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.
Driving the summer investments in recent weeks includes money for self-driving car companies, commercial aerial drones, and new venture funds looking for more startup companies.
Through a mix of homegrown innovation, international partnerships, and industrial policy, the China robot market should continue to grow, note analysts.
The July 4 holiday week saw funding for companies developing self-driving capabilities for vehicles, robots, and other devices.
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.
With the first half of 2018 almost over, companies continue to invest heavily in robotics, AI, and autonomous vehicle systems.
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.
This week saw variations across the robotics funding landscape, artificial intelligence support companies and Internet of Things systems.
New investment also includes Bossa Nova’s partnership with a major contract manufacturer Flex to increase production of mobile inventory robots.
Recent funding transactions in the robotics and AI space include investments in the military, automotive, factory automation, and medical arenas.
Merging three companies from three countries, Denmark-based OnRobot sets its sights on conquering the end-of-arm tooling market for cobots.
Medical robots including surgical systems and AI, delivery robots, and commercial drones highlighted the week of robotics and AI investments
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.
Toyota AI Ventures has invested in startup Boxbot, which promises to extend logistics automation from warehouses to last-mile delivery.
The end of May saw automation spending gravitating to AI, robotics firms, and self-driving vehicle companies.
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.
New York’s FuzeHub is a member of NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, which aims to reduce costs, develop the workforce, and find new markets.
Companies whose products include 3D-printed bikes and vehicles that can self-drive — or self-float, made waves this week in the robotics and AI investment space this week.
A combination of a robotic arm, a turntable, and advanced software helps Arevo create stronger parts for manufacturing. And it’s showing a 3D-printed bike to prove the technology.
Intel Capital investments in AI highlight the big moves in the artificial intelligence and robotics transaction space this week.
In a galaxy not so far away and a short time ago, a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the robotics and AI industry highlighted the start of 2018’s fifth month.
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.
Teradyne’s acquisition of Mobile Industrial Robots could spark further consolidation in the mobile robotics space.