International robotics doesn’t really have an equivalent to Silicon Valley in the U.S., but RoboValley is looking to bring together a wide range of tech talent and business savvy for global leadership.
Although the food industry has unique requirements, such as for food safety and operating in refrigerated or hot environments, robotics adoption will likely increase.
In this interview excerpt, a British robotics expert describes how to address concerns about robots and AI stealing jobs, the position of the U.K. automation industry, and the necessary role of government.
Boston startups focusing on robotics, drones, self-driving cars, and AI can rent part of MassRobotics’ new Shared Robotics Innovation Space, which provides infrastructure and tech and business support.
Bat Bot is the latest prototype of a biomimetic design from the University of Illinois-Champaign. The winged aerial drone offers safety and energy efficiency for a variety of commercial applications.
What were RBR’s most popular AI and robot stories of 2016? Find out which 10 articles resonated most with our readers across business, academia, and government.
The U.K.’s first robotics fund is looking to invest in a dozen startups over the coming year, helping them make the leap from seed rounds to commercially successful companies.
Farmers used to worry about the weather and insects. A new generation of indoor agriculture, or vertical farms, is beginning to apply robotics and big data to increase crop productivity, but how much automation is too much?
Scientifically viable in 2015; mainstream in 2018; and financially viable in 2019
27 of the many agricultural robotics companies attempting to provide solutions for farming problems.
Robotics is seen as an enabler for reshoring to the U.S. and Europe because it can save costs and move production closer to the end user. See how some Danish companies are leading by example.
At the beginning of this year, we made five predictions for 2016 robots and industry, including about drone autonomy, AI applications, and the so-called robot apocalypse. How did we fare?
Robot services such as infrastructure inspection and maintenance can not only save money, but it can also save lives. See how ULC Robotics’ Cisbot is used to make gas main work safer and cheaper for utilities.
Automation is expected to cause business disruption in the agriculture, supply chain, and service industries. How good are you at identifying the technologies responsible and the opportunities around them?
In this editorial, we look at how President-elect Donald Trump will affect the U.S. robotics industry through federal spending priorities, regulations, and tax and trade policies.
Russian and Chinese robotics partnerships have grown in the past few years, involving military, agricultural, and logistics robotics. Could they become serious competitors for Western tech companies?
Indian industry is looking to robotics for increasing productivity, but can the benefits be spread among economic sectors and throughout the whole population?
Clearpath Robotics has launched its Warthog unmanned ground vehicle in cooperation with Argo XTR. The amphibious robot is intended for mobile application development.
Poised to become a critical partner in the world of precision agriculture, IoT will be a huge driver of increased efficiency and waste reduction.
With fewer people farming (only 2 percent of the U.S. population) on a generally non-expanding chunk of tillable land and with more mouths to feed expanding exponentially, everyone realizes that something must be done well before the global population balloons to 9 billion from its current 7 billion.
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.
Autonomous Solutions is working on bringing autonomy to farm tractors and service robots, but autonmous systems like self-driving cars must account for dumb humans, says its CEO.
New Zealand farming and elder care are among the beneficiaries of robotics research and commercialization, as well as international partnerships.
Unlike countries where heavy industry is driving automation, Israel is selling its robotics expertise to global partners. What can other countries learn from Israeli robotics?
In the Netherlands, agriculture is the focus of industrial automation. Can the country expand its influence worldwide?