Displaying items by tag: Robotics

One thousand family members of Australian military veterans are to be given access to free career training in high-demand skills in areas including cyber security, robotics and data analytics through a $5 million funding commitment from veteran education and employment organisation WithYouWithMe.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 20 June 2019 12:10

Blue Prism agrees to acquire Thoughtonomy

UK-headquartered robotic process automation software company Blue Prism has announced an agreement to acquire intelligent automation platform provider Thoughtonomy.

Published in Strategy

The arrival of 5G technology will drive a new wave of growth in the rapidly evolving robotics and artificial intelligence sector, according to one global investment advisory firm.

New Zealand’s Invert Robotics has secured a US$8.8 million round of funding, with the capital raised to be used to scale the company’s team, and to fund the planned opening of a US office and expansion of its technology platform and industry-specific solutions.

Published in Strategy

Robot and toy maker Anki, which received nearly US$200 million in venture capital funding, has let go its 200 employees and has shut down, despite attempts to sell the company.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 10:07

Nvidia, AWS team for IoT and robot development

A collaboration between Amazon Web Services and Nvidia is aimed at making it easier to create, train and optimise deep learning models centrally on AWS and then deploy them to IoT devices based on the Nvidia Jetson platform,

Published in Strategy

Last week, the FIRST Robotics Competition held its first two Australian events for 2019, having first arrived down under in 2006, with Rockwell Automation's Global STEM ambassador, Jay Flores, attending the event.

Published in Development

Australia’s robotics research capabilities will receive a boost, with CSIRO’S Data61 unveiling a new Robotics Innovation Centre in Brisbane.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 23:48

LG launches AI-enabled robotic vacuum cleaner

Global consumer electronics giant LG Electronics has launched a robotic vacuum cleaner with built-in artificial intelligence and machine learning as one of a “new breed” of AI- enabled appliances being developed.

Published in Market

Retailers worldwide are increasingly embracing robotic process automation and other emerging automation technology practices to simplify complex tasks and streamline administrative processes, according to a new report.

Published in Strategy

Konica Minolta is partnering with collaborative mobile robots manufacturer, Mobile Industrial Robots, in a move it says will bring bring a greater level of automation to its clients in Australia.

Several Japanese companies have announced plans to use Nvidia's new Jetson AGX Xavier autonomous machine platform in their products.

Published in Hardware
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 19:37

Samsung opens new AI Centre in New York City

Samsung Research is establishing another AI Center in New York, focusing on robotics, to "strengthen its AI capabilities". This is in addition to five facilities in South Korea, the US, the UK, Canada and Russia, 

Published in Development

US telco Sprint and global telco network equipment manufacturer Ericsson have announced "a global relationship to build a distributed and virtualised core network dedicated specifically to IoT, in addition to a world-class IoT operating system".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Mining and resources giant Rio Tinto and not-for-profit science and educational body Scitech have inked a new five-year $4.4 million agreement to extend their partnership in delivering science, technology, engineering and maths education initiatives to students in Western Australia.

Published in Strategy

Juniper Networks has announced it has been selected as the 2018 global technology partner of the World Robot Olympiad Association which will stage the world robot olympiad finals in Thailand in November this year.

Published in Strategy

CSIRO's digital innovation group Data61 has announced the formation of an alliance to develop a national robotics R&D strategy and create the critical mass required to address large-scale Australian and international challenges using robotics technologies.

Published in Strategy

GPU vendor Nvidia is sending two of its senior robotics researchers to a major conference in Brisbane.

Published in Development

NBN Co, Australia’s broadband wholesaler, is collaborating on research and development on new technologies, including robotics and the Internet of Things, with the University of Melbourne and the University of Technology Sydney.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Domestic aide obots will not only be helping humans, but will be helping the industry grow from US$6.4 billion this year to US$23 billion annual by 2022, an increase of more than 250%.

Published in Development
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