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.
Thailand and Japan plan to work together to build robotics and AI talent, and drones cause national security headaches for law enforcement and defense authorities.
With the first half of 2018 almost over, companies continue to invest heavily in robotics, AI, and autonomous vehicle systems.
Recent funding transactions in the robotics and AI space include investments in the military, automotive, factory automation, and medical arenas.
Medical robots including surgical systems and AI, delivery robots, and commercial drones highlighted the week of robotics and AI investments
Swarm robotics can provide an agile way to gather large amounts of environmental data and coordinate operations of multiple devices. The U.S. military has been a key backer.
Intel Capital investments in AI highlight the big moves in the artificial intelligence and robotics transaction space this week.
Robotics developments in South Korea aren’t limited to industrial robots and manufacturing. South Korean AI is rapidly catching up to the world’s best systems, and is seeing use in a variety of industries within the country.
This week saw developments in AI around spying, nuclear war decision-making and European investment.
Surgical robots, the security sector, and self-driving companies all got funding during National Robotics Week.
This week saw continued fears from people over artificial intelligence being used to create autonomous weapons, or that robots may take jobs from lower-skilled workers.
As AI continues to advance, researchers aim to create new methods to help robots communicate better with humans.
As National Robotics Week kicks off, Robotics Business Review takes a look at an undergraduate project that uses robotics to solve real-world problems for military installations.
The humanoid robot market will register a colossal CAGR of 40% in terms of shipments over 2017-2024, as military and healthcare sectors emerge as pivotal growth avenues.
Industry uses for augmented reality and virtual reality in conjunction with robotics, continue to grow, as manufacturers, militaries, and healthcare providers all look to find new uses for the technology.
Teams battled each other and countermeasures to learn more about defending against drones
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based unmanned surface vehicle (USV) manufacturer Liquid Robotics finds U.K. interest in its Wave Glider sensor-hosting autonomous remote craft.
The authors of a journal article calling out 10 grand robotics challenges explain where advances are being made and why researchers need to be self-aware.
In the latest Robotics & Geopolitics roundup, we look at how unmanned vessels such as Sea Hunter are changing seafaring, AI being used by U.S. state judges, and Chinese attitudes to automation.
In autumn of 2017, the U.K. Royal Navy hosted a large-scale demonstration of marine robotic systems. Featured was the Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed system and an unmanned surface vessel from AutoNaut.
Robo-Team has accused fellow UGV maker Endeavor Robotics of suggesting that it was under foreign influence while lobbying Congress. Endeavor has filed a legal motion to dismiss the complaint.