According to the IFR, the operational stock of robots in the automotive industry reached about one million units. This represents about one-third of the total number installed across all industries.
Next-gen Digit humanoid wants to automate logistics tasks
Digit is being built to carry out bulk material handlings tasks in warehouses and distribution centers.
ABB spending $20M to expand U.S. robotics factory
Nearly 90% of ABB robots delivered to customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and South America will soon be made in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Full set of design files released for PR2 robot
You can now access resources such as wiring diagrams, schematics, cable and assembly drawings and everything else related to the most advanced research and development platform of its time.
Ambi deploying parcel sorting robots at OSM warehouses
Ambi will deploy its A-Series bin-fed and conveyor-fed sorting robots to OSM’s U.S. warehouse locations in a four-year RaaS deal.
Robotics Summit early bird registration ends March 9
Buy your conference passes before March 9 to save 50% on full access to the world’s leading commercial robotics development event.
John Deere acquires SparkAI’s human-in-the-loop tech
John Deere uses SparkAI’s human-in-the-loop technology on its autonomous tractors to resolve edge cases in real time.
Form & Function Robotics Challenge teams announced
MassRobotics challenge calls for teams to create a robot that delivers a compelling form factor specific to its tasks. Finalists will be on display at Robotics Summit & Expo.
Robotics Summit & Expo full conference agenda
More than 60 industry leaders will be on stage at the Robotics Summit & Expo (May 10-11 in Boston), the premier event for commercial robotics development.
How ChatGPT can control robots
Microsoft researchers use ChatGPT to write computer code that can control a robot arm and an aerial drone.
ASTM’s Aaron Prather on standards and evaluating new robots
In this week’s episode of The Robot Report Podcast, guest Aaron Prather gives us an update on important robotics standards work at ASTM.
Meet the Robotics Summit & Expo keynote speakers
Martin Buehler, Howie Choset, Marc Raibert and more to keynote the 2023 Robotics Summit & Expo, the world’s leading development event for commercial robots.
Scythe Robotics raises $42M to scale autonomous lawnmowers
Scythe Robotics said the funding will help it meet demand for the more than 7,500 reservations for its all-electric, fully autonomous M.52 mower.
Best robots of CES 2023; Boston Dynamics Atlas video review
We interview executives from some of our favorite robots at CES 2023, including an update from the IAC 2023 competition.
United Robotics Group acquires mobile robot developer Robotnik
Valencia, Spain-based Robotnik has been developing mobile robots for 20-plus years.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid work at a ‘construction site’
With a new routine where Atlas assists at a simulated job site, Boston Dynamics engineers have pushed the humanoid one step closer to performing real-world manipulation tasks at human speed.
How motion engineering helps develop next-gen surgical robots
The single-column, multiple-arm design of conventional surgical robots limits the angle of approach when multiple instruments are deployed. This is the main challenge that needs to be overcome.
Submissions for RBR50 Awards closing soon
The deadline to enter the RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards is January 13, 2023.
NVIDIA upgrades Isaac Sim robotics simulation tool
New features include cloud accessibility, support for ROS 2 Humble and Windows, improved motion generation extension for robot arms and the ability to add human characters to simulation environments.
2023 robotics predictions from industry experts
Leading robotics experts, such as Ken Goldberg and Deepu Talla, share what they’ll be keeping an eye on in 2023.
Robotics Summit & Expo call for speakers ends soon
The robotics industry’s must-attend technical design and development event returns to Boston in May 2023 with deepened coverage, an expanded expo floor and more.
8 notable robotics acquisitions in 2022
We covered nearly fifty mergers and acquisitions in 2022 worth billions of dollars. These eight stood out from the rest.