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Video Friday: Boston Dynamics' Spot Robots Pull a Truck, and More

On Apr 19, 2019
@ericoguizzo shared
Video Friday: Boston Dynamics' Spot Robots Pull a Truck, and More https://t.co/rOh1XFAgIq
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Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

spectrum.ieee.org
On Apr 19, 2019
@ericoguizzo shared
Video Friday: Boston Dynamics' Spot Robots Pull a Truck, and More https://t.co/rOh1XFAgIq
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On Apr 16, 2019
@IEEESpectrum shared
RT @BotJunkie: Tomorrow, @NASA is launching its newest, cutest, and most cubical space robots to the ISS! Details on Astrobee with an interview and updated pics and videos on @IEEESpectrum @AutomatonBlog https://t.co/SuXIq530wu
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NASA Launching Astrobee Robots to Space Station Tomorrow

A pair of autonomous, free-flying robots will be on their way to the ISS

On Apr 18, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Analysis: 5 Key Robotics Trends from #ProMat and #Automate 2019 https://t.co/7iy1Sslp63 @RoboticBusiness #RoboticsTrends https://t.co/HobQqCggtu
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Analysis: 5 Key Robotics Trends from ProMat and Automate 2019

For end users looking to deploy robots at their companies, here are five key robotics trends we learned at last week's ProMat and Automate shows.

On Apr 20, 2019
@singularityu shared
This week’s best tech news 📰: • How Scientists 3D Printed a Tiny Heart From Human Cells l Live Science • The Next Clash of Silicon Valley Titans Will Take Place in Space l Digital Trends & more in AI, Robotics, Neuroscience, & Augmented Reality https://t.co/Qd0nmFrrVy
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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through April 20)

AI chalks up an epic victory against human gamers and scientists 3D print a heart with human cells in this week's awesome tech stories from around the web.

On Apr 18, 2019
@KUKA_Americas shared
RT @RoboticBusiness: #TBT to last week's #ProMat and #Automate 2019! Day 2 was filled with some great stuff, check it out here: https://t.co/DnMxsBwfr2 #RoboTrends
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ProMat and Automate Day 2 News, Notes, and Forklifts

Navigation improvements and software updates help mobile robots improve productivity in warehouses.

On Apr 19, 2019
@Robotiq_Inc shared
What's New In Robotics?  19.04.2019 https://t.co/yV7VGMGZsw
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What's New In Robotics? 19.04.2019

Good morning. In this week's news mix, Fanuc reveals early-stage bin-picking system, Doosan announces US partnership, and Renault showcases cobot adoption. We also praise the bots of ...

On Apr 17, 2019
@MistyRobotics shared
MIT robot sorts recycling and trash by touch https://t.co/TmvsQ5DRpm #robotics #development
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MIT robot sorts recycling and trash by touch

The RoCycle system relies solely on sensors and soft robotics to identify and sort glass, plastic, and metal through touch alone.

On Apr 15, 2019
@KUKA_Americas shared
RT @ForceDesignInc1: "Industrial and collaborative #robots in the food industry are increasingly being deployed in primary processing and secondary processing applications." #automation @RIA_robotics https://t.co/N4eBe5koYm
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Robotics in Food Manufacturing and Food Processing

Food processing has been difficult for industrial robots and collaborative robots, but new robotic technology is enabling new applications.

On Apr 16, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Delivery robots are poised to invade our cities, but are we ready for them? https://t.co/XrmtTcfFgm @DigitalTrends #RoboDelivery #Fedex #Nuro https://t.co/n4Qwv29sgd
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Delivery robots are poised to invade our cities, but are we ready for them?

Across the United States, small startups and big businesses alike are clamoring to swarm city streets with fleets of autonomous delivery robots. The only problem? Our urban areas aren't ...

On Apr 14, 2019
@pabbeel shared
RT @epaulos: Excited to have Marc Raibert speaking at this week's UC Berkeley EECS Colloquium https://t.co/9L2n1tRPuR
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Building Dynamic Robots

EECS ColloquiumWednesday, April 17, 2019Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall 4:00 - 5:00 pmMarc RaibertFounder and CEOBoston Dynamics

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On Apr 19, 2019
@veobot shared
Co-founder and CEO Patrick Sobalvarro talks about how Veo is driving big changes in industrial automation and what this means for manufacturers. Check it out! https://t.co/hRuR3pglJa
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This startup raised $28 million to give dangerous industrial robots eyes, and is predicted to be worth tens of billions

Veo CEO Patrick Sobalvarro told Business Insider why his tech is like working with a trained animal.

On Apr 17, 2019
@RoboticBusiness shared
Cobots continue to grow in popularity, but the focus at Automate this year was on how they can provide specific applications, like sanding, lifting, packaging, etc. https://t.co/Pd4vxwCNxM
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Cobot Roundup: Makers Show New Applications for Collaborative Uses

Our intrepid reporter scours the halls of Automate 2019 to give you this cobot roundup of different applications providing collaborative functions.

On Apr 19, 2019
@RobotShop shared
RightHand Robotics debuts a new pick and place system https://t.co/T5jUoRHzYm @TechCrunch #RightHandRobotics #Startup #Intralogistics https://t.co/BYbh15AkAN
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RightHand Robotics debuts a new pick and place system

Reliable pick and place systems have long been a kind of Holy Grail among industrial robotics. The job of moving products in and out of bins is high among the jobs that many warehouse and ...

On Apr 18, 2019
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Robots still have trouble with soft, squishy stuff. Here's an MIT robot trying to make a mold of faux-sticky rice: https://t.co/YTYsNmdmyW https://t.co/OsOxiBKhio
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Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation

A new learning system developed by CSAIL researchers improves robots’ abilities to mold materials into target shapes and make predictions about interacting with solid objects and ...

On Apr 16, 2019
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Truck won't start? These robo-dogs from @BostonDynamics might be able to help: https://t.co/1MScmDFEhD https://t.co/RFkkYC3CZF
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On Apr 17, 2019
@engadget shared
Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robots are strong enough to haul a box truck https://t.co/r7pbUTg2Lw
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On Apr 18, 2019
@RoboticBusiness shared
Invest in people or robots? @Littler https://t.co/kIOxrCWN8t
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Making the Best of 2019 Corporate Tax Rates: Invest in People or Robots?

U.S. companies looking ahead to next year's corporate tax rate have to decide whether to invest in robots or employees, but proposals around robot taxes or robots versus jobs continue to ...

On Apr 19, 2019
@RoboticBusiness shared
After a few weeks off, we're back with our weekly look at transactions and investments in the robotics space. This week features technology that aim to make us healthier (or find the bad stuff). #RoboFunding https://t.co/mx9QzjjRKp
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Robot Investments Weekly: Healthcare AI and Robotics Systems Shine

Catching up on recent transactions in the robotics, AI, and automation space, we see companies being funded for healthcare-related offerings.

On Apr 14, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Recycling robot can sort paper and plastic by touch https://t.co/cGDMZAk5Vn @engadget #Recycle #Environment #RecyclingRobot https://t.co/VOyoUhM05W
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Recycling robot can sort paper and plastic by touch

Humans might not have to sort recycling themselves thanks to an MIT robot that can tell what it's holding by touch.