SoftBank invests $2.8 billion in Norwegian robotics firm AutoStore

SoftBank invests $2.8 billion in Norwegian robotics firm AutoStore

By Anna Domanska - Apr 06, 2021

Japanese investment giant SoftBank Group has struck a $2.8 billion deal for a 40 percent stake in Norwegian warehouse automation company AutoStore, in the latest round of long-term

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Dyson Plans $3.6 Billion Investment in Robotics and AI

Dyson Plans $3.6 Billion Investment in Robotics and AI

By Anna Domanska - Nov 27, 2020

Dyson, the British electric appliances company, plans to up its investment in new technologies and products focused on energy, storage robotics, artificial intelligence, machine le

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Walmart gets rid of inventory robots, says human as good

Walmart gets rid of inventory robots, says human as good

By Christy Gren - Nov 04, 2020

Humans seem to be keeping up with the robots in stocking shelves and tracking inventories in Walmart, forcing it to take a relook.

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Alphabet's X Lab Develops Robotic buggy that collects Deep Data of individual plants

Alphabet's X Lab Develops Robotic buggy that collects Deep Data of individual plants

By Christy Gren - Oct 14, 2020

The Mineral team of X Labs from Alphabet has developed a robotic buggy that can help agriculturists embrace the complexities of growing food.

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Bill Gates invests in surgical robot startup Vicarious Surgical

Bill Gates invests in surgical robot startup Vicarious Surgical

By Anna Domanska - Feb 19, 2019

Humanoid robot surgeon startup Vicarious Surgical is making a bold step in the healthcare industry, planning to invent a surgical routine that seems like science fiction. But would

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PepsiCo unveils snacks delivery robots at California campus

PepsiCo unveils snacks delivery robots at California campus

By Anna Domanska - Jan 08, 2019

PepsiCo on Thursday unveiled its snacks delivery robots at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. The snack-carrying robots, also known as snackbots, will be delive

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Wearable Robotic Arms that can be controlled from any part of the globe

Wearable Robotic Arms that can be controlled from any part of the globe

By Anna Domanska - Aug 23, 2018

A pair of wearable robotic arms has been developed by designer Yamen Saraij, an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Media Design Keio University (a private university in

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Rolls Royce To Use Crawling Robots for Plane Engine Maintenance

Rolls Royce To Use Crawling Robots for Plane Engine Maintenance

By Carrie Ann - Jul 19, 2018

Rolls Royce Plc. displayed four futuristic digital technologies to repair engines at Farnborough Airshow press conference. In association with the University of Nottingham, one of

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Creator, the burger-flipping robot begins shift in July

Creator, the burger-flipping robot begins shift in July

By Anna Domanska - Jun 25, 2018

For $6, you can get the world’s freshest cheeseburger crafted by a 14-foot-long robot. The culinary expert has been in the making for the past eight years and costs under $1 mill

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