Delaware judge denies injunction to block the sale of telepresence robot company, but raises concern over the fairness of the sale process.
Lawsuit alleges ‘breaches of fiduciary duties’ in pending sale of telepresence company.
Conflict arises over robotic vacuum features and technologies.
Payroll deductions begin next week, but many rovotics companies say the law will help recruit a more diverse workforce.
Group aims to bring together minds from across the industry to discuss reskilling, retraining, and yes, job loss due to automation.
Group wants to connect voices across the AI landscape to ensure the technology is developed responsibly.
European nations consolidate rules for commercial and personal drone usage.
Supreme Court to review whether Patent Office can recover attorneys’ fees in patent rejection lawsuits.
This year’s event discusses ethics of autonomous vehicles, legality issues around sidewalk delivery robots, and other issues as humans interact with robots.
Online games like the Moral Machine may offer insights on human psychology, but have no impact on making autonomous vehicles safer, say the authors of a counter-argument paper.
Government relaxes rules on testing vehicles with a safety driver.
Unclear rules and questions about who is responsible for accidents a concern for industry respondents.
Search and rescue operations, such as Project Lifesaver, work with drone services providers to navigate current statutes concerning drones.
Complaint alleges infringement of ‘flipper’ and articulated arms for traversing stairs.
In this roundup, we look at how European drone regulations are developing, even as the market grows and innovators strive for new applications.
Countries compete with companies for AI, robotics and other emerging technology labor.
This week, China expands its military reach with foreign drone sales, the U.S. modifies self-driving car rules, and the U.K. funds ‘robo-lawyers’.
A growing industry brings new challenges for robotics and automation movers and shakers.
Robotics concerns about the changing nature of work were just some of the many topics discussed in Day 2 of RoboBusiness 2018. Exhibitors demonstrated the latest in components and solutions, panelists gave advice on how to automate and measure ROI, and attendees networked.
At Day 1 of RoboBusiness 2018, conversations around AI and innovation, international challenges, and new applications were major themes.
As AI evolves, getting algorithms to ‘show its work’ on how decisions were made will be key when accidents occur, says RoboBusiness speaker Matthew Linton.
Katie Stebbins, a speaker at RoboBusiness 2018, urges employers, higher education, and governments to talk about population shifts and demographics and plan for workforce retraining so that employees are helped, not harmed, by robotics and automation.
China presents many opportunities — and pitfalls — for foreign robotics suppliers, notes RoboBusiness speaker and international investment expert Georg Stieler.
At RoboBusiness 2018, two lawyers will discuss lessons learned from companies that didn’t fully manage their legal risk before things went wrong.
Europe’s consideration of robot rights regulations is one example of why the industry needs to be aware of politics. RoboBusiness 2018 attendees can learn more at the CRO Summit.