Albuquerque, NMABQJournal

Two APS officials, eight teachers among those on leave

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two supervisors in addition to former state Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton are among the dozen Albuquerque Public Schools employees who have been put on paid administrative leave while the school district conducts its internal review of procurement issues raised by the Attorney General’s criminal investigation into Stapleton.
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St. Francis High School’s robotics team prepares for international competition

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — St. Francis High School’s robotics team is heading out of town as students return to the classrooms. The team, who call themselves the Fembots, are heading to Tennessee for an international robotics competition. To qualify, they had to build a remote-operated underwater vehicle. Enhydra, the name given to the machine built by the team, is powered by water thrusters designed to grab plastic pollution and floating debris from the ocean.

Robotics Changed Industry 4.0; Now, How Will Industry 4.0 Change Robotics?

Novel robotics technology was one of the most significant drivers behind the start of the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0. Now, new computer technology, like industrial IoT devices and AI algorithms, is likely having a bigger impact on industry. It seems likely that these technologies will also have a major effect on how commercial robots are used in heavy industry.

A tactile sensing mechanism for soft robotic fingers

In recent years, numerous roboticists worldwide have been trying to develop robotic systems that can artificially replicate the human sense of touch. In addition, they have been trying to create increasingly realistic and advanced bionic limbs and humanoid robots, using soft materials instead of rigid structures. Despite their texture-related advantages,...

Bullish on Robotics and AI? This ETF Has You Covered

Investing in the robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) sectors could prove to be profitable over the long term. Although robotics is still in its early stages, analysts from ResearchAndMarkets project the global robotics market will grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% until 2026. Last year, the sector was worth roughly $50 billion and at that rate of compounding, it could be worth more than $65 billion in just five years. AI is further ahead, with the global market worth more than $62 billion last year, according to data from Grand View Research. And analysts there expect the industry to grow at a much higher CAGR of 40% until 2028.

Global Rehabilitation Training Robotics Market 2021 Analysis, Future Industry, Growth Rate, Key Players and Forecast to 2027

MarketQuest.biz has introduced the addition of a new report entitled Global Rehabilitation Training Robotics Market 2021 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 includes the regional and global market facts, which is estimated to acquire moneymaking valuation over the forecast length from 2021 to 2027. The file explains the market definition, classifications, applications, engagements, and global Rehabilitation Training Robotics enterprise developments are.
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Summer Soap, episode 1: Meet Lucca, a smart boy who has a robot

Welcome to The Echo’s annual feature — Summer Soap. Now in its sixth year, Summer Soap is a daily fictional serial run over 12 parts, which starts today and runs till Saturday week. Called Droid, this story is about a boy who designs a robot, and was written by Margaret Gillies, from the MA in Creative Writing Programme at UCC. Catch up with previous episodes at echolive.ie, where you can also hear a podcast of the story. In the first episode, we meet an intriguing Cork boy...


South Korea had been rated to be among the top ten countries in the world that make use of robots the most. According to the report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF), it says that South Korean industries make use of more than 631 robots in every 10,000 human works in any industry in the country which is the highest proportion so far in anywhere in the world.

Salesforce To Acquire RPA Provider Servicetrace For Undisclosed Terms

Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE: CRM) has agreed to acquire robotic process automation (RPA) provider Servicetrace. The financial terms of the transaction remain undisclosed. The acquisition will become a part of MuleSoft, a Salesforce company. It is likely to close in Q3 of Salesforce’s FY22. Recently, RPA has grown to the forefront...
Florida StateIEEE Spectrum

How Robots Helped Out After the Surfside Condo Collapse

Editor's Note: Along with Robin Murphy, the authors of this article include David Merrick, Justin Adams, Jarrett Broder, Austin Bush, Laura Hart, and Rayne Hawkins. This team is with the Florida State University's Disaster Incident Response Team, which was in Surfside for 24 days at the request of Florida US&R Task 1 (Miami Dade Fire Rescue Department).

Service Robotics System Market Analysis And Demand With Forecast Overview To 2026

A leading market research UpMarketResearch.com added a research report on Service Robotics System Market to its research database. This Service Robotics System Market report analyzes the comprehensive overview of the market comprising an executive summary that covers core trends evolving in the market. The Service Robotics System Market research report...
Charlotte, NCCharlotteObserver.com

From BBQ to coding, Charlotte teacher honored for classroom impact with Amazon award

Creativity and fun are feeding Victoria Hall’s curiosity in computer science. It’s the ideal combination that keeps the eighth-grade Charlotte student wanting more. “One of my favorite assignments is probably a Code.org assignment,” she said. “There was one where we did a project and we got to make our own characters with our faces and all these different effects on it.