With demands for hygiene and workforce efficiency at an all-time high, grocery stores are turning to robots like these to better track inventory and serve customers.
Robotic barista to serve travelers arriving and departing from Terminal B.
New funding to support staffing and product development efforts in food preparation space.
Company that creates food bowls made by robots looking to revamp menu.
The ‘Sally 2.0’ version includes new display, interfaces and hardware updates
‘Sally’ robot prepares custom salads for students looking for healthier food options.
Small footprint, automated system and robots-as-a-service business model aimed at retrofitting existing pizza restaurants.
As robots move into food preparation, Creator is focusing on quality rather than mass production, explains Martin Buehler.
RoboBusiness will present a track on “Service Robotics Arrive in Daily Life” at CES. Come see how robots are changing housework, cooking, retail, and healthcare.
Inspection robots fulfill ever more complex tasks and protect people from injury during dangerous tasks. The little helpers inspect huge milk tanks and climb around the outer shell of airplanes.
At the Healthcare Packaging Expo, new automated solutions offered more efficient packaging, traceability, and quality control for pharmaceutical packaging.
Consumers worldwide have different expectations for tabletop grapes than for wine grapes, so harvesting robots must use machine learning to pick the right ones and ensure quality.
Food robots, from growing and processing to cooking, are expected to be in high demand. CMU and Sony have started a collaboration to develop these robots.
Lyft and Magna’s partnership to create a driverless car brain faces speed bumps in China, and the departure of physicist Stephen Hawking renews attention to his warnings about AI.
In this week’s Robotics & Geopolitics roundup, we look at China’s ongoing pursuit of global AI leadership, automation and fast-food workers, and other self-driving car and drone developments.
Humanoids mixed with industrial robots as Japan kicked off its biennial International Robot Exhibition (iREX) 2017 in Tokyo on Wednesday, featuring cutting-edge smart machines for the workplace and beyond amid Japan’s aging population and shrinking labor pool. Like many trade shows, iREX can be seen as a barometer of economic health. The 2017 edition is…
Robotics in Singapore is a product of the nation’s willingness to partner internationally and invest in robots, AI, and autonomous vehicles.
Submit your paper for our 2018 conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As part of the second International Robotics Week, the RoboBusiness Europe conference and exhibition has issued a call for papers 2018.
The automated kitchen might be coming sooner than anyone expects; then again it could be a rotten egg. Oliver Mitchell takes a look at robots breaking into the food industry.
Author Abishur Prakash talks about the geopolitical ramifications of robotics and AI. Government choices, company preparedness, and new applications and markets will all be important, he says.
Mechanization is a longtime trend in farming, but the latest developments in agriculture robots and drones are happening quickly. Are you ready to examine your farm processes for greater productivity?
Applications for 3D printing continue to evolve. Here are five uses cases that might surprise you.
Although manufacturing has relied on robots for some time now, the biggest changes coming to industrial systems will not be in the arrival of new hardware. Instead, new robots will be distinguished by their artificial intelligence capability and connectedness with other robots. Making robots “smarter” has already proven to be key to developing more useful…
Robotics integrators provide customized services to help businesses prepare for, set up, and maintain their industrial automation. More sophisticated programming and easier to use cobots aren’t a threat to integrators but rather part of a widening market opportunity.
Although the food industry has unique requirements, such as for food safety and operating in refrigerated or hot environments, robotics adoption will likely increase.