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.
Consolidation continues in the surgical robot space, and aerial drone makers have one of those good news, bad news moments.
A Boston-based startup earns top spot for its intelligent robot software system in the 2018 Pitchfire contest at RoboBusiness in Silicon Valley.
Robotics, AI and autonomous vehicle companies continue to clean up from investments.
While the jury is out on the effects of Chinese tariffs and South Korean AI investments on U.S. automation, robotics companies and customers must be ready for changes.
Determining the robotics ROI for a particular installation includes several factors, such as labor, installation, and energy costs.
UiPath raises $225 million as its rapid growth continues. Organizations of all sizes are adopting RPA, including small and midsize enterprises and the U.S. government.
Startups in the AI, robotics, and unmanned system space all saw financing in recent weeks.
Robot restaurants, aerial analytics, and awesome exoskeleton firms also score big this week.
Chinese AI startups are an indicator of the nation’s ambitions to beat the U.S. Also, should the U.N. ban autonomous weapons, or could such systems help smaller countries defend themselves?
China presents many opportunities — and pitfalls — for foreign robotics suppliers, notes RoboBusiness speaker and international investment expert Georg Stieler.
Military and commercial spending on autonomous vehicles continues, and investments in AR, robotics and AI companies highlight the week in funding.
The Chinese automation market still has a lot of growth potential, but global robotics suppliers should know where the demand lies, says RoboBusiness speaker Georg Stieler.
The supply chain automation market is about to heat up with GreyOrange’s new U.S. headquarters in Atlanta and R&D center in Boston.
Recent funding transactions include offerings for unmanned systems and analytics for infrastructure inspection, as well as military applications.
Summer may be relatively slow for automation transactions, but don’t tell these machine vision and drone startups, which successfully raised funding.
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.
Six years after Amazon bought Kiva Systems, robotics investors are looking at investing in companies beyond the supply chain and manufacturing space for another large exit.
Autonomous investments include self-driving funding in trucking, support systems, and snow-removal vehicles
RoboBusiness 2018 is your best chance to learn about the entire robotics ecosystem, from developing new applications and investing in startups to finding markets and guaranteeing ROI.
Debate around reshoring, companies tackling e-commerce fulfillment with mobile robots, and colleges turning to drone simulation software topped the RBR news cycle in July 2018.
What do Danish beer, a White House council, and British drones have in common? They’re examples of why businesses and governments should show leadership or address automation fears.
The wealthy Middle Eastern nation of Qatar is investing in robotics innovations, especially in healthcare, education, and sports.
Robotics innovators looking for investors and media attention should send their Pitchfire submissions now. Semifinalists will have a chance to pitch their products at RoboBusiness 2018.