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Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners 

05.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tried to get a handle on the handle-less vacuum space. Amazon offers an ...

This robot can sort recyclable materials without even so much as a peek at them

04.12.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Developed by MIT CSAIL, RoCycle is a robotic system that can automatically identify and sort recyclable materials using pressure sensors. The robot can differentiate between paper, metal, and plastic with 85 percent accuracy just by touching them. Re... ...

This futuristic autonomous bus aims to conquer snowy, icy roads — Future Blink

MUJI and Finnish autonomous driving company Sensible 4 have combined efforts to create a self-driving robot bus that can conquer all road conditions. Read more...More about Transportation, Mashable Video, Robot, Autonomous Cars, and Autonomous Vehicl... ...

Walmart to expand in-store tech, including Pickup Towers for online orders and robots

Walmart is doubling down on its technology innovations in its brick-and-mortar stores in an effort to better compete with Amazon. The retailer today announced the expanded rollout of several technologies – ranging from in-store Pickup Towers to help customers quickly grab their online orders to floor scrubbing robots. These jobs were, in many cases, previously ...

Origami-inspired robot gripper

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Researchers at MIT have taken inspiration from origami and created this robot gripper that can safely pick up and hold delicate objects, as well as heavier objects that are 100x its own weight. Read more...More about Technology, Mashable Video, Robot... ...

Only 3 days left to save on TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2019 tickets

We can’t wait to see all of you at TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI, which takes place April 18 at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. That’s still slightly more than a month away, but your opportunity to buy an early-bird ticket — and save $100 — disappears in just three short days. When that day arrives, ...

The shift to collaborative robots means the rise of robotics as a service

The 2018 Holiday shopping season was the biggest on record for e-commerce, with nearly $126 billion in online sales. But as e-commerce continues to expand, the demand for warehouse workers is growing faster than the labor supply and creating an increased need for automation. Given its dominance in e-commerce and the massive scale of its business, there’s no surprise ...

Announcing the Agenda for TC Sessions: Robotics/AI at UC Berkeley on April 18

We’re bringing TC Sessions: Robotics + AI back to UC Berkeley on April 18, and we’re excited to announce our jam-packed agenda that highlights the best and brightest in robotics and – new for 2019 – artificial intelligence. For months we’ve been selecting the most innovative startups and top leaders from established tech companies working ...

Helping children overcome their mobility challenges, Trexo Robotics gets a Y Combinator boost

Manmeet Maggu and Rahul Udasi didn’t know it when they met at the University of Waterloo 11 years ago, but the bond they forged in late-night study sessions as roommates has helped drive their work to create an exoskeleton that provides mobility for children with disabilities. The fruit of that labor is Trexo Robotics, which ...