Robotics in retail are essential for companies to transform and to respond to rapidly changing market demands. Amazon, Bossa Nova, and Brain Corp provide examples.
5 Robots Now in Grocery Stores Show the Future of Retail
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.
Zebra unveils SmartSight retail intelligence automation system at NRF 2020
Zebra Technologies said its SmartSight with the EMA50 mobile automation system is the retail industry’s first subscription-based robotic offering to turn data into actions to improve store performance.
Badger Teams With AT&T for 5G Rollout for Retail Robots
Network provider to test 5G data capabilities on autonomous mobile robots in stores.
Will Robots Succeed or Self-Destruct in the Battle for Retail?
Elements for retailers to ask before they begin a robotics deployment.
Singapore-Based Techmetics Brings 2 Service Robot Lines to the U.S.
Company launches autonomous navigation robots for service markets with Techi Butler, Techi Cart.
CES: 10 Robotics Trends Seen in Eureka Park 2019
Here are some of the most innovative robots, drones, and AI applications seen among the international startups in Eureka Park 2019.
Creator Offers Better Burger Experience With Robot Cooks
As robots move into food preparation, Creator is focusing on quality rather than mass production, explains Martin Buehler.
Robotics in 2019 — Experts Offer More Predictions
Our latest roundup for robotics in 2019 yields glimpses into future capabilities and challenges for cobots, robots in retail, exoskeletons, and driverless trucks.
6 Service Robot Questions to Be Answered at CES 2019
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.
Walmart, Brain to Expand Self-Driving Floor-Cleaning Robots in Stores
Program for autonomous floor cleaning robots to expand to 360 stores by end of January 2019.
Starship Launches On-Demand Mobile Robot Package Delivery
Service offers way for customers to avoid last-mile problems such as missed deliveries, package theft, or locker visits.
Affectiva, SoftBank Robotics Team Up to Broaden Pepper’s Emotional Intelligence
Partnership aims to improve interactions between humans and humanoid robots
Robotics & Geopolitics: AI, Service Robots Come From Unexpected Places
Restaurants, nursing homes, museums, and theme parks are just some of the places where service robots and AI are becoming useful. Nations must develop strategies and address fears of automation taking jobs.
Array of Assistive Robots Arrives at Automatica 2018
For the past several years, developers and vendors around the world have been working on assistive robots. Their products came closer to market with displays at Automatica.
Bossa Nova Raises $29 Million to Scale Up Mobile Inventory Robots
New investment also includes Bossa Nova’s partnership with a major contract manufacturer Flex to increase production of mobile inventory robots.
Robotics & Geopolitics: Automation Looms Over Vegas Union Talks; Healthcare AI Woes for IBM
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.
Food Robots on the Menu of CMU-Sony Collaboration
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.
Infographic: AI and Chatbots Find Commercial Utility
Chatbots are one form of artificial intelligence already seeing wide use in business. See how the technology has developed and how it’s being used.
10 Best Robots of CES 2018
Self-driving cars were the talk of Las Vegas during CES 2018. We recap the 10 best robots seen at CES.
3 AI Advances From Around the World in 2017
The past few years have seen many improvements in automation, including cheaper sensors, more powerful processors, and most importantly, a better understanding of how artificial intelligence and robotics can help businesses. 2017 brought even more AI advances. With the recent development of machine learning techniques, it’s reasonable to expect that scientists, software engineers, and enterprises…
Ocado Team Shares Insights Into SecondHands Humanoid Cobot
The SecondHands project is developing a humanoid robot to work alongside people in Ocado’s warehouses. The team discusses its ambitious schedule, desirable tasks to automate, and the path to commercialization.
Robot Investments Weekly: Healthcare, Household Robots Raise Money as Funds Flourish
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.
GoPro Quits Drone Business
Portable camera maker GoPro faced stiff competition and poor reviews for its Karma consumer drone, forcing it to quit that market altogether.
The Top 10 Articles of 2017 on Robotics Business Review
What were the top 10 articles of 2017 on Robotics Business Review? We look back at our most popular stories, which drew reader attention for their coverage of developments in industrial automation, international policy, and emerging applications for robotics and AI.