Complaint alleges infringement of ‘flipper’ and articulated arms for traversing stairs.
This week, our columnist looks at China’s plans for a deep-sea base using AI and robots, as well as whether the U.S. might follow China’s model for protecting certain technologies and industries.
What are the implications of the UAE turning to AI for oil and gas production? This week, we also look at Malta’s bid for AI leadership and British military robots.
Startup challenges to address 5G concepts and autonomous drone detection and sensors.
In this week’s global roundup, we look at how Australia is following China’s example in using facial recognition for internal security. Also, is Industry 4.0 dying in Germany?
Exoskeletons are getting lighter, smarter, and more useful in a range of industries, from healthcare and construction to the military. Here’s a rundown of vendors and users.
Cooperation, clashing, and culture protection highlight global developments in robotics and AI.
How a video game company pivoted its real-time drone software to help in search and rescue operations.
U.S. jobs in some regions could be more vulnerable to displacement from automation than others, having a direct affect on elections. And the governments of Taiwan and Iran look to artificial intelligence 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’.
The latest trade deals negotiated between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are just as important to competitiveness as the DARPA’s push for the “third wave” of AI. Plus, this week’s robotics roundup looks at workforce shortages.
Japan and China are collaborating on a number of automation initiatives, but how does that affect their geopolitical rivalry? Plus, Germany wants a DARPA-like agency for cybersecurity.
While the jury is out on the effects of Chinese tariffs and South Korean AI investments on U.S. automation, robotics companies and customers must be ready for changes.
Startups in the AI, robotics, and unmanned system space all saw financing in recent weeks.
Training employees on complex processes in manufacturing and assembly is a good use case for augmented reality and virtual reality. Here are some innovative AR/VR providers.
Chinese AI startups are an indicator of the nation’s ambitions to beat the U.S. Also, should the U.N. ban autonomous weapons, or could such systems help smaller countries defend themselves?
Recent funding transactions include offerings for unmanned systems and analytics for infrastructure inspection, as well as military applications.
Small drones offer new levels of stealth and utility, and militaries around the world are supporting R&D into such drones.
Summer may be relatively slow for automation transactions, but don’t tell these machine vision and drone startups, which successfully raised funding.
As Iran tries to rejoin the global economy, Iranian robotics is poised to capitalize on the country’s military and healthcare research.
Robots and vehicles that can navigate without humans in the air, land, and sea earn funding in recent weeks.
What do Danish beer, a White House council, and British drones have in common? They’re examples of why businesses and governments should show leadership or address automation fears.
Driving the summer investments in recent weeks includes money for self-driving car companies, commercial aerial drones, and new venture funds looking for more startup companies.
The July 4 holiday week saw funding for companies developing self-driving capabilities for vehicles, robots, and other devices.