Posts Tagged ‘robot’

Booting Up an Immersive Experience at Plano USAA

Posted by Dave Moore

The nondescript exterior of USAA’s complex near the Shops of Legacy in Plano conveys little of what goes on inside.

A robot rolls about, sometimes dressed in ribbons, interviewing job candidates, zooming in to catch verbal and visual cues. A …

Meet Rover, Texas Instrument’s First Educational Robot

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

North Texas students recently had the opportunity to test drive Texas Instruments’ newest educational robot. 

TI-Innovator Rover is the Dallas-based semiconductor company’s first robotics solution for middle and high school students. 

It can connect to the TI-Innovator hub, a classroom …

Researchers Developing Worker Assessment Robot-based Tool

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher is paving the way to a sustainable relationship between humans and robots.

Fillia Makedon, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UTA, will spearhead a research team using a …

Study: Robot Can Help Diagnose Athlete’s Head Injury

Posted by Lance Murray

Friday Night Football is a ritual for many folks in Texas, with many high school games taking place in far-flung rural locations where medical care may be many miles away should a player suffer a head injury.

Much of rural …

Meet Botlr, the Delivery Robot at Love Field’s Newest Hotel

Posted by Heather Noel

Room service will have a tech-infused twist at the dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel near Dallas Love Field.

Resembling a sleek, hourglass-shaped trash can, the 3-foot-tall Relay robot named Botlr can greet guests at their doorways with extra towels, a …

Cedar Hill Students Invent
‘Robot Seeing-Eye Dog’ Cane

Posted by Julia Falcon

Four students from Bessie Coleman Middle School’s robotics club invented a robot cane for the visually impaired that buzzes and vibrates when it comes close to an obstacle.

The students at the Cedar Hill Independent School District campus were told …

3 Things: Can’t Make Class? TWU Student Sends Robot

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Today’s stories include a TWU graduate student who was able to learn using robot technology, a new female-only ride-sharing app may launch in Dallas, and TI announces a new STEM education series in partnership with an NFL player.

A Texas

3 Things: Perot Museum Offers Hospitalized Kids Virtual Tours

Posted by Julia Falcon

Three things we read today include a robot tour guide for sick kids, shorter lines at the airport, and a small business competition.


The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has a new tour guide. “Superbot” is a robot

Would You Take Tax Advice From a Robot?

Posted by Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters, a global sponsor of TED2016, is pleased to bring you a talk from Tax & Accounting President Brian Peccarelli who asks the question, “Would you take tax advice from a robot?”


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