Deep Learning Leads to More AI Investments
Rethink Robotics Expands German, Chinese Distribution
Artificial intelligence research into deep learning and human-robot collaboration is getting support from major technology companies, as robots get smarter and more capable.
(March 07, 2016)
Jim Lawton, chief marketing officer at Rethink Robotics, describes what the cobot maker is looking for as it seeks international partners.
(March 03, 2016)
Universal Robots Hails First ISO Cobot Spec
Esben Ostergaard, CTO of UR, likens the ongoing International Organization for Standardization safety effort as similar to that for cars.
(February 23, 2016)
Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine.
(February 22, 2016)
Dutch Agricultural Robots to Reap Research Benefits
The Netherlands is emerging as a leader in autonomous farming, but precision and commercialization are still hurdles.
(February 18, 2016)
Toshiba Wields Robot Arms in Delicate Fukushima Fuel Job
Five years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Fukushima, Japan, purpose-built robots are going where people can't.
(February 16, 2016)
Fraunhofer IFF Robots Punch People for Research
Collaborative robots need metrics and rules to know the balance between sufficient force to injure humans and reasonable speeds.
(February 03, 2016)
Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Maastricht University Medical Center buys robotic-guided cardiac catheter system, but recent acquisitions demonstrate industry's growing pains.
(January 25, 2016)
Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is too much for one person to take in, but we gather some lessons about robotics for you.
(January 18, 2016)
Toyota’s New AI Hire Discusses Research at CES 2016
James Kuffner, who has moved from Google to Toyota, discussed robotics, AI, and cloud computing at the Consumer Electronics Show.
(January 14, 2016)
Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Don't wait up for flying cars, but robotic farms, factories, and households are coming sooner than you may think.
(January 04, 2016)
Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Catch up on a baker's dozen mergers, acquisitions, and investments that altered the fast-moving robotics industry in the past year.
(December 31, 2015)
The Top 10 Robotics News Stories of 2015
Robots are everywhere, but which developments were of the most relevance to our business audience?
(December 31, 2015)