Categories include 1) Business and Management Innovation, 2) Technology, Services, and Research Innovation, or 3) Application and Market Innovation.
Modern Robotics Compute Architectures – Flexibility, Optimization is Key
Robot behaviors are often built as computational graphs, with data flowing from sensors to compute technologies, all the way down to actuators and back. To obtain additional performance, robotics compute platforms must map these graph-like structures efficiently to CPUs, but also to specialized hardware including FPGAs and GPUs.
Collaborative Robotics Sector Sweet Spot for Componentry Suppliers
While articulated robots represent the biggest single market opportunity for robotics enabling tech providers, Interact Analysis’ Tim Dawson believes component suppliers should place greater emphasis on the more ‘open’, and burgeoning, collaborative robotics sector.
ROEQ – Start-Up Profile – Critical Enabling Technologies for Autonomous Mobile Robots
ROEQ’s solutions deliver a quick ROI, increasing both the productivity and efficiency of autonomous mobile robots, along with improving overall AMR utilization.
Autonomous Mobile Robotics Week Focuses on AMR Adoption Opportunities & Challenges
Week long digital event series is designed specifically to address challenges, and alleviate the burden, of AMR selection, adoption and management.
Korean Transportation-as-a-Service Start-Up 42dot Lands $88M Series A
Korean AV and TaaS start-up 42dot will utilize Series A funding to further develop autonomous-driving technologies and mobility platform for land and air transport services.
Motion Control Solution For Robotics: New Opportunities, New Solutions – Webinar November 10, 2021
Learn how support for robotic motion control has improved with the introduction of new products and technologies, and how they allow for new capabilities, new applications, and entry into new markets.
Skyline Robotics – Start-Up Profile
Skyline Robotics is targeting the $40B window cleaning industry with an automation solution that leverages the intelligence of human operators, and the strength and endurance of industrial robots.
RBR Essential Robotics Announcements – October 22 – 29, 2021
Robotics Business Review’s essential announcements for the interval ranging from October 22 – 29, 2021 include notices from Fabric, Tactile Mobility, Drone Base, Fixposition, OMRON and Zebra Technologies.
ABB Drops $190M for AMR Supplier ASTI Mobile Robotics
Robot Report’s Steve Crowe reviewed ABB’s Q3 2021 financials to learn how much the company paid out for Spanish AMR provider ASTI Mobile Robotics.
Six Ways Robotic Automation Benefits CNC Shops… and Their Clients
CNC shops, and their clients, both benefit from the many advantages accrued by incorporating robots into various CNC manufacturing and production processes.
Opteran – Start-Up Profile – Insect Brains the Model for Lightweight, Low Cost, Autonomy Platform
While deep learning methods have proven useful for autonomous navigation, the approach requires vast amounts of data and computing power, and produces solutions that are inefficient, fragile and unaffordable for many classes of applications. Opteran’s “Natural Intelligence” approach, based on the function of insect brains, provides an alternative for generating complex, autonomous behaviors for machines.
RightHand Robotics’ Bin-Bicking Solution, Plus Waymo’s Taxies and Locus Robotics’ 500Mth Pick
In this podcast, Right Hand Robotics’ Yaro Tenzer discusses discuss bin-picking solutions. Plus Waymo expands service into San Francisco and Locus Robotics celebrates their 500Mth pick.
RBR50 Spotlight – SICK’s LiDAR-LOC
With LiDAR-LOC, navigation paths can be altered as needs dictate without the necessity of installing new fixed, physical localization markers.
Fetch Robotics to Prosper Following Acquisition by Zebra Technologies – Interact Analysis
Zebra Technologies announced that it would be acquiring autonomous mobile robotics supplier Fetch Robotics. Interact Analysis’ Ash Sharma breaks it all down.
Sources Reveal Softbank Halted Production of Pepper Robot in 2020
In spite of massive media coverage featuring the Pepper humanoid robot, Softbank struggled to find buyers for the system.
Parallel Structured Light Addresses Limitations of Standard 3D Sensing
The Parallel Structured Light approach for 3D sensing aims to fill a critical gap among 3D sensing solutions, enabling a whole new range of machine vision applications and tasks in the process.
RBR50 Spotlight – Qualcomm Robotics’ RB5
Qualcomm Robotics’ RB5 Provides High End Compute, Edge AI, 5G and More for Robotics Developers
Surgical Robots as a Service in Gains Traction in Pandemic Aftermath
The healthcare sector is struggling from the combined pressure of skyrocketing costs, as well as the need to continuously improve the quality of services and results. The Covid-19 pandemic only exacerbated the challenge. As a result, new healthcare business models – including Surgery-as-a-Service – are being evaluated and gaining traction.
WTWH Media Launches Robotics Week Digital Event Series
The combination of clear-eyed focus, deep analysis, and informed, actionable guidance will provide Robotics Week attendees with the critical information they need to develop, program, deploy and manage commercial class robotics systems with a high degree of confidence.
Robotics Business Review Announces 2021 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Award Honorees
The RBR50 awards honor technology, business, and market innovations, as well as the robotics and automation organizations worldwide that were responsible for them.
Demand Drivers (and Solutions) for Robotic Industrial Floor Cleaning – An Interview with Avidbots CEO Faizan Sheikh
The demand drivers for autonomous floor cleaning robots are numerous and clear. In this interview, Avidbots CEO Faizan Sheikh describes how market-driven innovation resulted in Avidbots’s Neo robotics floor cleaning solution and how Neo delivers real value.
A3’s Jeff Burnstein on Q1 NA Robot Orders, NYPD Jettisons Spot Quad & Wireless AMR Charging
In this podcast, Association for Advancing Automation’s president Jeff Burnstein comments on NA robot orders for Q1 2021. Also, NYPD ends trial of Boston Dynamics’ Spot quadruped and WiBotic’s wireless AMR charging.
Incorporating Robots Into the Automation Continuum
As the capabilities of robotics systems increase, so too does the opportunity apply automation for new tasks and applications, expanding the automation continuum in the process.
Construction Robotics Featured at RoboBusiness Direct – May 20, 2021
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, attendees will learn about construction robotics solutions available today, what is on the horizon, and the critical need for new construction automation technologies.