The RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards, widely recognized as a leading indicator of robotics innovation leadership, have been broadened in 2020 to celebrate robotics innovation in a wider range of forms.
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On Dec. 5, Applied Manufacturing Technologies’ Craig Salvalaggio will discuss considerations for businesses planning to adopt or expand automation. Here’s a sneak preview.
Chief robotics officers, the executives charged with evaluating, deploying, and managing robotics and automation, have a lot to do. RBR’s renewed CRO focus is designed to help you.
The chief robotics officer, or CRO, is the person or team responsible for evaluating, adopting, and managing automation. Our first online summit will feature four sessions on how to implement robots in supply chain and logistics.
Busting myths and misconceptions about today’s commercial and industrial robots.
Robotics Business Review’s latest redesign is intended to make the site more user-friendly and to help visitors get the robotics content they find the most interesting or relevant to their organizations’ success.
The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.’s lag in industrial automation?
The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet’s warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada’s first AI-driven ETF.
Robotics and AI for logistics are the subjects of this video interview with Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise at RoboBusiness 2017. She also talks about working with early adopters and research institutions, as well as careers in automation.
Submit your paper for our 2018 conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As part of the second International Robotics Week, the RoboBusiness Europe conference and exhibition has issued a call for papers 2018.
At RoboBusiness 2017 and other recent conferences, conversations commonly turned to where can executives get started with AI applications? Our columnist shares a few ideas.
Realtime Robotics, a Boston, Mass.-based startup focusing on speeding up the time a robot takes to make decisions, has secured $2 million in seed funding. Key investors in the seed round include SPARX Group Ltd., Scrum Ventures, and Toyota AI Ventures, a venture capital subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute (TRI). Realtime, founded in March 2016…
Chinese courts are among the users for the latest Qihan robot, which is powered by IBM Watson. AI and robotics as a service are part of Qihan’s Sanbot King Kong and Xiaofa offerings, which will also be on display at CES 2018.
UAS research in Denmark has supported deployment of drones to North Greenland for Arctic studies. The collaboration between university, government, and business partners is a model for European and international drone commercialization.
Ford’s “Robutt” robot mimics human buttocks to help the company design better car seats.
A KUKA industrial robot arm lifts Robutt in and out of a seat 25,000 times over a three-week period to help design seats that will help passengers remain comfortable for longer.
Industry drivers such as more affordable robots and more flexible cobots are encouraging users across markets to consider automation, said an ABB new markets and application manager at RoboBusiness in Silicon Valley last month.
Three years after raising more than $3.6 million on a crowdfunding campaign, Jibo the social robot is now available for the public to buy. Pre-ordered units will start shipping to customers in November.
The robotics division of ABB contributed to the company’s growth in the third quarter, with manufacturing demand still strong worldwide. The industrial automation provider has also growth through recent acquisitions, most notably B&R.
The need for European industry to push for unified drone legislation and specific use cases for unmanned systems were among the topics at TUS Nordics 2017.
Model developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could reduce false positives and unnecessary surgeries for breast cancer.
Delphi Automotive has made another major move in its quest to develop autonomous vehicles. The U.K.-based automotive supplier has acquired autonomous vehicle software startup nuTonomy for $450 million. Delphi will pay $400 million up front for nuTonomy and $50 million in earn-outs. The transaction is expected to be approved by the end of 2017. The…
Emma, short for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation, specializes in back and knee massages. Emma 3.0, the first masseuse robot to go into public service, recently started work on her first patients at the NovaHealth Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in Singapore.
The European and international unmanned systems community gathered at the TUS Nordics 2017 event in Odense, Denmark, this month. One end user discussed how more autonomous drones would be helpful for precision agriculture.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating autonomous snake-like robots that can navigate through the rubble, confined spaces, and rough terrain left in the aftermath of a disaster and send images and information to search-and-rescue teams.