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ZMP CarriRo robot to deliver sushi in Japan

Sushi lovers are no strangers to food on demand – but now Japanese robotics company ZMP is moving from conveyor belts to autonomous robot...

Consultants set to cash in on march of the robots

Eight out of ten US corporates have begun investing time and money into robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) – and the...

Consumers welcome workplace AI & robotics, says ARM

Consumers are confident that the introduction of robotics and artificial intelligence in the workplace will enhance and not destroy their jobs, according to a...

Ford creates dedicated robotics and AI R&D team

Car manufacturing giant Ford has formed a dedicated team to extend its capabilities and research across robotics and artificial intelligence. In a blog post...

IIoT and the rise of the cobots

Spending on robotics among industrial companies will continue to climb over the next decade – but smaller, less costly and highly adaptable collaborative robots...

ABB innovation challenge sees six start-ups win funding

Swiss-Swedish power and automation company ABB and IdeaHub, an innovation platform, have identified six start-ups for funding via an 'innovation challenge'. The two companies kicked...

UK government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund opens for business

The UK government's flagship Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) is now open to applications from businesses and researchers. The fund was announced last year by...

Machine vision: a bird’s-eye view of the smart factory

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at EU Automation, a supplier of obsolete industrial parts, discusses the role of...

JD.com launches robot delivery in China

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has taken a big step towards logistics automation, introducing a robot delivery service at several universities around the country.  The prospect...

Centrica: Machines are ready to talk, but are we good listeners?

John Hartley, head of propositions at Centrica Distributed Energy and Power, explains how the IoT can give critical assets a 'voice' and urges organisations to...

SoftBank acquires Google robotics specialists Boston Dynamics and Schaft

Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank is acquiring two robotics companies from Google parent company Alphabet: Boston Dynamics and Schaft.  Japanese billionaire and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son's passion for...

Opinion divided on impact of AI on jobs market, says BT...

Who knows whether artificial intelligence will create or destroy jobs? IT directors don’t – or, at least, their opinions on the matter are profoundly...