Designed to be a sort of digital assistant, RoBoHoN can send texts, display photos, handle video conferences, dance (for some reason) and, of course make phone calls. But will it actually catch on?
The workforce of tomorrow must be trained, not for the jobs in the market today, but for the jobs that will emerge as critical to the operation of the digital factory in the future.
Rodney Brooks of Rethink Robotics, Jim & Anne Davis of New Balance and Bob Chapman of Barry-Wehmiller recognized for leadership in manufacturing.
Clearpath Robotics co-founder and CEO Matt Rendall discusses how his company’s OTTO 1500 opens up the factory floor — and what it has in common with Google’s self-driving cars.
Just because Google failed to launch Boston Dynamics to another level doesn't mean other industrial robot companies are failing, too: The industry generated close to $40 billion in revenue last year.
It’s easy to see Boston Dynamics as a relatively minor foray by Google that didn’t work out. No harm done. But the internal discussion about it shows how tough it can be to reconcile Alphabet’s dual missions: moonshots, but with...