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Factory Replaces 90% Of Workers With Robots, Sees 250% Production Increase

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Feb, 2017 07:08 PM
by AlexMuller
The trial for the robots is going so well that the general manager said that the number of human employees may drop to 20 someday.
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+46

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Feb, 2017 06:51 PM
by AlexMuller
A US court has awarded $500m (£395m) to a firm which sued Facebook and other defendants over the use of its virtual reality technology.
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+22

Robots could help solve social care crisis, say academics

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jan, 2017 04:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Humanoid robots, with cultural awareness and a good bedside manner, could help solve the crisis over care for the elderly, academics say.
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+48

Startup raises $679,000 to rebuild ancient sites in VR

Posted in Hardware on 30th Jan, 2017 06:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Archaeology isn’t an easy job, but it becomes easier in virtual reality, where you can walk around ancient buildings as if they were still there.
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+41

Apple shares back in vogue as Wall Street bets on iPhone surge

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2017 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Investors bet that the release of a 10th-anniversary iPhone and pent up customer demand will shore up shrinking sales.
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Manufacturing jobs are finally returning to North America…for robots

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jan, 2017 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Automation threatens jobs on every continent.
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+28

Drone Use To Transform The Construction Industry

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2017 05:50 PM
by Allison Crady
With cost and energy saving abilities, drones will swiftly become indispensable to the industry.
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+48

51% of all job tasks could be automated by today's technology

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2017 03:50 PM
by AlexMuller
A new report from McKinsey finds that the future of work and automation isn’t quite the zero-sum game when it comes to jobs as some perceive.
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+44

Five in final stretch of Moon race

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2017 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
To stand a chance of winning the $20m top purse, however, the teams will need to leave Earth by 31 December.
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+29

Valve confirms: More SteamVR Tracking headsets are in development

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jan, 2017 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
SteamVR Tracking is an ingenious technology that allows objects with sensors on the surface to be perfectly tracked throughout a space.
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+24

The Tiny Robots Revolutionizing Eye Surgery

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jan, 2017 04:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Machines that are capable of making precise operations inside the human eye will make it possible to perform entirely new procedures.
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+32

Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch

Posted in Hardware on 18th Jan, 2017 05:02 PM
by AlexMuller
British engineers have finished assembling a satellite that experts believe could have a transformative impact on our weather forecasts.
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+34

Brain-controlled robot lets physically challenged see the world

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jan, 2017 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
The Teleport uses a simple off-the-shelf brain control interface to improve the lives of those with motor disabilities.
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+25

Tesla will power its Gigafactory with a 70-megawatt solar farm

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jan, 2017 12:35 PM
by AlexMuller
It will be the world’s largest roof-mounted solar installation.
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+32

Why connecting all the world's robots will drive 2017's top technology trends

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2017 06:13 PM
by AlexMuller
2017 will be shaped by the next phase of VR and AR, the emergence of an internet for AI, and the creation of digital assistants.
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+41

How Will Driverless Cars Disrupt the Transportation Industry?

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2017 05:59 PM
by Megan Ray Nichols
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are still relatively new and the technology is still developing, but driverless cars are already beginning to change the transportation industry.
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