Robofest robotics competition draws students from all over world to Lawrence Tech | Local News

By |May 16th, 2019|Robotics|

More than 600 students from around the world will travel to Lawrence Technological University for three days of competition in Robofest, a youth robotics competition.Competitions will begin at LTU in Southfield on Thursday, May 16, with the world championship game competition coming Saturday, May 18.It’s the 20th anniversary of the event, founded by [...]

Robot hummingbird uses AI to fly like the real thing | Science & Tech News

By |May 10th, 2019|Robotics|

Researchers have created a tiny robotic hummingbird that flies in the same way as the real thing thanks to artificial intelligence.Engineers at Purdue University in Indiana developed simulations of how hummingbirds fly and then used machine learning algorithms to "teach" the robot to use the same techniques. This software, alongside a remarkably light [...]

For Philly Tech Week, a showcase for cutting-edge robots

By |May 9th, 2019|Robotics|

Gavin Kenneally is set to finish his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering soon, but when he stepped up to the podium yesterday before an audience of Philadelphia-area entrepreneurs and potential funders, he was wearing a different hat: co-founder of Ghost Robotics.  The nascent company, which is already shipping its signature legged robots to customers, is [...]

These are the tasks that tech will perform in-store

By |May 9th, 2019|Robotics|

CLOSE Walmart's "customer hosts" will still greet customers but have additional and physically demanding responsibilities, which means eliminating greeters. USA TODAYWalmart is planning to use thousands of robots for a wide variety of tasks within its stores following a "well-received" round of tests in 2018."Smart assistants have huge potential to make busy stores run more [...]

Sex tech company Lora DiCarlo gets CES robotics award it was first denied

By |May 9th, 2019|Robotics|

The Osé contains advanced microrobotics the company developed with Oregon State University. Lora DiCarlo At CES 2019 the biggest topic, almost by accident, was sex tech. That's because the governing body of the event revoked its Innovation Award on realizing the company behind the winning robotics technology makes sex tech products.That company, Lora DiCarlo, [...]

Bonney Lake Walmart’s robot zips along in tech revolution that’s raising big questions for workers

By |May 6th, 2019|Robotics|

BONNEY LAKE, Pierce County — When an autonomous floor scrubber was rolled out in Walmart’s Bonney Lake store last month, shoppers mistook the teal blue scrubber zipping down the aisles for a runaway machine, said manager David Klein. “Some customers are a little freaked out.” Klein said the Auto-C robot has relieved his [...]

Toyota AI Ventures launches $100M fund to invest in robotics and autonomous tech – TechCrunch

By |May 2nd, 2019|Robotics|

Toyota AI Ventures, a subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute, has a new $100 million fund that will focus on finding and investing in early-stage robotics and autonomous technology startups. This second fund, aptly dubbed Fund II, brings the firm’s total assets under management to more than $200 million. “The growing interest in automated [...]

Global Cloud Robotics Market Outlook 2020-2025 – High Tech & Emerging Markets Report, 2019 –

By |April 30th, 2019|Robotics|

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "2019 Global Forecast for Cloud Robotics (2020-2025 Outlook) - High Tech & Emerging Markets Report" report has been added to's offering. The report contains timely and accurate market statistics and forecasts on the market for over 140 countries. Estimates on equipment or material sales (product shipments value) are published historically [...]

These firms say artificial intelligence, robotics and cloud is the new tech

By |April 28th, 2019|Robotics|

The advent of Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, cloud technology and robotics will prove the competitive edge for businesses and individuals who want to remain ahead of the chasing pack, all the presenters said. One of the presenters, Schneider Electric, demonstrated the importance of digitized power monitoring in commercial and industrial buildings to enhance energy [...]

Japan and Israel Tech Experts Join Forces to Create AI Products

By |April 22nd, 2019|Robotics|

Japanese and Israeli technology expertise have merged in a new company blended from innovators in each country. Musashi Seimitsu Corporation, a Japan-based Honda Motor Corporation affiliate, has formed Musashi AI, a consortium, in collaboration with Israeli technology expert Ran Poliakine, founder of Poliakine Innovation and SixEye Interactive. The Musashi Automatic Inspection System was [...]