April 1, 2020

The Morning After: MacBook Air (2020) review

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Remember when Steve Jobs pulled the MacBook Air out of a manila envelope? These days a thin-and-light laptop isn’t that shocking, but Apple’s original version is still one of the best. Dana Wollman’s… Source: Reviews – https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml
March 31, 2020

AI as mediator: 'Smart' replies help humans communicate during pandemic

Daily life during a pandemic means social distancing and finding new ways to remotely connect with friends, family and co-workers. And as we communicate online and by text, artificial intelligence could play a role in keeping our conversations on track, according to new research. Source: Science Daily – Robotics
March 31, 2020

How Diligent's Robots Are Making a Difference in Texas Hospitals

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March 31, 2020

Apple MacBook Air review (2020): A return to form

For the first time in years, Apple has a sub-$1,000 MacBook. Technically, anyway. The new and improved MacBook Air starts at $999, a drop from its old $1,099 base price. Notably, Apple also doubled the entry-level storage from 128GB to 256 gigaby… Source: Reviews – https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml
March 31, 2020

New artificial intelligence system can empower medical professionals in diagnosing skin diseases

Researchers have developed a deep learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can accurately classify cutaneous skin disorders, predict malignancy, suggest primary treatment options, and serve as an ancillary tool to enhance the diagnostic accuracy of clinicians. With the assistance of this system, the diagnostic accuracy of dermatologists as well as the general public was significantly improved. Source: Science Daily – Robotics
March 31, 2020

How Smart Manufacturing Solutions Address Current Megatrends in the Packaging Industry

Flexibility is the ultimate strategy for success in today’s challenging market for food and beverage packaging. Companies are striving to produce increasingly large varieties of products – including various sizes and combinations. Source: Robotics Tomorrow
March 30, 2020

Clayton & McKervey offers tips for business survival during COVID-19, including utilization of “rolling 13-week cash flow analysis”

The realities presented by the COVID-19 health crisis have businesses focused on survival. The most important step to take after ensuring the safety of the team is to protect the company’s cash position to the degree that’s possible. Source: Robotics Tomorrow
March 28, 2020

The Morning After: Powerbeats (2020) review

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many of us close out another week in isolation, the urge for social contact is growing. Karissa Bell has some advice on hosting movie and game night from a safe distance thanks to the internet and tools like… Source: Reviews – https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml
March 28, 2020

Land Rover Defender, automakers help fight COVID-19 and more: Roadshow's week in review – Roadshow

Here’s a look at our most important stories for the week ending March 28. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
March 27, 2020

Video Friday: Qoobo the Headless Robot Cat Is Back

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here’s what we have so far (send us your events!): ICARSC 2020 – April 15-17, 2020 – [Online Conference] ICRA 2020 – May 31-4, 2020 – [TBD] ICUAS 2020 – June 9-12, 2020 – Athens, Greece RSS 2020 – July 12-16, 2020 – [Online Conference] CLAWAR 2020 – August 24-26, 2020 – Moscow, Russia Let us know if you have […]