Drones: the key technology for the next decade
Drones are the key technology of the coming two decades. They are used in many different aspects of industry, and commercial use of this technology has never been higher. In its new market research report, 'Drone Market and Industries 2021-2041', IDTechEx predicts that the drone market will reach over $22bn by 2041, attributed in part to this wide range of use cases. This article aims to provide you with an essential understanding and insight int...
Milrem Robotics rolls out its new Type-X RCV
The medium class Type-X RCV (Robotic Combat Vehicle) developed by Milrem Robotics passed its initial mobility tests. The Type-X RCV designed to support mechanised units was first announced in the summer of last year. The Type-X will become an intelligent wingman to main battle tanks and infantry fighting vehicles capable of taking on the most dangerous tasks and positions, which result in lower lethality risk.
Technology-enhanced graduation for class of 2020
Delivering an innovative and inclusive experience fit for this historic year, Thunderbird safely recognised the academic accomplishments of its class of 2020 in a technology-enhanced graduation celebration today to close an unprecedented fall semester.
New product makes a splash in the world of robots
Requests by customers for a robolink fit for wet conditions has prompted igus to design one that can withstand rain, showers, and moisture. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed its very first water-resistant robolink - a low cost automation solution made of polymer and stainless steel.
Cheetah Mobile launches smart vending robot globally
Cheetah Mobile, a global innovator in AI-driven robotic solutions, has announced its smart vending robot, FANBOT, to international markets. In contrast to traditional vending machines, the FANBOT can autonomously identify and approach potential customers in complex and high-traffic environments, such as shopping malls, retail stores, gyms, cinemas, libraries, hotel lobbies and airport terminals.
Universal Robots powers robotic kitchen
Universal Robots has announced its partnership with Moley Robotics, the creator of the robotic kitchen. Moley has chosen Universal Robots’ collaborative robot (cobots) arms to provide the dexterity and accuracy needed the world’s first consumer robotic kitchen. Moley’s robotic kitchen was unveiled to the consumer market on 6th December.
How the uptake of robotics will change workforces
UK General Sir Nick Carter has suggested that a quarter of the British army could be robots by the 2030s. However, the armed forces isn’t the only industry that’s facing an increasing number of robot employees. Here Stewart Goulding, Managing Director of Electro Mechanical Systems (EMS), explains how the rise of robotic workers poses promise, not a threat.
UK employees waste 40 working days a year on tasks robots could do
UK employees believe they are wasting more than 40 working days a year each on routine tasks that could be done by technology, such as digital workers, according to new research from ABBYY, investigating the impact of COVID-19 and automation technologies on office workers in the UK, US, France and Germany.
Why soft skills could power the rise of robot leaders
What would the world look like if socially-skilled robots stepped into the roles normally reserved for humans? Recruitment experts have long predicted that AI technology will make 'uniquely human' soft skills such as emotional intelligence and creativity more highly prized in the workplace.
Robotic exhibition solutions to increase engagement at events
In response to the shifting environment in the events and trade show industry due to COVID-19, Cheetah Mobile introduced its exhibition solutions powered by three AI-driven service robots: GreetBot, EngageBot and FanBot.