Robotic Advances: COVID-Spurred and Otherwise

Robotic Advances: COVID-Spurred and Otherwise

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute It’s not surprising that the COVID pandemic has gotten us all thinking about technology that can take the human element out of... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Tuesday November 24, 2020 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, COVID-19, robots

Navigant: Delivery drones and robots can reduce road congestion, costs

Navigant: Delivery drones and robots can reduce road congestion, costs

BOULDER -- Robots, robot delivery vehicles and drones present a compelling opportunity to reduce carbon emissions, road congestion, and operational costs, while satisfying customer requirements for... Read More

Thursday March 26, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Navigant Research, delivery drones, robots, Ryan Citron

The robots are coming!

The robots are coming!

The robots are coming! Perhaps its better to say the robots are already here, and many more -- like a whole lot more -- are on their way. According to a new report from the... Read More

By: steveporter Wednesday February 20, 2019 0 comments Tags: Steve Porter, robots

Tractica: Warehousing and logistics robots to reach nearly 1M shipments annually by 2022

Tractica: Warehousing and logistics robots to reach nearly 1M shipments annually by 2022

BOULDER -- Worldwide shipments of warehousing and logistics robots will grow rapidly over the next 5 years from 194,000 units in 2018 to 938,000 units annually by 2022, according to a new report... Read More

Monday February 4, 2019 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, robots, Glenn Sanders

Tractica: Consumer robot sales to pass 50M units, $13B annually by 2022

Tractica: Consumer robot sales to pass 50M units, $13B annually by 2022

BOULDER -- Worldwide shipments of consumer robots will increase from 10 million in 2016 to 50.7 million units annually by 2022 and the consumer robotics market will grow from $3.8 billion in 2016... Read More

Thursday May 25, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, robots, Manoj Sahi

78 skills that will be difficult to automate

78 skills that will be difficult to automate

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist DaVinci Institute Recently my wife, Deb, and I were eating at a local sushi restaurant, watching the itamae (sushi chefs) carefully preparing each meal.... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Friday May 5, 2017 1 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, robots, artificial intelligence

Tractica: Healthcare robot shipments to exceed 10K units annually by 2021

Tractica: Healthcare robot shipments to exceed 10K units annually by 2021

BOULDER -- Healthcare robot shipments will increase from approximately 3,400 units annually in 2016 to more than 10,500 units per year by 2021, according to a new report by Tractica. During... Read More

Wednesday November 23, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, robots, Wendell Chun

Porter Adventist Hospital deploys robots to zap infectious germs

Porter Adventist Hospital deploys robots to zap infectious germs

DENVER -- Porter Adventist Hospital today unveiled robots that are being used to destroy potentially lethal germs and bacteria that can pose a risk to patient and employee safety. The... Read More

Tuesday October 18, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Porter Adventist Hospital, Thomas Drake, robots