Tag Archives: Robotics

Uber To Pilot Self-Driving Cars On Pittsburgh Streets – InformationWeek

Uber plans to launch a pilot program with a fleet of driverless cars picking up passengers in Pittsburgh this month. Source: Uber To Pilot Self-Driving Cars On Pittsburgh Streets – InformationWeek

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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact – InformationWeek

Jupiter Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction? Source: Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact – InformationWeek

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Uber works its way toward no more drivers | Computerworld

Uber is rolling out self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, buying a self-driving truck startup, Otto, and will partner with Volvo to work on, you guessed it, self-driving cars. It doesn’t take a genius to see what these three things have in … Continue reading

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Self-driving 18-wheeler delivers the first shipment: Beer | Computerworld

Self-driving truck company Otto teamed with Anheuser-Busch to successfully deliver a semi-tractor full of beer to Colorado Springs, a journey of 120 miles. Source: Self-driving 18-wheeler delivers the first shipment: Beer | Computerworld Well, in my recordings you hear me … Continue reading

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Federal Regulators Open the On-Ramp for Self-Driving Cars – IEEE Spectrum

New guidelines, due out today, will speed robocars into use as soon as possible Source: Federal Regulators Open the On-Ramp for Self-Driving Cars – IEEE Spectrum

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Self-driving bus now a reality: Taking a ride in China – YouTube

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Can We Trust Robots? – IEEE Spectrum

Robots will soon have the power of life and death over human beings. Are they ready? Are we? Source: Can We Trust Robots? – IEEE Spectrum

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Can You Program Ethics Into a Self-Driving Car? – IEEE Spectrum

When self-driving cars kill, it’s the code (and the coders) that will be put on trial Source: Can You Program Ethics Into a Self-Driving Car? – IEEE Spectrum

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Would You Trust a Robot Surgeon to Operate on You? – IEEE Spectrum

Precise and dexterous surgical robots may take over the operating room Source: Would You Trust a Robot Surgeon to Operate on You? – IEEE Spectrum

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Do We Want Robot Warriors to Decide Who Lives or Dies? – IEEE Spectrum

As artificial intelligence in military robots advances, the meaning of warfare is being redefined Source: Do We Want Robot Warriors to Decide Who Lives or Dies? – IEEE Spectrum

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10 IoT Startups You Need To Know – InformationWeek

IoT is hot. And there is no shortage of companies in the space. We take a look at 10 IoT startups you need to know because they are doing something a little different or a little special. Source: 10 IoT … Continue reading

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Sharp’s robot smartphone coming in May for $1,800 | TechConnect

Japan’s Sharp will launch in May a smartphone that’s built into a humanoid robot. Or is it a humanoid robot with a built-in smartphone? Source: Sharp’s robot smartphone coming in May for $1,800 | TechConnect

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Sweep Is a $250 LIDAR With Range of 40 Meters That Works Outdoors – IEEE Spectrum

Finally an affordable LIDAR for robots and drones Source: Sweep Is a $250 LIDAR With Range of 40 Meters That Works Outdoors – IEEE Spectrum

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Will Robots Make Humans Unnecessary? | PCMag.com

As robotics and artificial intelligence continue to accelerate in their development, there will be a dwindling number of jobs that machines won’t handle better than humans. How should we prepare for an economy that no longer needs us? Source: Will … Continue reading

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Researchers hijack teleoperated surgical robot: Remote surgery hacking threats | Computerworld

Security researchers launched cyberattacks against a teleoperated surgical robot; they easily hijacked the Raven II robot during surgery and launched a denial-of-service attack that stopped the robot and made it impossible for a surgeon to remotely operate. Source: Researchers hijack … Continue reading

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Hospital tests lag time for robotic surgery 1,200 miles away from doctor | Computerworld

The ability to control robots over great distances is now being tested for remote procedures, which may allow doctors to operate hundreds or even thousands of miles away from their patients. Source: Hospital tests lag time for robotic surgery 1,200 … Continue reading

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Report: For heart surgery, robot beats a surgeon | Computerworld

A University of Maryland study found that the use of a robot to perform heart surgery leads to fewer complications and a shorter hospital stay than depending only on a surgeo Source: Report: For heart surgery, robot beats a surgeon … Continue reading

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A robot will likely assist in your future surgery | Computerworld

Robots that can minimize damage to tissue with sub-millimeter accuracy and allow surgeons to operate on patients remotely are expected to be a $6.4 billion industry by 2020. Source: A robot will likely assist in your future surgery | Computerworld

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10 IoT Development Best Practices For Success – InformationWeek

IoT development is more than embedded programming and more than enterprise application building. Here are 10 things you should know about building applications that require a bit of everything. Source: 10 IoT Development Best Practices For Success – InformationWeek

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New markets push strong growth in robotics industry | Computerworld

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