Autonomous mobile robots can gain several operational capabilities when they take advantage of 5G performance.
Verizon acquiring mobile robot software provider incubed IT
Verizon is continuing to expand its role in the robotics industry. Verizon is acquiring incubed IT, an Austria-based startup that develops autonomous navigation and fleet management software for autonomous mobile robots (AMR). Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the first half of the year, were not disclosed. Founded in 2011, incubed…
Telerobotics offers automation at arm’s length for healthcare, manufacturing, and more
Telerobotics is offering different industries new benefits, such as social distancing and safety for manufacturing and remote surgeries in healthcare, writes Energid’s Neil Tardella.
Einride AET vehicles to offer four levels of autonomous freight hauling worldwide
Einride said that businesses worldwide can pre-order its Autonomous Electric Transport, or AET vehicles, the next generation of its semi-autonomous Pods.
Qualcomm’s Dev Singh on 5G, edge robotics; do delivery robots make economic sense?
Welcome to Episode 12 of The Robot Report Podcast, which brings conversations with robotics innovators straight to you. Join us every Wednesday for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community. Listeners can subscribe to The Robot Report Podcast on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play and YouTube. Please…
Qualcomm Robotics RB5 Platform puts 5G, AI in developers’ hands
The Qualcomm Robotics RB5 Platform helps developers tap into 5G and AI to create high-compute, power-efficient robots for a variety of industries.
Webinar: Scaling AI and 5G for the Next Generation of Robotics
This webinar was presented live on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Please click below to watch on demand Bringing together the transformative power of AI and 5G technologies is essential to creating the next generation of high-compute, low-power robots and drones for the consumer, enterprise, defense, industrial, and professional service sectors. In this presentation, Dev Singh,…
Einride to demonstrate remote control of multiple Pod vehicles
Sweden-based Einride plans to show how one operator could control of multiple electric vehicles, which it said could transform shipping networks in terms of cost, efficiency, and connectivty.
Metawave demonstrates first 77GHz analog beamsteering radar for autonomous vehicles
Metawave said its SPEKTRA radar is able to clearly and accurately detect, classify, and distinguish between roadway objects in any kind of weather.
5G report card: U.S. still has work to do
The elephant in the room loomed large at the inaugural Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) Summit in New York City. Almost every presentation began apologetically with the refrain, “In a 5G world …” practically challenging the industry’s rollout goals. At one point Brigitte Daniel-Corbin, IoT Strategist with Wilco Electronic Systems, sensed the need to reassure…
Remote surgeries, brain procedures demonstrate Corindus CorPath GRX advances
Doctor have now used the CorPath GRX system in a successful brain surgery and to conduct multiple remote surgeries, advancing the state of robot-assisted procedures.
CloudMinds demoes XR-1 humanoid robot using 5G, scales up for fleets
CloudMinds, which is developing cloud-based service robotics and AI, is displaying its XR-1 at Mobile World Congress LA this week.
Remote surgery using robots advances with 5G tests in China
One of the most promising uses of 5G networking technology is in robotic remote surgery. China has led the way with several demonstrations, adding to U.S. concerns about international competitiveness.
5G teamup between AT&T, Badger Technologies to boost robots in retail
Badger Technologies and AT&T said they want to bring faster, more reliable access to actionable business insights, improving the store experience and customer service.
5G is coming, so robotics innovators should get ready, say Verizon, Qualcomm at Robotics Summit
At the 2019 Robotics Summit & Expo, executives from Verizon, Qualcomm, and other companies emphasized the importance of readiness for the variety of robotics applications that 5G will enable.
Verizon keynote at Robotics Summit to highlight 5G’s critical role for robotics innovation
Joshua Ness, senior manager at Verizon 5G Labs, is joining the distinguished keynoters at the Robotics Summit & Expo. He will explain how advanced networking technology can help robotics innovators today.
5G Robotics Challenge winners named by MassTLC, Verizon, Ericsson
BOSTON — The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) today announced the winners of the 5G Robotics Challenge, sponsored by Verizon and Ericsson. This first-of-its-kind challenge asks teams to develop 5G-powered robotics technologies that will transform modern industry. The winners include teams from Northeastern University and University of Massachusetts, Lowell, as well as five start-ups: 6 River Systems Inc.,…
5G Robotics Challenge launches in Boston
The robotics industry is poised to be a major beneficiary of 5G, the fifth generation of wireless communication. If 5G meets its advertised median speeds of 1 Gbps, 5G will have a speed 20 times faster than 4G. Combine that increased speed with lower latency (about 1ms) and next-generation, 5G-powered robots should be more reliable…