Japan is World´s number one Robot Maker
Frankfurt, Tokyo – March 10th, 2022 – Japan is the world´s number one industrial robot manufacturer – delivering 45% of the global supply. In recent years, the country’s robot suppliers have increased their production capacity considerably: Their export ratio rose to 78% in 2020, when 136,069 industrial robots were shipped. These are results published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) ahead of the International Robot Exhibition (iREX) in Tokyo, March 9 to 12, 2022.
Position Paper update
Artificial Intelligence in Robotics - Position Paper updated
Mar 08, 2022 — The International Federation of Robotics updated its paper on Artificial Intelligence in Robotics. The paper analyzes current applications of AI in robotic applications, future directions, and safety and certification considerations.
New blog by Susanne Bieller
AI in robotics - separating fact from fiction
There is considerable misunderstanding around the role of AI in robotics. Human-like robots with super intelligence are standard fare in entertainment, while terms such as ‘robotic process automation’ and ‘bots’ refer to software applications with no physical robot.
In addition, we would like to draw your attention to the iREX show which started yesterday at Tokyo Big Sight. Online attendance is still possible until March 18, 2022. Impressions on Twitter can be found by using the hashtag #irex2022