July 23, 2020

Obayashi the Japanese construction company has started to build a dam almost entirely with robots, addressing the industry's labour shortage and aging workforce. The site of the project is a concrete dam in Mie Prefecture, on the southeast coast of Japan's main island...

March 1, 2019

Boston Dynamics have just unveiled the latest in a long line of videos showing off what they can get their robots to do. In the video a pair of their ‘Handle” robots can be seen diligently moving boxes from one pallet to another and also from a pallet to a conveyor (de...

January 17, 2018

Canvas Technology has launched what it claims is the world’s first​ self-driving​ ​industrial​ ​cart. The company says the logistics robot brings driverless​ vehicles​ ​to​ workplaces​ “long​ before​ self-driving​ vehicles​ hit​ street”. Canvas says its carts are also...

January 17, 2018

Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot, Atlas, is now able to perform backflips. Nothing can replace a look at YouTube’s video showing the robot walk, run, jump and doing a backflip. We live in a world designed for humans so it makes sense to make humanoid robots designed to...

December 20, 2017

San Francisco has voted to ban autonomous delivery robots on most sidewalks and limit usage in the areas where they are permitted. The new legislation allows the Department of Public Works to issue permits for the testing of “Autonomous Delivery Devices” with a long li...

December 20, 2017

Chinese robot makers manufactured more than 100,000 industrial robots in the first 10 months of this year, according Chinese state news agency Xinhua. The growth indicates a massive increase in output of 70% compared with the previous year according to the agency. Annu...

November 17, 2017

Adidas’s new highly automated and very flexible manufacturing plant called the SpeedFactory has begun to produce trainers. The machines carrying out this work are highly automated and use processes such as computerised knitting, robotic cutting and additive manufacturi...

November 17, 2017

Wal-Mart is rolling out shelf-scanning robots in more than 50 U.S. stores to replenish inventory faster and save employees time when products run out. The 2-foot (60 cm) robots come with a tower that is fitted with cameras that scan aisles to check stock and identify m...

August 18, 2017

In preparation for 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, electronics giant LG is trialling new robots in the country’s largest airport. Seoul’s Incheon International Airport is now home to two of LG’s latest prototype bots, the Airport Guide Robot and the Airport Cleani...

August 2, 2017

Foxconn the world’s largest electronics manufacturer and perhaps Apple’s most well-known supplier has announced a plan to build a factory in Wisconsin (U.S.) which has the potential to create up to 13,000 jobs. The total investment in the plant which would be the first...

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