The Sensors Expo & Conference will include discussions of how sensors are being used in multiple industries, as well as with robotics and IoT. The host of the Sensors Expo explains his take on the sensors market.
Surgical robots, the security sector, and self-driving companies all got funding during National Robotics Week.
Robots and AI are taking on new roles, from inspecting oil rigs to hiring human workers. How do self-driving car regulations and Russian AI reflect new fronts in geopolitical competition?
The final week of March saw investments in robotics parts makers, food production robots, and continued funding for self-driving AI software companies.
Walmart is testing robots in U.S. locations, self-driving pact links Waymo and Jaguar, and governments could start mandating limits on automation to protect jobs.
Current self-driving car rules in Germany, Japan, and Singapore show a mix of motivations and approaches to regulation.
As the crash investigation continues, more questions are raised around liability, regulations, and government policies surrounding autonomous vehicles.
AI funding takes the top seed this week, but self-driving cars and drones stay in the game.
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.
The CEO of the new Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development company describes the joint venture’s goals, what skills it’s looking for, and its expectations for self-driving cars.
Self-driving tech again scored big money this week, but so did medical robotics firms and companies developing AI software.
The leaders in the AI race depend on availability of big data, breadth of use, and careful choices of international partners. Also, we look at potential U.S. and U.K. regulations around autonomous systems.
European cities are moving forward with the development of autonomous public transport, bringing together real-time traffic and road data with the latest developments in electric and autonomous vehicle technology.
Oil and gas pipeline inspection robots, self-driving shuttle buses, and precision-focused RF sensor companies receive funding boosts this week.
Chinese influence in AI and robotics extends to hospital robots in Thailand and self-driving cars. This week’s global robotics roundup also looks at Japanese AI investments.
Qualcomm recorded IoT sales of more than $1B in FY 2017, and its Industrial IoT momentum spans hundreds of leading brands.
Drone threats, the ongoing race to develop autonomous vehicles, and the effects of job concerns on national policies are all part of this week’s global robotics roundup.
For the robotics ecosystem to grow and benefit local economies, organizations such as MassRobotics are learning to work with government programs such as MassWorks and are connecting academia and industry.
Self-driving car features such as a variety of sensors, object recognition, and navigation software are making the dream of driverless transporation a reality.
AI policy isn’t just about chips; it also affects where driverless vehicles will go, global workforces, and manufacturing competitiveness.
Robotics components, assistive technologies, and the usual AI and self-driving car deals made up the past week’s automation transactions.
Robotics Business Review’s latest redesign is intended to make the site more user-friendly and to help visitors get the robotics content they find the most interesting or relevant to their organizations’ success.
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.
The day when not letting the robot drive will earn you a ticket may be coming sooner than you think.
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.