The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE has named has named the top 10 and top two teams so far in its four-year competition, which is intended to encourage R&D to apply artificial intelligence to social problems.
Surgical automation is a growing and profitable area of robotics, but it has limits based on anatomy and space. Innovations such as surgical depth imaging and machine vision improvements could allow for more complex operations.
Leaders who employ robotics and artificial intelligence “workers” will face important questions about capabilities, competencies, and ethics.
RPA, or robotic process automation, is coming to companies large and small, but they need to evaluate which tasks are best performed by AI and which are still best for humans to do.
Mixed reality offers untrained users an easier way to control multiple robots with precision, according to a researcher at NYU. He describes the challenges that still remain as robots reach into our everyday lives.
Robotics in Singapore is a product of the nation’s willingness to partner internationally and invest in robots, AI, and autonomous vehicles.
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.
Industry drivers such as more affordable robots and more flexible cobots are encouraging users across markets to consider automation, said an ABB new markets and application manager at RoboBusiness in Silicon Valley last month.
At RoboBusiness 2017, speakers and exhibitors from Advanced Motion Controls explained the importance of servo drives to the entire robotics industry and numerous automation uses.
Auto cybersecurity and hacked healthcare systems are examples of why governments and companies should sort out issues such as industry-specific rules, protective measures, and liability.
At the Pitchfire 2017 startup competition within the RoboBusiness conference, finalists included WiBotic and TwinswHeel. The winning pitch was from Poland-based UnitDoseOne, a pharmaceutical dispensing robot maker.
In the latest Essential Interview excerpt, CMU Professor Howie Choset talks about his research into snake robots, robotics collaboration with other researchers, and commercializing products with students.
What are the business and ethical implications of healthcare AI? From diagnosis to patient interaction, artificial intelligence could soon change how healthcare is delivered and monitored.
Daniel Theobald has been working on robots since the 1970s, and Vecna is a top robotics company in Massachusetts. He gives a preview of the topics he’ll be discussing at RoboBusiness 2017.
Singapore-based ST Engineering has acquired Pittsburgh-based Aethon, which makes mobile robots for materials handling in warehouses, hospitals, and more.
Martin Buehler, executive R&D imagineer at Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development, has years of experience across the robotics industry, from healthcare to delivery systems. He’ll share his insights at this September’s RoboBusiness in Santa Clara, Calif.
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.
SoftBank has acquired flashy Boston Dynamics and secretive Schaft from Google parent Alphabet. It remains to be seen how the Japanese company’s growing portfolio of service and humanoid robots will come together.
This week’s international AI and robotics roundup looks at the IEEE’s show in Singapore, a deal between Germany and China, and Indian drones for fighting disease.
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.
Cory Kidd, the CEO of Catalia Health, recently spoke with Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky about his interest in healthcare, how he founded two robotics companies, and potential market for Mabu.
MICROMO’ new FAULHABER 20/1R planetary gearhead is available in multiple versions for different applications. The motor component is suitable for surgical robotics, among other industrial uses.
FAULHABER recently expanded its medium power range drives with the 1727 DC motor for the CXR series. These motors have an attractive price/performance ratio and are suitable for dental devices and robotics.
Mobile Industrial Robots’ MiR200 is designed to be safe, easy to use, and flexible. The company’s rapid growth over the past year indicates the market’s hunger for mobile robots, and end-user cases demonstrate its response to that hunger.