Research Articles

by Yulin Wang

15 Jun 2022

How Agricultural Robots Can Help Global Food Supply Shortages

As prices of wheat, fuel, and fertilizer rise, the total costs for farmers have been increasing. Given the intensified financial struggle, together with higher demand for food production, improving farming efficiencies is imminent.
08 Jun 2022

The Increasing Demand for Service Robots in Logistics and Cleaning

IDTechEx outlines two of the most exciting applications in the service robotics world and analyzes the key technological highlights.
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26 Apr 2022

さまざまな産業に革命をもたらすサービスロボット

The service robotics industry has grown quickly in recent years, spurred on by advances in robotics technology and artificial intelligence (AI), and maybe set to help alleviate some of the labor issues across multiple industries.
15 Feb 2022

What is Holding Back Agricultural Robotics?

With the advancement of technologies and robotics, as well as the increasing challenges facing the agricultural industry (e.g., labor shortage, high labor costs, etc.), robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are widely considered as an approach to revolutionize farming. Robots have several advantages over human labor including higher accuracy and efficiency, better consistency and reliability, lower operational costs, and many others. As such, more and more farmers decide to adopt robots (also commonly known as Agbots) and automation to make their businesses more sustainable and efficient.
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.