A recent report on the Europe Industrial Robotics Market indicates a significant growth trajectory for the industrial robotics sector in Europe. This market is projected to increase from USD 4.5 billion in 2022 to USD 9.87 billion by 2030, demonstrating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3% over this period.
Dexory, provider of AI and robotics solutions, announced a partnership with Iron Mountain, provider of information management, storage, data centre infrastructure, and asset lifecycle management. Since 2021, Iron Mountain has expanded into a third-party logistics (3PL) provider in the Warehouse & Logistics industry. The company will adopt DexoryView as its preferred inventory and tracking solution at four strategic Iron Mountain warehouses across Kettering Symmetry Park, Lutterworth Magna Park North and Rugby Symmetry Park.
Probably more than in other editions, the coexistence of robots and humans characterizes the solutions of the ERF, says Professor Lorenzo Marconi, chair of this unique event. Rocking Robots, official media partner for European Robotics Forum 2024, sat down with him to talk about ERF and trends in robotics
Researchers at the University of Glasgow, in collaboration with industry partners and two charities, are developing an AI-powered four-legged robot, named RoboGuide, designed to assist blind and partially sighted individuals. The robot aims to enhance the independence of visually impaired people by aiding their navigation in indoor environments such as museums, shopping centers, and hospitals.
In the UK two, out of only three in the world that are known, of the very first ever desktop computers were found. The discovery was made during a house clearance when company Just Clear saw the machines during a house clearing and thought they looked quite interesting.
The University of Liverpool and Imperial College London have been chosen to lead a new £12 million research hub, named AI for Chemistry Hub or AIChemy. This initiative is funded by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and various consortium partners. AIChemy’s goal is to advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the field of chemistry and expedite its integration into relevant applications.
AI and robotics company Dexory has announced plans to expand into the North American market. This move is aimed at addressing the evolving needs of the logistics and warehousing sector, where demands for quicker turnaround times and improved efficiency are growing. Dexory’s technology, which includes autonomous robots and the AI-powered DexoryView platform, is designed to enhance visibility and efficiency in warehouse operations.
Knapp, specializing in automation technology for distribution and production value chains, is set to present its range of advanced software solutions at this year’s IntraLogisteX event. The company collaborates with UK brands such as Boots, Next, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, and The Very Group, providing customized technology solutions for their business activities.
2023 saw an abundance of stunning research results in the field of robotics. Among the many innovations we’ve discussed, the concept of vision learning promises to be a truly revolutionary force. Vision learning refers to a deep learning process where machines are taught to understand the world through visual interpretation rather than traditional coding methods. Tesla, under the leadership of Elon Musk, has been at the forefront of this innovation, demonstrating the principle of vision learning in its robot, Optimus.
This year the dark side of AI and robotics has reached a point of no return. Of course, robots and AI already played an important role on the battlefield. But never has it been used so widespread, in so many theaters worldwide simultaneously. And despite calls for regulation, never before has so much money been spent on research, and on countermeasures.