at Harvard announced more than six years ago that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately talked about the prospect of autonomously working their tiny creations in complicated environments. This was highly optimistic as the robots …

Read More »

Robots could displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

Machines are expected to displace about 20 million manufacturing jobs across the world today, according to a report released Wednesday by Oxford Economics, a global forecasting and quantitative analysis firm. That means about 8.5% of the global Manufacturing workforce could be displaced by robots. The use of robots is on the rise: every new robot that is installed displaces 1.6 …

Read More »

Your phone company can now block robots by default (FCC votes)

The Federal Communications Commission decided on Thursday to give green light to carriers like Verizon to automatically block unwanted robocalls for all customers. The move, according to the FCC, could stem a stream of telephone-based fraud and unwanted interruptions affecting millions of consumers. The agreement paves the way for operators to turn on robocall blocking technologies for telephone lines by …

Read More »

Ford is working on parcel delivery robots that collapse in self-driving cars

Nowadays, we keep hearing about how automakers talk about all the partnerships they have for autonomous cars, carsharing, large-scale electrification, and just general "mobility solutions" are up to date, and some are legitimate research. I'm not going to speculate in which camp this new Ford research will go to parcel delivery robots, but I'll say that I do not mind …

Read More »