Softbank’s most promising robotics investments are not those targeting the experimental technologies, nor the massive funding rounds for self-driving vehicles, but rather the mid-range investments in mobile robots for industrial and commercial applications.
The US Department of Transportation and State of California provide Nuro AI with exemptions to operate self-driving cars on US roads without a human drivers present.
In this RBR Insider report, we look at why big transactions are slowing despite high robotics expectations, whether reshoring is happening, and what companies interested in the Chinese market should know.
Billions are spent on autonomous vehicles, while a robotics pioneer shuts its doors highlight recent weeks in the robotics and AI transaction space.
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.
Partnership aims to improve interactions between humans and humanoid robots
Improvements in mobility, autonomy and software drive growth in robots that can provide better service for customers and guests in the hospitality space.
Robots that make pizzas, deliver e-commerce goods, and greet customers dominated the robotics news cycle as summer began.
A new robot density metric could make analysis and comparison of robotics adoption and use across countries more accurate, helping companies and governments as they plan for the future.