China’s industrial robotics market saw 243,300 installations in 2021, a 44% increase from the year before, according to the IFR.
This week’s podcast reviews the latest developments in UAVs and a deep dive into product management with Kishore Boyalakuntla.
This week’s podcast discusses situations in which AI and machine learning still come up short for robotics systems and how a human-in-the-loop system can help solve edge cases in real-time.
The US is restricting the sale of the most powerful artificial intelligence processors to China.
The regulations, set to take effect on August 1, grant permission for autonomous vehicles to operate with no driver present in certain parts of the city.
XPENG Robotics’ first product will be a quadruped robot with autonomous navigation, and equipped with a robotic arm.
Reports from Chinese media outlets about the number of layoffs at Pudu Robotics vary, with some reporting layoffs of up to 1,500.
Chang’E-5 landed on the moon in December 2020 and was tasked with collecting lunar rocks and soil to bring back to Earth.
The Horizon Hobot Platform consists of the company’s Sunrise chip, the TogetherROS operating system, Boxs reference algorithm, robot application examples and supporting development tools.
VisionNav’s AGVs include forklifts, indoor and outdoor autonomous tractors and BrightEye, its smart AGV system.
Unitree plans to use the funding to increase construction on its mass production lines and strengthen its existing production lines.
Pony.ai will integrate its autonomous technology into GAC vehicles, which can be hailed using Ontime’s platform or Pony.ai’s PonyPilot+ app.
Cornerstone Capital, a Chinese private equity investment institution, led the funding round for Yuanhua Intelligent Technologies.
DoraSorter, a collaboration between Fedex and DoraBot, is deployed at FedEx’s e-commerce shipment sorting center in Guangzhou, China.
The International Federation of Robotics gave insight on China’s current place in the world market and the significance of the 5-year plan.
White Rhino’s Level 4 vehicles are similar to Nuro’s R2. White Rhino has remote operators onhand to get its vehicles out of tricky situations.
The partnership, which includes a 40% stake by ABB in the joint venture, will expand the use of smart technologies and artificial intelligence within the industry.
Georg Stieler, managing director for China at international consulting firm STM Stieler, shares his thoughts on China’s five-year plan.
The company plans to use the funding to keep up with the rapid growth in demand it’s seen in the AMR market.
The five-year plan details the overarching goal of making China a key source of global robotics innovation by 2025.
Four companies developing autonomous vehicles for various uses have made big announcements relating to their business in China this week.
While performing a lane change, a Pony.ai autonomous vehicle hit a center divider and traffic sign in Fremont, Calif. Nobody was injured in the accident.