Could fruit-picking robots solve the labor shortage on British farms?

Dec 10, 2019
Brexit has led to a dearth of seasonal migrant workers in the United Kingdom. Robo pickers could plug the gap.
Rubion, a strawberry-picking robot from Belgium.
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A fatal Uber accident rocks the robotics world

Mar 22, 2018
Pittsburgh, Uber’s home base, has become a center for autonomous technology.

U.S. manufacturers aren’t investing in new technology

Dec 8, 2016
A lot of U.S. manufacturers are holding back on investing in the latest technology. That’s according to a new report from the Boston Consulting Group. Companies are coming up short on investments in what’s called Industry 4.0 — an umbrella…
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Robots, data, and the industries of the future

Mar 2, 2016
Soon, you may have your own personal C-3PO

Two arms good...three arms better?

Mar 2, 2016
Wearable robotic arm can transform you into a three-armed drummer.
Wearable robotic arm can transform you into a three-armed drummer.
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What goes up must come down. Or else.

Feb 25, 2016
Space debris poses major risks for the future of space exploration.
Space debris poses major risks for the future of space exploration.
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Is that Thai food genuine? Ask a robot.

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Robots, the space program and innovation

May 19, 2014
NASA's Kennedy Space Center begins a major robotics competition.