COMMENTARY

During the last 20 to 30 years, one of the key strategies of developed countries has been to outsource manufacturing to benefit from cost advantages in emerging markets.

ROBOTS transporting dirty linen from guest rooms to a laundry collection point could soon become a common sight in hotels here, following a new partnership by StarHub and ST Kinetics that will...

AUTOMATION-technology provider Omron has opened its ninth and latest global innovation centre in Singapore, as part of a S$13.5 million investment in robotics capabilities in the Republic over the...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

LAST week's launch of the Electronics Industry Transformation Map (ITM) by Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran has been welcomed by the electronics cluster as a step in the...

[LONDON] Some of the most popular industrial and consumer robotsĀ are dangerously easy to hack and could be turned into bugging devices or weapons, IOActive Inc said.

SOFTBANK Group Corp has taken a stake in Roomba vacuum-cleaner maker IRobot Corp, people familiar with the matter said, as the Japanese company builds its holdings in robotics firms.

[TOKYO] The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said Friday it is using an underwater robot in a renewed attempt to inspect damage suffered in a tsunami-induced meltdown...

AS six robots battled it out on the floor of the DAR Constitution Hall's auditorium during the FIRST Global Challenge competition on Tuesday afternoon, a cheer rose above the din of voices...

[HONG KONG] SoftBank Group Corp is in talks to invest in Makeblock Co, a Chinese maker of DIY robotics, people familiar with the matter said.

[SINGAPORE] Robots are getting softer.