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How Robotics and Automation Are Changing the Construction Industry

Ready or not, advanced robotics, AI and automated hardware are all making their way into the construction industry. As these technologies are adopted on a grand scale, we'll start to see many archaic processes upgraded — not just to be more modern, but also more efficient.

Robots in Grocery Retail: The Questions You Need to Ask When Adopting

Automating data collection in the brick-and-mortar space continues to be an elusive goal. Yet to achieve the highest level of efficiency across the supply chain, automation is the target everyone is chasing.

Future Generation of Tech Innovators Gather for Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation's VEX Robotics World Championship

World’s largest robotics competition with more than 25,000 attendees from 40 nations celebrates hands-on STEM education and Girl Powered announcement by Google

Pioneering the Next Era of Space Operations and Exploration Through On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing

The ability to robotically service, assemble, and manipulate assets in space promises to enable entirely new capabilities for commercial and government missions and will become essential to our exploration of the universe.

Brain Corp Expands AI Applications into Europe with Nilfisk Partnership

BrainOS isn’t just autonomous navigation. It’s a comprehensive solution that provides a full suite of core robotic technology “building blocks” that help producers of autonomous machines focus on their own core competencies.

Meet Marty, Your New Robotic Retail Worker

Marty and his robotic kind roam the stores unassisted, using embedded cameras to navigate and avoid customers and store displays. They are capable of spotting spills and items in the aisle and alerting customers and workers to the hazards.

AgBots: The Fourth Agricultural Revolution, Ready to Take Over Farms

In a nutshell, by bringing artificial intelligence and around-the-clock activity, the robots will help optimize the yield of the farms far beyond what could humanly be possible. Maximizing the production while minimizing the costs in energy, water, time.

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Leading Roboticists Celebrate 10th Anniversary of National Robotics Week

The annual STEM-focused week kicks off April 6, 2019 with more than 300 events across all 50 states

50,000 Warehouses to Use Robots by 2025 as Barriers to Entry Fall and AI Innovation Accelerates

Flexibility and efficiency have become primary differentiators in the e-commerce fulfillment market as retailers and Third-Party Logistics (3PLs) struggle to cope with volatile product demand, seasonal peaks, and rising consumer delivery expectations.

Researchers create new kind of robot composed of many simple particles with no centralized control or single point of failure

In a new study published today in Nature, researchers at Columbia Engineering and MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) demonstrate for the first time a way to make a robot composed of many loosely coupled components, or “particles.”

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Robotic Warfare Systems Will Bring Disruption to the Battlefield, Milrem Robotics' Study Finds

The book, part of a three-piece study, was written by military and academic research experts and addresses the employment of UGVs in support of land operations.

Mouser Electronics Named Hall of Fame Sponsor at FIRST® Championship

The Mouser-sponsored Hall of Fame exhibit honors the winning teams of the esteemed Chairman's Award at both championship locations. Instead of awarding the Chairman's Award to the team that earns the most points in the competition, FIRST honors the team that best exemplifies the goals and values of FIRST.

ReWalk Announces First Personal Exoskeleton Provided to Cigna Beneficiary

Reimbursement of the device marks a key milestone in the Company's relationship with major U.S. private insurers.

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