As part of our ongoing coverage of robotics applications during the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at more uses in healthcare, transportation, and utilities.
With demands for hygiene and workforce efficiency at an all-time high, grocery stores are turning to robots like these to better track inventory and serve customers.
From heavy lifting arms to collaborative robots, manufacturing and other industries now have a variety of options, depending on their needs.
Mobile robot applications will keep growing in 2020, both within and across industries, says columnist Kayla Matthews.
Autonomous mobile robots had a good year in 2019, with new industrial applications, heavy-duty machines, and more use cases for automation.
New systems are helping to make emergency response less dangerous and provide more data.
The range of surgical procedures that robots can assist is widening, even as systems become more specialized.
Collaborative robots, mobile platforms, autonomous trucks, and even drones can help manufacturers respond to the widening talent gap and improve workforce opportunities.
From bricklaying robots to autonomous vehicles and remote-controlled drones gathering data, construction robotics is transforming an industry faced with labor shortages.
Better data transmission with 5G and analysis with AI, in combination with surgical robots, could improve quality of care, as long as designers remember security and precision.
From soft polymers to the hardest steel, robotics designers should know their materials options that best suit the intended uses of their machines.
To prevent robots from overheating, engineers have a number of options, including some emerging technologies.
Demand for robotics developers is likely to keep increasing, as seen in these five application areas.
As robots expand beyond manufacturing, what should developers know about new applications? Here are six examples of robotics needs.
From welding to robot-assisted surgery, robot precision is a critical enabling technology. Three experts explain the importance of accuracy and precision, the rate of change, and the market prospects.