Industry uses for augmented reality and virtual reality in conjunction with robotics, continue to grow, as manufacturers, militaries, and healthcare providers all look to find new uses for the technology.
The leaders in the AI race depend on availability of big data, breadth of use, and careful choices of international partners. Also, we look at potential U.S. and U.K. regulations around autonomous systems.
Chinese influence in AI and robotics extends to hospital robots in Thailand and self-driving cars. This week’s global robotics roundup also looks at Japanese AI investments.
Drone threats, the ongoing race to develop autonomous vehicles, and the effects of job concerns on national policies are all part of this week’s global robotics roundup.
The host country of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games is one of the most friendly to automation. See how South Korean robot guides, cleaners, and vehicles demonstrate the country’s emerging tech leadership.
AI policy isn’t just about chips; it also affects where driverless vehicles will go, global workforces, and manufacturing competitiveness.
In the latest Robotics & Geopolitics roundup, we look at how unmanned vessels such as Sea Hunter are changing seafaring, AI being used by U.S. state judges, and Chinese attitudes to automation.
In this week’s roundup, our columnist looks at AI chips from China, chatbot therapists in India, and a European project for ethical robot programming.
Saudi Arabia has set aside billions of dollars to invest in remaking its economy. How will robotics, drones, and artificial intelligence — as well as international partnerships — play into its plans?
Military exoskeletons are being developed by China and Japan, which reverse their leadership roles in comparison with civilian exoskeleton development.
Exoskeleton development is an area of technology R&D where China and Japan are pursuing different paths, with implications for military, industrial, and healthcare use.
In this week’s Robotics & Geopolitics roundup, we look at China’s ongoing pursuit of global AI leadership, automation and fast-food workers, and other self-driving car and drone developments.
Turing learning, named after the AI pioneer, could enable robots to learn by observing and doing things. This could bring a new level of flexibility to a wide range of applications.
China’s aggressive investments in robotics and artificial intelligence have led to warnings of an AI bubble. The week, we also take a look at how quickly drone deliveries could spread across the U.S., a New York City bill to study the use of AI in the courts, and more.
Google’s latest overture to China is an AI lab, as the country positions itself to be a leader in mobility services. Among other AI apps news this week, we look at the importance of cybersecurity for self-driving cars.
Forget about self-driving cars; how about flying taxis? Plus, the U.S. weighs restrictions on tech trade with China, even as China continues its pursuit of AI. See all this and more in our latest roundup of global robotics developments.
Robotics in Singapore is a product of the nation’s willingness to partner internationally and invest in robots, AI, and autonomous vehicles.
The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet’s warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada’s first AI-driven ETF.
Security challenges facing automation include Google Home Mini and privacy, DJI’s new local data mode, and Ukraine’s weaponized UGVs. Read more in this week’s roundup of global robotics developments.
The stage is set for a new era of international competition in the Arctic. As the ice melts, drones are becoming the most powerful tool for laying claims and monitoring countries. This an opportunity for drone manufacturers to solve specific challenges relating to extreme-cold environments.
Last week’s Chief Robotics Officer Network Summit prior to RoboBusiness 2017 looked at how businesses should prepare for artificial intelligence. One place to look is in how some countries are developing and applying military AI.
Governments and the automation industry need to consider new policies when it comes to cybersecurity. Here are some recent examples of cybersecurity challenges facing the automation industry.
Auto cybersecurity and hacked healthcare systems are examples of why governments and companies should sort out issues such as industry-specific rules, protective measures, and liability.
RoboBusiness 2017 is an ideal event for attendees to learn about the growing and changing global robotics market and to build or update their own automation strategy.
Neither U.S. businesses nor the federal government should take American robotics leadership for granted; RoboBusiness 2017 will be an opportunity to show and see where automation users, markets, and policies are headed.