VR-controlled robot shelf-stacker starts shift in Japanese stores

VR-controlled robot shelf-stacker starts shift in Japanese stores By Michael Irving  September 16, 2020 The Model T robot by Telexistence can stack shelves, controlled by a human operator via VR Robots are an increasingly common sight in stores, helping customers carry their shopping, keeping track of stock and mapping the layout. Now they’re getting a bit more hands-on thanks to Japanese […]

Brit chip maker Arm gets snapped up by US graphics giant Nvidia

Brit chip maker Arm gets snapped up by US graphics giant Nvidia By Paul Ridden   September 14, 2020 If Arm’s acquisition by Nvidia goes ahead as planned, the company’s R&D will be expanded to include a new AI research center MichaelVi/Depositphotos Nvidia has confirmed that it’s acquiring UK chip maker Arm from Japanese owner SoftBank in […]

Walmart teams up with Zipline for one-hour deliveries by drone

Walmart teams up with Zipline for one-hour deliveries by drone By Nick Lavars    September 14, 2020 A Zipline drone in action There is no shortage of drone delivery startups vying to take package delivery into a new era, but few have the track record of US-based Zipline. The company has announced a new partnership with […]