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A Unique Robot for Less invasive Larynx Surgery

A Unique Robot for Less invasive Larynx Surgery

Robotics Research
Oct 21, 2021
Zoox's Autonomous Vehicles Tested on the Streets of Seattle

Zoox's Autonomous Vehicles Tested on the Streets of Seattle

Zoox has been testing their autonomous L3 vehicles in Las Vegas and the San Francisco Bay Area for more than four years. That means they know a lot about how their hardware and software behave in those climates. But the company's goal isn't to change mobility in a few states: They want to reimagine transportation for the whole world. To do that, they have to prepare for unfamiliar roads and novel conditions.
Robotics Research
Oct 20, 2021
Will Huawei Survive? A Comprehensive Analysis from IDTechEx

Will Huawei Survive? A Comprehensive Analysis from IDTechEx

Under US sanctions, Huawei's revenue in the first half of 2021 was RMB 320.4 billion, which despite COVID-19 is a 38% decrease from RMB 454 billion in the same period last year; Xu Zhijun, Huawei's rotating chairman, pointed out that Huawei's goal is to survive. IDTechEx has recently launched the new version of their market research report on 5G - "5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2022-2032". Some of the findings from the new report are presented in this article.
Robotics Research
Oct 19, 2021
The Biggest Challenge for Autonomous Vehicles

The Biggest Challenge for Autonomous Vehicles

Every company testing autonomous vehicles in California must report any collision to the California DMV. The new IDTechEx report "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022-2042" provides analysis on this data, spanning the last two and a half years' worth of the reports. It is not looking good for human drivers.
External Company Press Release
A Winning Solution for Autonomous Farming Safety

A Winning Solution for Autonomous Farming Safety

Agri-tech company Agribot AI has won the Agri-EPI and Hands Free Farm hackathon tackling safety and security concerns around autonomous agricultural vehicles.
Robotics Research
Oct 15, 2021
World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

Unither Bioelectronics has set its sights on transforming the way we think of transplantable organ transportation, either donor organs or manufactured organs. In a proof-of-concept flight, the company transferred donor lungs for transplant between two hospitals using its proprietary aerial drone organ transportation technologies.
Robotics Research
Oct 13, 2021
Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Volocopter's electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter demonstrated VoloDrone's seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration.
Robotics Research
Oct 13, 2021
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on 5G

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on 5G

Thursday 14 October 2021 - What is the deployment outlook in 5 key regions including China, the U.S., Europe, South Korea, and Japan? Who are the key players? How will this technology disrupt 5G industry dynamics? - and much more.
Robotics Research
Oct 11, 2021
Facebook Robot Makes Aerial Fiber Deployment Faster and More Efficient

Facebook Robot Makes Aerial Fiber Deployment Faster and More Efficient

As the internet becomes ever more pervasive in the way we live and work, the technologies used to bring people online have not kept pace. Even as per person data consumption increases by 20-30% every year, nearly half the world is being left behind — either lacking adequate access to the internet, or remaining completely unconnected.
Robotics Research
Oct 11, 2021
Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Since the Perseverance rover landed in Jezero crater on Mars in February, the rover and its team of scientists back on Earth have been hard at work exploring the floor of the crater that once held an ancient lake. Perseverance and the Mars 2020 mission are looking for signs of ancient life on Mars and preparing a returnable cache of samples for later analyses on Earth.
Robotics Research
Oct 8, 2021
A Robot That Finds Lost Items

A Robot That Finds Lost Items

A busy commuter is ready to walk out the door, only to realize they've misplaced their keys and must search through piles of stuff to find them. Rapidly sifting through clutter, they wish they could figure out which pile was hiding the keys. Researchers have created a robotic system that can do just that.
Robotics Research
Oct 7, 2021
Competing Short-Wavelength Infra-Red Sensing Technologies

Competing Short-Wavelength Infra-Red Sensing Technologies

The widespread adoption of machine vision makes image sensors that can detect light outside the visible spectrum increasingly useful, since the aim is to augment human sight rather than duplicate it. For example, imaging in the short-wave infra-red (SWIR) spectral region, which spans from 1000 to 2000 nm, offers multiple benefits that can supplement conventional cameras.
Robotics Research
Oct 7, 2021
Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

This week, Royal Mail has started a trial of scheduled, autonomous flights for two weeks between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay to better connect remote island communities. SATE
Robotics Research
Oct 5, 2021
New Smart City Materials and Formats

New Smart City Materials and Formats

Cities seek more independence and security with water, food, and 100% electrification.
Robotics Research
Oct 5, 2021
Delivery of the PlusDrive Autonomous Driving Technology to FAW

Delivery of the PlusDrive Autonomous Driving Technology to FAW

Plus has delivered the initial production batch of PlusDrive autonomous driving units to FAW in order for FAW to integrate the units and launch China's first driver-in autonomous trucks.
External Company Press Release
Prime Vision and VDL Groep Bring Sorting Robots to the United States

Prime Vision and VDL Groep Bring Sorting Robots to the United States

Prime Vision has developed the Robotic Sorting concept, the sorting of shipments by so-called Autonomous Mobile Robots. VDL Industrial Modules from Helmond has taken responsibility for the production. More than 750 robots will be deployed at various locations in the United States to sort parcels faster and more efficiently. This order is worth several million euros
External Company Press Release
RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

The RedTail LiDAR Systems RTL-450 was integrated onto the Teledyne FLIR SkyRaider Unmanned Aerial System to address a broad range of the EOD community's 3D mapping needs.
Robotics Research
Oct 1, 2021
Honda Takes on Rockets, Robots and eVTOL

Honda Takes on Rockets, Robots and eVTOL

Honda Motor Co Ltd has introduced the technology development direction the company is currently pursuing for the challenges Honda is taking on in new areas while leveraging its core technologies.
Robotics Research
Sep 29, 2021
5G Small Cells for Connected Industries

5G Small Cells for Connected Industries

A fully digitalized and connected world was unimaginable for us a couple of years ago. However, thanks to the development of 5G, this vision is in sight. 5G small cells will play an essential role in 5G networks for connected industries. This article by IDTechEx covers the benefits, challenges and opportunities.
Robotics Research
Sep 27, 2021
Micro-Robots Propelled by Air Bubbles and Ultrasound

Micro-Robots Propelled by Air Bubbles and Ultrasound

A team of engineers created cell-size robots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves. Despite their tiny size, these micro-robotic swimmers - whose movements were inspired by bacteria and sperm - could one day be a formidable new tool for targeted drug delivery.
Robotics Research
Oct 21, 2021
Zoox's Autonomous Vehicles Tested on the Streets of Seattle

Zoox's Autonomous Vehicles Tested on the Streets of Seattle

Zoox has been testing their autonomous L3 vehicles in Las Vegas and the San Francisco Bay Area for more than four years. That means they know a lot about how their hardware and software behave in those climates. But the company's goal isn't to change mobility in a few states: They want to reimagine transportation for the whole world. To do that, they have to prepare for unfamiliar roads and novel conditions.
Robotics Research
Oct 19, 2021
The Biggest Challenge for Autonomous Vehicles

The Biggest Challenge for Autonomous Vehicles

Every company testing autonomous vehicles in California must report any collision to the California DMV. The new IDTechEx report "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022-2042" provides analysis on this data, spanning the last two and a half years' worth of the reports. It is not looking good for human drivers.
Robotics Research
Oct 15, 2021
World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

Unither Bioelectronics has set its sights on transforming the way we think of transplantable organ transportation, either donor organs or manufactured organs. In a proof-of-concept flight, the company transferred donor lungs for transplant between two hospitals using its proprietary aerial drone organ transportation technologies.
Robotics Research
Oct 13, 2021
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on 5G

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on 5G

Thursday 14 October 2021 - What is the deployment outlook in 5 key regions including China, the U.S., Europe, South Korea, and Japan? Who are the key players? How will this technology disrupt 5G industry dynamics? - and much more.
Robotics Research
Oct 11, 2021
Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Since the Perseverance rover landed in Jezero crater on Mars in February, the rover and its team of scientists back on Earth have been hard at work exploring the floor of the crater that once held an ancient lake. Perseverance and the Mars 2020 mission are looking for signs of ancient life on Mars and preparing a returnable cache of samples for later analyses on Earth.
Robotics Research
Oct 7, 2021
Competing Short-Wavelength Infra-Red Sensing Technologies

Competing Short-Wavelength Infra-Red Sensing Technologies

The widespread adoption of machine vision makes image sensors that can detect light outside the visible spectrum increasingly useful, since the aim is to augment human sight rather than duplicate it. For example, imaging in the short-wave infra-red (SWIR) spectral region, which spans from 1000 to 2000 nm, offers multiple benefits that can supplement conventional cameras.
Robotics Research
Oct 5, 2021
New Smart City Materials and Formats

New Smart City Materials and Formats

Cities seek more independence and security with water, food, and 100% electrification.
External Company Press Release
Prime Vision and VDL Groep Bring Sorting Robots to the United States

Prime Vision and VDL Groep Bring Sorting Robots to the United States

Prime Vision has developed the Robotic Sorting concept, the sorting of shipments by so-called Autonomous Mobile Robots. VDL Industrial Modules from Helmond has taken responsibility for the production. More than 750 robots will be deployed at various locations in the United States to sort parcels faster and more efficiently. This order is worth several million euros
Robotics Research
Oct 1, 2021
Honda Takes on Rockets, Robots and eVTOL

Honda Takes on Rockets, Robots and eVTOL

Honda Motor Co Ltd has introduced the technology development direction the company is currently pursuing for the challenges Honda is taking on in new areas while leveraging its core technologies.
Robotics Research
Sep 27, 2021
Micro-Robots Propelled by Air Bubbles and Ultrasound

Micro-Robots Propelled by Air Bubbles and Ultrasound

A team of engineers created cell-size robots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves. Despite their tiny size, these micro-robotic swimmers - whose movements were inspired by bacteria and sperm - could one day be a formidable new tool for targeted drug delivery.
Robotics Research
Oct 20, 2021
Will Huawei Survive? A Comprehensive Analysis from IDTechEx

Will Huawei Survive? A Comprehensive Analysis from IDTechEx

Under US sanctions, Huawei's revenue in the first half of 2021 was RMB 320.4 billion, which despite COVID-19 is a 38% decrease from RMB 454 billion in the same period last year; Xu Zhijun, Huawei's rotating chairman, pointed out that Huawei's goal is to survive. IDTechEx has recently launched the new version of their market research report on 5G - "5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2022-2032". Some of the findings from the new report are presented in this article.
External Company Press Release
A Winning Solution for Autonomous Farming Safety

A Winning Solution for Autonomous Farming Safety

Agri-tech company Agribot AI has won the Agri-EPI and Hands Free Farm hackathon tackling safety and security concerns around autonomous agricultural vehicles.
Robotics Research
Oct 13, 2021
Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Volocopter's electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter demonstrated VoloDrone's seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration.
Robotics Research
Oct 11, 2021
Facebook Robot Makes Aerial Fiber Deployment Faster and More Efficient

Facebook Robot Makes Aerial Fiber Deployment Faster and More Efficient

As the internet becomes ever more pervasive in the way we live and work, the technologies used to bring people online have not kept pace. Even as per person data consumption increases by 20-30% every year, nearly half the world is being left behind — either lacking adequate access to the internet, or remaining completely unconnected.
Robotics Research
Oct 8, 2021
A Robot That Finds Lost Items

A Robot That Finds Lost Items

A busy commuter is ready to walk out the door, only to realize they've misplaced their keys and must search through piles of stuff to find them. Rapidly sifting through clutter, they wish they could figure out which pile was hiding the keys. Researchers have created a robotic system that can do just that.
Robotics Research
Oct 7, 2021
Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

This week, Royal Mail has started a trial of scheduled, autonomous flights for two weeks between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay to better connect remote island communities. SATE
Robotics Research
Oct 5, 2021
Delivery of the PlusDrive Autonomous Driving Technology to FAW

Delivery of the PlusDrive Autonomous Driving Technology to FAW

Plus has delivered the initial production batch of PlusDrive autonomous driving units to FAW in order for FAW to integrate the units and launch China's first driver-in autonomous trucks.
External Company Press Release
RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

The RedTail LiDAR Systems RTL-450 was integrated onto the Teledyne FLIR SkyRaider Unmanned Aerial System to address a broad range of the EOD community's 3D mapping needs.
Robotics Research
Sep 29, 2021
5G Small Cells for Connected Industries

5G Small Cells for Connected Industries

A fully digitalized and connected world was unimaginable for us a couple of years ago. However, thanks to the development of 5G, this vision is in sight. 5G small cells will play an essential role in 5G networks for connected industries. This article by IDTechEx covers the benefits, challenges and opportunities.
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