New platform facilitates customizable implementations of real-time visual intelligence technology, extending operational capabilities for industrial and commercial uses.
GoPro Quits Drone Business
Portable camera maker GoPro faced stiff competition and poor reviews for its Karma consumer drone, forcing it to quit that market altogether.
The Top 10 Articles of 2017 on Robotics Business Review
What were the top 10 articles of 2017 on Robotics Business Review? We look back at our most popular stories, which drew reader attention for their coverage of developments in industrial automation, international policy, and emerging applications for robotics and AI.
Mobile Piece Picking Robots From IAM Robotics Show Speed, Industry Potential
For years, warehouse operations have dreamed of mobile piece picking robots that could alleviate worker shortages and turnover. In this video interview, IAM Robotics CEO Tom Galluzzo explains how improvements in computer vision are leading to new applications for industrial automation.
Robotic Pharmacy From UnitDoseOne Looks to Reduce Hospital Medication Errors
UnitDoseOne, which won the Pitchfire startup competition at RoboBusiness 2017, is working to reduce medical errors, improve security, and save lives with its prescription delivery system.
Universal Robots Aims to Make Buying and Setting Up Robots Easy
At RoboBusiness 2017, Universal Robots demonstrated how its collaborative robot arms can make it easier for factories to adopt and use automation. Its online marketplace and partnerships are designed to give its cobots flexibility for a variety of uses.
RoboBusiness Speaker Georg Stieler Discusses Industrial Automation, Global Robotics Industry
Georg Stieler, RoboBusiness speaker, researcher, and consultant for global robotics companies, shares his thoughts on the industrial use of robotics and AI.
Making Industrial Systems Smarter, More Connected, and More Capable
Although manufacturing has relied on robots for some time now, the biggest changes coming to industrial systems will not be in the arrival of new hardware. Instead, new robots will be distinguished by their artificial intelligence capability and connectedness with other robots. Making robots “smarter” has already proven to be key to developing more useful…
Robot Cluster Focus Keeps Massachusetts in the Lead
The robot cluster in Massachusetts remains the country’s top destination for automation, thanks to leading universities and commercially successful companies. The government is working to provide incentives to educators and startups to maintain the area’s appeal.
5 Robotics Trends from LiveWorx 2017
Top 6 Automation Trends Discussed at LiveWorx 2017
Automation trends such as improvements in materials science, the application of AI and IoT, and developing regional hubs will continue to grow the robotics industry, said panelists at PTC LiveWorx’s robotics track.