Shopping mall robots are boosting retail
Cheetah Mobile has successfully deployed more than 7,000 AiM Robots (AiM: Attract, interact and Mindset) in 887 shopping malls across 32 cities in China. The AiM Robots double as an interactive advertising platform and information desk, boosting sales and ushering in the smart retail era for brick-and-mortar shops hammered by COVID-19.
Multiscope Rescue UGV used in search and rescue exercise
The Estonian Disaster Relief Team (EDRT) utilised Milrem Robotics’ Multiscope Rescue unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) during an urban search and rescue (USAR) exercise last week. The UGV was used to transport rescue equipment of two USAR units to the operation area allowing members of the unit conserve energy and reach survivors quicker.
Smartphone AR to simplify robotic installations
Discovering whether a robot is right for your application should be easier following the launch of ABB’s new Augmented Reality viewer, which has been added to ABB’s powerful PC-based RobotStudio offline programming software.
How drones will change the construction sector
In this article, Jack Bird, Content Writer from Postage Supermarket discusses how drone deliveries and technological advancements may change the construction industry. He believes the keyword is ‘evolution’, not ‘revolution’ - but hasn’t that always been the case for the industry?
Yamaha pesticide spraying service using FAZER R
Yamaha Motor has announced that Siam Yamaha Motor Robotics, a joint-venture company in which subsidiary Thai Yamaha Motor is a part owner, will launch a pesticide spraying service in Thailand using Yamaha Motor’s FAZER R industrial unmanned helicopter, on August 2020.
Can AI revolutionise robotic surgery?
In its recently published report 'Innovations in Robotic Surgery 2020-2030: Technologies, Players & Markets', IDTechEx reports that the robotic surgery market will reach over $12bn by 2030. The report breaks down the market landscape and emerging technologies in the field of robotic surgery.
TM Robotics launches robotics consultation service
Electronics manufacturing has experienced extraordinary change. Responding to the shifting needs of the sector, TM Robotics has launched a new robotics consultation service to advise manufacturers on how automation can aid recovery and growth. Held with a TM Robotics automation specialist, the free consultations can be managed remotely or by appointment.
Design guide to powering tethered UAVs
The market for tethered UAVs and drones is growing at a significant rate. Predicted to grow 61% year-over-year in 2020, the growth is due to the increasing amount of applications and use cases that can benefit from a persistent aerial platform. By Mark Patrick, Mouser Electronics
OnRobot expands capabilities of robot vision system
OnRobot has showcased its commitment to continuous and rapid product enhancement with the launch of a software update for the popular ‘Eyes’ robot vision system. The update is part of a broad application-focused strategy to give OnRobot customers ongoing enhancements across its product portfolio.
Meet the robot influencers on Instagram
The number of Instagram influencers has increased dramatically over the past few months, with interest rising by 137% since March. The rise of virtual robot influencers on Instagram has led OnBuy, with the help of Influencer Marketing Hub’s Sponsored Post Calculator, to investigate who is making the biggest waves and just how much they are earning.