Three local robotics teams will advance to the East Super-Regional FIRST competition in Scranton, Pa., next month after beating out 30 other middle and high school teams at a competition last weekend at New England Institute of Technology.
Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek company that specializes in security and home control, announced its latest product as part of its “smart” home technology – the 2GIG GC3 home security and automation panel.
With the possibility of a future world war fought by autonomous robots lacking a human moral compass, a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, urged global leaders to address the threat soon.
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots.
Gilbane Building Co. has implemented a new Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System inside its Boston office in an effort to “significantly increase” the safety of its employees in the event of an active shooter incident.