Toyota Research Institute: Fully Autonomous Cars “Not Even Close”
Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute, said the industry is "not even close" launching fully autonomous Level 5 cars. He added that it "will take decades to have a significant portion of US cars operate at Level 4 autonomy or higher." Future Tech · Driverless TransportationAlarm.com Security Drones Want to Protect Your Home
Alarm.com has announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drones for smart home and business security that will use the company's new Insights Engine multi-sensor learning capability. Robot Fun · DronesLG Bets Big on Robots at CES
LG made it clear at CES 2017 that it's all in on robotics. The company introduced the Hub Robot, two robots for airports, a robot lawnmower and more. Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums · Robot Lawn Mowers · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot AppliancesLego Boost Robotics Kit Teaches Kids How to Code
At CES 2017 Lego introduced a new brand of robotics kits called Lego Boost. Lego Boost is not replacing the popular Lego Mindstorms robotics kits. Boost is aimed at introducing younger kids to the basics of programming. Education · Robot KitsBest Robots at CES Unveiled 2017
AI, drones and robots made some noise at CES Unveiled 2017 in Las Vegas. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Drones · Education · Health & SportsElmo Coding Robot Introduces Kids to STEM
WowWee Robotics and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, are co-developing the Elmoji Coding Robot. Designed for children three years and older, Elmoji teaches children basic programming skills using the "language" of visual emojis. Robot Fun · Robot Toys · EducationAlexa-Enabled Vobot Clock is a Personal Sleep Coach, Assistant
The Vobot Clock uses Amazon Alexa Voice Services to improve your sleeping habits, control smart home devices, order a pizza and more. Household · Personal RobotsPowerRay FishFinder Robot Uses 4K, VR to Finally Make Fishing Fun
Designed for freshwater, saltwater or ice fishing, the PowerRay underwater robot can dive 98 feet underwater and help you find fish with its integrated 4K camera. PowerRay also works with VR goggles that respond to head tilting. Robot FunJibo Lookalike Eywa E1 Launching at CES
Shenzhen, China-based Avatar Controls, a maker of smart home products, is launching its Eywa E1 Smart Home Security Robot at CES 2017, and it has a striking resemblance to Jibo. HouseholdKuri Robot Wants to Join Your Family
Mayfield Robotics unveiled its Kuri home robot at CES 2017. Kuri is a mobile robot designed to have a personality to connect with families. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotAI: NYC Can Operate Smoothly with 75% Fewer Taxis
New York City has nearly 14,000 taxi medallion licenses, but MIT CSAIL researchers say 3,000 four-person taxis could serve 98 percent of demand in NYC.RoboBusiness Europe, TUS Expo Organize First-Ever International Robotics Week
International Robotics Week unites the RoboBusiness Europe, TUS Expo, and ROS Industrial Summit trade fairs and conferences, making it one of the largest robotics event in the world. More than 4,000 visitors are expected from across the globe. The conferences will be held at the World Forum in The Hague, and there is an extensive program of events in and around the city of Delft.Amazon Echo Coming to Every Room of Wynn Las Vegas Hotel
Amazon Echo to be placed in every room of the posh Sin City hotel next summer, in perhaps most revolutionary crossover of residential and commercial technology since iPad proliferation. Household · Personal Robots · Family RobotCES 2017 Robotics Preview
Robots are getting ready to take over Las Vegas during CES 2017. Here are must-see robotics sights to add to your schedule.Flying Warehouse Could Deploy Amazon Prime Air Delivery Drones
Amazon's airborne fulfillment center would act as a flying warehouse for its Prime Air delivery drones. The fulfillment center would remain 45,000 feet in the air, and drones with ordered items may be deployed from the AFC to deliver ordered items to user designated delivery locations. Robot Fun · Drones
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