Robotics

Tech learning through mentoring: Five takeaways

Everything I needed to know about tech scouting I learned by helping my kid build 100lb robots.

Briefing: Robotics

From hospitality and manufacturing to agriculture and mining, robots won’t just replace humans; they will also work alongside them.

2017 Global Digital IQ Survey: Robotics

See who’s investing in the technology and why.

Five ways robots are going mainstream

At the same time that robots’ capabilities are expanding, they are becoming easier to use and more affordable.

Robotics: What board members need to know

What should corporate boards know about robotics?

Robots ready for work (infographic)

Robots are more capable, easier to use, and affordable. While there is still room for improvement, the opportunity to leverage robotics has never been more accessible. See how.

The rise of robotics and AI (infographic)

No longer the domain of science fiction, robotics and artificial intelligence are becoming important business drivers. Our timeline looks back at how we got here.

The rise of robotics and AI (an interactive timeline)

Fueled by advances in computing power and connectivity, the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence have grown rapidly.

Getting a grip on fulfillment robotics

Yaro Tenzer of RightHand Robotics explains how the future of robotics is arriving at the warehouse, one product at a time.

Robots take the field (literally)

Ben Chostner of Blue River Technology explains why and how robotics represents the future of farming.

Humans and machines: Collaborative robots open a new automation frontier

Cobots put robots alongside human workers, reduce up-front investments, and improve flexibility.

The rise of robots working in human spaces

Steve Cousins of Savioke describes advancements in navigation that are enabling robots to safely work directly with people in unpredictable environments.

Service robots: The next big productivity platform

Innovative new capabilities in robot cognition, the physical manipulation of objects, and interaction with humans—delivered in loosely coupled, modular packages—define the dawn of an emerging market in service robots.

Brain Corporation: Lowering the barrier to innovation in robotics

Eugene Izhikevich of Brain Corporation explains why programming robots is a key barrier to their success and forecasts how brain-inspired learning will change the game.

Open Source Robotics Foundation: Lowering barriers to innovation

Brian Gerkey of the Open Source Robotics Foundation explains how platform technologies in robotics will accelerate innovation.

Q&A: How can RPA and other digital labor help financial institutions?

Digital labor may offer real help to financial institutions as they look to adapt their operating models to the current market climate.

Sportifying STEM through robotics to stimulate learning

What can businesses learn from programs that use robotics and gamification to spark kids’ interest in math and science?

AI everywhere & nowhere part 2 – AI is UI (Ubiquitous Intelligence)

Artificial intelligence must be ubiquitous to truly impact business and consumer life in a meaningful way.

AI everywhere & nowhere part 1 – Tempered excitement

Artificial intelligence has a lot of promise – but it also has a ways to go before it can be deployed widely to full advantage.

Contacts

Chris Curran

Principal and Chief Technologist, PwC US Tel: +1 (214) 754 5055 Email

Vicki Huff Eckert

Global New Business & Innovation Leader Tel: +1 (650) 387 4956 Email

Mark McCaffrey

US Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Leader Tel: +1 (408) 817 4199 Email