POS Testing Goes Robotic With Rhiscom Automaton
Chile-based Rhiscom's Automaton testing system includes a robot that can swipe cards and operate a point-of-sale keypad.
(April 28, 2016)
The Essential Interview: Aldo Zini, President and CEO of Aethon
Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon, describes the development of the TUG mobile healthcare robot and what experience robotics students should get.
(April 26, 2016)
The FDA Weakens the Prospects for TransEnterix’s SurgiBot
The FDA's rejection of TransEnterix's submission of SurgiBot for approval could force the company to undertake an expensive effort to show that it's safe.
(April 25, 2016)
Warehouse Robots From IAM Move to Meet Demand
With a combination of vision-based autonomy, vacuum picking, and management software, IAM's robots can work in existing warehouses.
(April 18, 2016)
AGVs Get an ETA With Seegrid’s Subway Platform
Safety and efficiency are the goals for humans and Seegrid's mobile robots working together in a washing machine factory.
(April 13, 2016)
AutoLap Aids Surgery With Image-Guided Laparoscope
AutoLap, a three-part laparoscope positioning system, has received FDA approval, as MST and others look to U.S., Asian markets.
(April 01, 2016)
India’s Military Robotics Ambitions to Affect Global Partners
The Indian government wants robot soldiers, which would affect India's economy, geopolitical standing, and technology partnerships.
(March 31, 2016)
Japan Sets Its Sights on Commercial UAVs at Drone Expo 2016
Several Japanese and international UAV providers showed off their latest commercial wares at the Japan Drone 2016 exposition.
(March 30, 2016)
Robotics Fortunes Rise and Fall on Demand and Competition
Robotics startups easily attract investment, especially in construction, but layoffs at Harvest Automation and 3D Robotics show that innovation isn't everything.
(March 24, 2016)
Mazda Taps the Brakes on Self-Driving Car Hype
Mazda, which wants customers to celebrate driving, is working on assistive technology rather than full vehicle autonomy, but the debate around self-driving cars is far from over.
(March 22, 2016)
Ocado Expects Robots and IoT to Revolutionize Logistics
Ocado's Smart Platform and its wireless controls could expand industrial automation and mobile robots to warehouses worldwide.
(March 18, 2016)
Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
Cambridge Consultants helps online grocer Ocado develop a dense control system for a new approach to warehouse automation.
(March 17, 2016)