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)
Google, Boston Dynamics Part Ways: 5 Takeaways
Alphabet wants self-driving cars and AI, and Boston Dynamics has developed walking robots. Did they need more in common?
(March 21, 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)
Self-Driving Cars Get More Fuel From Big Automakers
Car makers and software companies partner up in quest for safer transport, but legal and cultural barriers are still ahead.
(March 14, 2016)
Self-Driving Cars Advance in India, Despite Potholes
India's dense traffic and varied road conditions seem forbidding to self-driving vehicles, but they haven't stopped innovation there.
(March 07, 2016)
Toyota Staffs Up for AI, Robotics Research
The new Toyota Research Institute is doing more than developing self-driving vehicles; the company has a vision of a future full of robots.
(March 01, 2016)
Where Do the Candidates Stand on Robotics?
Between the sound bites, the presidential candidates have said little so far about their stances on robotics and automation.
(February 29, 2016)
Funding Fuels Self-Driving Vehicle Startups
Startups test decision-making software and a GPS alternative, both designed to aid self-driving fleets, as well as vehicle-to-everything smart-city tech.
(February 11, 2016)
Apellix Readies Drones for Coatings Industry
Jobs that require climbing utility towers or other structures are ideal uses for automation. Apellix has developed its four-part Worker Bee system to address infrastructure needs.
(February 01, 2016)
Seegrid’s IP Goldmine: Logistics, and Then Some
The key is the ease of programming and reprogramming the vehicles to “see” and to “learn”.
(January 30, 2016)
Rugged, Multi-purpose UGEV: Toolbox on Treads
The UGEV is the first of a new breed of powerful, disaster-ready robots readily capable of taking on tough jobs too dangerous for humans.
(January 27, 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)