Retailers and 3PLs are rapidly adopting a wide range of automation technologies – including robotics – to improve the operational efficacy and efficiency in warehouses and distribution centers. The primary demand driver is e-commerce.
Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky sits down with Vision Robotics COO to discuss the company’s road to developing robotic pruners, weeders and lettuce thinners.
Social intelligence and mobile manipulation features help workers with hospital tasks.
Robotics and AI development continues to support doctors, nurses and hospitals with automating tasks and assisting in patient care.
Company launches autonomous navigation robots for service markets with Techi Butler, Techi Cart.
There’s plenty of room for improvement in robot grasping, notes UC Berkeley Prof. Ken Goldberg. He gives a preview of his session, in which he will describes an approach with wide commercial application.
Robot restaurants, aerial analytics, and awesome exoskeleton firms also score big this week.
Swiss university ETH Zurich is been working on a walking robot prototype and perception using machine learning. Both technologies could help service robots catch on.
Proof-of-concept attack shows how hackers could control service robots and make their owners pay a ransom.