Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in popular robots demand a regulatory response, and an India-Israel fund is just the latest example of a strengthening technology partnership.
RoboBusiness speaker Georg Stieler provides an overview of the Chinese robotics industry as a preview to his panel discussion at RoboBusiness 2018.
Autonomous investments include self-driving funding in trucking, support systems, and snow-removal vehicles
This week saw concerns rising around drone terrorism, countries moving to protect data creation within their borders, and continued development of megacities that utilize robotics and automation.
As Iran tries to rejoin the global economy, Iranian robotics is poised to capitalize on the country’s military and healthcare research.
Basic income, along with taxes, ethics rules, and outright bans are among the government responses to the perceived threats of automation. Plus, which countries are pursuing autonomous weapons?
Ethical decisions for autonomous cars continue to spark debate worldwide, the Middle East sees rising investments in AI, and countries bring robotics and AI technologies to a space race.
One of the promises of automation is that it will lead to manufacturing reshoring, but there has been little evidence of that so far, states a report. However, the reality is more complex than a zero-sum game.
Through a mix of homegrown innovation, international partnerships, and industrial policy, the China robot market should continue to grow, note analysts.
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.
Thailand and Japan plan to work together to build robotics and AI talent, and drones cause national security headaches for law enforcement and defense authorities.
The U.S., China, and other nations are looking to make the most of their AI opportunity in the races for self-driving cars and the world’s fastest supercomputer.
Esben H. Ostergaard, the CTO of Universal Robots and recipient of the 2018 Joseph F. Engelberger Award, talks about the evolution of collaborative robots and how they can help people and companies.
In this week’s global roundup, Watson Health layoffs could signal an AI bubble, China launches facial recognition platform in Africa, and labor unions continue to be concerned with automation efforts.
The APAC industrial robotics market will experience significant growth by 2024, with China and Japan maintaining their lead with cobots, predicts Global Market Insights.
This week saw Asian superpowers teaming up on AI and big data, the U.K. considering a robot tax to address automation job losses, and Microsoft creating AI to detect AI bias.
An AI strategy can be directed by the central government, focus on regional hubs, or pursue a particular niche market. In addition, we look at how machine learning can be localized.
Robotics developments in South Korea aren’t limited to industrial robots and manufacturing. South Korean AI is rapidly catching up to the world’s best systems, and is seeing use in a variety of industries within the country.
Robots and AI are taking on new roles, from inspecting oil rigs to hiring human workers. How do self-driving car regulations and Russian AI reflect new fronts in geopolitical competition?
Surprising collaborations between China and South Korean robotics developers mark a change of tone in the East Asian robotics race while highlighting broader national strategies for both nations.
India think tank sets goals for AI development, and a report predicts 1 in 3 jobs will be lost to automation in Australia
The CEO of the new Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development company describes the joint venture’s goals, what skills it’s looking for, and its expectations for self-driving cars.
A new OECD study on robotics and reshoring finds that multinationals are reorganizing production in reaction to more capable automation and rising wages worldwide.
The leaders in the AI race depend on availability of big data, breadth of use, and careful choices of international partners. Also, we look at potential U.S. and U.K. regulations around autonomous systems.