Monash University’s Dr. Nicole Robinson explains how social robots can play a role in diet and weight reduction without the need for human intervention.
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.
Software developed with Finger Food ATG helps students learn to code through the use of SoftBank Robotics’ Pepper humanoid robot.
Catching up on the latest robot news, team-ups, pilot programs and more.
Successful launch in Japan and pilots in the U.S. spur expansion of autonomous cleaning system.
SoftBank Robotics also adds inventory financing to meet market demand for inventory scanning system.
SoftBank designers discuss the psychological and social aspects of human-robot interaction.
Continuing rollout with HSBC Bank has social robot rubbing elbows with movie stars in Los Angeles area.
Integrating robots into a household environment will require a different approach to robot design than industrial automation, writes guest columnist Alexandre Colle.
Retail and office cleaning robot vacuum will be smaller than larger industrial floor cleaners.
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in popular robots demand a regulatory response, and an India-Israel fund is just the latest example of a strengthening technology partnership.
While not yet a commonplace sight, retail robots are starting to conduct many tasks to help stores manage inventory, address worker shortages, and extend operations.
Tally autonomous robots combine RFID with computer vision to track inventory across multiple product types, including clothing, consumer electronics and sporting goods.
The promise of peace with North Korea offers opportunities for international robotics providers, but they should be aware of the challenges and the competition.
Robots are coming to retail, as HSBC Bank’s flagship location in Manhattan is the first bank branch in the U.S. to use SoftBank’s humanoid Pepper robot for greeting and informing customers.
The service robots market, which includes household, healthcare, and retail, will grow thanks to technological advances and strong demand, predicts Global Market Insights.
The humanoid robot market will register a colossal CAGR of 40% in terms of shipments over 2017-2024, as military and healthcare sectors emerge as pivotal growth avenues.
Proof-of-concept attack shows how hackers could control service robots and make their owners pay a ransom.
Saudi Arabia has set aside billions of dollars to invest in remaking its economy. How will robotics, drones, and artificial intelligence — as well as international partnerships — play into its plans?
SoftBank, already investing billions into AI and robotics, adds to its impressive robotics portfolio with the acquisitions of Boston Dynamics and Schaft.
Pepper, the humanoid robot from Softbank, will greet and engage with guests at HMSHost’s Pyramid Ale Taproom in Terminal 2, offering assistance, menu recommendations and directions to travelers.
Pepper the humanoid robot will spend the next three months greeting customers at two shopping centers in California: the Westfield San Francisco Centre and the Westfield Valley Fair. Each shopping center will have four Pepper robots that will greet and engage with customers.
Pepper the humanoid robot masters the game “Ball in a Cup” in 100 attempts through trial-and-error learning. Are you impressed?
Softbank’s Pepper robot will greet customers at the b8ta retail store in Palo Alto, Calif. from August 11-18 as the humanoid robot gears up for its launch in the United States.