AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Like robotics, AI research is increasingly seen as key to a nation's standing, but the question remains on how to share information while staying ahead.
(April 27, 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)
Every Robot Equals the Sum of Its Parts…and Then Some
ABI Research is forecasting “robotic component revenues to exceed $2.36 billion” in 2016.
(April 24, 2016)
Soft Robotics Blend Rigid, Deformable Components
A combination of materials is enabling soft robots to be more responsive, as researchers develop devices that can hop and shapeshift.
(April 20, 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)
Our Man in Atlanta Scoping Out MODEX 2016
The cutting-edge technologies that will define the future of warehousing and supply chains.
(April 17, 2016)
Robotics Companies Garner Funds for Converging Technologies
Grishin Robotics has raised $100 million for investing in robotics, as Intel and others look to components and IoT.
(April 14, 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)
AI Competition Seen as Key to National Security
The U.S. is still the leader on the AI battlefield, but other nations are investing in AI for a different mix of strategic and economic goals.
(April 12, 2016)
Google Parent Alphabet Demoes New Biped Robot
At the New Economy Summit in Tokyo, Schaft showed off a bipedal robot that could have numerous applications, even if it declined to say what they were.
(April 11, 2016)
MODEX Getting More and More to Look Like a Robot Expo
“Why are there so few advanced robots working in our warehouses, helping us to meet modern distribution challenges?”
(April 07, 2016)