8 Dec 2021
The Big Picture of Mining Electrification
In the big picture, mining is a very large, growing business. Top mining companies net around $660 billion yearly. In this article IDTechEx analyzes how mining is being electrified, relocated and redefined.
8 Dec 2021
Bionic Eye Study Paves the Way Towards Human Trials
A bionic eye being developed by a team of biomedical researchers has shown to be safe and stable for long-term implantation in a three-month study, paving the way towards human trials.
7 Dec 2021
Three Reasons Radar is Critical for the Future of Mobility
Radar is fundamental to automotive safety and critical to achieving emerging level 4 autonomy. While today more than 50% of new cars are shipped with one or more radars, by 2042 all new vehicles will come with multiple radars as they become a key enabler for future mobility modes, according to IDTechEx's latest report, "Automotive Radar 2022-2042".
6 Dec 2021
Light-Powered Soft Robots Could Suck up Oil Spills
A floating, robotic film could be trained to hoover oil spills at sea or remove contaminants from drinking water. Powered by light and fueled by water, the film could be deployed indefinitely to clean remote areas where recharging by other means would prove difficult.
3 Dec 2021
ForwardX Robotics was founded in 2016 in Beijing, China as a mobile robot company. At the end of 2018, their AMR products were offered to the public for sales. Prior to that, ForwardX had done some pilot projects with large multi-national corporations. For example, they worked closely with DHL to develop their trial products, and DHL was also one of the first adopters of their products. Since 2019, ForwardX has pushed forward the development in order to launch various product ranges. Starting from Flex, they now also have Max series (pallet lift AMRs) available globally and Apex series (forklift AMRs) available in China.
2 Dec 2021
Stay Ahead of the Curve with an IDTechEx Future Mobility Subscription
IDTechEx, a leading provider of market intelligence on technology innovation, offer clients a subscription option focused on Future Mobility as part of their market intelligence subscription services, including over 10,000 original analyst-created slides, more than 100 forecast lines across 50+ mobility markets, over 200 company based profiles based on primary research, and much more.
2 Dec 2021
First Living Robots That can Reproduce
Scientists have discovered an entirely new form of biological reproduction—and applied their discovery to create the first-ever, self-replicating living robots.
2 Dec 2021
Wingcopter Receives Investment from Japan-based DRONE FUND
Wingcopter continues to fly high, announcing that it has received an investment from DRONE FUND. DRONE FUND is a Japan-based venture capital company specializing in drone- and air mobility-related startups.
1 Dec 2021
Researchers Shrink Camera to the Size of a Salt Grain
Micro-sized cameras have great potential to spot problems in the human body and enable sensing for super-small robots, but past approaches captured fuzzy, distorted images with limited fields of view.
30 Nov 2021
Grover, the Farming Assistance Robot
Grover is not your average farmer. It can lift more than 1,000 pounds and assists in the monitoring, watering, and harvesting of a wide variety of crops, from leafy greens to strawberries.
29 Nov 2021
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Health Rehabilitation
Researchers have developed a robotic device that provides an innovative motor and cognitive rehabilitation service that can be used at health centres as well as at home. The team has developed a platform made up of four elements: a robot that interacts with the patient, an artificial intelligence system that uses a 3D sensor to control the robot, an application that can be used by health care staff to set up and track sessions, and a cloud-based storage system which contains information and analytics from all of the rehabilitation processes.
26 Nov 2021
ZMP was founded in 2001 in Japan as a company specialising in bipedal humanoid robots. In 2007 ZMP started developing autonomous moving technologies and implemented the outputs on their wheeled entertainment robotic products. In 2009, ZMP entered the field of autonomous driving (AD) by releasing their first AD development platform. ZMP is based in Tokyo, Japan, and it has a development centre in Vietnam as well as an affiliated company in Korea.
25 Nov 2021
Farmdroid is a Danish start-up that was founded in 2018 specialising in agricultural robots.
25 Nov 2021
Microbots Treat Neurological Disease by Intra-Nasal Administration
Researchers have developed a magnetically powered human nuclear transfer stem cells-based microrobot and a method of minimally invasive delivery of therapeutic agents into the brain via the intranasal pathway. And they also accomplished transplanting the developed stem cell-based microrobot into brain tissue through the intranasal pathway that bypasses the blood-brain barrier.
24 Nov 2021
Low-Cost Printing of Ultrafine Resolution RDL, and Passive Components
Nano Ops, Inc. is pleased to host its first webinar on December 2, 2021 @ 1:30 eastern since the launch of FLEX RD and FFx RD800, Fab-in-a-Tool series products. Nano OPS is the world's first manufacturer of purely additive manufacturing tools capable of printing nanoscale features, bringing a nanomanufacturing fab in your lab.
24 Nov 2021
Robotics & Automation 2021 - Components, Sensors, Collaborative Robots
Robotics & Automation is one of the UK's largest dedicated exhibition for robotics and automation. This premium article covers exhibitors specialised in industrial components for robotics, sensor, collaborative robotics and others.
23 Nov 2021
Smart Cities: Paradise or Punishment?
The massive new challenges of desertification, rising sea levels, starvation, increasingly violent weather, dysfunctional national governments and the accelerating move to cities can be tackled on a human scale.
23 Nov 2021
Prime Robotics - a US 'goods-to-person' mobile robot company
Prime Robotics, a mobile robot company in North America servicing the Warehouse, E-Commerce, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, is a spinoff from Bleum. Prime Robotics was founded in 2015, and provides automation solutions designed to accelerate supply chain logistics, delivering efficiency and cost savings for clients across North America. Since 2018, Prime Robotics has expanded rapidly. They moved their headquarters from Shenzhen, China to Denver, USA. Now they are a 40-employee company with a regional office in Shenzhen.