2014 Robot Orders Up 28% in Units, 19% in Dollars over 2013
North America: Orders top $1.6 billion with auto makers way out ahead, but welding, assembly, and material handling fastest growing
Uber Lite: No Drivers at All!
It’s not about cabbies vs. Uber drivers: it’s all about why bother owning a car in the first place.
Japan Pledges $850M plus Deregulation of Robots to Spur Jobs
Promoting deregulation to expand the use of robot technology to ease labor shortages
Google Mulls Partner for Its Self-driving Cars
GM, Ford, Toyota, Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG all in the mix
How Will Driverless Cars Impact Insurance Premiums?
Once accidents caused by human errors are eliminated, 90 percent of accidents could be reduced, say experts
Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year in the rise of newest billion-dollar industry: wearable robotics supplementing human powers with mechanized ones.
“Baidu Map” Key to BMW’s Self-Driving Car Venture with China
BMW’s “Vision Zero” and Baidu’s NavInfo technology will try to navigate China’s unruly traffic
Automakers, Robotics & the Feds Join Forces on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology
Vehicles will communicate with each other by 2021—and the economy, the environment and society, will benefit, experts predict.
Volvo Opens $70M AstaZero Test Site for Self-Driving Cars
AstaZero will enable testing of autonomous vehicles in an adaptive environment.
What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!
The “Old” Supply Chain is showing its age: it’s grown too complex, too long, and too fragile
Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
All-terrain, autonomous utility vehicle offers performance of a tractor and precision of an industrial robot
$257M Funding for UK Robotics Is Way Not Enough!
Britain needs to treble that number just to kick start momentum, let alone catch up
FAA Drone Decision: Slow-Motion Brawl Over Wrong Issue
Never-mentioned, most critical word in the hot drone debate: airworthiness.
Three “Twofers” Down; Healthcare Robotics Next
Webcast & research report combos wonderfully received by our audience
Fast or Frenzy: Why Warehouses & DCs Can’t Keep Up!
A webcast that offers a way out and a way forward in the “fast-or-else” world of new-age automation