Trends related to 5G, Robotics & the Industrial Internet of Things
Personal robots and robot butlers, capable of carrying out multiple tasks in domestic and everyday environments, have entered the market.
Robots could bring an end to forced labor and lead a new era of ethical manufacturing.
Some believe that we have moral obligations to our machines, and that, like people, robots should have rights too.
Smart dust, also known as “microelectromechanical systems” or MEMS, represent a new kind of atomic-level materials engineering.
Cloud robotics and automation is a field in which physical robots share data and code and perform computations remotely via networks, rather than within their containers alone.
Collaborative robots—or cobots—work alongside humans or together with other machines.
A new generation of robots can now self-assemble, merge, split and repair themselves.
Quadrupedal robots have four articulated legs and can move around difficult terrain, making them useful tools for inspections and security applications.