Recent advances in the development of bipedal walking robots are making them more viable, but cost and robustness continue to be a constraint.
The cloud robotics race is on, with the three key cloud platforms announcing solutions.
Modular system architecture with automation supports scalable serial production.
Complementary robotics technologies will help to push revenues of commercial robotics to US$22 billion by 2027.
Robots can move — but not see — in all directions. A patented laser sensor developed by a Fraunhofer research institution provides a solution.
ABB is to build what it says will be the world's most advanced robotics factory, where robots build other robots.