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2018
10 Oct

Honda, Cruise and General Motors to build new autonomous vehicle

Cruise and General Motors Co have joined forces with Honda to pursue the shared goal of transforming mobility through the large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicle technology.
20 Aug

Brain Corporation

Brain Corp, established in 2009 and located in California, provides software that enables companies to easily autonomous their robots or industrial vehicles (not passenger cars).
3 Jul

Personalized deep learning equips robots for autism therapy

Children with autism spectrum conditions often have trouble recognizing the emotional states of people around them — distinguishing a happy face from a fearful face, for instance. To remedy this, some therapists use a kid-friendly robot to demonstrate those emotions and to engage the children in imitating the emotions and responding to them in appropriate ways.
28 Jun

Humanoid robots help out at HSBC

HSBC Bank and SoftBank Robotics America have partnered to bring Pepper, the engaging, social humanoid robot, to HSBC's bank branches.
6 Jun

SoftBank Vision Fund to invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise

General Motors announced that the SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise Holdings LLC, further strengthening the company's plans to commercialize AV technology at large scale. GM will also invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise upon closing of the transaction.
19 Feb

New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
2 Feb

Drones: large size means large market

The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.
2017
25 Aug

Helping robots to correct errors on-the-fly and learn from each other

New stochastic separation theorems proved by mathematicians could enhance capabilities of artificial intelligence.
20 Jul

Mobile Robots and Drones in Material Handling and Logistics 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
26 Apr

Toyota, ARM, VF Global, Galvani Bioelectronics to Open IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May is Europe's most important event for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
30 Mar

Could Airborne Wind Energy become a $3 billion market?

Airborne Wind Energy employs kites, tethered drones or turbines in balloons to make electricity, accessing more consistent, stronger winds above those reached by wind turbines on land.
10 Jan

CES 2017- Day 2, January 6th, 2017

Day 2 of CES was dedicated to start ups and new companies doing interesting things.
10 Jan

Honda introduces Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem

Honda unveiled its Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem connecting the power of artificial intelligence, robotics and big data to transform the mobility experience of the future and improve customers' quality of life.
3 Jan

Who is Pepper?

Pepper is a human-shaped robot designed to be a genuine day-to-day companion, whose number one quality is his ability to perceive emotions.
2016
22 Dec

Satellite or drone internet?

Beaming the internet to the 4.5 billion people that do not have it should be massively profitable.
5 Oct

Fetch Robotics

Fetch Robotics is a robotics solution provider for logistics and material handling applications.
2011
1 Apr

Japan installs EV charging vending machines

Adapting small, populous, publically available units into electric vehicle charging stations is appearing to become something of a trend. Telekom Austria have renovated archaic phone booths into charging stations and now Panasonic Electric Works are set to lead an initiative that will see Japanese motorists charging up at vending machines.
2009
27 Feb

Trials completed with color e-reader

First color e-reader could be available soon.