Despite the ongoing pandemic, robotics investment and acquisition activity did not slow down in August 2020, with funding flowing to autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and drones.
The novel coronavirus pandemic slowed global manufacturing as investors look to the future of transportation.
Drone providers AeroVironment and Draganfly are widening distribution of the Quantix Mapper system, just in time for planting season in the Northern Hemisphere.
AeroVironment, which claims to be the largest supplier of drones to the U.S. military, is also an example of a pure-play robotics company that is profitable.
In January 2020, robotics investments and mergers and acquisitions showed continued strength across applications, even as economic challenges affected manufacturing and food service robots.
Deal with UAS Pioneer, Formerly CyPhy Works, Includes Intellectual Property, Multiple Patents.
Participants battle tropical heat to conduct live UAS flight drills including maritime aerial reconnaissance, damage assessment, force protection, and other disaster simulations.
New research predicts $10 billion market by 2030, with a $101 billion overall market for drone services.
European nations consolidate rules for commercial and personal drone usage.
New platform facilitates customizable implementations of real-time visual intelligence technology, extending operational capabilities for industrial and commercial uses.
Currently, commercial drone usage primarily contained to energy, construction, and agriculture.
Two recent incidents highlight the ability for aerial drones to help public safety with crime scene investigations and public safety incidents.
Report gives governments recommendations and lessons learned for drone policies.
Aria Insights brand to turn collected drone data into actionable intelligence for commercial operations.
Rescue robots can help save lives in the aftermath of disaster, but agencies should know more about their costs and capabilities, says Robin Murphy, founder of Roboticists Without Borders.
Military spending, AI investments and last-mile food delivery robots highlight recent funding announcements.
Every automation business or user of robotics wants to know where the technology and markets are heading. Here are our predictions.
Algorithms and programming advances provide exciting possibilities for the drone industry in the next decade.
From addressing labor shortages to increasing crop yields, agribots are set to aid farmers next year.
From London to Venice, European swarm research around robots and drones is more than an academic exercise. It could provide the continent leadership in autonomous applications.
For young and old, here’s our picks for some unique gift options for enthusiasts of robots, drones, and vacuums.
What are the implications of the UAE turning to AI for oil and gas production? This week, we also look at Malta’s bid for AI leadership and British military robots.
ExRobotics, a Dutch maker of remote-controlled systems for the oil and gas industry, uses IDS products because of their cost and hardware and software capabilities.
Delivery and service robots are already in use at several major retailers, conducting tasks such as inventory tracking, moving goods, and delivering parcels.
Fifth acquisition marks another market for Raleigh, N.C., drone technology firm.