Picnic said new executive appointments and improvements to its pizza-making robot are designed to help meet increasing demand.
Service robot sales up 32% worldwide, led by surgical, logistics systems, reports IFR
Service robot sales set new records last year, led by logistics robots at 110% sales growth and 28% growth in medicaal robots, reported the International Federation of Robotics.
Robotic Coffee Master from OrionStar and Cheetah Mobile begins serving customers
OrionStar said its new Robotic Coffee Master has two six-axis arms and relies on 3,000 hours of machine learning to simulate master-level brewing techniques.
CloudMinds files for $500M IPO for cloud-based service robots
CloudMinds, which has developed a cloud-based infrastructure for making service robots smarter, filed for a $500 million IPO.
$100 million P-P-P suggestion for healthcare robotics
Hector, the eldercare robot, from the EU-funded Companionable Project. By Frank Tobe, Editor and Publisher, The Robot Report As the robotics industry continues to grow, enters new industries, and provides new applications, strategic focus is necessary or the overall industry will develop haphazardly and spread out around the world. It is important to remember that…
2012 Robo-Stox Wrap-up
If an enterprising firm set up a mutual fund reflecting the worldwide robotics industry, they might choose to separate their picks into three segments, which might look something like this: Industrial Robot Manufacturers Service Robot Makers of security, defense and space robots Service Robot Makers of robots for all other purposes Although I am neither…