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  • Last update: Friday 22 January 2016 [49 news items]

Foxconn ramps up Pepper robot output in China, say reports

Jan 22, 16:13

Japan-based Softbank has announced it will begin selling its Pepper robots at 100 physical Softbank Shops on January 28, indicating that its production partner Foxconn Electronics...

China market: Xiaomi ships 70 million smartphones in 2015

Jan 18, 10:25

Xiaomi Technology has announced that it shipped 70 million smartphones in 2015, falling short of its target of 80-100 million units set for the year.

Foxconn injects additional funds into overseas subsidiary for robot development

Dec 21, 11:59

Foxconn Electronics will inject an additional capital of US$120 million into its subsidiary Icreate Investment in the Cayman Islands, according to a release from Taiwan's Investment...

Robot production a key of Foxconn development strategy, says chairman

Dec 17, 15:56

The production of robot products will be the major focus of the Foxconn Group's development strategy, according to the group's chairman Terry Gou.

Robot maker Hiwin denies suffering large payment defaults

Dec 10, 15:18

Robot and ballscrew maker Hiwin Technologies has denied a media report indicating that the company has suffered a default payment of over several billion New Taiwan (NT) dollars by...

Quanta Storage lands orders for TM5 robots

Newswatch - Dec 2, 21:52

Quanta Storage, a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, has landed orders for its TM5 robots during the ongoing IREX 2015, an international robot exhibition currently being held in Tokyo.

The TM5 industrial robot

UK-based Consequential Robotics unveils MiRO, says TAIROA

Nov 30, 23:18

UK-based innovation robot developer Consequential Robotics has unveiled MiRO, an in-house-developed puppy-mimetic companion robot prototype with an advanced brain to learn from its...

MiRO, a puppy-mimetic companion robot prototype

Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators offering household robots to boost revenues

Nov 26, 10:12

Following the steps of Softbank, NTT DoCoMo and KDDI have also launched household robots as part of their efforts to boost revenues. The move is expected to ramp up the popularity...

Asustek, Xiaomi pushing into robot business

Nov 4, 15:24

Asustek Computer and China-based Xiaomi have been aggressively developing robot solutions for the past few years and Asustek is expected to unveil its medical care robot products...

Foxconn speeds up penetration into innovative product segments

Oct 23, 10:43

Optimizing its capital, manufacturing capability and integrated supply chain, the Foxconn Group has accelerated its entry into innovative product segments, rolling out a number of...

Acer targeting robot business

Sep 4, 15:59

Acer CEO Jason Chen revealed that the company is planning to invest in a firm that is mainly focusing on robot R&D, before the end of 2015, but he said that the business still...

Global service robot market to grow 20-30% annually

Aug 27, 10:56

The market value of service robots globally is expected to grow 20-30% on year, growing from US$8.5 billion in 2015 to over US$20 billion in 2020, according to an industry estimate...

Digitimes Research: RT Works launches robot to help people walk

Aug 4, 11:07

Japan-based RT Works has launched Robot Assist Walker RT. 1, an autonomous walking-assisting cart to help old people walk, in the Japan market, becoming the fourth model of personal...

Foxconn, Softbank to form robot joint venture, say reports

Jun 18, 12:06

Foxconn Electronics will team up with Japan-based Softbank to form a joint venture for manufacturing robot products, according to Japan-based Nikkei Asian Review.

Robot maker Hiwin reports strong sales for May

Newswatch - Jun 9, 15:09

Hiwin Technologies saw its revenues soar 4.9% on month and 24% on year to NT$1.464 billion (US$46.93 million) in May 2015.

Digitimes Research: Softbank to penetrate into robot market

May 21, 14:03

Japan-based Softbank will continue to foray into the robot market in Japan after launching the household robot 'Pepper' and business robot 'Asra C1', according to Digitimes Researc...

Hiwin aims to become globally major robot maker

May 19, 11:13

Hiwin Technologies will have robots become a major product line and aims to become a globally major robot maker, according to company chairman Eric Chuo.

Delta showcasing industrial solutions at Hannover Messe

Apr 16, 16:01

Delta Electronics is showcasing its industrial automation, energy management and smart grid solutions as well as demonstrating its Scara industrial robot at the Hannover Messe show,...

Digitimes Research: South Korea 2013 robot production valued at KRW2.42 trillion

Mar 16, 21:57

South Korea recorded production value of KWR2.42 trillion (US$2.3 billion) for robots mainly used in the industrial segment during 2013, growing on year by 6.5%, while KWR737.6 billion...

Japan makers eyeing wearable and health-related robots

Mar 12, 22:37

Japan-based makers are continuing to develop an assortment of robots including wearable units and health-related devices, with ActiveLink and Innophys at the forefront.

Over 40% industrial robot patents used for mechanical engineering segment; 30% for control, says MIC

Feb 16, 16:03

Industrial robots have been widely applied in a broad range of fields such as assembly, production, electric welding, spraying and painting, food packaging, and component installation...

Home care/lawn care robotics market to reach US$2.9 billion by 2019, says ABI

Feb 12, 16:06

The home care/lawn care robotics market will surpass US$2.9 billion by 2019, up from US$1.2 billion in 2014, according to ABI Research. About seven million robotic home care/lawn...

Digitimes Research: Japan aims at robot market value of JPY2.4 trillion in FY2020

Feb 10, 12:11

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in January 2015 announced new five-year strategies for robot development, with a goal of attaining a domestic market value of...

Robot supplier Hiwin reports sales gains for January

Newswatch - Feb 9, 11:01

Ballscrew and robot maker Hiwin Technologies saw its revenues grow 0.7% sequentially and 25% on year to NT$1.32 billion (US$41.69 million) in January driven by growing demand for...

Delta Electronics unveils own-brand industrial robot

Jan 23, 15:21

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has unveiled an own-brand industrial robot, SCARA (selective compliance assembly robot arm), marking a...

Delta Electronics chairman Yancey Hai

China robot development lacks direction, says report

Jan 20, 11:09

China's governments and industries have been making efforts to develop robots but there has been a lack of direction for the development in terms of application, according to China-based...

Robot supplier Hiwin set to enjoy strong sales in 2015

Jan 19, 12:20

Taiwan-based ballscrew and industrial robot supplier Hiwin Technologies expects its sales in China, Japan, Europe and the US in 2015 to be better than those recorded a year earlier...

Taiwan market: Artifacts introduces Romo

Dec 12, 15:22

High-end retail chain Artifacts has introduced Romo, a programmable robot toy that can be controlled via a connection with an iPhone, for sale in the Taiwan market at a retail price...

Romo, a programmable robot toy

Mirle, Hiwin expect sales growth in 2015

Dec 1, 10:22

LCD panel equipment specialist Mirle Automation and automation equipment maker Hiwin Technologies expect sales to grow in 2015 thanks to strong orders placed by their China-based...

IDF 2014: Intel to showcase innovations for IoT, wearable and robot markets

Sep 9, 14:37

Intel Developer Forum (IDF) will start on September 9 in the US and the CPU giant is set to showcase its latest plans and technologies for the Internet of things (IoT) market.

Digitimes Research: Japan sees growing investment in R&D for care-giving robots

Aug 26, 12:28

Due to subsidies offered by Japan central and local governments, there has been increasing investment in R&D for care-giving robots. For example, 21 companies have engaged in...

Advantech to set up investment subsidiary

Aug 13, 16:16

Industrial computing device maker Advantech will establish a subsidiary, Advantech Corporate Investment (ACI), to help the company promote development of smart cities and applications...

Foxlink to set up robot arms in China plants, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 7, 15:03

Foxlink is planning to install 35 six-axis robot arms at its plants in Dongguan, China in August to help reduce manual labor and is aiming to establish a total of 100 units by 2015...

Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

Jul 25, 10:37

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has been boosting the development of service robots, with a target production value of JPY2.65 trillion (US$26.1 billion) and target...

Advantech partners with Hiwin for robot business

Jul 22, 14:27

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Advantech has announced it will establish a strategic alliance with Taiwan-based automated product maker Hiwin Technologies, looking to gather...

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