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Latest Innovations in Robotics [SILICON VALLEY]

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm

A distinguished panel will discuss the latest innovations in robotics. Please come with questions and comments. $20 plus Eventbrite fees, or $25 cash at the door. Presented by Idea to IPO http://www.idea-to-ipo.com idea.to.ipo@gmail.com 650-555-1212

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: STEM Toys for Kids

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

These days kid’s toys offer more than just moving pieces around the board or driving them around a sandbox. Today, parents can help their kids get a head start in STEM and have fun doing it together. This holiday if you are looking to…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Mayfield Robotics Is Creating a New Class of Robot. And It’s Adorable.

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Picture a robot from the future. Maybe you’re thinking of Star Trek’s Data, Futurama’s Bender, or the Jetsons’ robot maid Rosie. One thing they all have in common: They have personalities, and they’re treated as functional members of whatever family they’re a part of….

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

How Soft Robotics Is Revolutionizing the Food Harvesting Industry

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Picking strawberries is a labor intensive job as each berry needs to be pulled off individually. And even though the strawberry harvesting industry is the highest paid of all the berry picking industries, many berries rot on the vine every year because there is…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Kaijen Hsiao, CTO of Mayfield Robotics, to Speak at Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Robots are cool. In addition to reminding us of a time when futuristic technology was reserved for episodes of the Jetsons, these handy little guys are capable of everything from day planning to housework. And if there’s one person who knows how integral robotics…

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Gear & Gadgets

12 Personal Robots for Your Home

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 2:59 am

Since I was a child watching Star Wars and seeing robots like C3Po and R2D2, I’ve dreamed of having a robot of my own. This desire was further strengthened by watching the The Jetson’s family robot, Rosie the Robot Maid who kept the homestead…

Automotive

Honda Is Breaking New Ground in the Robotic Lawn Mower Industry

By | Jul 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm

You’ve probably heard of Honda’s self-driving cars or their other autonomous technologies. However, you might have not heard that Honda is trying to automate a whole new beast in 2017. Miimo, an advanced robotic lawn mower that is to be released in July 2017,…

Health

San Francisco

The Future of Robotic Surgeons in Healthcare

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

It may sound like the something out of a Sci-Fi movie, but robotics are making their way into the healthcare industry and the surgery suite. You may know someone who has had robotic surgery, or even had it yourself. If you haven’t, either way,…

Space

4 Programmer Teams That Won NASA’s Global Space Robotics Challenge

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The journey to Mars has been an arduous process filled with innovative ideas, affordable improvements, and a whole lot of speculation. And while astronauts and engineers figure out how to get us to Mars, NASA is focused on figuring out what we’re going to…

Funding

Tokyo

What You Need To Know About Softbank’s $100 Billion Vision Fund

By | May 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Earlier this week, the funding world changed forever as the world’s largest private equity fund, SoftBank’s Vision Fund, announced it has raised over $93 billion to invest in technology sectors such as artificial intelligence and robotics. The fund is backed by SoftBank and Saudi…

CES

Las Vegas

These Eureka Park Startups Are Participating in Startup Night at CES [Poll]

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 12:50 pm

While the startup struggle might seem endless, it’s important to remember that even the largest corporations started out as small operations out of someone’s garage. All the companies showcasing their hottest tech at CES 2017 had to find funding, test the market, and work…

Education

5 Ways Technology Is Helping to Gamify Education

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 3:30 pm

From 2010 to 2014, CB Insights found that the edtech industry saw 503 percent growth in total investment dollars. By 2020, it;s estimated to be a $192 billion industry. With the current high school dropout rate at 1.2 million across the country, educators are grasping for…

Robots

4 Industries Poised to Benefit from the Evolution of Robotics

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Love them or hate them, industrial robots are here to stay. While there are plenty of critics who are against the modern advancement and widespread adoption of robotic technology, these devices can be of great benefit to employees, business owners, and even mainstream consumers. In…

Drones

Hover Camera Passport Is the First Truly Self-Flying Camera Drone

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Drones have become incredibly popular in recent years. From construction crews to photography majors, these hi-tech devices have been found every and anywhere you can imagine. But with confusing controllers, laggy smartphone apps, and inexperienced flyers, getting these drones off the ground and into…

Opinion/Analysis

Who Is Responsible for Robots of the Future?

By | Nov 5, 2015 at 11:18 am

We’ve all seen the headlines “Will your job be done by a robot?” It has been predicted in many great works of literature and blockbuster movies that the rise of the machines would mean they inherit the earth and takeover the human race; perhaps…

Trends

3 Important Consumer Electronics Trends to Watch

By | Oct 26, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Could you imagine what the world would be like without our modern advances? Without access to online tools like Dropbox that make saving our digital works? Without the very smartphones that we keep on or near our bodies at almost every hour of the…

News

Scientists Teach Robots How to Hunt Other Robots

By | Jul 7, 2016 at 10:15 am

A team of University of Zurich scientists recently taught a robot how to track and hunt another, human-controlled robot. The results are expected to offer valuable data that could help future robotics assess environments in order to track subjects in real time. Robot tracking isn’t…