The company is ready to scale its solutions into new regions, while continuing to grow the product line and innovation.
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.
Pudu Robotics gets Series B financing for indoor delivery service robots
China-based Pudu Technology has raised $15 million to continuing developing and deploying its service robots for the restaurant and hospitality industries.
Whiz autonomous cleaning robot launches in North America
Whiz, an autonomous cleaning robot that use BrainOS for navigation, is now available in North America.
$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…
Modex 2012: Robotic and smart technologies for handling material in factories and warehouses
In the emerging world of service robotics, many markets are opening to robotics that were once only handled by industrial robot manufacturers. Safely unmanned, or working alongside human workers, in a show focused on handling materials in the factory and also in the warehouse, Modex 2012, held in Atlanta (after 16 years in Cleveland), displayed the wares…
Recent Breakthroughs Are Enabling Consumer and Low-cost Commercial Robots
by Frank Tobe and Manoj Sahi The consumer robotic market has been on a roller coaster ride of evolution and market penetration. The amount of money companies and consumers were paying for robots and the features that they were getting ultimately did not match up. Low-cost service robots have similar problems. The technologies and robot…
Tough Transition from Industrial to Consumer/Service Robotics
Will big industrial robot makers such as ABB, Fanuc and Kuka, transition and begin making products for the consumer and service markets? I’m beginning to think not. And here are a few of my reasons: I’ve been impressed by the possibilities for power companies to reduce costs and expand safety and efficiency by adapting robots…
Dissecting the Controversy About the Robotics Industry
Where are the robots? Where’s that $100 billion industry we’ve seen in the forecasts? Since the 1980’s we’ve seen robots outside of the factory – vacuums, drones, bomb disposal devices, embedded systems for cars, hazardous materials and location monitoring bots – but expected to see more. Our expectations are so much higher than what’s thus…