Future of robotics:
IDC predicts that 35 percent of leading organizations in logistics, health, utilities, and resources will explore the use of robots to automate operations by 2019. Research firm International Data Corp's (IDC) Manufacturing Insights Worldwide Commercial Robotics program recently unveiled its top 10 predictions for worldwide robotics for 2017 and beyond. The list has some interesting forecasts, and if they come true, they will likely have a significant impact on business and society.
07:25 - 2017/09/24
Eagle Prime Robot: Giant Robot DuelJudging by the vid, Eagle Prime handles pretty well for a 16-foot beast. The 430-horsepower combat mech stands atop a custom tank tread, allowing it to manoeuvre around corners. Since its public unveiling in May, the MegaBots team have also given it a brand-new reloading air cannon.
07:07 - 2017/09/23
W-MUTT Robot: Remotely Operated RobotW-MUTT (Weaponized Multi Utility Tactical Transport): a wirelessly controlled robot developed to take load off soldiers and sailors and provide them with additional firepower. It has multiple control modes, including a tethered mode.
07:16 - 2017/09/20
Remus100 Robot: Smart Underwater RobotThe REMUS 100 AUV can be configured to include a wide variety of standard and / or customer specified sensors and system options to meet your unique autonomous mission requirements. Over the past several years, the REMUS 100 AUV has become the cornerstone of the coastal AUV market, with thousands of missions, and tens of thousands of mission hours to its credit. No other AUV system comes close to rivaling REMUS proven track record for system quality and dependability.
13:44 - 2017/05/27
R1 Robot: Personal Humanoid RobotIt's born as the new humanoid of the robotic ecosystem of IIT – Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Italian design, variable height of 20 cm starting from 1.25m, weight 50 kg, 50% plastic and 50% carbon fibre and metal, it is designed to operate in domestic and professional environments. At the same time, with the involvement of private investors, IIT will implement the production model on a large scale in the next 12-18 months.
14:10 - 2017/05/23
MAARS robot: Ground Robot System ShipsThe remotely controlled MAARS is based on a modular framework that facilitates the addition of new accessories and attachments as they become available. The key to this system is a turret system supporting a drop-in manipulator arm, multiple types of weapons and a wide range of sensor packages plus up to seven cameras with multi-modal capabilities.
10:29 - 2017/05/21
Xiaomi Robot: Vacuum Cleaner RobotThe general design of the Mi Robot Vacuum isn't too far off from many existing offerings. At the bottom you'll find two circular side brushes that help sweep dirt into the main cylindrical brush. To boost suction, the machine automatically adjusts its height for a tighter seal with the floor. It walks around using its two main rubber wheels plus an assistive wheel, and is aided by ultrasonic radar sensors, wall sensors, collision sensors, cliff sensors and drop sensors.