ABB today opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas – showcasing a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi® robot, which will be designed to assist medical and laboratory staff with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals.
A robot which encourages kids to wash their hands has helped pupils at a remote Indian primary school take a fresh approach to hygiene. The hand-shaped robot, dubbed ‘Pepe’, is the product of a collaboration between researchers from the University of Glasgow in Scotland and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in India.
Following the recent news (Wednesday 2 October) that UPS has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to operate a fleet of aerial delivery drones;
Mike Vousden, Automotive Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this home delivery development:
“This remarkable development heralds a new era of parcel logistics. It is a clear indicator of how UPS will provide coverage on critical ‘last mile’ of parcel delivery – the distance between the delivery van or local hub, and the front door of the intended recipient.
The City of Turku and the telecom company Elisa jointly organized a 5G hackathon at the SHIFT Business Festival held on 29–30 August 2019 in Turku, Finland. The hackathon challenged teams to create and develop new 5G-enabled solutions for preventing social exclusion.
Skeleton Technologies, the European market leader for ultracapacitors and energy storage systems for transportation and grid applications, will supply ultracapacitor systems to Škoda Electric, a traction equipment manufacturer, for 114 trams to be delivered by Škoda Transportation to Mannheim, Heidelberg, and Ludwigshafen in Germany.
Technology company from Estonia - Cleveron introduces Cleveron 501, a one-of-a-kind grocery robot that enables grocery pick-up in just 20 seconds. Cleveron 501 is an efficient delivery alternative to home delivery, making grocery click and collect cheaper, faster and more convenient for both grocers and consumers.
bONE Tech today introduced IceBRKR, the world’s first ski goggles to integrate bone conduction audio and Bluetooth 5.0 MESH Intercom technology to make the skiing or snowboarding experience more entertaining and safe. The Kickstarter Campaign, which launched last week with a funding goal of $30,000 USD, features a limited Super Early Bird special of $79 USD, as well as several other rewards for backers.
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