Internet of Robotic Things – Converging Sensing/Actuating, Hyperconnectivity, Artificial Intelligence and IoT Platforms

The Internet of Things (IoT) concept is evolving rapidly and influencing new developments in various application domains, such as the Internet of Mobile Things (IoMT), Autonomous Internet of Things (A-IoT), Autonomous System of Things (ASoT), Internet of Autonomous Things (IoAT), Internet of Things Clouds (IoT-C) and the Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) etc. that are progressing/advancing by using IoT technology.

Benefits for Queensland of the new robot economy

A new independent report predicts the uptake of robotics and automation could boost Queensland’s economic growth by 1 to 2 per cent each year over the next decade, adding between $37.4 billion and $117.5 billion to Gross State Product (GSP).

DOCOMO and Toyota Conduct Successful Remote Control of T-HR3 Humanoid Robot Using 5G

Toyota developed the T-HR3 with the aim of creating a partner robot that can safely support human activities in a variety of circumstances, such as homes and healthcare institutions.

Qualcomm Launches $100M AI Investment Fund

Qualcomm Ventures Announces Investment in AnyVision, a World-Leading Face, Body, and Object Recognition Startup, at its 5G & AI Summit in San Francisco.

Bosch survey: Germans believe artificial intelligence will bring great benefits to mobility and manufacturing

Whether at home, in traffic, or at work, artificial intelligence (AI) is going to transform the world. It’s a future that is not so distant. Smartphones already come with smart voice-controlled assistants, and physicians are using AI to diagnose conditions.

Plant breeders tap robots, drones and artificial intelligence to feed the world

Digital innovations in agriculture, including robots, drones and artificial intelligence (AI), are part of a new arsenal of tools plant breeders are using to feed the world’s population.

Dexter, an open-source, 3D printed, high precision robotic arm is the winner of the 2018 Hackaday Prize

Dexter is an open source, 5+ axis robotic arm. Its parts are 3D printed with PLA and held together with carbon fiber strakes for reinforcement.

Call for Applications: 2019 RoboMaster Robotics Competition

The RoboMaster 2019 Robotics Competition is open to international universities. As long as you love robots and hope to show your talent and wisdom on the RoboMaster Robotics Competition, you can apply for registration!
Applications are closed

EU-funded scientists developed adaptable ground and aerial robots that can transform farming

Utilising the data delivered from the UAV, the UGV prototype, called Bonirob, autonomously navigates its environment and performs actions at set locations. For example, it can spray a pesticide onto a selected crop area, and in the case of weed presence, it can get rid of them mechanically, avoiding the use of dangerous herbicides.

Healthcare Robotics Digital Innovation Hub

Robotics has the potential to revolutionise the field of healthcare. In hospitals, surgical robots allow for minimally invasive surgery, with increased precision.

Agri-Food Robotics Digital Innovation Hub

Precision farming will allow European farmers to grow what is needed, with little waste in produce, water, and pesticides, and using less manual labour. Farms of the future will be high-tech ventures that are appealing for the younger generations. Robotics, combined with AI and big data, has a big part to play.

EU's Call for Proposals: Smart and healthy living at home

The pilots should build on open platforms, standardised ontologies, APIs and results from IoT-based smart living environments, service robotics and smart wearable & portable systems and clearly go beyond current state of the art in terms of scale, the capabilities for personalisation, adaptation, and user acceptance.
Applications are closed

Fabricating an articulate robot for automated packing system by utilizing IOT system

We developed 3D packing system using prioritization method packing algorithm and Internet of things (IOT) for sending and receiving data.

Call for Applications: Cost effective and rapid deployment of mobile robots in manufacturing

L4MS is launching an Open Call for Application Experiments (AEs) to validate the cost effective and rapid deployment of mobile robots in manufacturing SMEs and MidCaps through virtualization. The experiments will help to confirm if the platform really contributes to reduction of the installation, deployment and configuration by a factor of 10. The AEs will be conducted by using OPIL integration platform and 3D simulator, for which free licenses and complete guidance will be offered by L4MS.
Applications are closed

Pepper-picking robot demonstrates its skills in greenhouse labour automation

The SWEEPER robot is the first sweet pepper harvesting robot in the world demonstrated in a commercial greenhouse. It is designed to operate in a single stem row cropping system, with a crop having non-clustered fruits and little leaf occlusion.

The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

Insect-sized flying robots could help with time-consuming tasks like surveying crop growth on large farms or sniffing out gas leaks.
7 months ago

IoT, robotics and machine learning set to transform the supply chain, suggests Inmarsat research

Transport and logistics businesses are investing in Internet of Things (IoT)-based smart technologies to help them take advantage of the wealth of opportunities that the Fourth Industrial Revolution offers.
7 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: Robotics Core Technology

Autonomy in robotic systems is built on a combination of four core technologies.
Application Deadline in 3 months
8 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: Robotics in Application Areas

The purpose of this topic is to address such issues in a modular and open way, and reduce the barriers that prevent a more widespread adoption of robots.
Application Deadline in 2 months
8 months ago

RobotUnion's Call for Applications: Scaleups in the robotics sector

RobotUnion will select 20 Scaleups that will participate in the Acceleration program and could be financed with up to €223,000 equity free in cash plus acceleration services.
Applications are closed
8 months ago

El Camino Hospital Pioneers First U.S. Use of Robotic Platform for Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The Taft Center for Clinical Research at El Camino Hospital announced that its interventional pulmonology team has successfully performed an innovative robotic bronchoscopy procedure to view the inside of the lungs and obtain a tissue sample.
8 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: Technologies for first responders

Proposals are invited to propose novel solutions improving the protection of first responders against multiple and unexpected dangers, or enhancing their capacities by addressing related research and innovation issues.
Applications are closed
8 months ago

MIDIH Call for Proposals: E2 Topic - Integrating CPS / IOT factory automation technologies in Robotics experimental facilities

The E2 topic looks for CPS/IOT data-driven experiments for sensor data collection, data analytics, and machine learning for the implementation of factory automation technologies supported by robotics which must use MIDIH reference architectures and reference implementations and the MIDIH Data Infrastructures.
Applications are closed
8 months ago

Groupe PSA to show its Plant of the Future at the Global Industrie Exhibition

Its vision of the plant of the future projects Groupe PSA into a new growth model designed to address four key challenges.
9 months ago

Call for startups and SMEs working with Big Data: Predictive maintenance models for industrial robots in body shop

The robots have different applications, such as material handling, spot and stud welding, adhesive dispensing and high resolution inline measurement. The model will be created with the data provided from the robot.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

Cheetah III as a commercially viable robot to operate in compromised emergency response environments

Developed by the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering's Biomimetic Robotics Lab under the direction of Associate Professor Sangbae Kim, the quadruped MIT Cheetah has made headlines for its dynamic legged gait, speed, jumping ability, and biomimetic design.
9 months ago

State-of-the-Art Mobile Intelligence: Enabling Robots to Move Like Humans by Estimating Mobility with Artificial Intelligence

Despite extensive research on this topic, robots still suffer from difficulties when moving in complex environments, especially in practical applications. Therefore, the ability to have enough intelligence while moving is a key issue for the success of robots.
9 months ago

Europe invests to boost the uptake of robotic technologies by start-ups and SMEs

There is a clear need to stimulate European start-ups and SMEs in the robotics sector to develop novel and innovative technology with the potential to open new markets at the international level. The aim of the Robot Union acceleration program is to discover, support and fund innovative projects in the robotics industry.
9 months ago

Call for Applications: Intelligence X.0 for Startups

CODE_n is looking for groundbreaking business models and use cases based on pioneering technologies. This year’s CONTEST, “Intelligence X.0,” will spotlight the 50 most progressive startups and industry disruptors worldwide.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

Impact of precision livestock farming on work and human- animal interactions on dairy farms. A review

Precision livestock farming can have a positive impact on dairy farmers’ work and can be attractive for young people. However, if the tools are not adapted to farmers’ needs and skills, PLF can also lead to negative impacts on farmers and animals.
9 months ago

LineRanger robot: Innovative live-line inspection solution

Hydro-Québec announces a new milestone in the development of power line inspection robots with the unveiling of a functional prototype of its new robotic platform, the LineRanger. The robot, developed by Hydro-Québec's research institute (IREQ) in Varennes, is a new technological solution for the efficient inspection of conductor bundles on high-voltage transmission lines.
9 months ago

Saving lives with SENEKA, a sensor network with mobile robots for disaster management

Entire districts may be devastated after a catastrophe, rendering existing maps practically useless for rescue operations. In many places, rescue workers have to find completely new routes. SENEKA offers a solution by taking autonomous ground and aerial robots and combining them with various wireless networked sensors to securely transmit current data to the rescue team.
9 months ago

Korea – France Call for Proposals: Joint R&D Projects

Companies proposing projects are encouraged to apply in any technological field, namely with a specific focus on the following fields: BioTechnology and Medical Technology, Energy and Environment Technology, Robot, Automobile and Machinery Systems Technology, Materials and Nano Technology and Information and Communication Technology.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: Space robotics technologies

The specific challenge is now to integrate the previously prepared common building blocks into demonstrators on ground, towards applications of space robotics in the field of orbital and planetary use. These robotics applications address not only the future needs of exploration and exploitation of space but also potential spin-off and spill-over effects to other areas of robotic activity on Earth, such as automotive, mining, construction, nuclear, or underwater.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

CPS-Based Smart Warehouse for Industry 4.0: A Survey of the Underlying Technologies

This paper discusses how the state-of-the-art techniques in cyber-physical systems facilitate building smart warehouses to achieve the promising vision of industry 4.0. We focus on four significant issues when applying CPS techniques in smart warehouses.
10 months ago

Agricultural Robots and Drones Market, 2027

Robotic and drones have already started to quietly transform many aspects of agriculture. Already, thousands of robotic milking parlours have been installed worldwide, creating a $1.9bn industry that is projected to grow to $8bn by 2023.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Robotics - Digital Innovation Hubs

Proposals should address the provision of a network of robotics Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) in the four prioritised application areas (PAA) of Healthcare, Infrastructure Inspection and Maintenance, Agri-Food and Agile Production.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Thailand's SMART Visa will encourage more Investment in Technology and Knowledge-based Industries

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) is confident that the newly launched "SMART Visa" will encourage more investment in technology- and knowledge-based industries, which have seen high growth rate in the past two years. The "SMART Visa" will make it easier for expatriates, foreign experts and investors to work and invest in Thailand long-term.
a year ago

COLROBOT: Collaborative Robotics solutions enabling Robot to interact with workers for safer and better work places

ColRobot aims to integrate a number of sensing systems and machine learning based software into two fully functional collaborative robotic systems, namely a robotic arm and mobile manipulator.
a year ago

Combining brain stimulation with a Robotic device could help restore Hand function in Stroke patients

The researchers demonstrate that stimulating the hand area of the motor cortex at the same time, but not after, the robotic device initiated hand movement increased the strength of the neural signal, most likely by harnessing the processing power of additional neurons in the corticospinal tract.
a year ago