Kittyhawk, a leading provider of software for enterprise drone operations, has launched Flight Deck, which adds capabilities to its automated flight system.
Robotics Trends’ AI conference at CES 2018 examines recent developments, current applications, and concerns about AI. Hear leading AI experts discuss the reality behind the hype and how AI will impact our everyday lives.
Four university projects are leading the way for robot train inspection and maintenance and were recognized by the UK Rail Safety and Standards Board. Automation can help relieve human workers from the burden of tedious and dangerous tasks.
Komatsu, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy equipment for construction and mining, has teamed up with RBR50 company NVIDIA to add artificial intelligence (AI) to its construction sites across Japan for increased safety and efficiency. The partnership, announced by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang at GTC Japan, will use NVIDIA’s GPUs to…
As end users are more concerned with big data than hardware, drones as a service can help many industries. Governments and businesses of all sizes are likely adopters.
The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.’s lag in industrial automation?
Submit your paper for our 2018 conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As part of the second International Robotics Week, the RoboBusiness Europe conference and exhibition has issued a call for papers 2018.
The robotics division of ABB contributed to the company’s growth in the third quarter, with manufacturing demand still strong worldwide. The industrial automation provider has also growth through recent acquisitions, most notably B&R.
The need for European industry to push for unified drone legislation and specific use cases for unmanned systems were among the topics at TUS Nordics 2017.
The European and international unmanned systems community gathered at the TUS Nordics 2017 event in Odense, Denmark, this month. One end user discussed how more autonomous drones would be helpful for precision agriculture.
The UAS Denmark International Test Center & Cluster is intended to be hub for European drone testing, with friendly government regulation, access to university research, and an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The cloud platform from C2RO robotics, which was an exhibitor at RoboBusiness 2017, was recently part of a demonstration by the MIT Senseable City Lab. The project showed how thermal sensors can be linked to processing in the cloud for public safety and other functions.
Neither U.S. businesses nor the federal government should take American robotics leadership for granted; RoboBusiness 2017 will be an opportunity to show and see where automation users, markets, and policies are headed.
RoboBusiness U.S. is dedicated to advancing business with automation, so why should governments care? Here are four conference sessions that connect robotics and AI with the need for policy and strategy.
ULC Robotics has announced its new fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle, which has vertical takeoff and landing, or VTOL, capability. The drone can help utility companies with infrastructure inspections and reduce the need for expensive and dangerous helicopter inspections.
Last year, autonomous vehicle software developer Oxbotica and global insurance company XL Catlin entered into a partnership to support the adoption of mobile robotic solutions — and examine their potential impact on risk management and insurance for autonomous vehicles. A key objective of the collaborative initiative is to nurture a deeper understanding of exactly how…
While robotic advancements have led to machines that can land an airplane or design and construct a building, there are some areas that still require human judgment, including labor and immigration policies.
This week’s robotics advances include a new record for drone swarms, big companies like GE and Amazon are beefing up automation, and cyber security concerns.
Commercial uses of UAVs and other autonomous systems will generate a lot of data, noted Intel executives at AUVSI Xponential. Intel drones are part of the company’s efforts to provide end-to-end solutions for industrial applications.
The global AI and robotics race continues to heat up, as Chinese children grow up alongside robots, North America invests in industrial automation, and Las Vegas doubles down on cybersecurity.
Unmanned systems are all the rage at this week’s AUVSI Xponential in Dallas. From our first impressions, the markets for drones and related technologies are healthy, based on business and technology developments.
Cone Drive this month brought its new Harmonic Solutions product line to the Shanghai International Modern Industrial Intelligent Equipment Exhibition. Thanks to its H-Fang business unit, the company’s high-precision components and gear heads are now available in the Asian market.
5G networks should help robotics adoption by allowing for better connections to compute resources in the cloud and connectivity among devices, leading to greater reliability and efficiency, writes a guest columnist.
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.
There are more global robotics developments ever week than any single person can keep track of. Fortunately, RBR and columnist Abishur Prakash have rounded up some of the recent news for you.