October 31, 2019

Ford Motor and start-up Agility Robotics are partnering in a research project that will test how two-legged robots and self-driving vehicles can work together to solve the curb to door problem when Autonomous Vehicles (AV) are deployed to make deliveries. Agility’s Dig...

July 1, 2019

McKinsey & Company has issued its research piece on the outlook for growth for industrial robotics. With a global installed base of 2.1 million units, McKinsey believes that this will grow at a rate of +13% per annum from 2018 to 2021. The key drivers for this demand w...

June 1, 2019

Amazon hosted first re:MARS conference in Las Vegas in June, which bought some of the biggest names in the tech world including Jeff Bezos himself, Colin Angle the CEO of iRobot and Andrew Ng CEO of Landing AI face to face with recent cutting edge technology and ideas....

May 1, 2019

During the Re:MARS 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Amazon unveiled its latest prototype drone for Prime Air package deliveries to its customers. It is a hybrid aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing like a helicopter, and horizontal flying capability like a plane ach...

April 1, 2019

Publishing company Springer Nature best known for academic related books has announced what it claims is the world’s first text-book entirely written by Machine Learning. The book called ‘Lithium-Ion Batteries: A Machine-Generated Summary of Current Research’ isn’t the...

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 1, 2019

The concept of an automated lawn mower is not new, there are at least 50 models across 15 brands available already. Where iRobot’s mower differs from the pack is that it uses a different way to navigate around the garden. Just about every single robotic lawn mower that...

October 1, 2018

The International Federation of Robotics released their annual update on market trends. Their new World Robotics Report on industrial robotics shows that the number of units sold increased by 30% yoy in 2017, to reach a record high of 381,000 units, at the same time sa...

August 14, 2018

Aerospace engine maker Rolls-Royce is exploring the idea of using robots inspired by snakes and cockroaches to help it inspect and repair engines in the future, the company’s researchers said at the recent Farnborough International Air Show in July. The company wants t...

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...

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