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Jibo to Reveal Secrets of Commercializing Social Robots

Jibo to Reveal Secrets of Commercializing Social Robots

Jibo founder and CEO Dr. Cynthia Breazeal will deliver a keynote at RoboBusiness 2014 about the commercial challenges of bringing social robots to the home as a mass consumer product in the context of Jibo. Dr. Breazeal will also discuss...

Dyson to Announce Major New Product Sept. 4

Dyson to Announce Major New Product Sept. 4

Sir James Dyson of Great Britain, known for innovative consumer products for decades, has taken to cyberspace to provide a tantalizing taste of what's to come, possibly as soon as Thursday.

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Robotic Vision Technologies filed a patent for a vision-based safety system that either slows down a robot or shuts it down completely when an object is detected within the safety net. Once the object is out of...

Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics

Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics

Professor Tom Sorell of the University of Warwick, U.K. and other experts involved in the European Union's ACCOMPANY project have created a list of six core values for use in the design of care robots. The six values can be...

U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons

U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons

The U.S. Navy has signed a contract with RBR50 company Lockheed Martin to test two Fortis exoskeletons help ship maintenance crews perform tasks that require heavy lifting. One exoskeleton will be tested at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virginia, while...