How Automated Transportation Will Change Our Lives – Robotics Trends

Summer 2040 on a U.S. interstate: ”Ma’am, I’m sorry to pull you over, but I’m not getting a ping back from your vehicle’s transponder. Are you letting your onboard autopilot drive the vehicle?” “Officer, I’m driving in a safe fashion, not exceeding the speed limit….

RoboBusiness Announces Co-Location at PTC’s LiveWorx ‘18 Event – Robotics Trends

RoboBusiness is proud to present the Robotics & AI Summit at the LiveWorx ‘18 event put on by PTC. “We are delighted to partner with LiveWorx and PTC to support the advancement of technology development and adoption in this year’s event,” said Jim Wagner, managing…

10 Best Robots of CES 2018 – Robotics Trends

Amid all the chaos of CES 2018, one thing was crystal clear: self-driving cars will be taxiing people around sooner than you think. The advancements made by self-driving cars were the major takeaway from CES. Consumers won’t be able to buy one anytime soon, but…

Top 10 AI & Robot Stories of 2017 – Robotics Trends

It’s hard to believe 2017 is already coming to an end. And what a year it was for artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. If the past year was any indication, 2018 is going to be a massive year for automation. Here is a recap of…

LG’s CLOi Robots Launching in Airports, Hotels, Supermarkets – Robotics Trends

LG will unveil at CES 2018 three robots designed for commercial use at hotels, airports and supermarkets. The new lineup, dubbed CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee), includes the Serving Robot, Porter Robot, and Shopping Cart Robot. All of LG’s CLOi robots are being developed with the company’s…

Robots are Learning to Pick up Objects Like Babies – Robotics Trends

UC Berkeley researchers have developed a robotic learning technology that enables robots to imagine the future of their actions so they can figure out how to manipulate objects they have never encountered before. In the future, this technology could help self-driving cars anticipate future events…

Self-Driving Taxis Giving Rides During CES 2018 – Robotics Trends

If you’re attending CES 2018 in Las Vegas next week and for some unbeknownst reason aren’t in a rush to get to your next meeting, Aptiv and Lyft are offering rides to 20 pre-programmed destinations in Sin City. Aptiv, which split from automotive supplier Delphi…

Roombas Will Help Clean up Your Home’s Weak WiFi – Robotics Trends

iRobot’s Roomba robot vacuums have a new enemy: weak WiFi. The RBR50 company will later this month make it possible for WiFi-enabled Roombas to create a map of indoor WiFi signals in your home and search for spotty signals. Available on iRobot’s Roomba 960 and…