Robotics

Leading Researcher to Join WPI as New Director of Robotics ... - WPI News

October 10, 2017 - 8:46am

WPI News

Leading Researcher to Join WPI as New Director of Robotics ...
WPI News
Jing Xiao, a leader in robotics research and education, will join Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in January as director of the university's pioneering ...

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/REPEAT -- Media Advisory - From CRISPR to Cryptocurrencies, Robotic Rights to Personal Privacy/ - Canada NewsWire (press release)

October 10, 2017 - 7:06am

Canada NewsWire (press release)

/REPEAT -- Media Advisory - From CRISPR to Cryptocurrencies, Robotic Rights to Personal Privacy/
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Duckietown, a robotics education and outreach program from MIT, will be giving participants a glimpse of the toy sized autonomous vehicles that they will be launching in 2018. Participants will also get to meet NAO, Softbank's first humanoid and an ...

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China's robotics firm partners with UAE's telecom giant for market expansion in Mideast - China Daily

October 9, 2017 - 9:42pm

China's robotics firm partners with UAE's telecom giant for market expansion in Mideast
China Daily
DUBAI — China's Hanson Robotics, producer of the celebrity humanoid robot Sophia, is partnering with United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) biggest telecom firm Etisalat for future sales of its robots in the Middle East, the company said Monday. With Etisalat ...

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China's robotics firm partners with UAE's telecom giant for market expansion in Mideast - Xinhua

October 9, 2017 - 10:40am

China's robotics firm partners with UAE's telecom giant for market expansion in Mideast
Xinhua
DUBAI, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- China's Hanson Robotics, producer of the celebrity humanoid robot Sophia, is partnering with United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) biggest telecom firm Etisalat for future sales of its robots in the Middle East, the company said ...

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Breaking Gender Stereotypes Through Early Exposure to Robotics - Education Week (blog)

October 9, 2017 - 7:03am

Education Week (blog)

Breaking Gender Stereotypes Through Early Exposure to Robotics
Education Week (blog)
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational interventions aimed at addressing the gender disparity between men and women have generally focused on increasing the interest of girls and women during high school and college.

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Girls rise to the challenge and display robotic skills - Business Day

October 9, 2017 - 12:09am

Business Day

Girls rise to the challenge and display robotic skills
Business Day
General Electric (GE), a global supplier of power plants, aviation and marine engines and healthcare and industrial equipment recently launched an introduction to mechatronics programme with Digicate, a digital education academy that is "shaping ...

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Will the Evolution of STEM Education Produce a More Advanced Generation of EEs? - All About Circuits

October 8, 2017 - 10:34pm

All About Circuits

Will the Evolution of STEM Education Produce a More Advanced Generation of EEs?
All About Circuits
From programming robots to working with satellites and remote vehicles, students are more interested than ever in STEM programs, which offer more real-world experience and interactivity than more traditional methods of education. And, as companies and ...
To Hire STEM-Literate Graduates, Companies Must Help Develop ThemTriple Pundit (blog)

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Club news for Oct. 10, 2017 - Manhattan Mercury

October 8, 2017 - 8:03am

Club news for Oct. 10, 2017
Manhattan Mercury
Carol Adams introduced Duke Harmon, STEM IT facilitator of USD 383 who spoke to the group about “Robotics in Education.” He explained the use of technology in education and how students are engaged with robots. All 5th and 6th graders in USD 383 are ...

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Grand Forks School District receives grant to increase competitive robotic training - Grand Forks Herald

October 8, 2017 - 7:38am

Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks School District receives grant to increase competitive robotic training
Grand Forks Herald
The Grand Forks School District has received $12,000 from the North Dakota Career and Technical Education Department to expand the competitive VEX Robotics teams at the middle and high school levels. Grand Forks Central and Red River high schools ...

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Quidditch clubs and robotics - The Hindu

October 8, 2017 - 7:32am

The Hindu

Quidditch clubs and robotics
The Hindu
The quality of education vastly differs in terms of how more attention is devoted to practical examples and projects than just theoretical mugging. The best part about these projects is that they are usually a part of actual research that the ...

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MILSET Asia launches Kuwait's robotics, industry contests - Kuwait News Agency

October 8, 2017 - 3:28am

Kuwait News Agency

MILSET Asia launches Kuwait's robotics, industry contests
Kuwait News Agency
The industrial applications contest involves skills of measuring distance, using different tools in building objects and electric circuits projects, MILSET said. The robotics contest involves designing and programming robots that can follow trails to ...

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Augusta-area students participate in STEM activities, prepare for future - The Augusta Chronicle

October 7, 2017 - 11:59pm

The Augusta Chronicle

Augusta-area students participate in STEM activities, prepare for future
The Augusta Chronicle
“You can learn about robotics and engineering, and that's basically what jobs are all about,” eighth-grader Nevin Dent said. Across the Savannah River, USC Aiken hosted its 32nd annual Science Education Enrichment Day. The event is presented each year ...

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KUNA : KUNA main news for Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 - Media - 07/10 ... - Kuwait News Agency

October 7, 2017 - 4:07am

KUNA : KUNA main news for Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 - Media - 07/10 ...
Kuwait News Agency
KUWAIT -- Living up to its UN-bestowed status as an International Humanitarian Center, the State of Kuwait continued to provide aid to people in Lebanon and ...

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Kuwait Robotics Center pioneering technology in the region - Kuwait News Agency

October 7, 2017 - 3:32am

Kuwait Robotics Center pioneering technology in the region
Kuwait News Agency
By Mervat Abdeldayem KUWAIT, Oct 7 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Education's Kuwait Robotics Center, established in 2002, is one of the leading institutes in the region dreaming of a high-tech future society. Part of the extracurricular activities ...

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Western Technical College hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Ashley Furniture Industrial Automation Lab - Furniture Today

October 6, 2017 - 5:13pm

Western Technical College hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Ashley Furniture Industrial Automation Lab
Furniture Today
“This new space allows students and the local workforce a hands-on training opportunity to increase their skill set and robotics education. Automation skills are an essential piece as we continue to compete in the global economy.” In addition to the ...

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OSHA, Others Create New Industrial Robotics Standards Body - Product Design & Development

October 6, 2017 - 10:22am

OSHA, Others Create New Industrial Robotics Standards Body
Product Design & Development
OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have partnered with the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) to set standards for ...

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Robotic Industries Association Announces New Alliance with OSHA, NIOSH - Business Wire (press release)

October 6, 2017 - 8:00am

Robotic Industries Association Announces New Alliance with OSHA, NIOSH
Business Wire (press release)
Founded in 1974, RIA is a not-for-profit trade association driving innovation, growth, and safety in manufacturing and service industries through education, promotion, and advancement of robotics, related automation technologies, and companies ...
OSHA, Others Create New Industrial Robotics Standards BodyProduct Design & Development

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Giving children a hands-on experience in robotics - gulfnews.com

October 6, 2017 - 7:00am

gulfnews.com

Giving children a hands-on experience in robotics
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: Children as young as five years are getting a hands-on experience in building and programming their own robots thanks to an innovative educational programme that is looking to develop the skill sets of young students for a 21st century job ...

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'Go back and recode' - Ontario Argus Observer

October 5, 2017 - 1:05pm

Ontario Argus Observer

'Go back and recode'
Ontario Argus Observer
As part of its programming, the Robotics Club will take what it learns into competition on Dec. 16 with the First Lego League, a chance for students to research a real-world problem, develop a solution and then build and program a robot using Lego kits ...

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Artificial intelligence sector 'needs more brain power' - BBC News

October 5, 2017 - 12:53pm

BBC News

Artificial intelligence sector 'needs more brain power'
BBC News
People may worry that robots are coming for their jobs - but the companies making the bots are struggling to find qualified employees, research suggests. According to analysis from jobs site Indeed, there are at least twice as many jobs in artificial ...

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