Testing shows methods that hackers can grab private data from the VGo robots.
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’.
FAA reauthorization bill changes and LAANC deployment completion will likely spur more commercial drone testing.
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.
In an exclusive Q&A, CEO Oren Elkayam shares Mobilicom’s successes in commercial and industrial drone deployments.
The most common concern about automation and the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, is about cybersecurity. An IEEE expert looks at three current challenges for IIoT devices and possible responses.
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.
Not only can persistent drones such as PARC relay communications during emergencies; they are also serving security and commercial needs now, explains CyPhy Works CEO Lance VandenBrook.
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?
AI and robotics are becoming sophisticated enough that they can help solve world problems such as hunger, alternative energy, disease, and crime. But we need to be realistic about the work still needed to develop them.
Recent funding transactions include offerings for unmanned systems and analytics for infrastructure inspection, as well as military applications.
This week, China flexes its robot muscles as part of its robot strategy, Russian police robots prepare to patrol Asia, and a study shows how much influence robots can have on children.
Startup combines mobile telepresence robots with human security guards and robots-as-a-service business plan to serve physical security needs at companies.
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.
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in popular robots demand a regulatory response, and an India-Israel fund is just the latest example of a strengthening technology partnership.
This week saw concerns rising around drone terrorism, countries moving to protect data creation within their borders, and continued development of megacities that utilize robotics and automation.
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.
Basic income, along with taxes, ethics rules, and outright bans are among the government responses to the perceived threats of automation. Plus, which countries are pursuing autonomous weapons?
Advances in materials science such as self-healing materials could be useful for surgical, supply chain, and other bio-inspired robots, but they’re still at an early stage of development.