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Robotic Swarm Swims like a School of Fish

Robotic Swarm Swims like a School of Fish

Robotics Research
Jan 14, 2021
Drones: The Key Technology for the Next Decade

Drones: The Key Technology for the Next Decade

Drones are the key technology of the coming two decades. They are used in many different aspects of industry, and commercial use of this technology has never been higher.
Robotics Research
Jan 13, 2021
Robot Displays a Glimmer of Empathy to a Partner Robot

Robot Displays a Glimmer of Empathy to a Partner Robot

Engineers create a robot that learns to visually predict how its partner robot will behave, displaying a glimmer of empathy. This "Robot Theory of Mind" could help robots get along with other robots—and humans—more intuitively.
Robotics Research
Jan 12, 2021
3D Printed Smart Gel Changes Shape When Exposed to Light

3D Printed Smart Gel Changes Shape When Exposed to Light

Inspired by the color-changing skin of cuttlefish, octopuses and squids, engineers have created a 3D printed smart gel that changes shape when exposed to light, becomes "artificial muscle" and may lead to new military camouflage, soft robotics and flexible displays.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
How Drones See the World Around Them

How Drones See the World Around Them

This IDTechEx premium article describes the basics of drone software, and some of the major players in the space.
Robotics Research
Jan 11, 2021
World's First AI-Based Robotic Restaurant

World's First AI-Based Robotic Restaurant

Nala Robotics is opening the world's first state-of-the-art intelligent restaurant. This AI-based robotic kitchen can create dishes from any cuisine around the world, using authentic recipes from celebrated chefs.
Robotics Research
Jan 8, 2021
All Byte, no Bark for Robotic Dog

All Byte, no Bark for Robotic Dog

The Vision 60 autonomous quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicle is an all-terrain, dog-like robot equipped with enhanced sensors.
Robotics Research
Jan 7, 2021
EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services

EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services

EHang Holdings Limited announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility services. The trial services include an aerial sightseeing program and aerial media shows, which will be rolled out in the partner's tourism real estate project.
External Company Press Release
AMP Robotics Raises $55 Million from Investors

AMP Robotics Raises $55 Million from Investors

AMP Robotics raises $55 million from XN, Valor Equity Partners, GV, and Existing Investors. New investment will help amp accelerate innovation and scale commercialization to meet the rapidly increasing demand for its AI and robotics applications for the waste industry.
Robotics Research
Jan 6, 2021
Amazon Zoox is a Mistake

Amazon Zoox is a Mistake

This article analyzes the recently revealed robotaxi from Amazon-owned Zoox.
Robotics Research
Jan 4, 2021
Free Webinar: Infinite™ Material Solutions & Titan Robotics

Free Webinar: Infinite™ Material Solutions & Titan Robotics

Infinite Material Solutions and Titan Robotics are combined efforts to present a unique and insightful webinar. From extrusion techniques to material advancements—including new AquaSys® 180 water-soluble support—learn from two teams of industry thought leaders about how they're enabling faster, more cost-effective printing processes.
Robotics Research
Jan 4, 2021
Robotics Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Robotics Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of robotics-related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on robotic surgery, autonomous cars, robotics in agriculture and sensors.
External Company Press Release
General Purpose Robotics Company Closes over 100m USD Funding

General Purpose Robotics Company Closes over 100m USD Funding

General-purpose robotics company Flexiv Ltd. has closed an over 100m USD Series B round, marking the largest single-round fundraising ever in the field of general-purpose robotics.
Robotics Research
Dec 31, 2020
VW's Mobile Charging Robot Concept Moves Ahead

VW's Mobile Charging Robot Concept Moves Ahead

Volkswagen Group Components gives us a first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years. Its task: fully autonomous charging of vehicles in restricted parking areas, like underground car parks. "
Robotics Research
Dec 29, 2020
Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Researchers have developed a new bio-inspired medical endoscope that can acquire 3D visible light and near-infrared fluorescence images at the same time. It features an optical design that combines the high-resolution 3D imaging of human vision with the mantis shrimp's capability to simultaneously detect multiple wavelengths of light.
Robotics Research
Dec 28, 2020
Army Strengthens Future Tech with Muscle Bound Robots

Army Strengthens Future Tech with Muscle Bound Robots

Robotic systems packed with muscle tissue can produce never-seen-before agility and versatility, Army researchers said.
Robotics Research
Dec 28, 2020
California DMV Grants Nuro First Ever AV Deployment Permit

California DMV Grants Nuro First Ever AV Deployment Permit

Nuro has become the first company to receive a permit to deploy autonomous vehicles on public streets from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Robotics Research
Dec 24, 2020
Making Industrial Robots Smarter and More Versatile

Making Industrial Robots Smarter and More Versatile

Researchers have developed AI-based software that makes industrial robots easier to program and more capable of adapting. The software is designed in a modular format so that operators can build a customized application based on their needs.
External Company Press Release
ReWalk Robotics Donates Exo-Suit to Support Stroke Survivors

ReWalk Robotics Donates Exo-Suit to Support Stroke Survivors

ReWalk Robotics Ltd has donated one of its ReStore Exo-suits to Brooks Rehabilitation. The ReStore will be utilized by the therapy team in one of the the specialized Neuro Recovery Centers to conduct gait training sessions with patients seeking post-stroke rehabilitation.
Robotics Research
Dec 22, 2020
Engineers Develop a Soft Robotic Gripper

Engineers Develop a Soft Robotic Gripper

Scientists often look to nature for cues when designing robots - some robots mimic human hands while others simulate the actions of octopus arms or inchworms. Now, researchers have designed a new soft robotic gripper that draws inspiration from an unusual source: pole beans.
Robotics Research
Jan 14, 2021
Drones: The Key Technology for the Next Decade

Drones: The Key Technology for the Next Decade

Drones are the key technology of the coming two decades. They are used in many different aspects of industry, and commercial use of this technology has never been higher.
Robotics Research
Jan 12, 2021
3D Printed Smart Gel Changes Shape When Exposed to Light

3D Printed Smart Gel Changes Shape When Exposed to Light

Inspired by the color-changing skin of cuttlefish, octopuses and squids, engineers have created a 3D printed smart gel that changes shape when exposed to light, becomes "artificial muscle" and may lead to new military camouflage, soft robotics and flexible displays.
Robotics Research
Jan 11, 2021
World's First AI-Based Robotic Restaurant

World's First AI-Based Robotic Restaurant

Nala Robotics is opening the world's first state-of-the-art intelligent restaurant. This AI-based robotic kitchen can create dishes from any cuisine around the world, using authentic recipes from celebrated chefs.
Robotics Research
Jan 7, 2021
EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services

EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services

EHang Holdings Limited announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility services. The trial services include an aerial sightseeing program and aerial media shows, which will be rolled out in the partner's tourism real estate project.
Robotics Research
Jan 6, 2021
Amazon Zoox is a Mistake

Amazon Zoox is a Mistake

This article analyzes the recently revealed robotaxi from Amazon-owned Zoox.
Robotics Research
Jan 4, 2021
Robotics Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Robotics Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of robotics-related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on robotic surgery, autonomous cars, robotics in agriculture and sensors.
Robotics Research
Dec 31, 2020
VW's Mobile Charging Robot Concept Moves Ahead

VW's Mobile Charging Robot Concept Moves Ahead

Volkswagen Group Components gives us a first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years. Its task: fully autonomous charging of vehicles in restricted parking areas, like underground car parks. "
Robotics Research
Dec 28, 2020
Army Strengthens Future Tech with Muscle Bound Robots

Army Strengthens Future Tech with Muscle Bound Robots

Robotic systems packed with muscle tissue can produce never-seen-before agility and versatility, Army researchers said.
Robotics Research
Dec 24, 2020
Making Industrial Robots Smarter and More Versatile

Making Industrial Robots Smarter and More Versatile

Researchers have developed AI-based software that makes industrial robots easier to program and more capable of adapting. The software is designed in a modular format so that operators can build a customized application based on their needs.
Robotics Research
Dec 22, 2020
Engineers Develop a Soft Robotic Gripper

Engineers Develop a Soft Robotic Gripper

Scientists often look to nature for cues when designing robots - some robots mimic human hands while others simulate the actions of octopus arms or inchworms. Now, researchers have designed a new soft robotic gripper that draws inspiration from an unusual source: pole beans.
Robotics Research
Jan 13, 2021
Robot Displays a Glimmer of Empathy to a Partner Robot

Robot Displays a Glimmer of Empathy to a Partner Robot

Engineers create a robot that learns to visually predict how its partner robot will behave, displaying a glimmer of empathy. This "Robot Theory of Mind" could help robots get along with other robots—and humans—more intuitively.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
How Drones See the World Around Them

How Drones See the World Around Them

This IDTechEx premium article describes the basics of drone software, and some of the major players in the space.
Robotics Research
Jan 8, 2021
All Byte, no Bark for Robotic Dog

All Byte, no Bark for Robotic Dog

The Vision 60 autonomous quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicle is an all-terrain, dog-like robot equipped with enhanced sensors.
External Company Press Release
AMP Robotics Raises $55 Million from Investors

AMP Robotics Raises $55 Million from Investors

AMP Robotics raises $55 million from XN, Valor Equity Partners, GV, and Existing Investors. New investment will help amp accelerate innovation and scale commercialization to meet the rapidly increasing demand for its AI and robotics applications for the waste industry.
Robotics Research
Jan 4, 2021
Free Webinar: Infinite™ Material Solutions & Titan Robotics

Free Webinar: Infinite™ Material Solutions & Titan Robotics

Infinite Material Solutions and Titan Robotics are combined efforts to present a unique and insightful webinar. From extrusion techniques to material advancements—including new AquaSys® 180 water-soluble support—learn from two teams of industry thought leaders about how they're enabling faster, more cost-effective printing processes.
External Company Press Release
General Purpose Robotics Company Closes over 100m USD Funding

General Purpose Robotics Company Closes over 100m USD Funding

General-purpose robotics company Flexiv Ltd. has closed an over 100m USD Series B round, marking the largest single-round fundraising ever in the field of general-purpose robotics.
Robotics Research
Dec 29, 2020
Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Researchers have developed a new bio-inspired medical endoscope that can acquire 3D visible light and near-infrared fluorescence images at the same time. It features an optical design that combines the high-resolution 3D imaging of human vision with the mantis shrimp's capability to simultaneously detect multiple wavelengths of light.
Robotics Research
Dec 28, 2020
California DMV Grants Nuro First Ever AV Deployment Permit

California DMV Grants Nuro First Ever AV Deployment Permit

Nuro has become the first company to receive a permit to deploy autonomous vehicles on public streets from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
External Company Press Release
ReWalk Robotics Donates Exo-Suit to Support Stroke Survivors

ReWalk Robotics Donates Exo-Suit to Support Stroke Survivors

ReWalk Robotics Ltd has donated one of its ReStore Exo-suits to Brooks Rehabilitation. The ReStore will be utilized by the therapy team in one of the the specialized Neuro Recovery Centers to conduct gait training sessions with patients seeking post-stroke rehabilitation.
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