Cloud computing represents the most important horizontal innovation for the robotics industry to date, with the market for robot-related services powered by cloud computing reaching US$157.8 billion in annual revenue by 2030.
Both China and the US are incorporating AI into their industrial manufacturing operations… China from the top down and the US from the bottom up.
For startups, including hardware centric, robotics companies, securing outside financing is essential to reach their commercial potential and continue to expand. In this comprehensive review, a popular source of start-up funding, venture capital, where capital is exchanged for equity, is examined.
Interact Analysis’ Rueben Scriven reviews the grocery warehouse automation market in the context of Ocado, and discusses the likely impact of COVID-19 on the growth potential of the company and the sector overall.
Recent advances in machine and deep learning have improved SLAM techniques, leading to an increased richness in maps, with semantic scene understanding improving localization, mapping quality and robustness.
For robotics systems, “supervised autonomy”, readily available for implementation today, can be used as a bridging solution between teleoperation and full autonomy.
Qualcomm Robotics’ industry partners signing on for RB5 platform citing high end compute, edge AI, 5G and more.
Qualcomm Robotics’ RB5 platform offers high end compute, edge AI, 5G and more for robotics developers.
Softbank’s most promising robotics investments are not those targeting the experimental technologies, nor the massive funding rounds for self-driving vehicles, but rather the mid-range investments in mobile robots for industrial and commercial applications.
Labor shortages and high levels of workplace injury and illness have always challenged the food manufacturing sector, especially meat producers. The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation. Robotics automation provides a solution.
Designers and engineers require prototypes to verify product design and manufacturability and engineering, before moving on to full production. But how can start-ups and smaller companies, who lack the high level of resources and expertise of larger firms, rapidly develop their prototypes? Outsourcing provides one solution.
Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky interviews the CEO of AMP Robotics, a company that automates the identiﬁcation, sorting and processing recycled waste material.
Robotics solutions can be used automate difficult and dangerous tasks in the utilities sector.
A new study co-authored by an MIT economist Daron Acemoglu shows firms that move quickly to use robots tend to add workers to their payroll, while industry job losses are more concentrated in firms that make this change more slowly.
LogisticsIQ expects the overall revenues from the Warehouse Automation Market to increase from US $13 billion in 2018 to reach US $27 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 11.7% (2019 to 2025).
The RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards, widely recognized as a leading indicator of robotics innovation leadership, have been broadened in 2020 to celebrate robotics innovation in a wider range of forms.
Contract manufacturer GMI Solutions evaluated mobile robotics implementation solutions using a formal 8-step process only to determine that their best option was to develop their own affordable, practical system, and launch a new company to commercialize it.
MIT economist Daron Acemoglu’s new research puts a number on the job costs of automation.
Robotics industry experts to address critical robotics business development issues through integrated series of online presentations, follow-on Q&A, and continuing media coverage and analysis.
In 2019, overall robot market revenues experienced negative growth for the first time in many years affected by the global manufacturing downturn and reduced demand in major end industries such as automotive and electronics. However, the collaborative robot market still maintains a high growth rate of more than 30% (32.1% in revenue term and 31.3%…
Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky sits down with Vision Robotics COO to discuss the company’s road to developing robotic pruners, weeders and lettuce thinners.
The “Automated with Velodyne” cooperative business network will benefit Velodyne and its partners immediately, but exponential growth in LiDAR sensor deployments is a second order benefit for Velodyne and their program participants.
While mobile robots for use in ecommerce and fulfillment centers have received most of the attention in recent times due to their sudden uptake, robotic fork trucks (forklifts) have been quietly and steadily growing in numbers, and represent one of the largest opportunities for suppliers of Automated Guide Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots…
Market momentum stalled for the retail sector’s “Next Big Thing”, but ongoing investment and innovation, along with critical business drivers, ensures incremental progress continues.
The US Department of Transportation and State of California provide Nuro AI with exemptions to operate self-driving cars on US roads without a human drivers present.