[TOKYO] A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes...

[LAS VEGAS] The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent's ability, and offer advice and encouragement...

[TOKYO] Sony Corp is poised to report its highest-ever profit this year on strong sales of image sensors after years of losing ground in consumer electronics and hopes to develop the technology for...

ROBOTICS is helping to cut through the menial work involved in fighting financial crime at DBS Bank, which has collaborated with IBM in robotic process automation (RPA).

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.