Market research and consultancy firm Interact Analysis estimates that worldwide revenues for mobile robots will reach US $2.4B in 2020, representing a 45% increase for AMRs and 11% for AGVs over 2019. But that is only the beginning.
Intel’s Neural Compute Stick 2, or NCS 2, and related tools improve processing at the edge, speeding the prototyping for healthcare and other AI applications.
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?
RoboBusiness speaker Georg Stieler provides an overview of the Chinese robotics industry as a preview to his panel discussion at RoboBusiness 2018.
Restaurants, nursing homes, museums, and theme parks are just some of the places where service robots and AI are becoming useful. Nations must develop strategies and address fears of automation taking jobs.
The promise of peace with North Korea offers opportunities for international robotics providers, but they should be aware of the challenges and the competition.