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Thai Government-Created Robot Will Evaluate Food on Various Taste Categories and Give It a Grade

Reportstack and WinterGreen Research announces publication of a new study on Robots: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020. As production of goods and services embrace automated process, logistics robots are being used to adapt conveyor belts and end of the line tasks and loading to a flexible systems approach. Automated process depends on introduction of new logistics ...

A Connecticut library has acquired two fully-automated, walking, talking robots to provide independent assistance to its patrons. The robots, set to begin their duties at the Westport, Conn., library Oct. 11, will teach computer programming skills, the Wall Street Journal reports.

An emerging crop of industrial robots will be more user-friendly tools for novice users in a wide variety of small companies, but they may bump up against safety standards, experts say.

Between book shelves of the public library in Westport, Connecticut, the science of sci-fi has literally come to life with two humanoid robots. Maxine Bleiweis, the executive director, the robots make you think you really are talking to someone. They are the latest donations to the libraries' maker-space project, an effort to keep technology and innovation open to everyone.

The Westport Library has a new employee, but he’s a bit different than his coworkers. He’s not part of the union, he works and learns round the clock, and he doesn’t eat much. Meet Vincent. When you greet him, he instantly responds, “Hello and welcome to the Westport Library!” Nancy, a female robot, also works at […]

Robots are starting to collaborate with human workers in factories, offering greater efficiency and flexibility. Sometime in the next couple of years, if everything goes to plan, workers at BMW’s manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, will be introduced to an unusual new teammate—a robot arm that will roll around handing them tools and parts as they assemble the German carmaker’s ...

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As industrial robots become smarter, faster, more affordable, and develop advanced capabilities such as sensing, dexterity, memory and trainability, industrial manufacturers across industries are looking to advanced robotics to gain a competitive business advantage, according to a report released today by PwC US in conjunction with The Manufacturing ...

Melbourne, Oct 2 (ANI): In a new research, the scientists have combined human eyes and rat brain together in a robot, to enable it navigate intelligently.

Brooks Hays BANGKOK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- To curb the proliferation of inauthentic Thai food, government officials have enlisted the help of taste-testing robots.