21 Mar 2023
Miso Robotics, based in California, develops food preparation robots, with a robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) model.
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20 Mar 2023
Wiferion: Wireless Charging for Industrial Electric Vehicles
Wiferion develops and provides contactless inductive wireless energy systems intended for industrial and mobile robotics applications. IDTechEx spoke to Mr Matthieu Ebert, Vice President of Wiferion North America, to learn more about Wiferion's technology, ahead of their official launch of the subsidiary in Chicago.
15 Mar 2023
LiDAR On Its Way Out? Camera's Market Size From 76% to 79% by 2033
Autonomous mobility is the key value proposition for many robots. Thanks to the successes of self-driving systems in commercial vehicles from companies like Tesla and John Deere. Autonomous driving has gained significant momentum across the robotics industry.
3 Mar 2023
Open Bionics is a UK-based company developing prosthetics that has created the world's first clinically approved 3D printed bionic arm.
1 Mar 2023
Join Our Upcoming Webinar on the Automotive Semiconductor Supply Chain
Thursday 16 March - This webinar will; Explain the main areas which rely on semiconductor technologies in modern vehicles; Discuss how automation and electrification trends will impact semiconductor demand; Show the current capabilities of automotive tier 2 companies; and Examine how the supply chain is shifting to accommodate more high-performance computing in vehicles
24 Feb 2023
Cobots On the Rise For the Automotive and Material-Handling Industries
As a pioneer in adopting traditional industrial robots, the automotive manufacturing industry has significantly improved its productivity and efficiency. Although traditional industrial robots have presented significant benefits, one of the fundamental challenges is their high downtime costs.
20 Feb 2023
Three Reasons Why Autonomy Will Boost Automotive Semiconductor Markets
IDTechEx's new "Automotive Semiconductors 2023-2033" report provides a deep dive into the existing and emerging semiconductor technologies used in vehicles today and tomorrow. The report focuses on the areas of automation and electrification, explaining what semiconductor technologies are needed and how their growth is going to drive a 10-year CAGR of 9.4% in the automotive semiconductor market.
15 Feb 2023
Lidars for Automotive and Beyond
Lidar, which refers to light detection and ranging, is a technology that has been adopted in various applications such as mapping, surveying, military, archaeology, agriculture, geology, industry, etc.
15 Feb 2023
Robotics and Automation in 2022 — Can They be a Hedge to Recession?
The market for service, collaborative, and mobile robots is expected to exceed US$90 billion by 2032. Robotics and automation have significantly revolutionized how people work and live across a number of industries.
14 Feb 2023
Autonomous Vehicle Trends & Milestones in 2022 & Expectations for 2023
They may not be ubiquitous yet, and the day-to-day advantages that they will start to provide may not be noticeable, but automated technologies across the automotive industry are starting to come of age. The 'robotaxi' industry is beginning to see more small commercial deployments. Autonomous trucks are on the cusp of real-world use, and next-generation sensor technologies are being deployed on vehicles that are for sale. This article covers some of the most exciting developments and milestones over the last year and makes predictions about what might come next year.
13 Feb 2023
Sensors: Achieving Safety & Accuracy Control in 21st-Century Robotics
With an increasing demand for automation in the 21st century, robots have had rapid and unprecedented growth across many industries, including logistics, warehousing, manufacturing, and food delivery.
10 Feb 2023
Cobalt Robotics is a US-based company focused on automating mundane tasks, primarily in safety services.
31 Jan 2023
Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Opportunities for Photonic Chips
Wednesday 8 February 2023 - Technological Developments and Applications. Contents that will be covered in this webinar include: An overview of PIC technology; Drivers of increased data demands from data centres; PIC trends in the communications industry; and PIC adoption in other markets
25 Jan 2023
Service Robots in Construction
This IDTechEx premium article gives an overview of robots used in the construction industry.
25 Jan 2023
Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Quantum Computers
Quantum Computers: What Are They and When Will They Create Commercial Value? In the last decade, the number of companies actively developing quantum computer hardware has quadrupled. In 2022 multiple funding rounds surpassing US$100 million have been closed, and the transition from lab-based toys to commercial products has begun.
24 Jan 2023
Deploying Materials Informatics: Is SaaS a One-Size-Fits-All Approach?
The materials industry is sometimes described as conservative, but digital transformation is well underway in the sector. Materials informatics - the application of data-centric approaches, including machine learning, to materials R&D - has the potential to be the most impactful arm of this process.
23 Jan 2023
Serve Robotics is a manufacturer of autonomous food delivery carriers/robots. It recently claimed its success in commercializing its level 4 self-driving robots.
17 Jan 2023
Developments in Semiconductor Photonics: More Data, More Quickly
As high-performance computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, and even consumers become increasingly data-hungry, hardware struggles to keep pace. In addition, the need for real-time assessments of moving data points - such as for the accurate velocity-mapping of other objects in autonomous systems and facial recognition for security systems - is crucial to an increasingly hands-free society.