Artificial intelligence is finding use in manufacturing, and Blockchain can provide security in the supply chain, finds our columnist at last fall’s IoT Tech Expo North America.
Temi, the personal robot from Roboteam Home, is designed to be helpful, affordable, and mobile. It is entering an increasingly competitive market for consumer robots.
Knightscope has added two sentry robots, the stationary K1 and mobile K7, to its product line. The K1 is meant to improve building security, while the K7 is ruggedized for outdoor use.
Singapore-based ST Engineering has acquired Pittsburgh-based Aethon, which makes mobile robots for materials handling in warehouses, hospitals, and more.
At IoT World, attendees, speakers, and exhibitors shared information about how the Internet of Things is leading to Industry 4.0. However, both suppliers and the market are still evolving.
Cloud robotics brings the power of cloud computing to management of industrial automation, particularly machine tending. This technology is evolving along with IoT and AI, and Tend.ai is working with major collaborative robot vendors.
Automate and ProMat 2017 this past month in Chicago provided a great opportunity to see the latest in supply chain automation. We round up many of the noteworthy exhibitors and new mobile robots and cobots from the show.
AI rules will be needed to standardize safeguards and liability, just as global regulations have developed for drones and self-driving cars. Even if sentient robots won’t be around anytime soon, policy makers need to consider human-robot interactions.
The EU legal affairs committee has proposed new robot rules around the legal status and safe operation of autonomous machines. Why Europe, and why now?
InVia Robotics’ new Dynamic Automated Storage and Retrieval System, in combination with its Robot Management System and an RaaS business model, promises to make warehouse automation easier for end users to implement.
After acquiring Adept Technologies, Omron first focused on its fixed-robot line before re-engineering the Lynx mobile robot. The Mobile Robot LD combined with Omron Adept’s sales channel could spell success.
The U.S. Robotics Roadmap has been revised, and it makes recommendations for investments in basic research and certain applications for automation. Does it ask for enough of the new administration?
Get a sneak peek at the events around and major topics to be discussed at RoboBusiness Europe 2017, which will be held at TU Delft in the Netherlands’ RoboValley.
Universal Robots, the Danish pioneer of human-robot collaboration, will launch Universal Robots+, a showroom of plug and play application solutions offering a new level of simplicity for companies that want to hit the ground running with UR robot installations.