Amazon has awared a grant of US$70,000 to Australian reseachers working to improve robot gripping by studying human object handover behaviour.
Finland is launching an innovation ecosystem for autonomous systems, aiming for it to grow into one of the world's leading development environments.
In the past, for heavy industry-related locations like mines, robots have been mainly controlled by teleoperation.
Yalumba winery redesigned its bottling plant to include new drives for the bottle-conveyor system, air conditioning and hospital-grade air filtration.
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.