At the AI at the Edge Challenge, participants will have the chance to win from $100k in prizes, including a paid trip to GTC 2020, by building a project using the Nvidia Jetson Nano Developer Kit.
While there can seem to be a lot of negatives to robots taking over our jobs, robots will actually create more than they take -jobs that are specialized and safer to do. Learn more for free.
At the ROSCON event today, Microsft unveiled a bunch of advancements in regard to its Robot Operating System. These include expanded support for ROS/ROS2, Azure VM ROS template support, and more.
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A new report by Oxford Economics states that 20 million manufacturing jobs will be wiped out by 2030 worldwide. New jobs to fill those are likely to be created but could involve retraining.
Many companies at the Mobile World Congress are showing off robots that can serve a variety of purposes. However, only Temi and CloudMinds seem to really offer significant value for users.
ASUS' Zenbo is getting a refresh with a smaller sibling. The Zenbo Junior is about half the size of the original and features an array of sensors and AI capabilities for autonomous functionality.
There will be 11 different types of robots that will be helping with logistics, tourist information, cleaning, making art, and even fishing during the Winter Olympics events in South Korea in 2018.
It's quite a challenge to balance a two-legged robot so it can stay still or walk properly but not only can Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot, Atlas, walk or jump but it can now also perform backflips.
As robots proliferate, having and stay out of the way of foot traffic will become increasingly important. MIT researchers have now developed a robot capable of politely wandering amongst pedestrians.
The robot manufactured by SoftBank has been given a small set of priest's robes, a tablet with which to chant its sutras from, and it apparently does everything needed to conduct a Buddhist funeral.
Cyber security company IO Active has released a report outlining a number of vulnerabilities that many current robots have that leave them open to hacking and potentially able to cause harm.
A robotic guard has found itself in a peculiar situation after office workers discovered it submerged in a nearby office fountain, and the internet couldn't stop drawing comparisons to Marvin.
Teams across Japan are developing robots that can enter the Fukushima nuclear disaster site and locate the radioactive fuels for the cleanup operation. One of the robots is an eight metre long snake.
Domino's has teamed up with Starship Technologies to launch autonomous pizza deliveries in European cities. The miniature robotic vehicles will deliver within a one-mile radius of Domino's stores.
In a recent interview, Microsoft founder Bill Gates suggested that in light of the loss of jobs due to automation, we may need to consider taxing robots in order to make up for lost federal revenue.
Although robots have always been a marker for the future, at this year's CES, it seems that the future is now becoming more of a reality. LG unveiled a few robots for home and commercial use.
A NHS eye hospital is teaming up with Google's DeepMind AI researchers to try and find a way for machines to recognize disease earlier than doctors. They'll do this by analyzing a million eye scans.
The constant advancement of technology has brought us longer lives and a better society. But we're on the cusp of huge changes as jobs are about to disappear. Beginning with mine.
A recent report has stated that Foxconn has laid off over 60,000 factory workers. This is reportedly to prepare the company for automation, and then introduce robots to do repetitive tasks.
The global pizza chain plans to add delivery bots with a 12 mile range to its list of tech-savvy moves like Cortana integration and ordering via Twitter and SMS. Testing has begun in Australia.
Beset by internal conflicts, the robotics unit is reportedly on the auction block after failing to commercialize its research soon enough. Amazon and Toyota could be interested.
Researchers have created tiny robots that are capable of pulling incredible weights when they work together. The proof comes when the tiny mechanical critters pull a 2-ton car and its owner with them.
Stephen Hawking recently warned that artificial intelligence could end mankind, but a more sensible concern is the fact that robots will instead take our jobs.
Researchers from Harvard have created a robot swarm. Consisting of over 1000 'kilobots' the swarm can assemble itself and achieve tasks without the need for human intervention.
What I thought would be an electronics board with LED control and perhaps FM functionality, unraveled into a world which included Bluetooth, WiFi, displays and controllers as well as advanced robotics
European researchers are working on a project that will allow future robots to communicate and share info between them. They'll also be able to offload most computing to the cloud and enslave us all.
Google has confirmed that it has acquired Boston Dynamics, a company that has gained fame for its four legged automatons that look like they were made for a post-apocalypse sci-fi movie.
Samsung has introduced the 'Junior Software Academy' as an extra-curricular club for students in its home country of South Korea to learn about software development, from company employees themselves.
Somewhere in the San Francisco Bay area, there's a top secret Google research facility working on everything from robots to space elevators. This week's Trivia Tuesday takes a closer look at Google X.
Mann vs Machine, the long-rumored update for Team Fortress 2, has been confirmed to release in just over a day by an official Valve trailer.
Microsoft's Kinect for Windows is being used as the basis for a new student competition called FIRST that will have the Kinect motion gesture device control student-created robots.
The Roomba robot has a new competitor. Meet the Smarbo, made by Toshiba Japan. Those not in Japan are out of luck.
Foxconn, the Taiwan-based company known for manufacturing a number of electronic products such as the iPad, has announced plans to put in as many as 1 million robots in its factories.
At a business event on Friday afternoon, Steve Wozniak (Co-founder of Apple alongside Steve Jobs) claimed that humans would "become the pets, the dogs of the house." Wozniak was speaking to an audience of over...
Denver police swung into action Wednesday afternoon as the city faced a harrowing robot threat that shut part of the city for more than two hours. The Denver Post reports that police were called around 3:30pm...
Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, Dr. Ben Robins and Dr. Ester Ferrari at the University of Hertfordshire's School of Computer Science are partners in the European Sixth Framework funded, €3.22 million Interactive Robotic Social Mediators as Companions...
US researchers from Purdue University, Indiana are developing robots that navigate through unfamiliar surroundings by creating maps of areas they have already explored and then use this information to make predictions. A technique called "simultaneous...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) along with the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the same branch of the U.S. military that created the internet, has launched a pair of prototype robots into...
The company on June 20 released a community technical preview or beta of its Microsoft Robotics Studio. The company's robotics software development suite, previewed here at the Robo Business 2006 Conference, is designed to grant...