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Assembler Robots: Symbiotic Builders of the Future

By Dick Weisinger

MIT researchers have developed symbiotic robots, something that they’re calling assembler robots. These are robots that can build, maintain, and coexist with structures. The MIT work demonstrates that robots are capable of self-assembling complex structures. Potential applications of the technology

Robotics: Adoption Accelerates as Business Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency

By Dick Weisinger

As businesses seek to save money and become more productive they’re increasingly turning to robots. AI and ML is being applied to robots, making robots smarter and more capable. Robots are being used in manufacturing, automotives, electronics, healthcare, and retail.

Robots as a Service (RaaS): Enabling Robotics for Businesses of all Sizes

By Dick Weisinger

Robots as a Service (RaaS) is a cloud-based service that leases robotic services, and combines robotics with AI and cloud computing. Robotic cloud services will provide the centralized control and connection of robots that may be working in different warehouses,

Cloud Robotics: On-Demand Remote Brain Power for Mobile Robots

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud robotics tethers remote cloud services with robotics. The cloud offers large-scale computation and storage capabilities that can be used for off-loading tasks from the robot. Cloud robotics is particularly useful for mobile robots because in that case there is

Humans and Machines: A Future of Collaboration

By Dick Weisinger

How will robots/AI be able to work collaboratively with humans? Manish Bahl, Cognizant’s head of the Center for Future Work in the Asia-Pacific, said that there are five T’s to consider for getting humans and machines to work together collaboratively: