This is the time when many suggest their list of top 2014 robotic pictures in various settings. Drones, humanoids, telepresence, home robots, vacuums, toys and robotic camel jockeys! Good recaps and terrific pics.
Top 10 Drone Stories: includes Facebook’s new Titan drones; Google’s Project Wing and DHL’s Parcelcopter delivery drones; ARS Electronica, Cirque du Soleil and Verity Studio’s entertainment drones; plus many others.
A Huffington Post article called 10 Robots to Watch in 2014: including a failed company (Unbounded Robotics) ; another that went public (Ekso Bionics); a few remote presence bots; Parrot’s Mini Drone and Jumping Sumo robots (I saw MANY of these devices as gifts this Xmas); and more.
The NY Times listed The Year in Robots: includes robotic vacuums, lawnmowers and floor cleaners; a grill bot; a cat-litter robot; a programmable baby rocker; a couple of learning toys; and a precise watering device for your garden.
The new World Robotics report recorded 553,052 industrial robot installations in factories around the world – a growth rate of 5% in 2022, year-on-year. By region, 73% of all newly deployed robots were installed in Asia, 15% in Europe and 10% in the Americas.
In this fifth edition, we are excited to feature robot progress in human-robot interaction, agile movement, enhanced training methods, soft robotics, brain surgery, medical navigation, and ecological research.