AI funding takes the top seed this week, but self-driving cars and drones stay in the game.
Proof-of-concept attack shows how hackers could control service robots and make their owners pay a ransom.
We look at some of the enabling technologies and suppliers responsible for improving manufacturing automation.
Qualcomm recorded IoT sales of more than $1B in FY 2017, and its Industrial IoT momentum spans hundreds of leading brands.
Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820E is designed to provide a high degree of integration and processing capability for next-generation computer vision.
Spring is on the way, with drone and IoT matches, a big ETF purchase, and industrial automation the subject of the past week’s robotics transactions.
Robotics components, assistive technologies, and the usual AI and self-driving car deals made up the past week’s automation transactions.
We can see clearly now that automation transactions in early 2018 will build on a familiar pattern of investment in AI, the mobility market, and industrial automation. The question remains as to which companies will lead and which will be absorbed or fall behind.
As IoT deployments are becoming a new necessity for businesses, analytical tools are improving their effectiveness by offering insights into consumer behaviors and needs.
RoboBusiness will be presenting the Robotics & AI Summit at PTC’s LiveWorx ’18 event in Boston in June. We’ll be discussing how the latest in automation can help manufacturing be competitive.
This week, we look at multiple drone deals, seed funds in the U.K. and elsewhere, new AI investments, and more transactions in global automation.
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.
The Jetsons’ Rosie the Robot may still be far away, but investors are betting on innovations around elder care, hospital automation, and household vacuuming in our latest Robot Investments Weekly.
In this Robot Investments Weekly, we look at the latest transactions and investments around self-driving cars, industrial automation, and manufacturing of consumer goods.
Artificial intelligence is finding use in manufacturing, and Blockchain can provide security in the supply chain, finds our columnist at last fall’s IoT Tech Expo North America.
Google’s latest overture to China is an AI lab, as the country positions itself to be a leader in mobility services. Among other AI apps news this week, we look at the importance of cybersecurity for self-driving cars.
Robotics Trends’ AI conference at CES 2018 examines recent developments, current applications, and concerns about AI. Hear leading AI experts discuss the reality behind the hype and how AI will impact our everyday lives.
Four university projects are leading the way for robot train inspection and maintenance and were recognized by the UK Rail Safety and Standards Board. Automation can help relieve human workers from the burden of tedious and dangerous tasks.
Our columnist brings his international perspective to the latest robot applications shown at iRex 2017 in Tokyo. Machine learning, service robots, and Society 5.0 all have implications for automation beyond Japan.
At iRex 2017 in Japan, major robotics providers such as FANUC, Yaskawa, and Kawasaki demonstrated how deep learning can be applied to factory automation.
Forget about self-driving cars; how about flying taxis? Plus, the U.S. weighs restrictions on tech trade with China, even as China continues its pursuit of AI. See all this and more in our latest roundup of global robotics developments.
Temi, the personal robot from Roboteam Home, is designed to be helpful, affordable, and mobile. It is entering an increasingly competitive market for consumer robots.
At RoboBusiness 2017, Tend.ai executives discussed how their cloud monitoring software and services can help businesses remotely monitor and troubleshoot their robots.
Supply chain robots are moving from pilots and testing to everyday use at DHL, just as the holiday shopping season begins. See how the company sets its automation goals and what it’s still working on.
Locus Robotics is leading the wave of investment and adoption of logistics robots. It received Series B funding, which it plans to use to scale up its RaaS offering.