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.
07:24 - 2018/02/18
Gardena Robot: Smart Mowers RobotMowing the lawn is not everyone’s favorite activity. But many of us do it regularly. The GARDENA smart SILENO city is a robotic mower that can take care of gardens up to 500 m². It features adjustable cutting height and SensorCut System to get the job done in a consistent fashion.The lawn is often the centrepiece of the garden. As soon as the robotic lawnmower takes over maintenance of the lawn, you are free from having to mow and you can sit back and relax.
07:16 - 2018/02/17
Danovo Robot: Smart Social RobotDanovo robot from OVO Technology: an egg-shaped social robot for kids that can move around people and objects and make learning fun for kids. Danovo avoids obstacles and can play hide-and-seek or stay within an area. It can project images onto the ground too.
07:30 - 2018/02/15
SpotMini Robot (New): Smart Four-Legged RobotSpotMini is a small four-legged robot that comfortably fits in an office or home. It weighs 25 kg (30 kg if you include the arm). SpotMini is all-electric and can go for about 90 minutes on a charge, depending on what it is doing. SpotMini is the quietest robot we have built.
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.
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.
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.