The chief robotics officer or CRO must be able to manage business transformation through the creation and implementation of a robotics and AI roadmap. Every industry is affected by automation, so ever business needs a leader with understanding of both technology and human questions.
The world’s premier automation event is an important opportunity for end users, developers, and suppliers of robotics, artificial intelligence, and unmanned systems to meet with and learn from one another.
RoboBusiness 2017 is not only the best place to meet with the entire robotics and AI ecosystem; it’s also the conference that can help you maximize automation for your business. Our refocused session tracks, elite speakers, and networking opportunities are worth making plans for Sept. 27 and 28 in Santa Clara, Calif.
The industrial automation market in North America grew at a strong rate in the first half of 2017, said the Association for Advancing Automation. While much of was in automotive manufacturing, A3 noted that robotics is paralleling employment and help the U.S. economy.
Daniel Theobald has been working on robots since the 1970s, and Vecna is a top robotics company in Massachusetts. He gives a preview of the topics he’ll be discussing at RoboBusiness 2017.
Job fears are affecting government policies in the U.S., South Korea, and elsewhere, but will new regulations work? Also, the U.S. Army plans to stop using consumer drones from China-based DJI, citing cybersecurity risks.
Robotic advancements are occurring worldwide on multiple fronts. From artificial intelligence creating new security challenges to robots in Japan creating new malfunction paranoia to governments restricting foreign acquisitions, the world of robotics is heating up, and security policy will need to be crafted to ensure that these new technologies are used in safe and ethical…
While robotic advancements have led to machines that can land an airplane or design and construct a building, there are some areas that still require human judgment, including labor and immigration policies.
The robot cluster in Massachusetts remains the country’s top destination for automation, thanks to leading universities and commercially successful companies. The government is working to provide incentives to educators and startups to maintain the area’s appeal.
Automation trends such as improvements in materials science, the application of AI and IoT, and developing regional hubs will continue to grow the robotics industry, said panelists at PTC LiveWorx’s robotics track.
The global AI and robotics race continues to heat up, as Chinese children grow up alongside robots, North America invests in industrial automation, and Las Vegas doubles down on cybersecurity.
IKEA is looking into virtual assistants, and South Korea allows Samsung and Hyundai to test self-driving cars. How do these and other recent AI developments reflect global robotics priorities?
Major manufacturers have taken the lead in reshoring American jobs and adopting industrial automation, writes our guest columnist.
In this interview excerpt, a British robotics expert describes how to address concerns about robots and AI stealing jobs, the position of the U.K. automation industry, and the necessary role of government.
In this week’s global robotics roundup, our columnist looks at the possible impact of automation on jobs, Asian industry, and surveillance. He notes that the changes, reactions, and new uses won’t be spread evenly.
A LivePerson survey found that many Americans are worried about robots taking jobs, but less about automation affecting their own work. What should government and business do in response?
The skills gap between what’s needed in manufacturing and what graduates know must be closed before the U.S. can make full use of industrial automation, said Automate panelists.
Universal basic income schemes are attracting interest worldwide, but how would they affect productivity, competitiveness, and commercial success of robotics companies?
Robotics training modules in the Universal Robots Academy can help end users such as Whirlpool implement UR arms and develop their own applications.
Universal basic income schemes are gaining in popularity worldwide in response to fears of automation. But will robots and AI really replace more than half of jobs, and will new jobs be created?
In this editorial, we look at how President-elect Donald Trump will affect the U.S. robotics industry through federal spending priorities, regulations, and tax and trade policies.
While neither presidential candidate has talked much about the U.S. robotics industry, Hillary Clinton’s position papers give a clue as to how her administration might address industrial automation and innovation.
What AI tips can businesses take from President Obama’s recent interview on artificial intelligence, robotics, and other advanced technologies? There’s more to AI than national security concerns.
The engineers produced by Lithuanian education and a business-friendly environment are good reasons for robotics companies to look at talent and startups from Lithuania.
The Netherlands is becoming a location for robot testing, offering a competitive advantage in addition to the country’s existing industries and technical talent.