Tag archive for ‘robots’
News Brief On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Astro droid? Russians build human-like super-robot for remote-controlled spacewalks

A remotely-operated robot reproducing the minutest particulars of a human doing complicated work will be taken into space to do dangerous jobs in orbit. An operational prototype has been demonstrated to the More...

Helmsley Charitable Trust Supports BGU Robotics Research

Trustees of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, Sandor Frankel and Walter Panzirer from the United States, have made a visit to Ben Gurion University to see the robotics research conducted More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Mad Men’s Final 7 to Premiere April 15

  The final season of Matthew Weiner’s quality hit series Mad Men is set to begin on AMC on April 15. Actually, it will technically be the second half of the show’s final season as for some reason AMC More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Mazor, with Help from Soros, Brings Robots to the Operating Room

Things weren’t looking too hot for surgical robot company, Israel-based Mazor until recently, when it has sold 4 of its mechanical surgeons at a price tag of $849, 000 per item. Mazor, based in More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Have a Robotic Hanukkkah: Teaching Machines To Light Menorahs

–   At the Technion center for Robotics and technology, Hanukkah is being celebrating in a wild new way. The students have discovered how to have robots serve sufganiot (chanukah donuts), light More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Science’s top 10 breakthroughs of 2014

The Rosetta spacecraft caught up with the comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko beyond Mars this August, and its preliminary results–along with the studies it will allow in the near-future–top More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Jamie Lee Curtis to Star on New TV Horromedy

Jamie Lee Curtis has been named to star in Scream Queens,  a new horror-comedy television series from Ryan Murphy. She will be joined by Emma Roberts. The daughter of Tony Curtis (AKA Bernard Herschel Schwartz) More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Dani Gold Revels in the Success of his Brainchild ‘Iron Dome’ at OurCrowd Summit

Israel’s reserve Brigadier General Dani Gold, the father of the Iron Dome missile defense system, spoke about its development and successes at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem on Tuesday. More...

Reuters On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Amazon rolls out Kiva robots for holiday season onslaught

–   Amazon.com Inc has installed more than 15, 000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to cut operating costs by one-fifth and get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Nice Systems Introduces Its NICE Robotic Automation

Nice Systems has launched its NICE Robotic Automation, which the company calls an innovative solution that uses software robots to automate routine back office processes to help improve operational efficiency More...

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