Robotics and IoT were just some of the technologies to be seen at this year’s Robotics & AI Summit at LiveWorx. These videos show more highlights from last week’s event in Boston.
Robots have helped Amazon achieve success in the e-commerce fulfillment space, but the human-robot collaboration has succeeded more, says Amazon Robotics’ chief technologist.
A robot named Vincenzo from Zume Pizza takes over the task of removing pizzas from hot ovens to reduce human injuries
VMEC, the Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center, works with the state government, colleges, and local businesses to help advise and grow manufacturers in the state.
This week saw Asian superpowers teaming up on AI and big data, the U.K. considering a robot tax to address automation job losses, and Microsoft creating AI to detect AI bias.
New York’s FuzeHub is a member of NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, which aims to reduce costs, develop the workforce, and find new markets.
To meet the demand for fast, efficient e-commerce order fulfillment, collaborative piece picking robots are the goal of many organizations. DHL’s Adrian Kumar discusses how he sees the evolving market.
FedEx has been pushing the development of robots for multiple aspects of its operations, as e-commerce demands outstrip the available workforce. Ted Dengel gives a preview of his session at the Robotics & AI Summit & LiveWorx ’18.
In addition to the latest coffee-serving robot, this week saw AI news editors and a world that might finally see flying cars promised to us in The Jetsons.
Byron Clayton, the new head of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, talks about how universities, manufacturers, and the government can work together to keep U.S. industry competitive.
The debate over whether the corporate tax rate should encourage automation or hiring, as well as whether jobs and robotics are in opposition, continues worldwide.
This week saw continued fears from people over artificial intelligence being used to create autonomous weapons, or that robots may take jobs from lower-skilled workers.
At the AIA Vision Show this week in Boston, presenters, exhibitors, and attendees shared observations on the growing cobot market and the importance of machine vision to safety and Industry 4.0.
The growth of the robotic process automation (RPA) industry is seeing a number of new product offerings designed to improve productivity, reduce errors, and save money for companies worldwide.
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.
India think tank sets goals for AI development, and a report predicts 1 in 3 jobs will be lost to automation in Australia
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.
A new OECD study on robotics and reshoring finds that multinationals are reorganizing production in reaction to more capable automation and rising wages worldwide.
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.
The host country of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games is one of the most friendly to automation. See how South Korean robot guides, cleaners, and vehicles demonstrate the country’s emerging tech leadership.
AI policy isn’t just about chips; it also affects where driverless vehicles will go, global workforces, and manufacturing competitiveness.
In the latest Robotics & Geopolitics roundup, we look at how unmanned vessels such as Sea Hunter are changing seafaring, AI being used by U.S. state judges, and Chinese attitudes to automation.
Military exoskeletons are being developed by China and Japan, which reverse their leadership roles in comparison with civilian exoskeleton development.
Exoskeleton development is an area of technology R&D where China and Japan are pursuing different paths, with implications for military, industrial, and healthcare use.