Homerobots

Google parent company Alphabet has announced the launch of a new robotics software company called Intrinsic, spun out of its X research lab, or so-called ‘moonshot factory’. The X division …

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Hyundai Motor Group has agreed a $1.1 billion deal with Softbank to acquire an 80 percent stake in US-based robotics company Boston Dynamics. Japan-based telecoms group Softbank will retain a …

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Deloitte and Wichita State University are building a new 60,000-square foot (5,500 square metre) smart factory showcase facility on Wichita State’s Innovation Campus, already sponsored by Deloitte, to include a …

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5G robot

  South Korea’s largest telecommunications operator SK Telecom, together with Omron Electronics Korea, has developed a 5G-powered autonomous robot to fight COVID-19. Featuring technologies such as 5G, AI, autonomous driving …

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Silicon Valley based industrial automation and robotics firm Fetch Robotics has raised $46 million in Series C funding. The new venture capital takes its total funding to $94 million to …

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5G as the ‘nervous system’ for the industrial IoT BARCELONA–Qualcomm is a major force in not just the modems and other components that power smartphones but also in the processes …

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I read it somewhere, and it made sense; the application of new digital technologies in the global supply chain is about two critical functions – ‘sensing’ and ‘sense-making’, where the …

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UK super market chain Waitrose is to start farming and selling crops reared by robots. The firm behind the technology claims farming revenues will increase by up to 40 per …

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IT and OT

The Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, robots, and drones are just a few technology topics we read about almost every day – in the mainstream press as well …

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The first ‘robotic supermarket’ is set to open in Miami, Florida. The facility uses robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to retrieve groceries from closely-stacked shelves and pack them into shopping …

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