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Nvidia announces Jetson TX2 for IoT applications

Mar 9, 22:35

Nvidia has unveiled the Jetson TX2, a credit card-sized platform that delivers AI computing for intelligent factory robots, commercial drones and smart cameras for AI cities.

Nvidia Jetson TX2 platform

The robotic expansion: Q&A with Kuka CEO Stefan Lampa

Mar 8, 14:40

Kuka Robotics, as the world's leading maker of robots used in automobile manufacturing, has been making efforts to extend robotic application to other manufacturing sectors, especially...

Kuka Robotics CEO

Industrial robot makers expanding capacity

Feb 24, 11:07

Worldwide robot makers have been expanding their capacity recently with Germany-based Kuka cooperating with the China-based Midea Group to expand its capacity in Europe and China...

Demand for robots gradually increasing

Robot maker Hiwin sees revenues up on year in January

Newswatch - Feb 9, 23:16

Robot and motion control mechanical component maker Hiwin Technologies has reported revenues of NT$1.268 billion (US$40.85 million) for January, down 19.2% on month but up 26.5% on...

Digitimes Research: Various robots showcased at RoboDEX 2017

Feb 8, 11:11

Various types of robots were exhibited at RoboDEX 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, during January 18-20, including collaborative, humanoid, assistant and receptionist robots, according to Digitimes...

ITRI unveils robots and drone management solution

Jan 17, 15:36

Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has unveiled a companion robot based on its Intelligent Vision System (IVS) and an ICT (information and...

ITRI-developed Intelligent Vision System robot can play chess

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$188 billion in 2020, says IDC

Jan 11, 16:14

Worldwide spending on robotics and related services will more than double by 2020, growing from US$91.5 billion in 2016 to more than US$188 billion in 2020, according to the newly...

Robot products may not enjoy demand as expected in 2017, says market watchers

Dec 22, 12:33

Although many vendors have already entered into the robot market and released products aiming for 2017, some market watchers are pessimistic about their demand as these products are...

Automation component maker Taiwan Chelic reports increased sales for November

Dec 9, 15:35

Automation component maker Taiwan Chelic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$87 million (US$2.732 million) for November, up 5.82% on month and 2.95% on year. Accumulated 2016...

Asustek opens developer program for Zenbo robots

Newswatch - Dec 1, 15:49

Asustek Computer has officially kicked off its Zenbo robot developer program with the release of the Zenbo software development kit (SDK) and Zenbo developer tools, according to the...

Foxconn to ship 60,000 Pepper robots in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 1, 11:43

Foxconn Electronics is expected to ship a total of 60,000 Pepper robots from its plant in Shandong, China in 2016, valued at US$500 million, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Taiwan ShouDe International unveils toddler-care robot

Nov 30, 14:21

Digital intelligent security system provider Taiwan ShouDe International Electronics has unveiled ibotn, a toddler-care mini robot, for launch in the Taiwan and China markets by the...

Toddler-care robot ibotn

Papago enters into service robot market

Nov 4, 16:26

Taiwan-based PND platform developer Papago has entered into the robot industry, as it sees the PND market has limited space for further development.

Papago service robot

Nextcom, Googol Technology to set up JV to manufacture robotic products

Nov 3, 11:19

Taiwan-based IPC and automation solution provider Nextcom International and China-based motion controller specialist Googol Technology will set up a joint venture in Chongqing, China...

Foxconn details 40,000 robots at factories, says report

Oct 5, 14:49

The Foxconn Group has installed 40,000 robots for handling manufacturing jobs at a number of its plans in China, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report,...

Quanta Storage pushing robotic arm products for different applications

Sep 7, 22:44

Taiwan-based IT manufacturers including Delta Electronics, Quanta Storage, a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, Foxnum, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

Delta Electronics unveils 3 robot arms

Sep 2, 11:46

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on September 1 unveiled two 6-axis vertical multi-joint robots as well as a new SCARA (selective compliance...

Digitimes Research: Japan to focus on developing self-driving, medicare and smart-factory industries

Aug 23, 14:57

The Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016 calls for the development of key technologies related to the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), including IoT, robot and artificial...

Hiwin July sales affected by seasonal factors

Newswatch - Aug 9, 12:20

Mechanical component and robot maker Hiwin Technologies has reported revenues of NT$1.487 billion (US$47.22 million) for July, down 4% on quarter but up 12.39% on year. The sequential...

Digitimes Research: Launch of Android-based Pepper to ramp up market size

Jul 27, 15:15

SoftBank's launch of Android-based Pepper service robots will encourage Android software developers to develop applications for Pepper, which in return will help ramp up Pepper's...

Foxlink developing service-oriented robot products

Jul 27, 15:08

Connector maker Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry) is interested in the service robot market and has been taking related development projects for entering the sector, according...

Panasonic to enter robot control industry

Jul 21, 12:39

Panasonic has announced plans to cross into the robot control equipment market as the company is optimistic about demand for robots from they factory and medical care segments and...

Robot maker Hiwin reports brisk sales for June, looks to strong 3Q16

Newswatch - Jul 11, 10:51

Mechanical component and robot maker Hiwin Technologies saw its revenues grow 4.5% on month and 5.79% on year to a record high of NT$1.549 billion (US$48.06 million) for June, buoyed...

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson scores points in promoting robotic arms

Jul 6, 15:21

Seiko Epson has attained a Taiwan market share of over 30% for its 4-axis robotic arms and nearly 23% for 6-axis models, according Epson Taiwan Technology & Trading vice president...

China Mobile showcases smart robot at MWC Shanghai

Jun 30, 15:16

China Mobile is exhibiting a cloud computing-based smart robot at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai taking place June 29-July 1.

China Mobile head-mounted smart robot

Robot maker Hiwin looks to strong performance in 3Q16

Stockwatch - Jun 29, 11:19

Mechanical component and robot maker Hiwin Technologies expects its sales performance for the third quarter of 2016 to be better than that in the previous quarter, buoyed by recent...

Inventec to ship drones and service robots in 2H16

Jun 21, 21:58

Inventec will begin shipping drones and service robots in the second half of 2016, but these new product lines will only have a limited contribution to revenues, according to David...

Acer robot Jibo to ship in October

Jun 6, 10:40

Acer's Jibo robot project led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab will start shipping in October. The robot was originally planned for mass production in the...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Asustek expected to focus on development of IoT, robots, AR/VR

Jun 3, 12:36

Asustek Computer is expected to shift its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products, seeing the motherboard/graphics card...

Digitimes Research: Chat robots targeted for use by people with dementia in Japan

Jun 3, 10:46

In the Japan market, chat robots, such as Pepper launched by SoftBank, are increasingly targeted for use by people suffering dementia, and Japan-based Fuji-Keizai predicted that demand...

Computex 2016: Asustek unveils new smartphones, 2-in-1s and Zenbo

May 30, 22:03

Asustek Computer has unveiled its latest ZenFone 3 smartphones, Transformer 3 series 2-in-1s and home service robot Zenbo at its pre-Computex 2016 press conference.

Asustek Zenbo robot

Denmark-based Universal Robots to set up subsidiary in Taiwan

May 20, 11:27

Universal Robots, a Denmark-based developer of collaborative robots, will set up a subsidiary in Taiwan in June 206 to tap the local market. The subsidiary will start operations in...

Universal Robots-developed UR3 6-axis collaborative robot

Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations

May 12, 11:43

Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) app...

Robot maker Hiwin sees revenues up on month in April

Newswatch - May 9, 11:34

Robot and ballscrew maker Hiwin Technologies has reported revenues of NT$1.324 billion (US$40.83 million) for April, up 14.14% sequentially but down 5.07% on year.

Demand for IC solutions from China robot markers increasing

Apr 25, 11:31

China-based hardware makers have rushed into the development and manufacture of robot products, offering an opportunity for Taiwan-based chipset vendors to ramp up their shipments...

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