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.
Vecna Robotics, which won the DHL and Dell mobile picking challenge in Germany, entered a different robot from most of its competitors. See how Vecna over-designed its Tote Retrieval System to be ready for market soon.
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.
Welcome to “Robot Investments Weekly,” a new feature on Robotics Business Review that every Friday recaps the week that was in acquisitions, funding, IPOs and mergers and acquisitions in the robotics industry. For more information about investing in robotics, RBR members can access our Transactions Database that keeps you updated on the key mergers and…
The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE has named has named the top 10 and top two teams so far in its four-year competition, which is intended to encourage R&D to apply artificial intelligence to social problems.
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.
In this Essential Interview, Dr. Jun Ho Oh, director of the Humanoid Research Center at KAIST and co-founder of Rainbow Robotics Co., talks about the challenges of creating a robust humanoid robot and the nascent market for commercial androids.
At RoboBusiness 2017, Tend.ai executives discussed how their cloud monitoring software and services can help businesses remotely monitor and troubleshoot their robots.
In this booth video from RoboBusiness 2017, a Schunk representative explains how collaborative robots are only as good as the quality of their end effectors.
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.
In our latest roundup of global developments in robotics, AI, and unmanned systems, we look at promising drone-delivery tests and intelligent systems that don’t require Internet connectivity. However, the threat of unemployment and war posed by automation could lead to more regulation.
Leaders who employ robotics and artificial intelligence “workers” will face important questions about capabilities, competencies, and ethics.
RPA, or robotic process automation, is coming to companies large and small, but they need to evaluate which tasks are best performed by AI and which are still best for humans to do.
Data management should be top of mind for today’s manufacturing and robotics organizations. Their need to review, analyze, and navigate through unprecedented amounts of data, both structured and unstructured, for successful IoT deployments.
Mixed reality offers untrained users an easier way to control multiple robots with precision, according to a researcher at NYU. He describes the challenges that still remain as robots reach into our everyday lives.
In this guest column and infographic from Cutting Tool Engineering, you can see why robots and jobs in U.S. manufacturing are not mutually exclusive.
As end users are more concerned with big data than hardware, drones as a service can help many industries. Governments and businesses of all sizes are likely adopters.
Robotics in Singapore is a product of the nation’s willingness to partner internationally and invest in robots, AI, and autonomous vehicles.
The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.’s lag in industrial automation?
The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet’s warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada’s first AI-driven ETF.
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.
Chinese courts are among the users for the latest Qihan robot, which is powered by IBM Watson. AI and robotics as a service are part of Qihan’s Sanbot King Kong and Xiaofa offerings, which will also be on display at CES 2018.
The stage is set for a new era of international competition in the Arctic. As the ice melts, drones are becoming the most powerful tool for laying claims and monitoring countries. This an opportunity for drone manufacturers to solve specific challenges relating to extreme-cold environments.