Posts Tagged ‘robot’

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
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Dr. Bert Vargas [Photo Courtesy UT Southwestern Medical Center]

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 …

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.

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The Panopticane is built from a Lego robotics kit. [Photo Courtesy Cedar

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.

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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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