Government relaxes rules on testing vehicles with a safety driver.
Unclear rules and questions about who is responsible for accidents a concern for industry respondents.
Search and rescue operations, such as Project Lifesaver, work with drone services providers to navigate current statutes concerning drones.
Complaint alleges infringement of ‘flipper’ and articulated arms for traversing stairs.
Foreign manufacturers that want to reshore production from China can’t just shut down and leave. Here are four factors to consider before changing operations.
From London to Venice, European swarm research around robots and drones is more than an academic exercise. It could provide the continent leadership in autonomous applications.
Industrial robots have a good safety record, but manufacturers should be aware of standards and best practices, noted speakers at a recent RIA conference.
As more aerial drones are used for public safety and first response applications, the key for public support will be education and transparency, a survey suggests.
In the absence of an international AI framework, companies designing or implementing AI should be prepared for multiple directives.
Chief robotics officers, the executives charged with evaluating, deploying, and managing robotics and automation, have a lot to do. RBR’s renewed CRO focus is designed to help you.
In this roundup, we look at how European drone regulations are developing, even as the market grows and innovators strive for new applications.
Countries compete with companies for AI, robotics and other emerging technology labor.
In a tale of three cities, a new robot alliance will compare notes to find the best balance of research, startup incentives, and industrial use of robotics and AI.
The latest trade deals negotiated between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are just as important to competitiveness as the DARPA’s push for the “third wave” of AI. Plus, this week’s robotics roundup looks at workforce shortages.
Robotics concerns about the changing nature of work were just some of the many topics discussed in Day 2 of RoboBusiness 2018. Exhibitors demonstrated the latest in components and solutions, panelists gave advice on how to automate and measure ROI, and attendees networked.
The most common concern about automation and the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, is about cybersecurity. An IEEE expert looks at three current challenges for IIoT devices and possible responses.
While the jury is out on the effects of Chinese tariffs and South Korean AI investments on U.S. automation, robotics companies and customers must be ready for changes.
India’s policies that ban foreign drone pilots within the country indicate another step towards protecting its citizens from foreign influence.
As AI evolves, getting algorithms to ‘show its work’ on how decisions were made will be key when accidents occur, says RoboBusiness speaker Matthew Linton.
China presents many opportunities — and pitfalls — for foreign robotics suppliers, notes RoboBusiness speaker and international investment expert Georg Stieler.
Four successful flights in the U.S. highlight movement on collecting data and drone integration for commercial drone regulations.
At RoboBusiness 2018, two lawyers will discuss lessons learned from companies that didn’t fully manage their legal risk before things went wrong.
Europe’s consideration of robot rights regulations is one example of why the industry needs to be aware of politics. RoboBusiness 2018 attendees can learn more at the CRO Summit.
RoboBusiness 2018 is your best chance to learn about the entire robotics ecosystem, from developing new applications and investing in startups to finding markets and guaranteeing ROI.
Basic income, along with taxes, ethics rules, and outright bans are among the government responses to the perceived threats of automation. Plus, which countries are pursuing autonomous weapons?