Tag Results for world robotics (4)

  1. 6.5 Million Robots Now Inhabit the Earth

    The latest issue of World Robotics is out! As we've said before, this fantastic report, produced by the good folks at the statistical department of the International Federation of Robotics, is a must-read if you want to understand the global robotics market. So on to the hot-off-the-press numbers, which refer to the market at the end 2007. First, industrial robots: there are now nearly 1 million units toiling in factories around the world. As for service robots -- which range from military bomb-disposal bots to home vacuum cleaners -- their number grew to …

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  2. New book: "Robotics: State Of The Art And Future Challenges"

    I was tipped off to the recent publishing of a new book, "Robotics: State Of The Art And Future Challenges" thanks to posters on Chief Delphi, the unofficial FIRST Robotics forums. FIRST favorite Dave Lavery contributed to this review of the robotics industry around the world -- what the cutting edge is within each of the markets and who the leaders are in those fields. Specifically, the book is meant to identify where the US is lagging in robotics …

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