Alphabet tackles industrial robot software market
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automation

Alphabet tackles industrial robot software market

Intrinsic will teach industrial robots to perform complex tasks
23 Jul 2021
What is Robotic Process Automation?
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automation

What is Robotic Process Automation?

How does RPA work, how is it used, and what are the pros and cons?
23 Jul 2021
Telepresence medical robot market set to reach $159.5 million by 2028
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automation

Telepresence medical robot market set to reach $159.5 million by 2028

Increasing adoption of robots in health care settings and product innovations are contributing to the market's growth
19 Jul 2021
Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire
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Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire

Around 800 workers evacuated as firefighters worked throughout the night to tackle the blaze
19 Jul 2021
Kanglim and Ridecell partner on IoT-enabled industrial mobility platform
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Kanglim and Ridecell partner on IoT-enabled industrial mobility platform

Ridcell will integrate its fleet automation technology into Kanglim's specialty industrial vehicles
14 Jul 2021
Smart ships are coming
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automation

Smart ships are coming

Autonomous vehicles don't start and end with cars. Our seas and waterways are set to be revolutionised, too
28 May 2021
Mindtree acquires AI startup to meet Industry 4.0 demand
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automation

Mindtree acquires AI startup to meet Industry 4.0 demand

The Indian company hopes to reposition its analytical services to cater for new digital transformation projects
21 May 2021
'Low-code data' placed front and centre at Appian World 2021
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'Low-code data' placed front and centre at Appian World 2021

CEO Matt Calkins claims low-code data overcomes the last major hurdle of application development
11 May 2021
Oculii raises $55 million for its AI-powered radar software
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automation

Oculii raises $55 million for its AI-powered radar software

The VAI platform by Oculii improves the angular resolution of any radar by up to 100 times
6 May 2021
IBM to acquire AIOps firm Turbonomic
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IBM to acquire AIOps firm Turbonomic

The announcement follows IBM's recent acquisition of Instana
30 Apr 2021
London City becomes first major airport to start controlling air traffic remotely
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digital transformation

London City becomes first major airport to start controlling air traffic remotely

The new tower is 115km away from the airport and will use a host of digital data to provide an “enhanced reality” view
30 Apr 2021
UK gov to allow self-driving cars on motorways this year
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UK gov to allow self-driving cars on motorways this year

Automated Lane Keeping Systems to be legally defined as 'self-driving' as a cautious first step to allowing fully autonomous cars on UK roads
28 Apr 2021
Nokia's Digital Automation Cloud will power WEG's Industry 4.0 project
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automation

Nokia's Digital Automation Cloud will power WEG's Industry 4.0 project

WEG's automated factory in Brazil will serve as a real-world production setting for the project
26 Apr 2021
Texas police issue warrant for Tesla crash data
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Texas police issue warrant for Tesla crash data

Twitter post from Elon Musk reportedly refutes crash was caused by the car's autopilot mode
20 Apr 2021
ZF augments vehicle intelligence with next-gen AI supercomputer
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ZF augments vehicle intelligence with next-gen AI supercomputer

New ZF ProAI packs a punch with up to 66% more computing power than its predecessor
19 Apr 2021
Siemens and Google Cloud join forces on factory automation
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Siemens and Google Cloud join forces on factory automation

The companies want to make the deployment of AI in connection with the Industrial Edge easier
19 Apr 2021
Ocado invests £10m into autonomous vehicle startup Oxbotica
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Ocado invests £10m into autonomous vehicle startup Oxbotica

The e-commerce and technology firm will collaborate on autonomous vehicles with prototypes expected within two years
16 Apr 2021
Continental and AWS unveil cloud-based automotive software
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Software

Continental and AWS unveil cloud-based automotive software

CAEdge will arrive in the second half of 2021
15 Apr 2021
IBM to acquire process mining specialist myInvenio
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Acquisition

IBM to acquire process mining specialist myInvenio

The company's products are to be integrated with IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation
15 Apr 2021
Meet Stretch: Boston Dynamics' new box-shifting robot
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automation

Meet Stretch: Boston Dynamics' new box-shifting robot

Stretch is a new warehouse robot designed to boost productivity in the logistics sector
29 Mar 2021
Cognizant acquires digital automotive firm ESG Mobility
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Cognizant acquires digital automotive firm ESG Mobility

The deal marks Cognizant's fourth acquisition in 2021, the thirteenth since January 2020
25 Mar 2021
ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot
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ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot

The India-based startup will boost the software company’s automation capabilities
23 Mar 2021
Oracle unveils upgraded Autonomous Data Warehouse
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cloud computing

Oracle unveils upgraded Autonomous Data Warehouse

The company claims the updates will benefit citizen data scientists, data engineers, and developers
18 Mar 2021