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PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Adept Technology, Inc. , a leading provider of intelligent industrial and mobile robots and services worldwide, today announced that it has launched the Adept eCobra family of SCARA ...

The U.S. Navy has unveiled new plans to employ robots to train marine forces in the future. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) on Tuesday launched a new experiment that it hopes will help create robots and other human surrogates for military training purposes.

It’s been over 20 years since Larry Ellison made the case for cloud computing. Some speculate he only invented the idea to get at Bill Gates, the dominance of the PC and the then-newly released Windows 95. Even if the motivation had a personal edge, the point is that he had a strong case. As […] The post When Robots Beam Down From the Cloud appeared first on WIRED .

Amazon Amazon Kiva robots In the past year, Amazon has beefed up its hiring by 31% to 154,100 employees, when you factor in both full-time and part-time workers (not contract or seasonal workers). Of course, Amazon has a famously huge workforce in its warehouse fulfillment centers. But lately, it’s been turning to robots instead of humans for help there. The company employs more 15,000 robots ...

The U.S. Navy has unveiled new plans to employ robots to train marine forces in the future. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) on Tuesday launched a new experiment that it hopes will help create robots and other human surrogates for military training purposes.

In the next five years, restaurants will be staffed by more robots, menus will become healthier and interactive, while post-modernist cuisine will focus on more natural, “homeopathic” culinary alchemy. These are among the major food trends outlined in a report out of SIRHA, a major food trade fair happening in Lyon, France this week and one of the most important events on the gastronomic ...

TOKYO (AP) — The scientist behind a new talking robot in Japan says people should stop expecting robots to understand them, and instead try to chime in with robotic conversations.

PROSPECTIVE students at Bolton University were given a taste of the future when two talking robots visited the campus.

This article was originally published on Vulcan Post. If you think that journalists can’t be replaced by robots, think again. Associated Press partnered with Automated Insights last year to automate the writing of quarterly earnings reports with their Wordsmith platform. While you can’t tell immediately, it’s evident which articles were generated automatically, thanks to a disclaimer [...] The ...

© Lake Fong/Post-Gazette A detail of monster robots by Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. The new robot called Snake Monster, right, will be going to a national robotics competition.