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January 10, 2019 7:49 AM Amazon to invest in French firm's technology for self-driving forklifts

(Reuters) - Amazon (AMZN.O) could build a stake of almost a third in warehouse robotics firm Balyo (BALYO.PA) in the next seven years, as part of a deal that could boost sales of the French company’s technology for self-driving forklift trucks. Warehouse automation is a key element in efforts by Amazon to cut costs and speed up deliveries. The world’s 224

December 13, 2018 11:30 AM High-tech 'Robot Boris' at Russia technology forum actually a man inside suit

Russian state television praised a “hi-tech robot” at a technology forum that is actually a man in a robot suit. (YouTube) Russian state television praised a “hi-tech robot” at a technology forum that was actually a man inside a robot suit. Russia-24, a state-owned television channel, applauded a man in a suit believing he was a real robot, saying that “Robot 101

December 6, 2018 4:20 PM Amazon robot sprays 54 workers with bear repellent

FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to move products at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) A total of 54 Amazon workers in New Jersey suffered the effects of being exposed to bear repellent spray yesterday while at work in one of Amazon's warehouses. Thirty of the workers were treated at the scene 169

November 7, 2018 8:58 AM Ahold Delhaize CEO says robots to speed up U.S. deliveries

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Ahold Delhaize’s chief executive on Wednesday confirmed the Dutch retailer will partner with start-up Takeoff to build small, automated warehouses to speed order picking and cut delivery times from its U.S. stores. In as push to compete with online competitors like Amazon, Kroger and Albertsons, a pilot center will start operating 84

October 11, 2018 9:57 PM Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot now performs parkour

Atlas, the humanoid Boston Dynamics robot known for its backflips and running, among other human-like activities, can now perform parkour. (REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon) Atlas, the humanoid Boston Dynamics robot known for its backflips and running, among other human-like activities, can now perform parkour. The robotics company posted a video to YouTube 2791

October 11, 2018 1:17 PM The Key to Autonomous Driving? An Impossibly Perfect Map

Self-driving cars may eventually work together to create nearly real-time maps. But we’re not there yet. To achieve the dream of autonomous vehicles and robots, it’s going to take much more than computer vision and artificial intelligence. Cars, drones, delivery bots, even our vacuum cleaners and robot chefs are going to need something that our ancestors 146

October 1, 2018 8:49 PM Robots Head for the Fields

The agricultural industry is coping with a labor shortage. Can AI come to the rescue? Americans like their berries. They consume more than 8 pounds of fresh strawberries a year per person, almost twice as much as 15 years ago, according to 2017 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. The increased demand is adding to a big problem 107

September 18, 2018 3:17 AM Software ‘Robots’ Power Surging Values for Three Little-Known Startups

UiPath valued at $3 billion in new funding round, tripling in six months The companies are UiPath Inc., Blue Prism Group PRSM 2.07% PLC and Automation Anywhere Inc. They were all founded in 2005 or earlier, but it wasn’t until the past few years that they took off after hitting on their current business automating simple back-office tasks and dubbing 291

August 29, 2018 7:57 PM NASA is using underwater robots to explore the deep-sea off the Hawaiian coast

NASA is launching a new project to help it better understand the deepest parts of space, without ever leaving Earth. The announcement, made on Tuesday, is part of the government space agency's Systematic Underwater Biogeochemical Science and Exploration Analog (SUBSEA) project and will help aid NASA's search for life in deep space, as well as better 260

August 24, 2018 3:02 PM Your next pet could be a Boston Dynamics robot

Boston Dynamics' robots keep getting smarter -- and soon they'll be available for purchase. At a TechCrunch robotics event on Friday, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert announced its robotic dog SpotMini is currently in "pre-production." The company will start selling the robots in 2019. It's unclear who will be able to buy them, and the cost has not yet been revealed 106