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  • Ecovacs Robotics (603486.SH) inks agreement with U.S. iRobot Corporation

    China's leading service robot producer Ecovacs Robotics (603486.SH) announced on Tuesday that it signed a product purchase and technology licensing agreement with the American company iRobot Corporation.

    May20,2020


  • China Focus: China's space tech-based robots find wider application on Earth

    In recent years, China has achieved breakthroughs in space technology, and stepped up efforts to develop crucial robotics technologies.

    August23,2019


  • China Focus: Delivery robots roll out future of China's logistics

    Expected to be put into operation this year, the robot courier station in Guiyang is the third of its kind launched by China's e-commerce giant JD.com following that in central China's Hunan Province and north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

    June05,2019


  • 12-bln-yuan investment deals signed at China's robot summit

    A total of 28 projects, with investment totaling more than 12 billion yuan (1.76 billion U.S. dollars), were signed Thursday at an ongoing robot summit in eastern China's Zhejiang Province.

    May10,2019


  • Robots assist China's Spring Festival travel rush

    Number of robots are employed in China's railway system to improve efficiency and ensure safety, as railway trips are expected to hit 413 million in total during this year's Spring Festival travel rush, China's largest seasonal migration of people.

    February14,2019


  • Alibaba’s Cainiao launches China’s first IoT robot distribution center

    Cainiao Network, Alibaba’s delivery arm, announced on Tuesday that it launched China’s first Internet of Things (IoT) robot distribution center in Nanjing city of East China’s Jiangsu province, reported the Xinhua-run cnstock.com.

    January23,2019


  • Firms test customer-friendly robots

    The number of human-like robots put to use for customer service will increase, the German machinery industry predicts.

    December05,2018


  • JD.com launches robot courier station in central China city

    China's e-commerce giant JD.com on Thursday launched its first robot courier station in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province.

    November23,2018


  • JD.com launches robot courier station in central China city

    China's e-commerce giant JD.com on Thursday launched its first robot courier station in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province.

    November23,2018


  • German post develops mailman robots

    The German postal company Deutsche Post is pushing forward with a unique project of testing robots to help mail carriers.

    November22,2018


  • Jiangsu Hagong Intelligent Robot, Hyundai Heavy Industries reach strategic agreement

    Jiangsu Hagong Intelligent Robot Co.,ltd. (000584.SZ) will work with the Republic of Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co. on Chinese robot business, according to the company’s filing to the stock exchange on Wednesday.

    June20,2018


  • Chinese fund invests in British surgical robot

    A British company that has developed a robot that performs surgery has raised 100 million U.S. dollars in funding from five investors including the Zhejiang SilkRoad Fund in China.

    June06,2018


  • Robot servers debut in SW China's expressway rest stops

    Restaurants at expressway rest stops in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality are different from others across China -- there are no humans waiting on tables.

    February24,2018


  • Vietnam to host ABU Asia-Pacific robot contest

    The ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon), an annual competition for technology students and founded in 2002 by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, will be held in Vietnam's northern Ninh Binh province on Aug. 26, its organizers said on Wednesday.

    January11,2018


  • China on rapid progress of robotization: study

    China bought 90,000 robots in 2016, accounting for almost a third of the global total, and the robot revolution may raise China's economic competitiveness, according to a report released this week by Bloomberg Intelligence.

    August24,2017


  • Russia's robotic surgery system to debut in 2018

    A robotic system capable of treating cancer will be developed and put into testing in Russia next year, Russian newspaper Izvestia reported on Friday.

    July14,2017


  • China's home appliance giant Midea eyeing 'smart factory' market

    Already a leader in air conditioners and washing machines, Chinese home appliance giant Midea has set its sights on a new industry: robots.

    March13,2017


  • 4m-high Iron Man made in ROK may help with Fukushima clean-up

    A robotics company in the Republic of Korea has built a 4-meter-tall mechanical suit that can be piloted using master-slave controls from a cockpit in its torso. The suit, which weighs 1.5 tonnes, could be used for tasks such as helping with the clean-up

    February08,2017


  • China sees fast development in robot industry

    China's robot industry is growing rapidly, but a more standardized industry is required if products are to be more reliable.

    December16,2016


  • Shenzhen Airlines introduces robots to improve customer service

    China's Shenzhen Airlines has introduced 16 robots to serve in passenger lounges beginning December 5. The robots, named "Zunpeng Xiaobao," are able to directly interact with passengers.

    December07,2016


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