Robotics and drone suppliers need to understand their markets and manage expectations as part of selling and supporting their systems, said one speaker at RoboBusiness Europe 2017.
At a RoboBusiness Europe 2017 keynote, Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise discussed why commercial robotics is growing so fast now and what designers need to remember about end users.
The International Federation of Robotics has responded to Bill Gates recent policy recommendations, saying that robot taxes would be bad, just as industrial automation is spreading.
Automation logistics startups and investment activity has spiked in response to demand for rapid and consistent e-commerce order fulfillment.
The Association for Advancing Automation has opened an office in Mexico, which is likely to be host to a lot of Mexican manufacturing and robotics. U.S. companies should be patient and persistent.
Apple has joined Qualcomm, Foxconn, and Oracle in contributing to SoftBank’s Vision Fund, which is intended to help robotics startups and the Pepper robot maker take industry leadership.