Tag: robotics

Optus and ANU to throw satellites, drones, and robotics at Australian bushfires

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The Australian bushfires wreaked havoc. A new study shows that anthropogenic climate change made things worse.


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The Australian National University (ANU) and Optus announced on Thursday the pair would attempt to develop a national system to detect and extinguish fires using a mixture of satellites, drones, and robotics.

The first step of the program, which is due to run until 2024, will be to create an “autonomous ground-based and aerial fire detection system”.

It will begin with the trial of long-range infra-red sensor cameras placed on towers in fire-prone areas in the ACT, which will allow the ACT Rural Fire Service (RFS) to monitor and identify bushfires.

The long-term goal, though, is to put out fires using drones.

“We hope to develop a system that can locate a fire within the first few minutes of ignition and extinguish it soon afterwards,” ANU vice-chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt

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Medical Robotics and Computer – Assisted Surgery Market Research 2020: Competitive Landscape and Development Model in Different Regions of The World

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Sep 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.”

“Medical Robotics and Computer – Assisted Surgery Market” has several changes in recent years and expected to vary significantly within the forecast year because of developments in production sources, shifts in consumer preferences changes to business policies. Medical Robotics and Computer – Assisted Surgery Market is gaining important adoption among recent business across the globe. Global Medical Robotics and Computer – Assisted Surgery Market Report 2020 gives complete research about the industry size by key players, regions, product types and end user with history data and forecast data to 2025. This report analyses the Medical Robotics and Computer – Assisted Surgery with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.

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South Korea tech giants expanding robotics amid COVID-19

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Sept. 23 (UPI) — South Korea’s biggest tech companies are investing in robotics as a solution to the risks of human contact amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Service robots could soon reduce the number of jobs in restaurants and hotels, however.

LG Electronics is expanding its robot business and introducing new technology in hotels that eliminates the need for human servers, South Korean news service EDaily reported Wednesday.

The company will soon introduce a robot that pours draft beer for guests at the Mayfield Hotel buffet in Seoul, according to the report.

Robots could replace workers in other areas of the hotel, including people who work in outdoor delivery, food and beverage, and even concierge services.

LG Electronics, part of the fourth-biggest conglomerate in South Korea, LG Corp., is positioned to install robots in a variety of locations, including in apartment complexes, on university campuses and playgrounds. An LG affiliate is

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