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27 Jan 2022

Autonomous Robots, Drones, Gliders Measure Stormy Antarctica Waters

Storms over the waters around Antarctica drive an outgassing of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to a new international study. The research group used advanced ocean robots for the study, which provides a better understanding of climate change and can lead to better global climate models.
26 Jan 2022

Join the Free Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Agricultural Robotics

Thursday 3 February 2022 - Solutions to Modern Agriculture Issues - Agricultural Robotics Market Gaining Momentum. In this webinar, Yulin Wang will talk through the key enabling technologies used in agricultural robotics, explain why different applications have different levels of development, and analyze how this trend will change and evolve in the upcoming decade.
26 Jan 2022

Mobile Robotics in Logistics, Warehousing and Delivery 2022-2042

Forecasts taken from IDTechEx report "Mobile Robotics in Logistics, Warehousing and Delivery 2022-2042"
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26 Jan 2022

Mobile Robotics in Logistics, Warehousing and Delivery 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Zehao Li and Dr James Jeffs
25 Jan 2022

A Soft, Stretchable Thermometer

The next generation of soft robotics, smart clothing and biocompatible medical devices are going to need integrated soft sensors that can stretch and twist with the device or wearer. The challenge: most of the components used in traditional sensing are rigid.
24 Jan 2022

IDTechEx Outlines the Future of the Agricultural Robotics Industry

This report is focused on key technologies (e.g., AI, sensors, GPS, imaging systems, etc.) and applications (weeding, harvesting, monitoring, etc.). It analyses recent challenges in the agriculture industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how robotics and technology developments will change the business of agriculture, enabling ultra-precision farming, helping to mitigate the challenges, and maintaining sustainable developments.
24 Jan 2022

3D Robotic Spine and Sensor Offer Preview of Surgical Intervention

In order to determine if a patient is a candidate for a cervical disc implant, surgeons have to rely primarily on the findings of diagnostic imaging studies, without any input from biomechanical data to optimize the type of prosthesis. This may occasionally lead to complications and implant failure.
24 Jan 2022

Delivery of the World's First Personal Self-Balanced Exoskeleton

Most of this new round of financing will be used by Wandercraft to fulfil the company's mission of "mobility for all", through the continued development, then launch, of the new Personal Exoskeleton for outdoor and home use. The funding will also allow Wandercraft to accelerate the deployment of Atalante, its pioneering CE marked rehabilitation exoskeleton, in the USA.
21 Jan 2022

Microbots Could Heal Broken Bones

Inspired by the growth of bones in the skeleton, researchers have developed a combination of materials that can morph into various shapes before hardening. The material is initially soft, but later hardens through a bone development process that uses the same materials found in the skeleton.
21 Jan 2022

First Fully Operational Airport for Urban Air Taxis to Open in UK

British start-up, Urban-Air Port Ltd, announced it has secured investment from Supernal, previously the Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group, to deliver on the companies' shared vision of integrating advanced air mobility into existing transit networks and creating a seamless passenger journey. The funding will help support Urban-Air Port's plans to develop 200 vertiport sites across the world in the next five years.
21 Jan 2022

Agricultural Robotics Market 2022-2032

IDTechEx Report: Dr Michael Dent and Yulin Wang
19 Jan 2022

Fully Autonomous Large, High-Speed Ferry Makes First Run in Japan

Successful completion of a demonstration test of the world's first fully autonomous ship navigation systems on a large car ferry, a 222-meter ferry, with autonomous port berthing and unberthing using turning and reversing movements and high-speed navigation of up to 26 knots.
17 Jan 2022


IDTechEx had an interview with Dr. Péter Fankhauser, co-founder and CEO of ANYbotics, and Cheila Marques, Marketing & Communications Manager at ANYbotics. As a spin-off from ETH Zurich with the goal to commercialize the technology behind the quadrupedal (four-legged) robot ANYmal, ANYbotics was founded in 2016, at which point their robot was already well into development based on the founders' work at ETH Zurich.
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17 Jan 2022

Robotic Assistive Device Helps Infants with Movement Difficulties

Researchers have received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a robotic assistive device to help infants with movement difficulties. The soft wearable device will fit over little arms to support them or offer an extra boost in their movements.
17 Jan 2022

Machine Learning for Morphable Materials

Flat materials that can morph into three-dimensional shapes have potential applications in architecture, medicine, robotics, space travel, and much more. But programming these shape changes requires complex and time-consuming computations.
14 Jan 2022

Event Summary: Robotics at CES 2022

CES is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), hosting presentations and demonstrations of new products and technologies in the consumer electronics industry. This year (2022) the event was held on 5-7th January in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
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14 Jan 2022

First Company to Complete Commercial Deliveries at Level 4 Autonomy

This milestone means the robots are able to operate routinely without human intervention, and can rely on their onboard capabilities to ensure safe operation. This industry first is the result of nearly five years of work by the Serve Robotics team and represents a major step forward for the autonomous vehicle industry, significantly lowering the barriers for autonomous delivery at scale.
12 Jan 2022

Sea-to-Air Drone Redefines Offshore Operations

The world's first 'Sea-Air Integrated Drone' aims to modernize offshore and marine operations with its intelligent capabilities, high working efficiency, and minimized manpower required.
11 Jan 2022

Six Future Mobility Trends from IDTechEx Research

The mobility sector continues to see a rapid pace of change, enabled by technological leaps in the underlying componentry and materials, but there is still a long way to go. In this article Luke Gear, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx, explores six key future mobility trends, drawing from IDTechEx Subscription research.
7 Jan 2022


IDTechEx contacted Daria Kormilchikova, Head of commercial projects at Evocargo. The company manufactures and provides autonomous all-electric/hydrogen-based delivery vehicles within a distribution hub.