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Month: April 2018

Robotics | IoT

Computers Match Accuracy of Radiologists in Screening for Breast Cancer Risk

Commercial software performs as well as doctors in measuring breast density and assessing breast cancer risk

Hobby Ergonomics for Painting Miniatures and Other Small Objects

The basics on maintaining good posture and reducing back, neck, and hand fatigue after hours of close-up painting.
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IDS Imaging Demoing 3D Cameras, Sensors at Robotics Summit

IDS Imaging, a developer of high-performance USB, GigE and 3D cameras, will showcase its IDS NXT vegas sensor and Ensenso X 3D cameras at the Robotics Summit and Showcase. IDS Imaging will be exhibiting in booth 313. Click here to view the exhibitor directory for the Robotics Summit. Register by May 4 to save 20 percent…

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New Tech Marries the Best of Photonics and Electronics on the Same Silicon Chip

Optical communication has revolutionized long-distance data transfer, but scaling it down to microchips is tougher. Now, though, a new technique means optical components can be integrated into general purpose chips using standard manufacturing processes and materials. Light can carry data faster than electrical connections, which makes it highly attractive to chipmakers eager to boost the […]

Starship delivery robots finding work on campuses

Starship Technologies, a delivery robot startup founded in 2015 by two Skype co-founders, is launching its autonomous delivery service at corporate and academic campuses in Europe and the US. For the last three months, Starship’s six-wheeled robots have been delivering food and office supplies around software company Intuit’s 4.3-acre campus in Mountain View, California. Ahti…

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Get to Know Your Fire Extinguisher with This Handy Chart

Did you know that you can buy more than one type of fire extinguisher? Take a moment to familiarize yourself with each of their individual uses.
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Maker Pro News: How DIY Entrepreneurs Share Knowledge and Resources

This past week, maker professionals were all about hardware, environmental awareness, and new ways to fabricate.
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Stuff 3.0: The Era of Programmable Matter

It’s the end of a long day in your apartment in the early 2040s. You decide your work is done for the day, stand up from your desk, and yawn. “Time for a film!” you say. The house responds to your cues. The desk splits into hundreds of tiny pieces, which flow behind you and […]

Weekend Watch: Erin Kennedy’s Robot Mission

RobotGrrl is a robot missionary, intent on helping to understand and improve the environment through robotics.

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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through April 28)

CRYPTOCURRENCY Let’s Destroy Bitcoin  Morgan Peck | MIT Technology Review “No one can copy an individual bitcoin, but anyone can copy the idea of Bitcoin. So how might a government, or a corporation, or even ordinary people, go about doing so in a way that makes Bitcoin useless or redundant? Here are a few scenarios.” […]