Robotics News

The robotics industry is one that is evolving fast, but we have made it easy to stay up-to-date with developments. The Wiser daily robotics news email contains the latest articles from around the web so that you get the news and information that you need. It is an industry that has fascinated people for decades. It concerns the production of robots as well as machines that react to sensory input. While robots are not commonly used in the everyday homes of Americans, they are used extensively in industry and the military. New technologies are being developed all the time though, plus investors are putting money into research and development. This will result in new robotic products and services in everything from the health industry to schools to the home. Most of the robots in the near future are likely to perform specific tasks, rather than the multi-functional machines found in the movies and in science fiction novels. Every day sees a new advance, so if you have an interest in the field, sign up for the robotics news email from Wiser. It is easy-to-use, comprehensive and free.

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How this AI platform is taking over the business world
Mashable • Shannon Connellan
A robot mayor for Chicago? It’s logical.
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Robo farmers
BBC • Jen Copestake
Artificial intelligence, robots and a human touch | Letters
The Guardian • Letters
iRobot CEO says the future of the smart home is going to mean making friends with robots
The Verge • James Vincent
Assembling an Ikea chair is a daunting task — so we're having two robots do it for us
Mashable • Deleted Account
Robot Conquers One of the Hardest Human Tasks: Assembling Ikea Furniture
The New York Times • Niraj Chokshi
Skip Elon Musk's Tesla 'hell.' There's easier way to invest in car of the future
CNBC • Eric Rosenbaum
Watch robots assemble a flat-pack IKEA chair in just 9 minutes
New Scientist • Leah Crane
A Robot Does the Impossible: Assembling an Ikea Chair Without Having a Meltdown
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How this AI platform is taking over the business world
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Despite the pop culture fiction that artificial intelligence is a far-away puzzle just waiting to be unlocked, the truth is that AI is already a tool that most use often, some of us even every day. Just think about it: every time...
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Education, Politics & Policy
A robot mayor for Chicago? It’s logical.
Chicago TribuneJohn Kass
Japan has come up with a great idea that could ruin politics forever: Robot mayors. And Chicago, a city where mayors have historically ruled with iron fists, might benefit from leaders who are driven by cold logic — rather than ambition and...
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Finance, Robotics
Robo farmers
BBCJen Copestake
It seems there are few jobs robots can't do these days, even the most delicate jobs, like picking asparagus or potting plant seedlings. But they're only needed because humans can't - or won't - do the work, farmers say. Marc Vermeer had...
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Robotics, Technology Industry
Artificial intelligence, robots and a human touch | Letters
The GuardianLetters
Elon Musk’s comment that humans are underrated (Humans replace robots at flagging Tesla plant, 17 April) doesn’t come as much of a surprise, even though his company is at the forefront of the technological revolution. Across industries, CEOs are wrestling with the...
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Robotics, Technology Industry
iRobot CEO says the future of the smart home is going to mean making friends with robots
The VergeJames Vincent
Photo: iRobot What is the future of robotics and automation in the home? Over the last few years, the most obvious trend has been for virtual assistants like Alexa to link together smart devices through voice commands. But Colin Angle, the CEO...
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Colleges & Universities, Robotics
Assembling an Ikea chair is a daunting task — so we're having two robots do it for us
MashableDeleted Account
Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore developed a system of two robotic arms that are capable of assembling Ikea chairs in 20 minutes. Read more... More aboutScience, Technology, Robots, Mashable Video, and Robot
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Robot Conquers One of the Hardest Human Tasks: Assembling Ikea Furniture
The New York TimesNiraj Chokshi
Image Robots have taken our jobs, learned our chores and beaten us at our own games. Now researchers in Singapore say they have trained one to perform another task known to confound humans: figuring out how to assemble furniture from Ikea. A...
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Skip Elon Musk's Tesla 'hell.' There's easier way to invest in car of the future
CNBCEric Rosenbaum
The test flight of SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch a Tesla Roadster as its payload into an elliptic Mars orbit. If you'd like a way to invest in the future of cars, including autonomous vehicles and electric batteries, Tesla has been a...
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Climate Change, Energy & Utilities
Watch robots assemble a flat-pack IKEA chair in just 9 minutes
New ScientistLeah Crane
Francisco Suárez-Ruiz and Quang-Cuong Pham, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore By Leah Crane Putting together flat-pack furniture can be arduous and frustrating. So why not let robots do it instead? A pair of robot arms can now assemble an IKEA chair in just...
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A Robot Does the Impossible: Assembling an Ikea Chair Without Having a Meltdown
WiredMatt Simon
And just like that, humanity draws one step closer to the singularity, the moment when the machines grow so advanced that humans become obsolete: A robot has learned to autonomously assemble an Ikea chair without throwing anything or cursing the family dog....
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