Robotics and AI are growing more essential to solving business problems, particularly when combined with the latest sensors and data analytics, observes OLogic Ted Larson, who’ll be speaking at RoboBusiness 2017 in Santa Clara, Calif. But there are still hurdles to overcome, he notes.
As Labor Day approaches, we look at how robot labor could affect clothing production, Estonia’s digital currency as an attempt to encourage automation investment, and questions about intellectual property created by AI.
What are the business and ethical implications of healthcare AI? From diagnosis to patient interaction, artificial intelligence could soon change how healthcare is delivered and monitored.
MIT CSAIL’s “Interactive Robogami” lets you design and 3D-print origami-inspired robots from 2D designs ?
Job fears are affecting government policies in the U.S., South Korea, and elsewhere, but will new regulations work? Also, the U.S. Army plans to stop using consumer drones from China-based DJI, citing cybersecurity risks.
Mechanization is a longtime trend in farming, but the latest developments in agriculture robots and drones are happening quickly. Are you ready to examine your farm processes for greater productivity?
Why is Pittsburgh one of the biggest robotics hubs in the U.S.? It’s thanks to a combination of strong educational institutions such as CMU, manufacturing expertise, and industry partnerships, writes one RoboBusiness 2017 speaker.
Dr. Martin Buehler, Executive R&D Imagineer with Walt Disney Imagineering, will deliver the opening keynote at RoboBusiness 2017. Buehler will share how Disney has enhanced robotic characters to create deeper and more meaningful connections with Disney theme park guests.
Martin Buehler, executive R&D imagineer at Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development, has years of experience across the robotics industry, from healthcare to delivery systems. He’ll share his insights at this September’s RoboBusiness in Santa Clara, Calif.
What do China-U.S. trade tensions mean for the robotics industry? We look at this and other recent robotics developments, including international self-driving car research.
Roboticists have unveiled robots that can be deployed in interesting new ways through growing and unfolding, giving them useful access to all kinds of nooks and crannies.
India has banned self-driving cars from its roads, but that doesn’t mean the country will lag in autonomous systems. A closer look at government policy and multinational partnerships reveals a lot of potential.
If you’re thinking about hiring a robotics engineering firm to turn your business’ robot dreams into reality, you probably already have some strong ideas about what you want your final product to be. But choosing the wrong technological path or the wrong partner can lead you down an expensive, time-consuming path to a “solution” that…
Cobots are now so integrated into business that it’s something of a cliche to compare this new generation of automation to the clumsy, cage-bound robotics common two decades ago. Moving machines from sequestered danger zones to shared workspaces is now nothing new, and the future of cobots will likely depend on integrating humans and cobots…
While robotic advancements have led to machines that can land an airplane or design and construct a building, there are some areas that still require human judgment, including labor and immigration policies.
Can Taiwan become the Asian Silicon Valley? The country is spending millions on robotics R&D and encouraging partnerships between government, academia, and industry.
Renowned for its semiconductor prowess, Taiwan is now looking to local businesses and academia to build the foundation for a robotics future.
Just as the DHS announces new security rules for U.S. airports, authorities around the world are beginning to turn to robots for airport security.
The new Cozmo Code Lab uses drag-and-drop programming to teach kids how to code Anki’s adorable Cozmo robot.
The robot cluster in Massachusetts remains the country’s top destination for automation, thanks to leading universities and commercially successful companies. The government is working to provide incentives to educators and startups to maintain the area’s appeal.
This week’s international AI and robotics roundup looks at the IEEE’s show in Singapore, a deal between Germany and China, and Indian drones for fighting disease.
Automation trends such as improvements in materials science, the application of AI and IoT, and developing regional hubs will continue to grow the robotics industry, said panelists at PTC LiveWorx’s robotics track.
Cory Kidd, the CEO of Catalia Health, recently spoke with Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky about his interest in healthcare, how he founded two robotics companies, and potential market for Mabu.
Although the U.S. is the biggest creator and user of military robotics and drones, Israel, India, and Russia are also shaping the future of defense automation, AI, and IoT.